The Window Scene Fall 2011
In this issue: • Designs for How You Live • Fall Color Trends • Hot Designers • The Return of Wallpaper
From The Editor With the changing of the seasons comes exciting transitions in design and style!
The Gentleman’s Lounge featured on this issue’s cover - which we designed as part of the 2011 New England Living Show House - was inspired by equestrian toiles and animal prints in warm, neutral tones. We love how it feels cozy and inviting, perfect for snuggling up in front of a crackling fire on a cool fall evening. In this issue, we’ll look at some of the other exciting new color palettes for Fall 2011, from vibrant reds to deep blues. We’ll also be highlighting new looks from some of today’s hottest designers as well as some of the latest in home decorating styles. We hope you’ll gain ideas and inspiration from our visually compelling walk-through of the trends and happenings this season, and remember - anything you see can be purchased directly through the Window Scene! We always welcome your feedback and would love to hear your thoughts. Feel free to post on our blog (http://www.thewindowscene.blogspot.com), or email us at email@example.com. I look forward to hearing from you! xoxo
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Elegant embroidered linens and charming printed cottons mix with sumptuous chenilles to form a look that is comfortable yet refined. Rich layers of texture in neutral shades of stone make these fabrics by Jane Churchill the perfect choice for creating your own suburban oasis. Finish the look with an inlaid Capiz shell pendant light for a little sparkle.
Serenity Where Comfort Meets Elegance
Country Fresh A New Take on Classic Country Style
Bold color combinations in clean, graphic patterns update classic country style for the 21st century. High contrast colors like fierce red and crisp white turn a typically cluttered aesthetic into refined style. Jane Churchill (left and top) and Jab Anstoetz (right) epitomize this look in their collections featuring a stunning range of fresh, accessible fabrics that are sophisticated yet relaxed; romantic yet contemporary; easyto-live-with yet innovative.
Sartorial Wools Find a New Home
Typically associated with tailored menswear, these pure virgin wool fabrics in check, pinstripe, dogtooth, plain flannel and Oxford stripe designs are given a modern twist for the home by combining classical brown, grey and charcoal with contemporary shades of magenta and purple. Superbly soft yet high performance, these fabrics from Clarke & Clarke have rugged mountain appeal while providing everyday durability and comfort.
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Bold and rich, yet smart and sophisticated, Clarke & Clarkeâ€™s collection of sumptuous high pile cut velvets creates a beautiful look for both drapes and upholstery. Wonderful shades of citrus, heather and chocolate work well as multi-colored stripes and are easily coordinated with both small-scale checks and large-scale graphic patterns. Combine them with elegant pieces like a beautiful jester chair and accessorize with contemporary accents like a silver leaf metal and acrylic lamp or a basketweave side table with beveled mirror top.
The Striking Look of Modern Velvets
COLOR TRENDS for Fall
Spicy Fiery reds and rich golds combine to form this peppery color palette that is guaranteed to warm up any space. Southwestern-inspired designs in stripes and ikat patterns bring the heat, while intensely-colored accessories like red faux leather trunks and graphic stoneware plates bring a hint of Latin flavor.
Timeless and traditional, neutral shades of sand mix with copper, rose, and burlwood for a look that is elegant yet understated. Accessorize with natural pieces like this linen damask pillow and vintage copper trunk, which makes a distinctive side table.
Give your home a soft glow with this creamy combination of colors.
Delicious berries & decadent chocolates make up this tasty collection of colors.
Fill a room with these sprightly shades to create a lively, invigorating space, or pick just one of these cheerful colors to provide an exciting accent. A distressed side table in eye-catching raspberry offers a fresh take on an old favorite, while a glass lamp in bold peacock adds a trendy touch.
Take some rich blues and regal purples, mix in a touch of khaki and black, and what do you get? A perfectly proper space.
This master suite by Ralph Lauren exemplifies the perfectly appointed room, from the royal crest embroidered on the vintage plum velvet pillow to the jewel-toned paisley sheet set paired with herringbone plaid. This distinguished color palette is not limited to the traditional space, however. A more modern room takes on a refined look in these stately hues, as illustrated in the picture on the far left.
Trendy & Tropical
A gamut of greens, from the darkest emeralds to the brightest teals, comprises this aquatic palette. Crisp white provides the perfect backdrop for these exotic shades. A punch of gold adds a bit of depth. From slightly mod to tricked-out trendy, this exhuberant collection is a sure crowd-pleaser, guaranteed to bring the natural vibrance and warm aesthetic of the tropics into your home. Go big with large-scale wallcoverings, or add just a pop of color with bold toss pillows in graphic designs.
from Top Designers
Recognized among design aficionados and contemporary culture devotees for her enchanting take on interiors and the luxury lifestyle, Kelly Wearstler has fine-tuned contemporary notions of elegance since establishing her firm, Kelly Wearstler Inc., a decade ago. A Massachusetts College of Art graduate, Kelly has been dubbed one of the design worldâ€™s top tastemakers by House & Garden and honored among House Beautifulâ€™s best designers for five years running. Her collection for Groundworks boldy illustrates her attention to detail, sensitivity to color and texture, and multicultural and historical reference points.
Lilly Pulitzer has brought the bright colors and cheery prints for which she is known in the fashion world into home decor with her new line for Lee Jofa. Devotees of the Lilly Pulitzer brand will recognize in the home fabrics collection many of the brandâ€™s iconic prints in signature pink and green, with floral and beach motifs, embroideries and jacquards, fresh stripes, and bold solids to coordinate. Perfectly suited for draperies, upholstery, beddings, pillows, accessories, and more, these fabrics will add a Lilly-infused dose of sunshine to any interior space.
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Martin Waller, head of the famed Andrew Martin furniture and fabric house in the UK, translates crafts and cultural traditions found in his travels into simple yet innovative designs, using distinctive colors and textured fabrics. This lively print collection with playful designs is all about fun and whimsy, offering a world of unique design possibilities.
The latest collection from Suzanne Rheinstein for Lee Jofa, called Hollyhock II, is comprised of beautiful prints, weaves and embroideries inspired by antique textiles in Rheinsteinâ€™s own collection. Refined silk, mohair, linen and cotton provide the perfect foundation for her modern interpretation of centuries-old designs from around the world. Combined with her signature palette of blues, greens and neutrals, this collection features soft grays, yellows and lavenders which are new to her color repertoire.
A frequently published designer, Philip Gorrivan’s style has been described as “tailored, but unexpected”, a sentiment that resonates throughout his new collection for Highland Court. His richly-textured woven fabrics feature his signature style of fresh, modern designs with a touch of the past and punches of color, perfect for any room.
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Return of Wallpaper
Tired of plain, painted walls? Good news! Wallpaper is making a comeback. But don’t fear: this is not your grandmother’s wallpaper. Long gone are the mini-prints of yesteryear. Today’s wallcoverings take on a whole new vibe. Update your space with an accent wall in a large-scale botanical, dramatic multi-toned stripe, or tantalizing texture.
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Want help creating this look? Stop by the Window Scene and let us help you choose from all our great new wallpapers!
Youâ€™re the artist; let your walls be your canvas and wallpaper be your brush. Be daring. Patchwork several papers together to create your own unique look, or stripe your wall with just a few. Wallpaper your ceiling for something totally different. When you start combining patterns, geometrics, and textures, the possibilities are endless!
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The Latest in Drapery Hardware Just like a great necklace or fabulous set of earrings finishes off your outfit, the perfect pair of finials adds just the right finishing touch to your window treatments. Here are a few new offerings in drapery hardware to feast your eyes on.
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