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We've come across very few home decor pieces with the cred to make you look like an insider, and this scarcity has caused a sameness movement that has not only invaded our apartments but oversaturated our shelter magazines. It seems like all it takes to get featured on design blogs or certain Pinterest boards is to make sure your space boasts a few specific items. The recent "decorification" or our spaces has also given it a cookie-cutter feel.
Don't get us wrong — we're not saying we should throw our hands up and take to the online resale platforms, abandoning any and all trends. The reason for the overexposure is in part because certain items really are game-changing; they add an indescribable magic that most accessible-to-the-layman finds can't touch. But if you're tired of resorting to the same old tricks, we've got the upgrades that deliver that same zing, with an added element of surprise. So, let's shake ourselves of our interior cynicism and explore the new wave. There are updated design standouts ripe for the taking — if we can just admit that we still love this stuff. What will be the next see-through Starck chair? Take a seat, the answer's just ahead.
Creative agency Joint London thinks it's high time that Santa got a makeover. After all, the man hasn't had a style rethink in more than 80 years, when Coca-Cola first put his mug — and introduced that fur-trimmed red suit — in the company's holiday advertisements. And, what better way to get Father Christmas on trend read
When some couples dream about their wedding day, they imagine a winter wonderland. They're drawn to the romantic mood a cold-weather wedding creates, from the magical calmness of a snowy setting to the inviting glow of a fire burning during the reception. read