Art + Fashion Inspire

See how the runway, food and the visual arts drive home design.

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July 19, 2017

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Assertive Colors

The bold colors in the work of Henri Matisse show up in the new Gallerie trend for abstract shapes and bright colors.

Bold Blue Sofa

A bright blue sofa is the centerpiece of this eclectic, Gallerie-style living room. 

Fashion as Inspiration: Primary Colors

This fashion-forward woman sporting trending color-block Gallerie colors was spotted outside the Marc Jacobs show in New York.

Color Blocked Art

This dining room sports an array of punchy colors that work as nicely with the room's modern white chairs as the mix of minimalist white and color-blocked shades worked in the previous fashionista's outfit.

Sies Marjan Features Rose-Tinted Apparel

The Fall 2017 ready-to-wear collection from Dutch fashion house creative director Sander Lak features the new home trend of dusty rose tints seen in Color Form and Cast Shadows.

Rose Housewares

Rose-tinted housewares are some of the cutting-edge wares offered from the Copenhagen design firm Muuto.

Fashion insiders like Dominican model Lineisy Montero at Milan Fashion Week 2016 sport the trend for graphic, bright, patterned clothing.

Crayon Stroke Art

Saturated scribbles come home to roost in this fun wall art perfect for bringing fashion into the home.

Georgia O'Keeffe Painting

The millennial pink hue and Southwestern themes in this 1931 Georgia O'Keeffe painting Cow's Skull With Calico Roses inspires the look and feel of this year's TerraCottage trend.

Southwestern Sitting Nook With Two Chairs

Whitewashed walls, the subtle hues of sand and Western sunsets and artisanal touches define this TerraCottage sitting room nook.

Tonal Neon Macarons

Food and fashion often drive home design trends. The intense colors of these macarons also show up in the new brights exemplified in the Gallerie and Color Form trends.

Colorful and Contemporary

A confectionary spirit and bright colors of chartreuse, orange and blue are combined with muted grays and blacks to create a fun, contemporary place for a kid to work or play in this Gallerie room.

Lychee Cake With Raspberry Sauce

The historic Tuscon spa and hotel Arizona Inn features a dessert that combines lychee mousse, butter cake and raspberry sauce. This playful bright dessert brings to the table a trend now trickling down to the home.

Playful Modern Brights

The Scandinavian design house Muuto combines playful berry brights with a palette of dusty grays and neutrals in this very modern living room vignette.

Iridesence at Gucci

A model in Florence, Italy sports the new trend for iridesence on the runway for Gucci Cruise 2018.

Iridescence Is In

HGTV's Property Brothers transformed this small bathroom with luxurious tile and updated fixtures. The shower's iridescent backsplash shimmers against peacock blue walls and the gray bathtub surround. Gold trim tile is an edgy touch.

Confectionary Pastels

Buttercream frosting is swirled into a watercolor effect in this gorgeous cake that exemplifies the Color Form trend for soft pastels.

Marbled Votives

Two 2017 trends, for marbling and soft Color Form pastels come together in these glass votives.

Light Art

Ethereal light and color is a feature of artist Dan Flavin's work and also shows up in the tonal neon trend seen in Color Form.

Rainbow Flatware

The tonal neons of Color Form and the iridescence trend come together in this on-trend flatware.

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