Bold Sofas

November 27, 2010

Are bold sofas the trend d’jour? …or are retailers just trying to get our attention?  Truth is, it is more likely an eye-catching gimic but it will in fact become trend.  Bold sofas usually ( but not always ) require a bold room.  If your bold in your decorating then a bold sofa may be right for you.  I’m feeling like the naturals and neutral tones popular now will make room for the Tony Duquette theory that more is more and people looking to decorate will beginning to move toward bold colors and patterns on things typically bathed in beige.  The lesson here is high contrast – strong sofa, bold art white walls type of implementation vs more is more – everything patterned, boldly colored layered and dripping with accessories and details.  Tony Duquette was the master of the more is more look.  Here are a few sofas I saw recently in New York that caught my eye…

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