Trends: Word Up

1. Vietri1. Vietri

At a loss for words? Take a look at the growing trend for text appreciation in home decor. Whether the words are used as inspiration or as a design element, they all make for great conversation starters.--Andrea Lillo


1 | Vietri

The Metro collection was inspired by Vietri founder Susan Gravely's world travels. Each mold is handcarved from Italian stoneware and glazed in white or neutral taupe.

2 | Spicher & Co.

Sometimes all a room needs is an ampersand, and Spicher & Co. delivers that along with about 25 designs in its newly launched decorative pillow collection.

3  | PTM Images

To be or not to be. PTM Images' inspirational piece is framed as a straight in with no glass and with a gel coat texture. It will be introduced at Las Vegas Market.

4 | Throwboy

IRL (in real life), texting slang is now available on such fun pillows as these from Throwboy, which offers popular acronyms such as like OMG and LOL.

5 | Surya

Letters playfully pile up in this design from Mike Farrell, one of several looks at the alphabet in his Lies rug collection for Surya. It's handtufted of New Zealand wool in India.

6 | Maxwell & Williams

New Maxwell & Williams pasta sets inspire comforting pasta feasts.

7 | Prinz

A picture is worth a thousand words in these new pet-themed frames by Prinz.

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