Modern Maximalism - Trend Report

Only time will tell if reports of Minimalism's death have been greatly exaggerated, but there can be no doubt that Maximalism is making its bombastic presence known in almost every modern design discipline. From fashion runways to interior design schemes, understatement and restraint have been traded in for vivid print-and-pattern combinations, densely layerd floral motifs, and emphatic colorways that are anything but demure. Far from being symbols of tastelss excess, our favorite emblems of the modern Maximalism trend take over-the-top beauty to dizzying heights, illustrating why contemporary design lovers are justified in coming back for more—and more.

Tory Burch Gemini Link Shoulder Bag

— Via Tory Burch.com

The fashion designer Tory Burch has introduced the Gemini Link Printed Chain Shoulder Bag—laden with a colorful floral motif—as a spring 2017 'must-have.'

Our favorite emblems of the modern Maximalism trend take over-the-top beauty to dizzying heights.

Kartell Kabuki Floor Lamp

Kartell's brand new injection moulded Kabuki Floor Lamp is a monochromatic, intricately decorative modern lighting design, and unequivocal statement piece. Designed by Ferruccio Laviani, Kabuki features a top-to-toe lacey surface area that emits diffused, nuanced light throgh its dazzlingly detailed perforated structure.

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