Bad design trends we hope die in 2009
Toss the heavy brocade curtains and warm up that industrial kitchen. The experts weigh in on the worst in home decorating.
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Fake suzanis: "Traditional suzanis are beautiful, but now all the big-name décor stores have done their own mass-manufactured versions of the designs. Instead, Id recommend African textiles like Kuba and hand-woven Yoruba cloths. They are more austere and sustainable, and they mix with traditional and modern even better than the color-saturated suzanis."
-- Peter Dunham, interior designer and retailer