Turquoise Touch

Cooling Down Summer with a Touch of Turquoise

August 9th, 2013 at 11:55pm by yotrio

Color is just as important to your outdoor space as it is finding the perfect set. Following Pantones color of the year Emerald 17-5641 TPX and winding down to the end of summer the energizing green is being toned down with a deep breezy blue. Design Happiness gives us examples of how easy it is to use these emerald and turquoise hues no matter if your style is traditional, contemporary or neutral. Turquoise is such an easy going color and the green …read more

Suburban Dream_lounge Chairs

Urban POP of Color

May 3rd, 2013 at 10:21pm by yotrio

Yes, we understand that this may look like a “plain jane”patio set. All white chairs, offset umbrella and a modest side table. But Yotrio’s eye for detail can spot the modern European styling paired with a clean yet bright geometric flair.  This set found in this month may issue of Frontgate catalogue is simple and refined. The pattern and application of color is what makes this set so distinctive. The color in the geometric patterned pillow on the chaise lounge …read more

Vintage Pallet

A Well Traveled Colour Pallet

May 1st, 2013 at 06:28pm by yotrio

This collection of vintage hotel labels takes color on a trip back though time to vacation destinations around the world. This color pallet collection put together by House Beautiful in this months May issue is fun and coastal with a retro appeal that opens up nicely to the outdoors. The cool blues and island greens lead you into a relaxed retreat that will not disappoint. Aquas and Eucalyptus are quickly energized by the Terra Cotta Rose, which is dusty enough …read more

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Alvar Aalto Lounge Chair

March 7th, 2013 at 12:32am by yotrio

This lounge chair embodies a relaxed comfortable style that makes you crave for a day soaking up the sun by the pool. This lounge chair originally designed by Alvar Aalto in the 1930’s stays true to his modernist style with the clean seductive lines that seem to wave and invite you to sit and stay awhile. Like most good designers Aalto was concerned with his “Gesamtkuntwerk” meaning the total artwork of his designs. He did not just design the chair …read more

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Valspar 2013 Color Trends

February 15th, 2013 at 06:13pm by yotrio

The new season is here and it sure is fresh! Valspar came out with three brand new Color Trend Stories that will brighten up and define your style for the New Year. Electro Noir is a technology inspired color trend that creates distinction between bright-saturated colors and rich grays. Much like staring into a computer screen there are big jumps of contrast between light/ dark and warm/ cool colors. This might be a little scary to think that Fluorescent Lime, …read more

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Dwell Studios Outdoor Trends

February 9th, 2013 at 12:43am by yotrio

While we were at the Market show in Las Vegas we stopped by to see Christiane Lemieux, Founder of DwellStudios and her presentation on Outdoor Trends that she put together for a collaborative project between DwellStudios, Robert Allen and Sunbrella. The presentation was fantastic- so much great inspiration. All of her trends are inspired by her travels so the color palettes she put together felt authentic and true to the style that she was representing. They all included bright saturated …read more

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Our Las Vegas Market Adventure

February 9th, 2013 at 12:22am by yotrio

Our trip to the Las Vegas Design Center was quite the adventure – Three huge buildings with 12-16 floors of showrooms. With our two days at the show we were able to walk most of the fabric, carpet, interior, décor and (of course) Outdoor showrooms while also attending seminars on upcoming trends and designers. I’ll just say this now. It was overwhelming. It was exciting. Wow. This was such a jam – packed show that we organized it into 8 …read more


Winter Las Vegas Market Show

January 26th, 2013 at 12:19am by yotrio

Trend research is something we pride ourselves with at Yotrio. You are only as good as the sum of your parts, and we all know that that loose block at the bottom of our Janga tower will be the one that makes the whole thing fall to the ground. Two of our designers are heading out to the Las Vegas Market show at the Las Vegas Design Center on Tuesday (January 28th) to analyze how the trends and new designs …read more

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House Beautiful Color Collection

January 19th, 2013 at 01:33am by yotrio

In this months issue of House Beautiful designers give their top color picks for interiors. Overall the colors have slightly muted tones of grey but still retain their vibrancy almost like velvet. The surrounding theme gives off a 17th and 16th century English sentiment. I can imagine these colors painted in the Sistine Chapel or donned on elaborately poufy dresses of the time. What is interesting in this article is that the designers found these colors in materials in their …read more

Scroll Chair with Retro Feel

January 5th, 2013 at 12:34am by yotrio

Pottery Barns Scroll Armchair automatically makes you think of the outdoor by transporting you to the center of your porch or garden. This chair is a poster child for our Vintage Vibe color trend.  Muted pastel colors with a romantic feel paired with the elegance of the antique scrolling gives this piece of furniture a feminine but sophisticated personality. Yotrio’s understanding of color trends is key to our ability to meet the needs of the modern consumer. We love this …read more