A shed is a small building that stands alone on a property. It is the “jack of all trades” when it comes to storage solutions. Some folks use their sheds for work, others may stock pile them with odds and ends that don’t have a home. We recently renovated the shed that came with our property and boy does it look fabulous!
Our shed was just about gone. The roof had caved in three years prior to our living here and the rain water and elements had wreaked havoc on the inside and the outside walls. We nearly lost her, but with patience and time we were able to revive a living treasure.
After visiting the International Furniture Fair at the Jacob K. Javits Center a few weeks ago, I have come to some conclusions regarding the latest, greatest themes in Home Furnishings.
Faux Wood Lamp Shade
Wood, wood and more wood. Unfinished wood of every dimension was a hit at the show. Utilized in innovative ways to make this old standard look updated and interesting.
Wood Cutting Board by Canoe
Nature, nature, nature… the most popular theme in design today. Many of the products seen on the market now are a reflection of years of concentrated work by young artists of our time. These delicate lights made of bone china are inspired by the aloe plant. Created by New Zealand born Jeremy Cole , each lamp illuminates and decorates in a fantastical way.
Utilizing color in design can be a challenge, but Corita Rose, a young home furnishings company from England has got it down to a tee. I found this company at the ICFF, which was a real smash this time around. What caught my eye in the last row of the fair, was this brightest-of-bright couch that you see above.