Photo Gallery: Ten Highlights from Interior Design Show West

The 10th annual Interior Design Show West highlighted the key home and interior design trends for the fall 2014 season. Here are our top 10 picks in pictures

September 29, 2014

Use of natural and reclaimed materials is still a major West Coast trend
Unique furniture pieces displaying true craftsmanship are this fall's home essential
The backlash against cookie-cutter manufactured furniture was clear at IDSwest
A notable trend for bright colours is combined here with this year's fashion towards large, statement art pieces
The trend for popping colours extended to major items such as this Avani kitchen
The other key fall colour trend was warm earth tones, especially in European designs
Text and graffiti on walls and in art was a notable theme at the show...
... with interior neon signs making a particularly splashy comeback
Living walls and surfaces - including this dining room ceiling - were everywhere
And finally, sophisticated lighting schemes took this year's metallics trend to new heights

The 10th annual Interior Design Show West, which ran from Thursday September 25 to Sunday September 28, showcased the designs and products from across the home and interior design industry. And it seemed that for every year the show has run, there was a major new trend on display. Scroll through the 10 images above for examples of the key home fall fashions we identified.

Joannah Connolly is editorial director of Glacier Real Estate, Glacier Media's real estate division. Joannah writes and curates real estate news for Glacier Media's local newspaper websites, including the Vancouver Courier, North Shore News, Burnaby Now, Tri-City News and others. She also oversees editorial content in Real Estate Weekly Homes, West Coast Condo, Western Investor and Glacier's special real estate publications. A dual Canadian-British citizen, Joannah has 22 years of journalism and editing experience in Vancouver and London, with a background in construction, architecture, healthcare and business media. Joannah has appeared on major local TV outlets as a real estate commentator, has moderated and spoken on various industry panels, and spent two years hosting the Real Estate Therapist radio show on Roundhouse Radio.
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