Imperfect is the new perfect: a handmade ceramic vessel created by Nancy Fire showcases the beauty of imperfection when natural materials and craft come together. Studio NYC’s textured canvas and a large-scale hammered metal candlestick bring in more subtle texture.
Picnics aren't just for parks and other pastoral settings. Just because you live in an apartment doesn't mean you can't host a high-end picnic on a balcony or terrace. Take advantage of the light and green surroundings and echo those features in your tablescape. Here trend expert Nancy Fire sets the scene for a Cast Shadows-themed urban picnic at her home in New York City.
A major new trend on the home front, Heirloom translates to rich, vintage accessories, furniture and decor, dark florals and luxurious fabrics and surfaces mixed with modern touches. You can bring the [Heirloom](http://www.hgtv.com/design/decorating/design-101/trend-spotting-heirloom-pictures?syc=applenews_hgtv-create-a-cozy-living-room-vignette) look to your own home with a few clever choices. In trend spotter Nancy Fire's Manhattan living room, cozy pillows from [Studio NYC](https://www.studionycdesign.com/) exemplify the lush Heirloom look.
From Rina Menardi’s organic ceramics to the Marsala-inspired cottage in Wales, we are seeing tones of berries through shades of Marsala working side by side, creating refreshing ways to use these color families.
The green tones are a mix of many shades and tints within the green color story along with great painted textures that create a weathered look and feel especially combined with this rustic exposed brick wall.