HD Talks

Orange is Red-Hot

Posted by on October 4, 2011 in Trends | 6 comments

I'm always pleased when one of my personal style trends happens to coincide with what's actually hot in the real world. So imagine how ecstatic I was during HD Boutique the other week in Miami—my first HD Boutique, as the brand-new products editor for Hospitality Design magazine— where I see one of my favorite colors, orange, everywhere I looked! I saw a stunning orange chair from POLaRT, fabulously bright leathergoods from Moore & Giles, and some warm and inviting textile designs from Stacy Garcia, just to name a few. From new textile collections to leather upholstery to bedding and more, this vibrant fall color is everywhere – and as hospitality design is often linked to trends in fashion and the larger design world, this is also reflected in what's current in clothing and accessories too. 

Orange is a surprisingly versatile color and calls to mind the best things about the changing season: crisp fall leaves, pumpkins, spice, and curling up beside a roaring fire to ward off the coming chill. It's a warm color for a colder season, and pairs well with the rich browns and other natural shades seen in a lot of this season’s design collections. 

So, whether it's a new handbag or a new chaise lounge chair, area rug, or wallcovering, orange is red-hot right now—and I couldn't be happier.

Polart orange

 Chair by POLaRT in striking orange

6 Comments

  1. The past two weeks have been filled with issues regarding the data feed from Microsoft. Achievements are being listed on Xbox.com sometimes one or two full days after they were initially unlocked. The issues are causing daily blogs to sometimes register an increase in gamerscore, but no information on what game this increase came from. Fshguy is hard at work on re-writing our system to compensate for this loss of data, but given the wide spread nature of the problem since it is stemming directly from Xbox.com and the Xbox LIVE data feed, a solution will take some time.

  2. You love to hear the debate, again and again. What's the best Hip-Hop blog? Nothing was more ridiculous than when VIBE published its Top 50 Rap Blogs list. 50!?!?! Most of the blogs on VIBE's list hadn't been updated in months and no one could quite figure out how they came up with the rankings.

  3. The larger issue is not whether NPR and PBS lean left, or are funded by taxes, but whether the federal government should have any business forming radio and television stations.fd