Trend Watch: Heavy Metal Inspired Furnishings

Trend Watch: Heavy Metal Inspired Furnishings

Chad Schroer
Nov 17, 2011

It will come as no surprise to the people who know me that I am easily distracted by shiny objects. Pair metallic shimmer with good design and consider me utterly seduced.

On a recent hunt for the perfect ottoman, I began to notice a trend among high design shelter mags and online retailers - heavy metal décor. And not just the expected nail head embellishment we've been seeing for a while, but details like spikes, studs and hard edges that crank up the volume and impact of key pieces — allowing all of us to add a little Lenny Kravitz cool to our crib.

Shown Above:
Studio Chair and Footstool by Lee Broom, see designer's site for stockists
Stud Bed by Josmo Furniture , contact designer for pricing
Heavy Metal Coasters by Kim Seybert, $60 for set of 4 at Treluxe
Stud Lighting by Diesel for Foscarini, $454 (Piccola) and $577 (Grande) at Y Lighting

Images: As linked above.

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