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A keen focus on the environment was apparent with a large number
of designers adhering to the motto, “rethink, reduce, re-use and
recycle.” Companies made a concerted effort to use sustainable
materials and reclaimed objects. Natural materials and organic
designs with tactile surfaces in neutral palettes were major
elements of this trend.
The latest spin on the ethnic trend was strongly influenced by
African, Asian and Moroccan cultures. By mixing ethic-inspired
items with traditional and large furniture, the trend was imbued
with a warm ambiance. African carvings combined with Asian floral
detailing, Moroccan lanterns and elegant furniture in jewel tones
made for a rich and cosy product assortment.
BOUGIES LA FRANÇAISE
Many high-design exhibitors showed vintage French furniture and
soft goods in combinations of ivory, cream and soft grey. Paired
with opulent velvet throws and chandeliers in urban décor settings
or with understated neutral toiles, linens, cottons and lace for a
more rustic feel, this trend was all about traditional and classic