5 Trends You'll Love This Year—and 1 to Avoid
Designers, color forecasters and even a Pinterest analytics firm reveal what decorating ideas will rock 2014—and are worth your time (and wall space).
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Try: The Light That Brightens Things Even When It's Off
With mixed metals on the rise, it's no surprise that interior designer Holly Mathis
has seen a sudden interest in adding brass pendant lamps
to what once was stainless-steel-only territory: the kitchen. "A few years ago, I couldn't talk anyone into a brass light," she says. "Now, it's so popular I've practically memorized the SKU." The no-fuss semicircle works with almost every taste, from traditional to country to steampunk.