Top Trends in Decorating and Furniture Designs for 2017

The Hottest Design Trends in Furniture, Colours, and Fabrics Heading into 2017

Fabrics From Carrocel Designer Trade ProgramFor many people, the turn of a calendar page from December to January signifies a time for change; in many cases, any such changes are influenced by assessing the year just gone by then resolving to alter their personal lifestyles with respect to physical exercise, diet, and/or spending habits.

The dawn of a new year also brings about many media reviews of noteworthy news, sports, and entertainment stories from the past twelve months, along with expert prognostications of what to expect for the year ahead; some of these reports will even dig up the predictions from a year ago and assess how accurate they were in comparison to what really happened between then and now.

Antique Dining Chair Restoration By CarrocelAnd then there are the trend reports; these are the summaries of what experts believe will be the hottest new developments in a particular field or market for the next year. Fashions, travel destinations, automobiles, and digital/wireless technology are all popular topics in this regard – as is home décor. Homeowners and interior designers alike are eager to hear what the experts have to say about the newest design trends in furniture and colour schemes, so they can then determine how to best incorporate these concepts into their home decorating or property staging efforts moving forward.

Thus, with 2016 now fully in the rear-view mirror, Carrocel fine furniture offers the following summary of the top furniture and design trends heading into 2017 (in no particular order):

  • Furniture Design: the transformation of art deco, classic, and vintage period furniture through the application of contemporary materials and textures; repurposing pieces for modern-day use
  • Colour Palettes: soft, spring colours with environmental or earth-tone influences such as various shades of kale (green), lavender, and hazelnut on the walls; furniture fabrics will include greens and blues with hints/traces of dark grey
  • Use of Metals: a greater tendency to mix different metals in the same piece, including brass/chrome, brass/bronze, and silver/polished nickel; or the incorporation of the same metal in different finishes e.g.: metallic and matte gold
  • Fabrics: a noteworthy move toward more durable and stain-resistant types of materials
  • Textures: look for natural fibres/finishes, such as cane, rattan, abaca, terracotta, cork
  • Functionality: multi-purpose furniture e.g.: traditional use, artistic appeal, and storage
  • Bedrooms: significant shift to upholstered headboards from the traditional wood/timber

Many of these 2017 furniture and design trends can be seen within the impressive inventory currently on display in the Carrocel fine furniture store showroom, located at 245 Bridgeland Avenue near Yorkdale Mall. Visitors to the showroom can view a wide selection of custom and one-of-a-kind pieces and sets of various construction and styles that are consistent with the 2017 furniture trends and will certainly appeal to a diverse range of needs and tastes.

Carrocel Restored Antique Console End TableIn addition, Carrocel’s experienced artisans offer the vision, creativity, and expertise to help homeowners and interior designers in customizing or transforming existing vintage furniture into pieces that serve modern-day needs and purposes – one of the top trends for 2017.

Carrocel’s Interior Designer Trade Program Provides Access to Fine Furniture

Carrocel Designer Trade Program Fabric RoomThe Carrocel fine furniture store would be the ideal place to start for interior designers who are looking to incorporate 2017’s hottest furniture and design trends in their project work. Whether they are tasked with redecorating a private home or staging properties in a newly-constructed residential or commercial development, interior designers can find that special look they want/need with a visit to the Carrocel showroom in central Toronto.

The Carrocel fine furniture showroom offers a collection of high-end and vintage pieces from around the world, including:

  • Classic vintage
  • Mid-century modern
  • Present-day functional

Furthermore, the showroom displays are periodically refreshed with new shipments, offering a continual source of inspirational ideas for revitalizing or enriching the appeal of homes and commercial properties.  Additional information on the value of visiting Carrocel’s showroom is available at our Carrocel Showroom page.

Interior designers can also find benefit in Carrocel’s Designer Trade Program; a membership in this initiative provides access to Carrocel’s fine furniture through special trade offers and corporate offers for active and accredited professionals in this field of study. More detail on the Carrocel Designer Trade Program as well as the application process can be obtained by visiting our Designer Trade Program page.

Want to learn more about the latest developments in furniture and design trends for 2017? Call the specialists from Carrocel fine furniture today at 416-999-2525 or Contact us to request a complimentary consultation at your convenience, or visit our 20,000 square-foot showroom on Bridgeland Avenue near the Yorkdale Mall in Toronto.

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