At the Spring 2014 High Point Market, Michelle Lamb, editorial director of The Trend Curve™ Newsletter talked at her presentation about the use of curves in home decor and furniture. Lamb said curves keep the eye moving and we’ll see more of them in the next year. Curves are a way to give the perception of doing something new while the eye stays interested following the fluid flow.
Curves caught my eye as I walked past the COUEF show space in International Home Furnishings Center. It was almost automatic; my eye was pulled to the curved legs of the seating and tables on display at COUEF, which is an acronym for Chair Ottoman Upholstered Endtable Function. This is a new product line produced by two furniture and interior designers, Jamie Schachtel and her daughter Danielle Yucht.
It is a classic word-of-mouth story. The COUEF seating captured the eyes and hearts of many who saw the designs. It addition the furniture added function with a table that slides into the seating when not in use. COUEF serves the interior design, residential and hospitality markets. The video below features clips from an interview with COUEF’s Schachtel and Yucht