spotlight AP Add color, texture to home decor with these on-trend materials By Cathy Hobbs, Tribune News Service May 23, 2020 May 23, 2020 0 Facebook Twitter WhatsApp SMS Email Print Save Materials in many interior environments serve as the icing on the cake. Materials can add interest, color and texture. Looking for ideas? Here are some hot trends. Concrete This material is a staple for those looking for an edgy, industrial vibe. From countertops to flooring and even furniture, concrete is a modern material. Two tables with concrete bases add an industrial element to the living space pictured here. Design Recipes Wood Wood adds instant warmth and texture. Looking for something unique? Consider using a large slab piece of wood with an organic edge or a wood accent piece. A solid wood slab table adds an organic element to a dining area. Design Recipes Faux fur Faux fur is a go-to for many interior designers. From toss pillows to furniture, faux fur adds instant texture and a touch of glamour. Design Recipes Lacquer While it may be a little bit more difficult to clean than matte finishes, lacquer adds a sense of shine and sheen. Design Recipes Faux bone From mirrors to accent pieces and even furniture, faux bone can add a global element. Design Recipes Rice paper and woven rope Texture adds a lot of interest to a space, and woven textures tend to be near the top of the list. Dreamstime Sheepskin Soft and sumptuous, sheepskin can be a great alternative to traditional rugs. Design Recipes Velvet When looking for upholstery options, consider velvet. Velvet is not only long-lasting and durable, it also adds a sense of elegance. Dreamstime Brass Brass materials and finishes are here to stay. Whether an accent or the primary finish, you can't go wrong with brass if you are looking for an elegant touch. Dreamstime Faux skin, such as shagreen Faux or "stamped" materials help add a sense of texture and depth. Dreamstime Tags Wire Prostoknow Home-garden Home-and-garden Design Interior Design Tns Dccjb Facebook Twitter WhatsApp SMS Email Print Save × Post a comment as Guest Emoticons [smile] [beam] [wink] [sad] [cool] [innocent] [rolleyes] [whistling] [lol] [huh] [tongue] [love] [sleeping] [yawn] [unsure] [angry] [blink] [crying] [ohmy] [scared] [sleep] [sneaky] [tongue_smile] [thumbdown] [thumbup] [censored] [happybirthday] [ban] [spam] [offtopic] [batman] [ninja] [pirate] [alien] Comment Text Cancel Post comment × Your comment has been submitted. Guest × Report Cancel Report Abuse ×Reported ×There was a problem reporting this. × Watch this discussion. Stop watching this discussion. Watch this discussion Get an email notification whenever someone contributes to the discussion Notifications from this discussion will be disabled. Cancel Start watching Stop watching (0) comments Welcome to the discussion. Log In Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK. Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything. Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person. Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article. Post a comment Watch this discussion. Stop watching this discussion. Most Popular Bryan demonstration against racism, police violence draws hundreds Friends remember Seana Mitchell as enthusiastic artist, dependable worker Bryan man accused of choking, threatening woman Police: Bryan woman arrested after 4-year-old found wandering unsupervised Bryan-College Station business, community leader Sammy Catalena laid to rest promotion E-Edition View The Eagle E-Edition promotion Brazos County Memories Order The Eagle's latest book on the history of Brazos County.