A country that has long influenced design, Finland is celebrating a milestone this year—the 100th anniversary of its independence. To commemorate the occasion, HFN looked at what’s new with several Finnish companies, including a few items that add a new twist to classic designs.
Tired of midcentury modern? Art Deco is on the horizon, as introductions showcase the bold, decorative elements of this avant-garde era of the 1920s and 1930s. Exuding wealth and sophistication, the Art Deco movement offers timeless design that is still as relevant today as it was then.—Andrea Lillo
For a natural look that also delivers sleek sophistication, marble hits it out of the park. This metamorphosed limestone—or the faux look of it—and its range of colors are trending in home, with white particularly popular. The look is evolving to include marbleized designs. Whether used as a light accent or the dominant material, marble makes a modern statement.
Delightful design was seen in both New York and High Point, N.C., last month, and innovative products in the tabletop, furniture, lighting, rugs and accessories debuted. Here are a few of the introductions that received HFN accolades. For the full list of new products that caught HFN editors’ eyes, visit HFNdigital.com.
Home furnishings go big and bold this season, as tropical looks sweep in with vibrant sun-kissed colors and lush foliage for the home. Now that travel restrictions to the country have loosened, Cuba is getting special attention as both a holiday destination and an inspiration for design.
People love food and convenience, and at the International Home + Housewares Show this month attendees will see introductions that make creating meals even easier—indoors and al fresco. Here are a few of the trends to be seen at the show.
Several introductions featured at the NY Now and Ambiente shows last month received an HFN accolade, which is bestowed by HFN editors on noteworthy products that showcase great innovation and inspiring design.