The Pros Weigh in on Current Home Design Trends

What's in & What's Out: The Verdict from the First Annual Design Live Summit

Design Pros Weigh in on Current Design Trends: What's in and What's out from the Design Live Summit 2016 | Coupar Communications | Cherish | California Home + Design | Modern Sanctuary | Interior Design Trends | Home Decor Trends
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The verdict is in folks! We have your official list of current design trends the pros think are here to stay and others that are on their way out. California Home + Design and Coupar Communications recently co-hosted their very first annual Design Live Summit in San Francisco at the Vogue Theatre. At this 2 day event, over 200 attendees including professional designers at the top of their field, joined together to learn from each other and participate in fun and interesting design forums – one of which was the “Love it or Hate it” segment held by Editorial Director of California Home + Design Lindsey Shook and Chairish President Anna Brockway. A meeting of trendsetter minds, Cassandra LaValle of CocoKelley, Martha Angus of Martha Angus Inc, Jeff Hold of HEWN, Jordan Adair of Adair Design Group, Benjamin Dhong of Benjamin Dhong Interiors, Nancy Evars of Evars + Anderson, Allison Bloom of Dehn Bloom, and Hillary Thomas of Hillary Thomas Designs were asked to weigh in on the latest design trends.

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With paddles in hand, here was their consensus…


Brass Hardware
Starburst Mirrors (antique/vintage, not new)
Zebra Rug
Gallery Walls
Cement Tiles
Layered Rugs
Eames Lounge Chairs
White Subway tiles
Sputnik Lights
African JuJu Hats


And finally, some recent trends that are on their way out? This panel of design professionals think it’s time to start saying goodbye to banana leaf print, crochet art, televisions in living rooms, and excessive built-ins.

With 2017 right around the corner, we are excited to see what new and innovative designs this new year brings.

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