One of my favorite parts of Ambiente (the international design show I attended over the weekend in Frankfurt) was the beautifully put together Trends 2010 exhibit. A small "house" was built to present the ideas, colors, textures and products that the designers behind the exhibit wanted to share to illustrate four distinct trends. First up, "Genuine & Sincere"...
The Concept: The style of "Genuine & Sincere" was presented as being informal, a combination of old and new, in harmony with nature. It's a modern vintage look that is all about simplicity and sincerity.
The Materials: Light wood, bamboo, wool, felt, rough weave cotton and linen. Matt surface porcelain, crochet work, embroidery and hand kitted items.
The Motifs: Engravings, stylized meadow flowers and grasses, ink drawings, tweed effects, hem -stitch work.
The Colors: Shown above, left to right: Pantone 7540, a basic creamy white, Pantone 4655, Pantone 5523, Pantone 7499, Pantone Warm Gray 2
The Ambiente Trends 2010 exhibit (and excellent accompanying lecture) was produced by the bora.herke.stilburo.
More info on bora herke can be found right here.
More info Ambiente can be found right here.
Up Tomorrow: Trend File: Present & Everlasting
(Images: Janel Laban)