12 Furniture Trends You Should Know Now
No one was sure what to expect when High Point Market announced that it would move its usual spring session in North Carolina to early June. Some were concerned that biannual furniture supply numbers might drop due to the date switch; Others believe, with lumber shortages across the country, there won’t be many new furniture introductions to be seen.
However, the skeptics couldn’t have been more wrong. With soaring vaccination rates and a growing desire to travel, High Point was an epic reunion in the design industry with several galleries boasting that it was one of their best releases ever. And despite everything happening in the world, there are still many new introductions to see – and trends to highlight. We have collected the things you need in your home now.
This translucent marble stone makes tours in the world of lighting. Some use it as a sculptural cover, as in the Somerset pendant by Mark D. Sykes for lighting the Hudson Valley (top left) and the asymmetric left sconce by Kelly Wearstler for Circa Lighting (bottom left). Others, like Gabby Home, decided to try it as a geometric base for the Kelsey table lamp (right).
The classics are back, and one notable look is the pulley-style furniture of the late 17th century. Here from top left: the Bohemian spindle chair by Ralph Lauren Home and the Bobbin bed by Julian Chichester.
When grouping prints together, it’s all about the right mix, so sticking to a single color path like this blue scheme is always a good idea. Here, Thibaut mixed basic check pattern with pretty florals for his latest Anna French fabric collection.
the principle colors
Currey & Company turned to Piet Mondrian for their Mister “M” range, drawn from the primary colors the famous artist De Stijl was famous for. Others followed suit, including Sasha Bykov with her new stylist Loop de Loop (right) for Kindel Furniture.
Soft fluid shapes are the rage of silhouette furniture shapes these days, and Thomas Pheasant looked to organic shapes and materials for his latest collection for McGuire.
History always repeats itself, and this summer, iconic elements like bows and Greek keys were everywhere. Here, clockwise from left: Martine cabinetry by Stickley, Arlee console by Gabby Home, and Artemis cocktail table by Barry Goralnick for Currey & Company.
The woven trend inspired by design masters in South America and Mexico in the early 1900s isn’t going anywhere, and companies across the market have agreed! Clockwise from top left: Strand lounge chair by Thomas Pheasant for McGuire, Aix-en-Provence dining chair by Suzanne Kasler for Hickory Chair, and Everly by Palecek chandelier.
Geometric shapes have always been a huge hit in the design world, but this summer specifically, the octagon is where you’re at. Whether translated literally into shape as in an Osprey cocktail table by Theodore Alexander (left) or extruded into a pedestal base like the Demetrius table by Made Goods, you can’t go wrong with adding this faceted silhouette to your home.
There is a reason it is said that this color makes people jealous. Here, clockwise from left: Gretel lounge chair from Made Goods, a set of Galan slipcovers from Arteriors, and the classic desk from Label 180 (shown in a Reign Jungle canvas).
Looking at nature will add a calming element to any home, and these faux pieces are no exception. Here, clockwise from left: Tuck cocktail table by Oly Studio, outdoor Cota side table by Palecek, and Geneva cocktail table by Universal.