Teak wood is one of those rare décor materials that has stood the test of time. Never having officially boarded the ebbing and flowing rollercoaster of outdoor design trends, teak remained in its own league thanks to two core traits – functionality and style.
The year was 1956; colors, flowers, and fabric reigned supreme in the home. Contemporary chic was a distant notion, especially in the USA, where pastel color furniture was the height of interior design. That was, of course, until wood met leather.
Not quite as vibrant as bubble gum pink, but not to be outdone by oyster, pink blush combines the best of both worlds for soft warmth that positively glows. Evoking depths of texture that pastels could never quite reach, pink blush gives an authentic feel that coaxes out the heart in any room. Its gold-like softness and rosy hues have, in the last year, become a mainstay in wedding planning, Instagram-ready photo shoots, and fashion lines.
Farmhouse furniture is everything we want our homes to be. It’s warm, approachable, sweet (but not too sweet.) In other words, it’s homey.
What’s more, is that it’s been around forever. So while the Farmhouse trend we’re familiar with today kicked off around 2015 thanks to Joanna Gaines and Fixer Upper – it’s really nothing new.
The truth is, farmhouses rarely change. Sure, they have TVs, Alexa, and Roombas now, but the backdrop is still the same. So, the brick wall accents, oak kitchen cabinets, and farm animal artwork are nothing new.
Why do we tend to take indoor lighting for granted? This illuminating décor item is functional, welcoming, and diverse. So, if you’re reading this at night – an appreciative nod towards whatever’s keeping your room lit should do!
Once upon a time, indoor lighting was the realm of candle lighting, torches, and other such fire-based features. And before long, as is our habit, humans made these light sources aesthetically pleasing.
How? By inventing …
What is it about Rattan furniture that keeps us coming back for more? Is it the time-honored weaving technique that’s been passed from generation to generation? Or, could it be the country chic and modern minimalism blend that ensures a timeless appeal?