ICFF 2014: Copper

There was no shortage of metallic detailing at ICFF this year and, best of all, copper seemed to be a real star. Brass and gold always get the most attention (and I’ll post about them later today), but this year copper had its moment in a big way. From bathroom fixtures and lighting to table legs and shelving brackets, copper was a popular choice and a welcome change from the iron/steel/powder-coated something we’re used to seeing. Here are my favorite copper stars from the show, I hope they’ll inspire everyone to give copper a shot if you need a little change from the all-brass-all-the-time trend that’s happening right now. xo, grace

[Image above: Souda‘s beautiful new copper brackets. I can’t wait to order these.]

[Image above: Brooklyn Watermark‘s copper faucet]

Click through for my favorite copper pieces from ICFF 2014

Images above: copper pendant lighting from &tradition Copenhagen.

Images above: Copper pendant lighting, shelf detailing, wallpaper and table legs all from Michele Varian.

Images above: Copper table legs and mirror detailing from Volk.

Image above: The Welles pendant by Gabriel Scott

Image above: Copper pendant lamp by Liqui

  1. I didn’t get a chance to go to the ICFF, and it’s always a fun show, so thanks for covering it! I love copper (used copper foil in our new collection) and am especially drawn to those copper table legs and shelf brackets.


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