Trendy Abode: The Latest Buzz in Home & Housewares

Living Chic! Learn about the future of Home & Housewares from IHA Marketing Director, Dawn Evans!

Join domestic diva Jane Clauss as she chats with industry trend expert, Dawn Evans, from the International Housewares Association to get insights into the latest home and housewares trends They talk about 9 key trend “portfolios” that are being showcased at the Inspired Home Show, including trends focused on entertaining, eco-friendly materials, ease of use, color palettes, outdoor living, nature inspiration, geometric shapes, and wellness. With these insights you can transform your living space into a trendsetting haven!

Throughout the show, Dawn emphasizes how trends are influenced by consumers and the latest trends, shining a light on how our very own preferences and personalities sculpt the marketplace. She spotlights breakthrough innovations that blend elegance with utility, curating experiences that transcend the barriers between indoors and out.

Dawn also notes the importance of global events in shifting design philosophies and the continued desire to create meaningful gatherings and celebrations at home through inspiring new products and technologies.

Skip ahead to the Trends that interest you the most!

1. The Great Entertainers (0:14:59)- Focuses on trends for home entertaining and hosting, including personalized serving-ware and gift-giving.

2. Material Evidence (0:17:13)- Showcases eco-friendly products that merge natural materials with new technologies like aluminum cans turned into pots.

3. All About Ease (0:19:02)- Covers products that make life easier by saving time and effort through convenience and multifunctional designs.

4. Pantone Color Wash (0:20:31)- Highlights the Pantone color palettes and how manufacturers create products inspired by the colors of the year.

5. Fine Lines (0:22:49)- Trends featuring fine, barely-there materials and the merging of beauty and utility in products like countertop espresso machines.

6. The Great Outdoors (0:24:43)- Includes grills, pizza ovens, and products that bring the experience of entertaining indoors outdoors.

7. Second Nature (0:26:09)- Inspired by nature through materials, colors, and themes like underwater motifs and evolving charcuterie boards.

8. The Shape of Things to Come (0:29:06)- Focuses on geometric patterns, rounded shapes, and gold in predicting future home decor trends.

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