Home furniture for 2009 shows an interesting mix of affordability, functionality, and a sense of nostalgia. Along with all these trends, the new home furniture offerings from manufacturers show a smaller scale and small-space friendly choices in kids' furniture.
Creative storage ideas seem to be in great demand. It could be due to shrinking home sizes, or simply a desire for multitasking and greater efficiency. Our furniture is simply a reflection of how we see ourselves. We want our homes to be organized, peaceful and clutter free.
A concern for the environment and a greater sense of personal responsibility have created a demand for green furniture. Green furniture is on its way to becoming mainstream and it helps that a lot of green furniture is very well designed.
Another trend is the presence of furniture design inspired by different cultures and parts of the world, akin to bringing the world to your home.
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