Since the 18th century, French toile patterns -with their fine line illustrations of pastoral scenes and landscapes- have transformed interiors into well-heeled spaces of sophistication.
Now designers are putting a twist on toiles that’s breathing new life into this centuries-old classic, making it a must-have for even the most contemporary homes. More witty than well-heeled, the look is fun, funky and totally of the moment. That’s why today’s toiles are something to raise your glass to and drink in with gusto. (more…)
We’ve returned from Surfaces 2015 (the flooring industry’s largest annual showcase of new product) walking on air and feeling the love. Our booth at the Las Vegas Mandalay Bay Convention Center was busier than ever and it was great seeing so many Mannington dealers. From all the buzz we created, we dare to say we hit the jackpot with our new flooring designs. (more…)
It’s time to raise your glass to rich, robust Marsala–Pantone’s 2015 Color of the Year. “Marsala enriches mind, body and soul; exuding confidence and stability,” says Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute®. With its grounding red-brown undertones, Marsala is a complex, full-bodied hue; a refreshingly-restrained pop of color in highly varietal shades that are not too bright, not too subdued. Indeed, Marsala is pretty much right for just everything from comfy chairs to sophisticated stoves. (more…)
Write it down, we’re saying it here–2015 is the Year of Wood. Why? Because designers are using timber here, there and everywhere to deliver nature, texture and warmth in unique fresh ways. (more…)
Winter fun can quickly turn to housekeeping glum when people and pets bring the outdoors in in messy ways. So what’s the best way to protect floors without becoming the biggest buzz kill on the block? (more…)
This year, green gifts are at the top of many shopping lists as people continue to hop aboard the eco bandwagon. If you’re looking for gifts that look good while being good to Mother Earth, here three presents with…presence. (more…)