At the January edition of the Maison & Objet trade fair, it was impossible to ignore what was happening with fringe. Most importantly, it was showing up more often. Just as significant was the fact that it was being used on contemporary pieces, and sometimes in unexpected ways.
Fringe seen over the past year or so has been inspired by macramé. Its personality has been dry, thick, coarse and short. But new trend-right fringe at the fair was thin, slightly shiny and often long. It was found attached to fibers, woven grasses, wood and metal—and it looked great. Here are a few of the new fringed items seen at Maison & Objet in Paris.
To learn more about color and design trends from the Maison & Objet trade fair, read the February 2018 issue of The Trend Curve.