Category Archives: Home Furnishings

Reports and information about home furnishings, interior design trends, and emerging markets.

SHIFTS IN EUROPE RETAIL WORTH NOTING . . .

Here are a couple miscellaneous thoughts on retail in London and Paris. I was there last month to shop for fashion trends and will showcase what I saw in my webinar this week, but more thoughts keep coming to mind … Continue reading

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LATEST TREND NEWS FROM FRAN IN EUROPE

I’m finishing up my last day here and wanted to share the 4 big ideas in Women’s fashion that I saw everywhere in Paris and London . . . also the over-riding impression for home furnishings. The color message was … Continue reading

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SHOPPING LONDON AND PARIS FOR SPRING/SUMMER TREND!

WHEN? Next Week. Why? Because I need to see what Europe is showing as inspiration and validation for what we are talking about for next year. How? I spend 2 1/2 days in each city in major department stores, specialty … Continue reading

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SPRING 2013: MAISON ET OBJET

For those of you who follow my blog and attend my webinars on home furnishings, here are some highlights from the Maison et Objet show held in January for Spring 2013. I did not attend, but in reading the reports … Continue reading

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UPDATE ON WHERE I’VE BEEN & WHAT I’VE SEEN . . .

It’s been awhile, so let me bring you up to date on where the last months have taken me! Shanghai ALLA I was a guest speaker at the ALL About Design trade show trend forum, where I showed my Maison … Continue reading

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