|Sung Outdoor Collection for HBC at IDS 12|
Although there was snow and sleet outside, inside was all about bright colours, reclaimed materials and Canadian-made for those who crowded into the opening day of the Interior Design Show in Toronto.
|Earth Inc. Designed Landscapes at IDS 12|
Area rugs: Exhibitors showed off an array of vibrant colour and modern patterns, while relying on traditional materials such as silk and wool.
|W Studio at IDS 12|
Reclaimed materials: From shipping containers for booths to industrial pieces repurposed as decor, recycling has taken a new view - moving from eco-positive to reimagining what was once considered waste, in a confirmation of our A/W 12/13 macro trend Eco Hedonism.
|Modern Weave at IDS 12|
Orange: With summer so precious in this nation, a range of orange hues were seen throughout the exhibition - from kitchen to living room to outdoor spaces. Key shades included tangerine, peach, apricot, cantaloupe, salmon and coral.
Top three exhibitors
|Bocci at IDS 12|
Key direction: Playing with finishes; the world according to Bocci shows glass and porcelain in clustered groupings.
Key item: The 14.1 pendant with smoked finish.
|Elte at IDS 12|
Key direction: Playing up old world connections, Elte’s current selections are focused on quality, textures and details.
Key item: The Silk Orchid Collection designed in-house is inspired by antique patterns and handmade with recycled silk sari fabric.
|Tas at IDS 12|
|Tas at IDS 12|
Key direction: Mixing style and function, the rooms evoke a modern design view of mixing contemporary and vintage, natural and manmade and texture and colour.
Key items: Mid-century furniture, but not buried in the past.