Trendwatch: The Finish Line
Whitewashed Spider-back chair with violet velvet upholstery at Ashley Hall Interiors Ltd.
Photographed by Cheryl Gerber
A unique architectural warehouse, local showrooms, second-hand stores and yard-sale finds provide the jumping-off point for the hands-on decorator with a penchant for that Old World look of decayed elegance. Other notable trends in furnishings are nail head trim accenting all manner of upholstered seating, as well as affordable metal accent pieces that add shine to function.