Trend Report

By / Living / June 21, 2018

A trio of designers pegged their favorite interiors trends — here’s how to get the look in your own home

The designer: Cari Giannoulias;
The trend: Jewel tones

“Bold and vibrant, the colors this season are not only sophisticated but are paired with gorgeous textures. They should be used judiciously in a room to enhance the mood you are trying to create. Balance here is important — too much of a good thing could spoil the effect.” —Cari Giannoulias

Clockwise from left: Julie Hansen: “Waves,” $1,900, Serena & Lily, 853 W. Armitage,; Jayson Home: Hattie bench, $2,195, 1885 N. Clybourn,; Jonathan Adler: anvil bowl, $98-$128, 676 N. Wabash, Jonathanadler.comJayson Home: ikat pillows, $120-$150 each, 1885 N. Clybourn, Jaysonhome.comHumboldt House: Brazilian agate night lights, $16 each, 1045 N. California, Humboldthouseco.comCrate & Barrel: Bexley throw in blue, $22.47, 850 W. North,

The designer: Dan Rak;
The trend: Geometric Patterns

“Patterned tiles are a great way to inject personality and energy into bathrooms and kitchens. Paired with simple subway tile, the look can be both classic and current.” –Dan Rak

A bathroom design by Dan Rak using floor tiles from Cement Tile Shop (

Clockwise from top left: Jayson Home: Isola lamp, $450, 1885 N. Clybourn, Jaysonhome.comCrate & Barrel: galvanized Moroccan string lights, $29.97, 850 W. North, Crateandbarrel.comWorld Market: Cadiz outdoor bistro table, $69.99, 1623 N. Sheffield,; Jayson Home: Medina bone boxes, $82-$98, 1885 N. Clybourn,; Crate & Barrel: Botanica vase, $57.97, 850 W. North,; Project 62: black tile woven table runner, $22.99, Target locations citywide,

The designer: Nicole Alexander, Siren Betty Design;
The trend: Greenery

“The right use of greenery can elevate a space.” –Nicole Alexander

Nicole Alexander incorporated plants into her design of The Press Room wine bar (1134 W. Washington).

Clockwise from left: Urban Outfitters: living pattern monstera art print, starting at $29, 1100 N. State,; Jayson Home: echeveria in gold ceramic, $85, 1885 N. Clybourn,; Serena & Lily: Harrison swivel cube, $798, 853 W. Armitage,; Crate & Barrel: glass hanging pot in gold, $29.95, 850 W. North, Crateandbarrel.comMaya Mueble: Acapulco chair, $350, Gather Home + Lifestyle, 2321 W. North, Gatherhomeandlifestyle.comHip Haven: Bullet planter, $175-$185, Design Within Reach, 755 W. North, 


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