Category: Trendcasting

Trendcasting: Fish Scale Pattern

I have been seeing fish scale patterns all over design blogs and magazines recently, and I have a feeling they are going to be a big new trend. Of course, this isn’t the first time fish scales were in vogue. They were a standard feature of art deco design– see Coralie Bickford-Smith’s Great Gatsby cover for proof!

One of the best aspects of this pattern is how different it feels depending on its orientation. There is no “right side up,” so it can be arranged in any direction. I recommend giving this look a try!

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1) I adore these fish scale iron gates 2) Gold stainless steel fish scale tiles would make a stunning backsplash or bathroom.

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Blue fish scale tile

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Corteo 4 pattern from Tabarka Studio’s Palio Collection. I love the color gradations and texture in these hand-painted tiles.

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1) This emerald wallpaper from Mimou reminds me of ginkgo leaves. 2) The Collect cabinet from A2 is overlayed with leather fish scales.

 

 

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Trendcasting: Scottish Style

Lately I’ve been seeing a lot of Scottish influence in interior design. The iconic Scottish style is of course plaid, but Scottish influence comes in many other forms: pheasant motifs, needlepoint hunting scenes, rich velvet sofas, and (faux!) mounted taxidermy. Here’s how to add a wee bit of Scotland to your home!

Scottish Style Decor Pheasant Wallpaper Hunting Needlepoint Pillow Plaid Blanket Throw Plaid Rug Carpet Velvet Chesterfield Couch Green Faux Taxidermy Stag Head Sources: 1) Braemore Phaesant Hunt Leather Fabric 2) Dark Green Tapestry Hunt Scene Pillow 3) Off-White Belgian Hunting Pillow 4) Lyre Chesterfield Sofa 5) 5th Avenue Throw in Breslin Plaid 6) Resin Stag Head 7) Cooper Navy Plaid Rug 8) Rustic Saltire Flag Pillow 9) Thomas Kay Weaver’s Plaid Pillow in Cedar Bark 

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Sources: The Gifts of Life, Betsy Speert 

Scottish Decor Design Interior Style Plaid Plates Four Poster Bed

Sources: The Enchanted Home, Apartment Therapy 

Scot Meacham Wood Scottish Decor Style Interior Design Hunting Painting Horse

Source: House Beautiful via Tartanscot 

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