Trend Forecasting


For Spring 2020, IMC TrendWatch celebrates avian motifs and patterns inspired by nature’s colorful creatures. Artful abstracts nestle with feathery motifs and patterns. Greens, blues, and incoming reds are hue headliners.

Las Vegas Market

Nine Muses Media's Julie Smith Vincenti shares the exclusive FIRST LOOK Winter 2020 trends forecast, "Seize the Decade," with Las Vegas Market attendees Jan. 27, 2020. Key takeaways: Minimalism challenges Maximalism in 2020; tween and teen personal accessories, gifts, and home accents earn social media cred; PANTONE's 2020 Color of the Year, Classic Blue, takes on multiple personalities; and small-scale living rises to the occasion.

Product Curation & Display

Cool & Composed

Neutral hues, a mix of materials, and subtle Southwest and tropical patterns reign in "Cool & Composed," a vignette featured during Winter 2020 Las Vegas Market. Featured in Las Vegas Review Journal, January 28, 2020.


MAX, an IMC TrendWatch product display from Spring 2019 High Point Market, imagines a Maximalism-meets-Millennials mashup of bold colors and  floral patterns. Featured products: Stella sofa and Isabella ottoman from Sylvester Alexander, Ashton end table from Belle Meade Signature,  wallpaper from MuralSources by Paul Montgomery, and "Coco & Denim," a giclée canvas by Jeff Schaub for RFA Decor.

Trend Forecasting


Living fully and decorating confidently ... Nine Muses Media presented COMPLEMENTS, its first Maximalist interior presentation, during Spring 2019 High Point Market. Expressive and adventurous, this product display featured an eco-aware color palette and a mashup of floral patterns.


Urban environments transition to suburban floor plans as older Millennials achieve new wealth and reach the crossroads of marriage and family. TRANSITIONS, IMC’s Spring 2017 TrendWatch vignette, illustrates this life stage progression. Featured brands include: Go-Go Pendant from Currey & Company; Haute House Giraffe and Haute House Zebra wall decor from GreenBox Art; “Her III” wall decor from Leftbank Art; Luminaire table lamp from Home Trends & Design; two-drawer desk from Gus Design Group; dining chair from Worlds Away; Kitab alphabet pouf from Lil’ Pyar; and Vestige wallpaper by Vahallan.


After seasons of lattice patterns and symmetry, IMC TrendWatch's FRAGMENTATION trend report ushered in favor for asymmetry, Op Art, and geometric abstraction. Curated for the urban Millennial, this Fall 2016 High Point Market product installation featured dozens of home furnishings brands, including wall decor from Wendover Art, Wendy Concannon and Bobby Berk; wallpaper from York Wallcoverings; and furniture from Noir Furniture.