WSJ: Top 5 Interior Design Trends for 2016

Sisal samples Published Credit: Getty Images

Sisal samples Published Credit: Getty Images

SISAL AND JUTE

Of these two types of fiber rugs, sisals are the tougher but also the rougher. “They don’t feel soft or cushy on bare feet and are not very child- or pet-friendly,” said Mr. Corrigan. And jute lacks durability, said New York designer Philip Gorrivan.“It wears quickly, stains easily and is virtually un-cleanable.” Its worst offense? Ubiquity. “When you can get a rug for $140 at mainstream stores,” said Birmingham, Mich., designer Corey Damen Jenkins, “the trend has overstayed its welcome.”

Dec. 29, 2015 4:17 p.m. ET

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Keeps, David A. “Top 5 Interior Design Trends for 2016.” WSJ. N.p., 29 Dec. 2015. Web. 10 Apr. 2016. <http://www.wsj.com/articles/top-5-interior-design-trends-for-2016-1451423833?platform=hootsuite>.