26 January, 2011

Prefall 2011-Pleats

By Lisa Peck, ASID
On the runway for Prefall 2011 one clear trend is pleats used in fresh ways.

Design by Burberry. Image via Harper's Bazaar.hbz-vuitton-pre-fall-2011GEX_101127_11_007-de-59255435

Design by Louis Vuitton. Image via Harper's Bazaar.

Think about all the ways you can use pleats in your home and then expand upon them...here are some inspiring pleat images.


Dressmaker beauty in a pleated bedskirt. Image via House Beautiful.


Pleated panel can define a bed. Image via House Beautiful.


Fresh pleats in a recent LiLu Interiors design.white-pillows-white-sofa-0211-de

This photo from House Beautiful shows how a touch of a trend can freshen up a space.Red ruffle

Do it yourself pleats can be created with the simple instructions for this pillow. (See info)_6302194

Or maybe a little touch of pleats with this pleated throw from Nordstrom.

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