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TREND WATCH 2014: Designer’s Favourite Trends for 2014

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Want to know what’s hot for 2014? Who better to ask than some of Canada’s trend setters. These top designers have shared with us their favourite 2014 design trends.

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“Bright colour excites and energizes the year ahead, especially when shades take on “Techno Colour” nuance. From Pantone’s “Dazzling Blue” to 2014’s colour of the year “Radiant Orchid”, deep dark and deliciously immersive rooms intrigue the senses while rich tactile textures such as leather, velvet and reclaimed wood balance and awaken our sensory stimulation.” – Nicholas Rosaci, Nicholas Rosaci Interiors


“Still trending in 2014 is the use of bright colours. Turquoise, pink, orange, and yellow will be the strongest colours in both upholstery and casegoods such as dining tables and cabinets. At the other end of the spectrum, although horrifying to people who remember the 1980s, pale pink, grey, blue and green will be combined with beige, light woods and charcoal.” – Jane Lockhart, 
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“My favourite trend for 2014 is the resurgence of brass, gold and warm metal tones. These finishes are showing up again and again in a variety of items from door hardware, plumbing fixtures, lighting and furniture items. Last in vogue in the 70s this ancient metal is speaking to a 21st-century desire for luxury, timelessness and artisanship.” – Jennifer Heffel, 
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“When I look back at 2013 – a year of change for many people I know, I feel that 2014 is about solidifying your personal style and buying quality basics for your home – a good sofa with wool upholstery, linen bedding or a finely crafted wood stool – items that will be with you for decades.” – Kelly Deck, Kelly Deck Design

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“My favourite 2014 trend is the “menswear look” in home decor (stripes, plaids, hounds tooth and herringbone patterns). Using these patterns in fabric or as a design for back-splashes or flooring is always classic.” – Christine Da Costa, Decor by Christine

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