In this post we are reviewing two recent design fairs; Workspace Design Show and The Stockholm Furniture Fair. We look to these types of fairs and events to pick out ideas, trends and inspiration for our products. Whether it be from talks, pattern, colour or exhibition themes.
Though we did not attend the Stockholm furniture fair in person, we were able to view images from the event online and attend a virtual talk by Karl Johan Bertilsson, the creative director of NCS, natural color system. The talk focused on colour trends for 2024 and how these trends are predicted, by looking into the psychology of colour, the need for contrasted colours in interior spaces to rest as well as focus, the new wave of vibrant colours coming through after many years of grey and how the current global environment influences colour choices. For 2024, the following were listed as important topics;