May 19, 2017 | By Sarah Housley
Experience Lifestyle & Interiors on WGSN.
We share three trends we spotted at the International Home + Housewares Show in Chicago yesterday, before the full trend analysis is released on the site next week.
Make Your Own:
All the possible accessories that allow the perfect reproduction of recipes from around the world are finally made available to the general public, in attracting materials and colours. This is influenced by our increasingly growing multicultural tastes, and our wish to own all of the right tools to remain faithful to each country’s traditional ways. The more we travel, the more we want to recreate the amazing flavours we tried abroad!
On the Go:
Our nomad lives ask for more and more portable objects and manufacturers are understanding this need for maximum flexibility. Kamenstein launches a silicone water bottle that can be rolled on itself when empty, while carry-on straps or bags for food containers are a key item at this season’s show.
Kitchen utensils and accessories of all types take on bold colours, in iridescent or matte finishes. These range from small scale items to larger ones, from stirring spoons to coffee makers or dustbins.
– Laurence Pasquier
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