Top Outdoor Living Trends for 2018
Top Colors for 2018: Blue & Gray
Metallics will also be trending for 2018.
Preferred Cushion Patterns: Solids & Abstracts/Geometrics
Preferred Pillow Patterns: Abstracts/Geometrics & Stripes
Trim Options: Contrast Piping
What Consumers Want in Outdoor Fabrics:
"Durability, easy of maintenance, classic looks that won't need replaced every season, comfort, to look like an indoor fabric."
"Long-lasting fabrics that increase the life of their cushions."
"They want fabrics that will complement color families used in the inside."
"Softness, durability, color and easy maintenace."
"They are asking for something "different"- something they can't get from the big box stores."
Source: PBM Strategic Insights, 2017 Casual Living