ICFF 2013 Trends: Brass & Gold

by Grace Bonney

There hasn’t been an ICFF in the past few years where gold & brass didn’t make a big appearance. And really, if it keeps popping up in gorgeous modern versions like these, I’m totally fine with that. Last year the brass felt a tiny bit rougher and more patina-ed, but this year designers seemed to really embrace shine. From glittering chandeliers to tiny gold perforated baskets, there was something gold and brassy for every style. Here are my favorite 15 pieces from the show…xo, grace

Image above: Chandelier by Charles de Lisle at The Future Perfect

Image above: A series of beautiful brass lighting by Tom Dixon

Images above: I loved this hanging light by Josef Hoffman, designed in 1907. The brass elements are handmade. Currently produced by Woka Vienna.

More new brass & gold designs from ICFF 2013 after the jump…

Image above: Great modern pendant lighting by Studio Dunn of Providence.

Images above: Lighting by Apparatus. This booth was so so lovely.

Image above: I loved this standing lamp from Woka Vienna, originally designed in 1928.

Image above: Bend‘s gold wire table.

Image above: Colin Wilson’s brass-detailed seating.

Image above: Candlesticks by Danny Duquemin-Sheil

Image above: I love the brass detail on this mirror at O & G Design‘s booth.

Image above: Pendants from Innermost UK

Image above: Colin Wilson’s Desktop Empire

Image above: I loved the brass handles on this Blu Dot furniture.

Image above: The gold base on Ellen Thomas‘ table light was so cute.

Image above: Shiny gold and cork lamps from Morten and Jonas.

Images above: Gold and brass pieces from Tom Dixon‘s Eclectic Series

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