VIDEO: Consumers Warm up to Nurturing Colors

Carpenter to present at Maison & Objet next month
August 7, 2017HFN Staff

LAS VEGAS—In a special video segment from the PBM Newsdesk at Las Vegas Market, color and trend specialist Patti Carpenter talked with HFN’s Andrea Lillo about what’s hot in color now, how color affects people emotionally and its importance in the home.

Among the directions Carpenter sees occurring is the “warming trend,” as people are looking for richer colors—such as saffron yellow, taupes and brick reds—that have a nurturing element to them.

Carpenter, a principal and creative director of carpenter + company as well as the global trend ambassador for AmericasMart and Maison & Objet, is slated to speak at the upcoming Maison & Objet show for the first time. Her seminar will include American industry experts who will discuss the experiential engagement of the consumer.

The PBM Newsdesk at Las Vegas Market was operated by HFN’s parent company, Progressive Business Media, and was sponsored by Profit Systems. 



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