Apr 26, 2022
Las Vegas Market offers three new trends for Summer 2022

Las Vegas Market’s proprietary FIRST LOOK forecast features three new trends – Beach Bound, Overlay and Purple Prose – inspired by destinations, moods and popular colors. These trends will be showcased through product available at the market via programming, vignettes, a guidebook and more during the July 24-28, 2022 market at World Market Center Las Vegas.

Las Vegas Market FIRST LOOK trends

“The Summer 2022 FIRST LOOK trends consider how iconic locations, sentiments and color preferences can guide interior and product design,” said Dorothy Belshaw. “The FIRST LOOK programming is an actionable style direction for buyers looking to have must-have product going into the 2022 holiday season.”

Three Summer 2022 FIRST LOOK Trends

BEACH BOUND

FIRST LOOK sets course for the coast this summer in search of what PANTONE® calls “saltwater healing” and “mellow escapism.” What makes this retreat to water, sand and sun look fresh and new for 2022 and beyond? Luscious pastels, revitalizing aqua hues and tropical mainstays. Product categories for Beach Bound are outdoor dining and lounge furniture; textiles including beach towels, throws and all-weather pillows and area rugs; personal care products, fragrances and candles; accessories including beach bags, sunglasses and hats; hostess gifts; dinnerware and glassware; destination wedding essentials; stationery; and wall decor that evokes beach scenes, ocean vibes and atmospheric light effects.

OVERLAY

Like an “Insta” filter than instantly lends softness, solemnity, or sentimentality to cherished photos and casual snapshots alike, FIRST LOOK’s neutrals showcase captures an elegant mood by way of nuanced details, captivating textures and intriguing forms. Beyond the nod to warmth and subtle luxury, Overlay presents interesting linear patterns, bas relief details and complex textures. Overlay strikes a Minimalist Maximalism chord that’s open, airy, livable and reverential. Product categories for Overlay are leather and fabric upholstery; accent tables and pedestals; shelving solutions; area rugs with lustrous effects; lighting fixtures; barware; and wall decor.

PURPLE PROSE

Incoming purples and reds set a stage for a range of sentiments and moods, from festive and vibrant to regal and healthful. Here, tints and shades intermingle with classic and modern patterns. Color references are PANTONE Lychee 18-1654, PANTONE Anemone 19-2033, PANTONE Sparkling Grape 19-3336, PANTONE Phalaenopsis 15-3216, PANTONE Rose Violet 17-2624 and PANTONE Very Peri 17-3938. FIRST LOOK casts colors from recent PANTONE® forecasts in a bedroom/lounge backdrop. Product categories for Purple Prose are bedroom furniture (nightstands, dressers, and chests); bedding ensembles; space-saving media consoles; area rugs; stationary upholstery; glassware and glass decorative accessories; jewelry; wall décor including mirrors; candles; and lighting.

FIRST LOOK is the hallmark of Las Vegas Market’s unmatched interactive trend programming. Buyers will have the opportunity to explore products by Las Vegas Market exhibitors in a pre-market webinar on Wednesday, July 13 at 1:00 p.m. PST; an at-market seminar on Monday, July 25 at 11:00 a.m. PST; on tour on Tuesday, July 25 at 12:30 p.m. PST; in trend vignettes across the World Market Center Las Vegas campus; and in a digital guide.

Together these experiences create a roadmap for buyers as they explore Las Vegas Market’s thousands of furniture, gift and home décor lines. Registration and additional information about FIRST LOOK programming are available at LasVegasMarket.com/Explore/News-and-Trends/First-Look.

All Las Vegas Market exhibitors are invited to submit products for editorial consideration from April 27 through June 2, 2022. Submissions must include high-resolution imagery (at least 5”x7”, 300 dpi) and the product submission form available online at: LasVegasMarket.com/Exhibit/Advertising-and-Sponsorship-Opportunities/Submit-to-First-Look.

Las Vegas Market is the leading home furnishings and gift market in the western U.S., presenting thousands of furniture, home décor and gift resources in an unrivaled market destination. Las Vegas Market’s diverse product offerings allow for cross-category commerce among these industries. The next Las Vegas Market runs July 24-28, at World Market Center Las Vegas. Registration is open now at LasVegasMarket.com.




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