Top 5 Material Trends: By Mary Klie
By Dipanjan Mukherjee | June 15, 2013
Here's the top 5 material trends from Mary Klie, the new Materials Specialist at Chute Gerdeman.
Maybe my eyes are just naturally drawn to artistic material applications, but I am seeing beautiful tiles popping up everywhere.
Remodelista.com had a feature recently that summed up this trend, while my personal favorite is the Azulej range from Mutina.
Privacy is at a premium these days and I have been drawn to this company since NeoCon last year, and they continue to impress with its product buzzihood.
A classic pattern that is popping up everywhere in materials from hardwood flooring, LVT to skinny carpet tiles. Walk The Plank by Interfaceflor knew this a while ago. While, Amtico has a wide offering to play with its Amtico Abstract product range.
I'm usually scared of Aztec patterns outside of rustic lodges, however Knoll's Glider, Color Lovebird and others are putting great modern spins on this pattern.
It is spring and I can feel summer approaching. Nature is the hottest trend going right now. People are clamouring for sunshine, breezes and outdoor eateries, stores are opening their doors. Every designer needs to get out, experience retail, restaurants and inspirations in their prime!
Credit : Chute Gerdeman
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