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Furniture Trends

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

Seven Textures of Fall Furniture Trends

Do you love fashion as much as interior design? (Or maybe even more?) Now that Autumn /Winter—the fashion and the season—is now in full swing, you may have noticed quite a few very popular textures that permeated the runways.

The fabulous news is: You can incorporate these A/W fashion trends into your décor. Here are the popular textures that fashion designers showed us this fashion season:

Occasional Chair1) Brocade. This embossed fabric never fails to glam up any outfit—and any room.
This Klaussner Furniture Lancaster White Occasional Chair is an instant glam treatment. The tone on tone brocade upholstery of this French accent chair is framed by a warm antique white sturdy hardwood casing that has minimal details. Cushions are poly wrapped foam, which gives extra comfort.

Chrome Table Lamps2) Sheer. Translucent linen or cotton—in black—is the new sexy this season.

Your home can also give off this seductive appeal with the Adesso Cabaret Table Lamp in Chrome.
Chrome Floor LampThis table lamp is from the Cabaret collection (very fitting, huh?) and features a sheer black nylon folded fabric shade, chrome finish, and hanging chandelier faux crystals.

It also has a floor lamp version.

Hand Tufted Rug3) Wool. If you’re not into glam and want something more laid-back, cozy, and homey, then how about wool?

This fabric is a practical option for the cold months ahead, and designers made it a fashionable pick too. You can have wool in your throws and blankets or in the most obvious choice: rugs.

This Uniflame Deep Blue Hand Tufted 100% Wool Rug feels good on your feet. It’s also easy on the eyes: I love its deep blue color with white border.

Decorative Throw Pillows4) Feather. Peacock or ostrich, feathers embellished many frocks in the fashion runways.

These decorative DIY throw pillows I found on this site perfectly illustrate this trend. Feathers may seem daunting for some, but not if rendered this way: in small doses and as accent pieces.


Chaise Lounge Sofa5) Velvet. This texture/fabric is luxe and mysterious, and it’s best rendered in deep reds or berries (another Fall trend).

It also brings to mind Old Hollywood—so does this Skyline One Arm Chaise Lounge with Berry Velvet Pattern. This chaise is great for the bedroom (for lounging) or the living room (for lounging and entertaining guests).
Chain Link Fencing

6) Lace. Delicate needle lace was seen on garments this season—and also in some very sexy lingerie.

In the home, lace has always been associated with Victoriana or Shabby Chic. But it can also be modern, especially when rendered in cool colors.

But I say use lace in its primal appeal: pretty and sensual. Use it as curtains, partitions, throws, or as accents on lamp shades, pillow cases, and more. (And by the way, have you seen this lace fence by Droog?)

Tufted Sleeper Sofa7) Leather. A/W is not A/W without leather. Bondage fashion also made an appearance in the runways. This Distinction Leather Tufted Chesterfield Leather Sofa is classic but also unique. Available in a variety of fine leathers and polished wood finishes, it has really

Tufted Ottomancomfy tufted cushions and beautiful metallic studded details. Meanwhile, this Distinction Leather Tufted Ottoman is another classic and chic choice, and it can serve as seat and table too.

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