Colors on The Move and an Historic Return to Pastels

Albert Maruggi - Friday, September 26, 2014

International color and trend forecaster Michelle Lamb is a popular speaker at High Point Market.  At the Spring High Point Market, Lamb talked about a resurgence of pastels the likes of which the design community has not seen since the 1980s.  Lamb is editorial director of The Trend Curve™  a widely recognized newsletter and a must have subscription for anyone in interior design and home decor.  

The interview we did with Lamb at High Point Market Spring 2014 (see video in this post) highlights the ways blue and more importantly green will be trending over the next two years.

Lamb is clear to highlight how standard colors like blues and greens are made fresh with different hues and materials. She has an eye for the nuance in color and decor that identifies an early trend for something that will become the rage.  

Take a look at the events on the High Point Market website for Fall 2014.  You can see Michelle Lamb’s presentation, Ten Top Trends for 2016 at the Fall 2014  High Point Market on October 18 at 4pm at the North American Home Furnishings Association Retail Resource Center located in the Plaza Suite First Floor.  In this presentation you can Expect to see hundreds of Michelle’ slides from markets and trade fairs in Europe, Asia and the U.S. that will give you a birds-eye view of the future of color and style. My advice, get there early the room quickly fills up. Follow Trendcurve on Twitter @trendcurve  

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