andDesign: The Elusive Color Trend

Color is a moving target and to make it even more abstract "color is market specific". It is so market specific it has its own idiosyncratic trends from customer to customer, region to region, price point to price point, and category to category.

andDesign Interview: Wesley Mancini, Textile Designer

Putting rugs and upholstery together is an extension of the career of Wesley Mancini, who previously designed upholstery and bedding — now home furnishings. This October he introduced a line of rugs designed for Due Process Stable Trading Company. Mr. Mancini writes two columns a year (April and October) for this publication on color trends in the furniture business that will be seen at the High Point market.

Showtime Due Process Wesley Mancini introduction

New Wesley Mancini collection of rugs is coordinated with upholstery fabric. Due Process showed for the first time at Showtime Showtime is a twice a year...

Showtime Wesley Mancini rug collection coordinating with Wesley Mancini upholstery fabric

Wesley Mancini introduced at Showtime the first of hundreds of designs for the furniture industry. Designs will also be available through Due Process Stable Trading.

andDesign: Some Things Never Change

The dominant color palette that sells furniture historically has been neutrals. Today is no different. The challenge however, is how do you make this category look fresh?

Due Process Stable Trading Company NEW Rugs Adaptations Collection

Made in Nepal. Wool and silk blend. Style: branches. Color: chocolate.

Due Process Wesley Mancini Collection Knotted Rug Wool and Viscose Collection

Due Process Wesley Mancini Maffeo Collection of 100 designs will be introduced in December.

Due Process new silk and wool Nepalese rug

From the Due Process collection Adaptation, design Lotus, color Sky. Sizes to 12x16

andDesign: Spring Fabric Forecast

Excited about attending the April Furniture Market? Here’s a sneak peak at what upholstery trends you’ll be seeing.

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