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In Brief: 2012 Top Design Trends, Get the Stats, Keep Your Issues Coming!

Design expert Carbotti, CORT pick top 2012 trends Warm colors, furniture that works indoors and out, and better event budgets that will permit higher-end furnishings will be some of the top trends this year, according to an analysis released yesterday by event design expert Richard Carbotti of Perfect Surroundings and Kevin Dana, director of marketing for CORT Event Furnishings. Other big trends: mixing patterns, textures and styles, modular seating, and increasing use of social media to extend the reach of special events …

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