Every of the past 70 decades had it’s own appeal towards fringes. The attraction with fringes and tassels started even before the fashionable stage outfits of Elvis Presley, had a prevalent presence in the 70ies, and conquered the last decades to become the epitome of Rock’n’Roll. The Fringes Trend is conquering the design scene.
Observing trends, not only in interiors, but also in other disciplines opens all senses to everything we experience and see. As a regular reader you certainly know, that it is not new that the fashion industry has a huge impact on interiors and the other way around. Our popular column When Interiors Design Meets Fashion proves that the appearance of fringes in interiors unquestionably belongs in this category. Fresh off the runways fringes have conquered its way into interiors. We have gathered beautiful examples of this energizing relationship.
In addition to the bold archetypes in the music industry, we might correct our statement about the past 70 decades and get lost in reverie up until the roaring twenties and its dresses made ONLY of fringes.
VI+M Studio | Missoni
Moooi | Wconcept
Serena Confalonieri | Chanel
Munna Design | Marco de Vizenco
Ben and Aja Blanc | Gucci
The Apartment | Akin To
But, where can we draw a connection? There are so many things we can learn from history and there is one periodic observation that is always valid: by the end of every dissolving crisis you can witness a certain development – the economy becomes increasingly standardized. This goes for the roaring twenties and the Age of Art Deco and a resemblance we can see in the propensity of luxurious goods like fringes, velvet and marble. What is key for this trend is going for the best quality you can find on silk threads.
The luxurious use of seductive materials, like fringes, adds a monumental appearance to the objects, functions as a dynamic tool, adds a unexpected quality and gives a sophisticated class to the product.
Keywords: luxurious, ornamented, seductive, lush, refined material.