Fall Design Trend: Neutrals and Organics

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September 17, 2013
This fall, we are loving neutral and organic tones. Take a look at some of these Dwell homes that really capture the concept of this trend and then check out some of our recommendations for incorporating neutrals and organics into your own home. See other fall design trends such as Warm Woods, Gold, Brass, & Copper Accents, and Comfortable Kitchens.
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  KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE BALTOCoffee shop and bakery owner Greg Martin kept baker’s hours to whip this chimerical Minneapolis building into a modern confection. The majority of the home is neutrals layered upon neutrals. Here we see one of three separate seating areas.Photo by Cameron Wittig.  Photo by: Cameron Wittig

    KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE BALTO

    Coffee shop and bakery owner Greg Martin kept baker’s hours to whip this chimerical Minneapolis building into a modern confection. The majority of the home is neutrals layered upon neutrals. Here we see one of three separate seating areas.

    Photo by Cameron Wittig.

    Photo by: Cameron Wittig

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  KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE BALTOAlso in the Martin's home, the master bathroom departs from the cool tones used throughout the house in favor of warmer, neutral-toned marble tiling, which wraps around a large soaking tub.Photo by Cameron Wittig.  Photo by: Cameron Wittig

    KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE BALTO

    Also in the Martin's home, the master bathroom departs from the cool tones used throughout the house in favor of warmer, neutral-toned marble tiling, which wraps around a large soaking tub.

    Photo by Cameron Wittig.

    Photo by: Cameron Wittig

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  WOOD HOUSE DINING ROOMIn the Auckland, New Zealand, house architect Michal O'Sullivan designed for a family of four, natural materials and neutral tones come together to create an inviting interior.photo by: Emily Andrews  Photo by: Emily Andrews

    WOOD HOUSE DINING ROOM

    In the Auckland, New Zealand, house architect Michal O'Sullivan designed for a family of four, natural materials and neutral tones come together to create an inviting interior.

    photo by: Emily Andrews

    Photo by: Emily Andrews

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  MORIJANA CUPSWith an organic aesthetic, the ceramic Morijana cups are minimalistic yet tactile. Offered in pleasing neutral hues, these curved cups are the perfect vessel for tea, coffee, or freshly squeezed juice and double as serving bowls for your favorite condiments or a dessert course.

    MORIJANA CUPS

    With an organic aesthetic, the ceramic Morijana cups are minimalistic yet tactile. Offered in pleasing neutral hues, these curved cups are the perfect vessel for tea, coffee, or freshly squeezed juice and double as serving bowls for your favorite condiments or a dessert course.

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  THOMAS O'BRIEN MENSWEAR STRIPE SHEET SETThomas O’Brien always has wonderful stuff for Target, but we especially like his classic sheet set. It would work as a great layered with other neutrals.

    THOMAS O'BRIEN MENSWEAR STRIPE SHEET SET

    Thomas O’Brien always has wonderful stuff for Target, but we especially like his classic sheet set. It would work as a great layered with other neutrals.

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  HEATHER BEDDINGThese are sheer simplicity in a muted tone. The heathered fabric offers a nice bit of texture in a neutral hue.

    HEATHER BEDDING

    These are sheer simplicity in a muted tone. The heathered fabric offers a nice bit of texture in a neutral hue.

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  CLASSIC CENTURYOriginally designed in 1952 by world-renowned designer Eva Zeisel, this timeless tabletop art makes a comeback in a creamy neutral. Each organic, elegant piece is a masterpiece of form and function.

    CLASSIC CENTURY

    Originally designed in 1952 by world-renowned designer Eva Zeisel, this timeless tabletop art makes a comeback in a creamy neutral. Each organic, elegant piece is a masterpiece of form and function.

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  SWEETHEART TEAPOTCreated for Gaia & Gino by renowned Parisian designer Christian Ghion, this porcelain teapot has a voluptuous, organic silhouette that infuses a modern aesthetic with Turkish sensibilities.

    SWEETHEART TEAPOT

    Created for Gaia & Gino by renowned Parisian designer Christian Ghion, this porcelain teapot has a voluptuous, organic silhouette that infuses a modern aesthetic with Turkish sensibilities.

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  TERRACOTTA PENDANTSTactile and organic, these handmade pendants combine kiln-fired terra-cotta with a shiny, white porcelain glaze.

    TERRACOTTA PENDANTS

    Tactile and organic, these handmade pendants combine kiln-fired terra-cotta with a shiny, white porcelain glaze.

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  FLORA JUTE RUGJust hearing the word 'macrame' might evoke visions of groovy hemp wall decor and tasseled hanging plant holders, but not all knotty work is rooted in retro kitsch. Home decor ace Jonathan Adler has sophisticated the craft, and his jute rug is handwoven in an organic pattern that would add a nice bit of texture to a hardwood floor. 

    FLORA JUTE RUG

    Just hearing the word 'macrame' might evoke visions of groovy hemp wall decor and tasseled hanging plant holders, but not all knotty work is rooted in retro kitsch. Home decor ace Jonathan Adler has sophisticated the craft, and his jute rug is handwoven in an organic pattern that would add a nice bit of texture to a hardwood floor.

     

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  GOLDIEHOME CIRCLE BED COLLECTIONFinding the right bedding is not an easy task. Too much busy print can take over the room, and too little can sometimes lack a little personality. The organic cotton bedding collections from Goldiehome strike a nice balance between style and comfort with neutral colors and soft textures, and lovely patterns that come in both circle and stripe.

    GOLDIEHOME CIRCLE BED COLLECTION

    Finding the right bedding is not an easy task. Too much busy print can take over the room, and too little can sometimes lack a little personality. The organic cotton bedding collections from Goldiehome strike a nice balance between style and comfort with neutral colors and soft textures, and lovely patterns that come in both circle and stripe.

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