November 15, 2016 | Coshamie
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HOW DO TRENDS ACTUALLY WORK FOR INTERIOR DESIGN?

OUR INTERVIEW WITH  LAURA HAMMETT'S INTERIOR DESIGNER MAVIS CHOW ON WHAT’S IN STORE FOR 2017: Every year, there’s talk about trends and dominant themes in design for interiors – from fabrics to surfaces and down to accessories in home décor, people talk about trending colours and materials, and what’s coming next. Unlike fashion, however, trends don’t really fade away quickly and are not easily replaced. They take a while to settle in, and often use the voices of the design industry influencers to gain ground and become ‘the norm’. Back in the 1950s, the appearance of Brutalism scared a lot of people – it was something so different and visually ‘brutal’ as opposed to the classicist curls and grandiose architecture, that it...

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