With the Great Recession behind us and better times ahead, homeowners are beginning to think once again about renovating and updating their homes. But the question becomes, what are the current trends in furniture design in Ulhasnagar furniture market?
For years now, people have been making due with their current furnishings and most of the trends were focused on making due with what we already had and giving them a bit of freshening.
If you're playing catch up like most of us then you probably don't know what's "in" and what's not in furniture design this year. Of course, chasing every trend in the world isn't a smart idea, but the general direction furniture has been going recently offers some great tips for homeowners hungry to escape the "same ol' same ol".
Eco-friendly furnishings are here to stay. That means wood furniture that uses raw materials from sustainable forests. Bamboo is a good example. A fast growing grass, bamboo doesn't deplete forests and it can be used in everything from furniture and flooring to bath towels. It is by far one of the biggest trends in furniture today and if you're into saving the environment while having a lovely home you can't really go wrong if you choose wood furniture that comes from managed forests or plantations.
Asian styles had all but faded from view a couple decades ago but they are making their way back into American homes. In contrast to past designs, which were often a bit gaudy, Asian influenced designs are much subtler this year.
Not so with color. Current trends in furniture design let you be as bold as you like in color, using neutral colored pillows and accents to tone down the room a bit instead of having endless seas of beige and tan furnishings. Furniture is all about comfort, too. Look for large, overstuffed pieces and ergonomic designs that welcome you to relax and recharge.
Modular furniture in Ulhasnagar furniture market is still popular, since it allows those on a budget to mix and match furnishings. This style is especially popular in urban communities, which tend to also gravitate toward modern and contemporary furniture, which by the way never seems to go out of style.
A major trend is taking a page from the past and giving it a fresh new look. Old furnishings are looking new again, adding features and new tricks of the trade to give them an updated look that is perfect for today's homes. If you're still trying to pull this off with slipcovers, put them away. They are passé.
Another current trend is adding décor that is influenced by the music scene. Those into country music are decorating their homes in earthy colors and gravitating toward rustic and rustic country style furniture to match it, creating a country inspired home. Those into hard rock are integrating metallics into their homes, creating an edgier look that matches their taste in music.
After years of being in a recession, people are turning to lots of color. Not only are furnishings getting a splash of color, but the walls are, too. After years of dulled hues and beige, walls are coming alive with colors. Some are even adopting an extremely bright palette to rid their home of the bland colors associated with bland economic times. Others are adding just a splash of color to make a room really pop.
Furniture is on the shopping list, once again. While people are still being careful with their money, they are shopping for new pieces that can become a signature piece down the road. In other words, they are selecting furnishings that bridge the gap between what they have now and what they want in the future. This may include a new sofa concept that will give them a slightly eclectic look near term, but will be the focal point down the road as additional pieces are added.
As people shed the blues of a worldwide meltdown, look forward to more homes taking on the unique personality of its owners and shying away from more generalized interior design influences. Homes are no longer showplaces, but showcases for the resident's interests, personality and pursuits.
That indeed is a very welcome change and one that we can look forward to enjoying for a long time, one that will most certainly have a lasting influence on current trends in furniture.
Author Jennifer Akre is an owner of a wide variety of online specialty shops including that offer both items and information on how you can easily furnish and decorate your space.