One of 2009ís big trends in furniture was the concept of modern patchwork. This trend combines the crafty elements of mixed media and pattern, with the sleek lines of modern furniture. If you splurged on a nice piece of patchwork in Ď09 youíll be happy to hear that the style will still be going strong as we close out the decade. If you havenít given this style a go, here are a few inspiration pieces to get you going.
From Squint furniture, the Brunswick armchair brings luxury and sophistication to country charm. Buyers can customize this chair to their personal tastes. Squint offers a range of patchwork-inspired sofas and chairs available via bespoke ordering.
Boltrona offers a collection of luxurious leather and cowhide patchwork seating. This is a great option if youíre scared off by too many colors in a patchwork piece. The natural variations in the cowhide bring the texture and variety of pattern, while the neutral colors keep it sophisticated and masculine.
All in all, patchwork doesnít have to be vintage or country. New designs are bringing the once strictly shabby chic element to modern design. So in 2010 donít be afraid to try something new and at some patchwork to your world!