LAS VEGAS – Las Vegas Market’s First Look forecast features three new trends inspired by destinations, moods and popular colors. These trends will be showcased through product at the Las Vegas Market via programming, vignettes and guidebooks, July 24-28, at World Market Center Las Vegas.
“The Summer 2022 First Look trends consider how iconic locations, sentiments and color preferences can guide interior and product design,” said Dorothy Belshaw, executive vice president, chief customer and marketing officer of International Market Centers. “The First look programming is an actionable style direction for buyers looking to have must have product going into the 2022 holiday season.”
The three trends are:
- Beach Bound: Luscious pastels, revitalizing aqua hues and tropical mainstays make for a fresh retreat to water, sand and sun. Product categories for Beach Bound are outdoor dining and lounge furniture; textiles such as beach towels, throws and all-weather pillows and rugs; personal care products such as fragrances and candles; accessories including beach bags, sunglasses and hats; hostess gifts; dinnerware and glassware; destination wedding essentials; and wall décor that evokes beach scenes.
- Overlay presents interesting linear patterns, bas relief details and complex textures. Product categories for Overlay are leather and fabric upholstery, accent tables and pedestals, shelving solutions, area rugs with lustrous effects, lighting fixtures, barware, and wall décor.
- Purple Prose: Incoming purples and reds set a stage for a range of sentiments and moods. Here, tints and shades intermingle with classic and modern patterns in a bedroom/lounge backdrop with colors from recent Pantone forecasts. Purple Prose product categories are bedroom furniture, bedding ensembles, space-saving media consoles, area rugs, stationary upholstery, glassware and glass decorations, jewelry, wall décor including mirrors, candles, and lighting.
First Look offers the opportunity to explore products through a premarket webinar on July 13 at 1 p.m. PST, an at-market seminar July 25 at 11 a.m. PST, a tour on July 25 at 12:30 p.m. PST, through vignettes across the Market Center and in digital guides.
Erica Crawford, associate editor for Furniture Today, is a recent graduate of the University of Iowa, with a degree in English and a writing certificate in publishing. In addition to bringing her writing talent to the editorial team, Erica will add her late-Millennial perspective.