Interior Design Trends for 2016

Every year has its own interior design trends, and 2016 is shaping up to be no exception.  Below are our top 3 picks to inspire you as we head into Spring!


Gold and silver can be friends in our book.  Platinum, gold, copper, steel, rose gold, brushed bronze – as long as they’ve got metallic sheen, they can work together.  Dip your toe in with mixing frame colors on a gallery wall.  Or separate through height, cluster silver items in one area and gold in another.  Or go for the big bling:  in an already dramatic room – bold items just add more to the mix.

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Bringing nature closer to your home is beautiful, calming, and healthy, too.  Projects for this year are filled with natural elements like cork, wood, stone, and raw concrete.  Plants are everywhere, from small table-gardens, to living walls, to groupings of small pots on a side table.  And don’t worry – if you have less than a green thumb faux greenery has come a long way. Also, think about the relaxed use of outdoor furniture indoors – like rattan – or indoor furniture outdoors.




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Indigo shades such as cobalt, navy and royal blue are the hues to use for the upcoming year.  These colors are versatile and can be used in most areas:  living, kitchen, dining room, bedrooms, and outdoors.  Consider a new coat of navy to bring drama to your living room.  But you don’t need to go all out, adding a pop of blue as an accent piece is a great way to stay current without a major commitment.  Or you can be brave and paint walls, crown, and base board all the same hue for a monochromatic, high impact look.

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Fashion and Furniture: The Uniformed Cycles

Fashion and furniture go hand in hand through cycles, through seasons, through explorations.  They carry similar patterns and colors and move together through the motion of new design discovery in unison.  If you look closely at both worlds (fashion and furniture) you can see that they are both sculptures, both art, both work closely with the human body.  Below are some sculptural examples, scroll down and mesmerize yourself with this beauty.

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Finding both of these amazing works of art on PINTEREST, notice how great artists think a like and develop similar shapes and colors for both fashion and furniture.

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Another example of sculptural art in both innovative industries.  The beautiful use of color and shape to create these pieces that develop strong visual interest.  These images again are from the powerful source of PINTEREST.

Outside of the sculptural side of these industries there is also an everyday side that focuses mostly on pattern and fabric. Anthropologie, Dot and Bo for furniture have similar color schemes and pattern as Diane Von Furstenberg, a great artist that uses color and pattern to express herself.  Lets take a look to see how they follow similar identities.

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These works of art are both from Anthropologie, following similar color and patterns and are expressing the season between winter and spring.  The bright reds shining from the beautiful cool blues.

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Notice here, with Diane Von Furstenberg, her use of pattern and color contrast emanate through these unique and stunning chairs from Anthropolgie’s home selection.

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DVF vs Dot and Bo’s checkered chair and ottoman.  The look, the feel, the ideas are so similar.  They both carry the look of comfort as well, treating the body with similar respect.

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Pattern and color once again, this time between Diane and Anthropologie.  Notice how those qualities are not the only ones that shine through these beautiful designs, but the shape.  They both have square or rectangular characteristics for their body which work really well together.

Once again, fashion and furniture hold hands through seasonal change, along with pattern and color explorations.  A stunning thing to see multiple industries working together to create balance in the design world!

All About Yellow: Living Room

Yellow has many associations such as sunny days, sunflowers, spring time, happy faces, and so many more. We love color at ASD Interiors and Yellow is our focus today! As a color in a space, it can have positive effects as well.  This sunny hue is known for representing creativity, optimism, happiness, and enlightenment.

Below we will help inspire you how to use this cheery color in your own living room!

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Yellow creates warmth and can also brighten up a room.  Designing a living room with yellow hues can create an inviting and open space.  Because a living room is typically a place for gathering with company and friends, this inviting color will surely entice your guests.  It can also be paired with great accent colors.  One of our favorite color combinations is grey with yellow!

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Grammy’s 2015 and the Hottest Furniture Trends in One

Have you ever woken up in the morning and thought to yourself, ‘I want my outfit to match my living room!’? If not, it is something to try.  That sort of experiment opens up our creativity and helps us understand our space better. Go ahead, don’t be shy.

We went ahead and tried it out based off of what artists wore to the Grammy’s, which is a place for them to truly express themselves through fashion.

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Taylor Swift rocked the blues, a beautiful color that calms the mind and soothes our souls.  A perfect color for an interior as well.  We matched her dress with a beautiful Z Gallerie vase, agate bookends, and some fun Dot&Bo furniture.  The colors create a relaxed environment, a true get away.

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Joy Villa expressed herself this year at the Grammy’s with texture and color…and lots of it.  We chose a Dot&Bo side table that carries some texture and color as well a similar shape as the dress.  The clock’s design is loud in texture but calm in color to help balance the loudness of the orange.

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Sia is keeping it sophisticated.  Black and white a combination that is minimal yet so strong.

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The Beauty of Rust

Rust comes from the oxidation of iron.  Its really a beautiful color and brings warmth into a space.  The word’s etymological origins comes from the Germanic word rusta which mean ‘redness’. The color comes from the red family is a very passionate color and charges the space bringing in lots of energy. Rust is also in the orange range which represents warmth, fun, fire and the sun. Orange increases the oxygen in the brain and helps stimulate brain activity.

Pleasing color schemes using rust involve turquoise, brown, grey, purple and cream; It creates a soothing sanctuary.  Here are some examples of breathtaking rust color pallets:

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Rust is the This magical color can be anywhere in the house. Here are some examples of rust throughout the home.

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 If you are ready to take the plunge and use color in your home or office, contact us for more information: