Before a painter approaches the canvas, the colors on the palette have to be chosen. Unlike past falls, this year’s palette is a welcome return to bold hues, with colors trending towards muted navy blues, deep sage green, rich purples, golden apple yellows, and stark whites. Furniture and fixture textures feature reclaimed materials, like wood, concrete and stone, as well as layered fabrics over canvas and plush cushion coverings. Much of Furniture Fair’s current sofa, chair and table selection combines these elements. Let’s take a deeper dive.
First Impressions Set the Vibe
Whether your front door opens directly into a living space, a foyer or a smaller entryway, here is the place to make that first impression of fall. Try a small cabinet or chest. Depending on the color, add decorative pumpkins—real or fake—in beige or yellow (avoid the classic orange and black—too Halloween to last the entire season) atop the chest, along with burnt sage or dried hydrangeas.
The living area should be centered around comfort. Gone are the days of sterile, bulky mid-century couches. This fall is trending toward furniture that envelops, soothes and snuggles. Sofas on the compact side are preferred. Pile them with decorative pillows and draped fabrics to create a sleep-by-the-fire vibe. Armchairs and loveseats combine the cozy comfort-first feel with boho fabrics. Situate these inviting pieces by windows or on blond wood flooring or golden rugs. These elements increase the light in the room, adding a level of natural relaxation.
Tidy is in. Now that de-cluttering is a familiar term, combining furniture elements that were once separate and spread out is on trend. Look for pieces and accessories that are multi-functional, like Furniture Fair’s wide selection of electric fireplace inserts. These compact units are often positioned inside TV or other media stands. Not only do they give the cozy feel of sitting by the fire, they also add warmth and a sense of luxury to the room. Smaller end table and coffee table sets are also in vogue. Take, for example, three matching compact pieces that contribute a clean, hi-end essence to a living space without cluttering the room. Any compartment style nightstand in deep wood or stark white is desirable.
Farmhouse Is Back
One of the hottest trends in real estate is reclamation farmhouse property. This trend has overtaken the interior design world as well. Furniture made from repurposed materials, like old wooden doors or shiplap, are dominating the market. Picture kitchen chairs and tables designed in farmhouse fashion, like our Madison County Collection.
However you want to reimagine your home to get ready for fall, Furniture Fair has the styles and selection to accommodate your autumn transformation. Furniture Fair has been offering quality home furnishings at fair prices with exemplary service since 1963. With financing available and next-day delivery, getting your home outfitted for fall has never been easier. Visit one of Furniture Fair’s 10 Tri-State locations around Cincinnati, Dayton, and Louisville or visit us online at furniturefair.net today!