4 Trends for Home decor in 2019

From the beginning of 2019, we have been constantly studying the decor trends by going to all sorts of trade events.  It is true that you should always choose what speaks to you. However by understanding what’s going on in the market, you can always find some better ways to express yourself. Since spring is here, it is a perfect time to fresh up your home.  Here are 4 trends we have observed so far and love to share them here in our blog.  Hope you find them useful for your projects.

 

  1. Chinossorie.

A touch of oriental decor, it doesn’t matter it is a vase, a fabric print, a painting, always adds a touch of whimsical to any space. Just remember, a little bit is just enough. after all, you are not an antique store.

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I love this bluish modernized chinoiserie wallpaper.
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Oriental
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chinoiserie vase

2. Remember it is still the year of pig.

A small piggy sculpture, or a jar always adds an interest to any space and they will always remind you that —it is a year of prosperity and keep you positive.

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3. Modern classic.

Yes, we still love minimalism but in a different way. We like clean-lines but with curved forms and a lot of classic details.  Yes, we are in  love with modern decor with sophistication.

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simple yet elegant
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always love lucile furniture—light, airy and glamours.
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the beautiful shapes of this dining table set.
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love how they add the metal design on this sofa.

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4. A touch of vintage.

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We hope you enjoy the above information and  if you plan a make-over and  need some help, you are welcome to contact us.

Happy Wednesday

 

KHKD

5 Trends of High-end Lighting 2019 Spring

 

One of the most exciting elements in the design world is lighting thanks to the fast-growing LED technologies. Only couple of years ago, I still had difficulty to find really cool design-oriented LED chandeliers. But, obviously not now.  With advanced LED technologies, we have more freedom to design whatever forms and shapes we want in a non-traditional  way. Here are 5 trends for high-end lighting fixtures  I summarized after attending  several trade shows recently:

  1. LED lighting with different temperature colors.
  2. Sculptural pieces to make a statement;
  3. Large size with multi-materials;
  4. Hand-made;
  5. Details, details, details

Check out the following video to find out what’s cool in high-end lighting by yourself

 

Happy Chinese Lantern Festival

Happy Lantern Festival 2018, the last day to celebrate Chinese New Year.   Usually, this is the day for the family to get together again for the new year celebration.  The special dinner on this day calls Yuan-Xiao(rice ball soup). During the Lantern Festival, children go out at night to temples carrying paper lanterns and solve riddles on the lanterns.  t

 

Click here to understand more details about Chinese Lantern Festival.

 

Happy Friday

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2018 Home Color Trends I

Today is the last day of August!  Time just flies so fast.  It seems we just welcomed  2017 yesterday.   Then there are only 4 months to go for 2017.  Maybe it is a good time to reflect a little bit and look ahead to see what’s new and what excited next year.   From today, we will blog home and color trends of 2018 from different painting companies and home decor brands.

Dunn Edwards predicates that 2018 is about celebrations, individuality, tech, digital,  finding happiness in small things, etc…

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Breakfast Room Before-and-After

From traditional country to modern chic.

7 Ways to Dress Up Your Breakfast Nook

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Breakfast nook is such a cozy place where the family can hang out casually at any time during the day.  Maybe it can be your great work station if you just happen to work at home.  My favorite part is sitting in a sun-soaked nook area and look out of the windows in the earlier mornings and evenings.  In Southern California, the views of greeneries and flowers in the garden are always stunning.   For most people, this is the place to start and finish the day.  Therefore, we have to make it beautiful to enjoy and cozy to relax.  Here are 5 ways to create such a casual elegant nook:

  1. Build a tufted banquette  along the window and throw in some fun pillows;
  2. Have different styles of chairs along the breakfast table by using different textiles, patterns and colors.  But make sure to still keep everything cohesive;
  3. Use some cool wallpapers or wall treatment techniques to make this area outstanding and special;
  4. Choose an over-sized chanderlier to make a statement and make the space intimate;
  5. Have fresh flowers to light up your mood.
  6. You may have to do some garden works to keep the beautiful outdoor scenery.
  7. Make the ceiling unique.  Therefore, you are not only able to look out but also to look up.  How fun it is!