Your upholstery matters more than you think—the textile coverings can dramatically change the room in an instant and elevate the overall aesthetic. Here, we share the hottest looks and trends to keep in mind when you switch out your upholstery. Think statement colours, warm textures, and vibrant patterns.
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1. Colour: Hello Sunshine
At the Pantone Color Institute, experts selected two hues to convey the prevailing trends for the year: Ultimate Gray, an understated grey shade, and Illuminating, a sunny yellow tone, to express the duality of contemplation and optimism. Laurie Pressman, vice-president of the Pantone Color Institute, believes that the combination of these two hues communicates versatility and creative freedom.
“We could not help but acknowledge the highly unusual time we found ourselves living in,” says Pressman. “The selection of two independent colours highlights how different elements come together to express a message of strength and hopefulness that is both enduring and uplifting.”