Friday, May 31, 2013

On trend: High Gloss

Celerie Kemble

"Gloss!High gloss! Shine! Polish! Lacquer!" This is one of the top ten design trends of 2013 listed by House Beautiful, as predicted by ten different interior designers. This quote is from the very talented Jeffrey Bilhuber, who has presented us with his fair share of glamorous, lacquered rooms.

Having never seen a high gloss wall in person, I am fascinated by the concept. It really is very glamorous in photographs, but I do wonder what the effect is in real life. Somehow, I think it would probably be more suited to apartment living than say a cute country cottage or house in the suburbs, but what do I know? I do know that I especially love the Nate Berkus/Anne Coyle collaboration below, with its dark walls and light furniture and accessories. Despite the navy walls, the room feels cosy and fresh.

Mario Buatta

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Jeffrey Bilhuber

Nate Berkus and Anne Coyle
via Home Decor
Thomas Britt

Via Eye For Design

Source: House Beautiful

Miles Redd