Home Décor Trends of 2012

Home Décor Trends of 2012

It’s an annual event that sets the stage for your home in the coming years.

Designer Lauren Oviatt with Oviatt-Pratt and Associates share five stand-outs home décor trends from the Las Vegas Market.

Here are five trends you will see popping up in home décor for 2012 and beyond:

Fab Foliage: Fresh green hues in both literal and implied applications

*bright colored greenery and florals

*botanical prints as artwork

*upholstered pieces in green and white

*area rugs with a modern take on plant life

Global Safari: Carefully curated spaces with well-traveled appeal

*hammered metals for lighting and decorative accessories

*richly colored woven textiles for bedspreads and wall hangings

*hints of animal prints

*heavy textures – lamp shades, antique footstools, area rugs

Mixed Metals: Decadent gold and platinum gild the home in glamorous rich style

*mirrored pieces beyond the mirror on the wall- accent furniture, light fixtures, decor

*metallic fabrics – pillows and secondary upholstered pieces

*hints of gilt on decorative accessories – silver urns, gilded bookends, sparkling lamps

Modern Art: Jewel-toned color pallete combines bold color and modern pieces

*watercolor fabrics

*abstract color-splashed artwork in large applications

*stained concrete furniture

*bold colors in light fixtures and decorative accents

*bright area rugs

Yacht Club: Vintage décor in blue and white lends itself to both nautical and Americana design

*anything with a ships flag on it

*whitewashed or weathered woods

*nautical rope motif – lamp base, door stopper, tie back for curtain

*cooler hues of blues and greys

*lanterns, lanterns, lanterns

Lauren has always had a love for interior and landscape design, floral décor, and all things beautiful! Having lived in the South and also on the west coast before settling in Utah, her design instinct is to combine traditional elements and furniture with updated style and current color palettes. She is constantly looking for ways to infuse glamour into her projects while bringing a fresh perspective and an eye for tasteful, classic design. Lauren has degrees in both Public Relations and Interior Design and worked in wedding/event planning before transitioning to residential and hospitality design.

Oviatt – Pratt is a full-service design firm in business for over 25 years, specializing in high-end residential and commercial design. The scope of their projects ranges from simple home renovations to large-scale construction projects where design is implemented from the first color choices to the final finishing touches. With direct access to over 75 upholstery, accessory and furniture lines, Oviatt-Pratt’s designers are able to provide each client with pieces that are particular to his or her taste and style. Their showroom is open to the public Monday through Friday.

Lauren Stimpson Oviatt Oviatt-Pratt & Associates Interiors & Design




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