trends | bright colors | design san francisco

you may have already heard that honeysuckle pink is the panetone color of the year for 2011.

pantone | honeysuckle pink | 18-2120 TCX
photo by pantone

pink cover of interior design magazine | january 2011
dining room | new york, NY | steven harris architects and rees roberts + partners
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photo by innerspace

but, i have to agree with new york interior designer heather clawson, habitually chic blogger extraordinaire, who still thinks that 'green is good'!

green cover of veranda magazine | november/december 2010
entry | houston, TX | miles redd

any way that you look at it, you could say that things are 'all bright now'!

'all bright now' cover of the financial times newspaper's how to spend it magazine | 5 february 2011
photo by innerspace

and, design san francisco 2011 was no exception.

bright new colorways of oh so practical solution dyed acrylic outdoor fabrics by perennials will debut at the shears & window showroom in march 2011.  look for plushy solution dyed acrylic velvet in eleven new colorways, and rough & rowdy solution dyed acrylic linen in thirteen new colorways.

perennials | plushy solution dyed acrylic velvet
left to right:   sunshine mandarin plum blossom firecracker deep end slate lime punch aqua cool pool noir sand

perennials | rough & rowdy solution dyed acrylic linen
left to right: noir anthracite slate hello sailor bahama mama lime punch green parrot patina sand parchment melon mandarin topaz
 photos by innerspace

at the mcguire furniture showroom, peking glass vessels by robert kuo, in bright, tropical colors, accent 'natural magic', a mixed media work on canvas by artist joan elan davis.

photo by innerspace

and, at the kravet showroom, shelves and shelves of brightly colored transparent glass vessels accent rooms furnished in magenta or teal.
transparent glass vessels | kravet
photo by innerspace

according to her 5-6 february 2011 wall street journal column, 'living well', new york decorator and journalist rita konig is also 'in the mood for...pops of bright color'.

holly hunt seems to be in the mood for pops of bright color, too.  for her trend setting studio h collection, represented by the kneedler|fauchere showroom, hunt introduced a collection of tinted lens tables with mirrored acrylic resin tops by london furniture designers bryan mccollin.

emerald green, amethyst purple, lemon yellow, mandarin orange, rose red...


tinted lens tables with mirrored acrylic resin tops by bryan mccollin | studio h
top to bottom:  emerald amethyst lemon mandarin rose 
photos by innerspace
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