2011 Trends...

The House & Home forecast for 2011...

 the new global: subtle & tailored

 the new country: sleek & artisanal

 the new vintage: edgy & focused

 the new modern: soft & layered

the new traditional: bold & exotic


Laurel-Dawn McBurney said...

I am really loving the new modern and the new traditional! Thanks for sharing these- it's fun to see what is forecast for this year in interiors!


Anonymous said...

You had my attention with the first pic - lovely!

Concrete Jungle said...

That pink bedroom is still the best!

ejlynn said...

Wow!!!!Love that kitchen!

Emily Wilson said...

Love "the new modern" space...That firewood in "the new country" kitchen is great...I love that over the top stacked wood look...I dont think it would work with a five year old in the house though!
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Doug Davis said...

I see some of my favorite rooms recently in those images

Anonymous said...

There is Mel's instant island in #2 down

Heather @ REOlisticRenovation said...

I love "sleek and artisinal" what a great way to describe that style. So embracing that!

Tricia - Avolli said...

Lovely. I'm a little bit of every one.


Andrea said...

Love all the pictures and your fabulous adjectives!

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Rashon Carraway said...

I really like the Black and White photos in the first image. Very classic.

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Laura said...

Love seeing all these new trends in these beautiful images. Wouldn't it be great if you can have a little of each one?!!

Carrie @ Hazardous Design said...

LOL. Looks like I won't have to strip any old wallpaper or replace any furniture this year. My home is already right on trend with "The New Vintage" :)

Sandy said...

You've found a great way of combining modern and the new traditional designs. What are you plans for future, what are you going to improve now?