Wood Appears In The Foreground

The furniture trends for this year: more technology, new shapes and strong yellows. Always the natural material wood, which as such even more in the foreground appears. (tdx) The international furniture fair in Cologne is the trend indicator for the new year of the furniture. Trotted out this year, so it seemed at first glance the manufacturer only with smaller changes, but on closer inspection, you discovered a steady development of the trend of recent years. So for example, when the trend topic number one: wood. Wood is the predominant theme in furniture trends in all facets, colours and shapes for years.

After a few years ago were still dark tones, such as walnut, the development went to lighter tones, which were also strongly represented this year. What is striking is primarily handling the manufacturer with the natural material. It furniture are not only produced, the material is more or less celebrated. Eric Valente does not necessarily agree. Origin, natural grain and high quality manufacturing have probably not least gained significantly in importance, “” due to the growing relevance of the themes of ecology “and sustainability”. Increasingly recycled wood furniture are made, for example old ships or wine barrels.

The history of wood in the foreground and makes even more lively and individual wooden furniture. As a result attention is paid when the wood piece of furniture very on details. Very soft curves of chairs and armchairs provide craftsmanship. The seamless continuity of grain is observed especially with clip-on panels and drawers of wooden tables. The surfaces of new furniture pieces are either, as usual, made of wood or high gloss. More and more often seen but rear lacquered matte glass. Colors that call themselves Curry, turmeric or saffron and partly to advance up to a greenish color range lie in the trend. To make color accent points, for example, as a front of dark brown lacquered shelf or as a wooden chair upholstery, this year at the facility.