Home Magazine

Reflections of a Trend

By Cleskowitz @cleskowitz

Reflections of a Trend

Ercole Home


I jumped on a train just after getting back from Florida and quickly took myself the the Architectural Digest Show the other day.  I was milling through the first aisle of beautifully handmade crafts and a  trend jumped out at me.  I soon saw it (and myself) everywhere.  Reflective surfaces, either literally mirrored or having a mirror like finish are the perfect foils for almost anything.
Mirrors are obvious, but it was the jewelry for the home theme I was attracted to ~ otherwise known as ~ shiny surface syndrome.  "I am Carrie Leskowitz and I suffer from shiny surface syndrome."  Except for seeing yourself on the surface, I don't think you can tire of this material.

Reflections of a Trend

Sukrachand volume mirror


Reflections of a Trend

Zavar Designs


Less of a commitment, but no less a statement are mercury glass, metallics and the like.  Accessories bring "a dash of drama" without the big ticket commitment.

Reflections of a Trend

Further Design


Reflections of a Trend

Eduardo Terranova represented by Chase Edwards gallery


Reflections of a Trend

Prism planter by The  Principals


Kitchen and bath design produce some of the biggest and best innovations in the industry.  They are notorious for needing makeovers because technology changes and looks become dated fairly quickly these days.  I saw the biggest impact in these areas.  It's not for everyone, but boy if it is....
have I got a wall oven for you ~ Smeg's, flawless silver glass oven to be exact.  Their motto is, "Where architecture meets art."  There is much talk of brushed stainless being out and matte finishes being in. This look is so way out~ it's in.  The picture does not do it justice.  It happens to look spectacular in a modern, seamless kitchen.
Reflections of a Trend

This artistic exhaust / light called Puddy is a prototype.  Best range hoods told me it should be on the market in about 6 months.  The exhaust has several settings and LED lighting colors can change on demand.
Reflections of a Trend

This tile by Porcelanosa is not for the wall flower.
Reflections of a Trend

Create one of a kind designs or a statement making mosaic!  There is an enormous selection of tile options on the market.

Reflections of a Trend

Tilebar


Glam up the game room.  At the push of a button this mirror becomes a TV.  While not new, the technology  is cutting edge.  The Samsung LED mirrored TV is elegant and streamlined.

Reflections of a Trend

Reflected TV


A cocktail perhaps, while watching your favorite show?  Dean Jackson creates the Rolls Royce of cabinets.  The "Aeropod" is where Art Deco meets Space Age.  These cabinets are made from highly shined automotive parts in conjunction with other fine materials.  It is customizable on the inside, and  whether it be a watch winding unit, bar, humidor, safe, etc, it has a distinctly unique look.
Reflections of a Trend

All of these products, by the mere fact of their mirror finish, has a futuristic quality.  That tells me the future is starring us in the face.  See what I did there   :  )

You Might Also Like :

Back to Featured Articles on Logo Paperblog

These articles might interest you :

  • Shilo Sanders- Son Of Deion Sanders Thanks Courts For Allowing Him To Live With...

    Shilo Sanders- Deion Sanders Thanks Courts Allowing Live With Pilar

    ChristianNews Shilo Sanders, the son of NFL Hall of Famer,  Deion Sanders took to twitter to “thank” the courts for allowing him to live with his mother, Pilar... Read more

    The 04 August 2017 by   Firstladyb
    SPIRITUALITY
  • “I Feel Great”

    Feel Great”

    Jakub went to his doctor's office believing that he had a back injury, but returned with a chocking diagnosis instead. He had type 2 diabetes - in spite of... Read more

    The 04 August 2017 by   Dietdoctor
    DIET & WEIGHT
  • July Allotment Recap (2/2)

    July Allotment Recap (2/2)

    Sunday afternoon saw us return bravely to 24a even though there were more thundery showers foretold by the weatherman. I will admit that I guffawed at the... Read more

    The 04 August 2017 by   Chrryblossomtat2
    GARDENING, HOME
  • Culinary Delicacies in Croatia- What to Eat and Drink in Croatia

    Culinary Delicacies Croatia- What Drink Croatia

    In my earlier post, we spoke about how Croatia is a stunning European destination, let us now see what are the culinary delicacies in Croatia or what you can... Read more

    The 04 August 2017 by   Kash Pals
    FOOD & DRINK, A-CLASSER
  • #Golf Training Aids Spotlight: The Delta Putt

    #Golf Training Aids Spotlight: Delta Putt

    Do you consider yourself to be a strong putter or do you feel you could improve your make percentage on the green? Most amateurs could use help with the flat... Read more

    The 04 August 2017 by   Golfforbeginners
    GOLF, SPORTS
  • Three Incredible Hikes in Southern Iceland3 Min Read

    Three Incredible Hikes Southern Iceland3 Read

    Nature takes center stage in Iceland, where there's a stunning view around every bend: massive glaciers, expansive lava fields, powerful waterfalls, black sand... Read more

    The 04 August 2017 by   Healthytravelblog
    TRAVEL
  • What I Wore: Daytime Pajamas

    What Wore: Daytime Pajamas

    Pajama top: ELOQUII (14) | Pajama pants: ELOQUII (14) | Shoes: ASOS (similar) | Earrings: J. Crew ( same in different colors, similar concept in same color) |... Read more

    The 04 August 2017 by   Wardrobeoxygen
    FASHION, SELF EXPRESSION, SHOPPING

Magazines