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21 Interior Design Trends for 2016

The do's and don'ts of design are always evolving.  In the design field the advent of new technologies offer creators and designers a steady stream of new materials and methods to experiment with. Shifting values will inevitably shock the hardcore traditionalist. Operating within a modern global market allows ideas and innovation to circulate around the world at the speed of light. 2016 will be a big year for green and bold design but also the rebirth of a few classic styles. Here is our list of design trends to look for in 2016: 1. Quality Craftsmanship Over Quantity  "Buy Local" and "Buy Hand Made" are not passing fads in design. Now more then ever- understanding sourcing practices are vital if you want quality and sustainability. In a generation where...

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Goodbye Mason Jars. Hello Moody Blues

Adorning the walls of your favorite hip bar are all of the things that are out for 2015. Cute mason jar lights? Out. Taxidermy mounts? Gone. Chalkboards,amateur DIY, and mid-century modern? See ya. 1. Matte Black is Back Don’t be afraid of deep, dark, lush paint. This year is about mood — make sure the room you design is bathed in it. Look toward muddled tones and mix subtle shades of dark tones to create a sexy, cozy vibe. Don’t go gothic tough — we’re not talking stark whites & blacks. You’ll want rooms to contain more than three shades of dark colors to create the effect. Don’t be afraid of the dark, revel in it (source) 2. Nautical Rope with a Twist Anchor...

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Dogs and Pendants in Sweaters

Dogs and Pendants in Sweaters   I  We've added some new products and options on existing products this week and in honor we (obviously) thought we need to put dogs in sweaters. Welcome out new sweater cord pendants!  We have also launched a large size Hive table and an option to purchase in gray. Olivia and Irie were happy to model on them as you can see! 

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Trending: Black & White

  We have been inspired by a lot of recent design trend posts to share our favorite black & white offerings. A classic combination that we love here at Hammers & Heels.    Matte Black Architect Collection, 3 light Pipe Chandelier, Bare Bulb in black and chevron, Factory collection in black and chevron, white bird terrarium, black upcycled valve wall sconce, Ka-hoko black and white ikat rug, Attilio chair, black hexagone hive table.      Not sure how to incorporate it into your home? Or just want to read more about design using black and white? Check out the links below:  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/24/black-paint-tips_n_6042910.html?utm_hp_ref=style&ir=Style http://www.remodelista.com/posts/black-white-bathroom-roundup?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=post http://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/18772783 http://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/6367356/list/graphic-black-and-white-kitchens-for-10-styles http://www.remodelista.com/posts/table-of-contents-dark-shadows-october-2014

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