Part II: …Is Reflected in Your Interior Designs
January 29, 2016
by The Finished Space

In case you weren’t able to make it to the 2016 International Builders’ Show, or you just want to reminisce over the latest interior finishing styles and trends, we’ve got just what you’re looking for.

In addition to the expertly designed room vignettes and Rat Pack-inspired coffee bar we walked you through in a post earlier this week, we also featured Metrie Complete pre-painted mouldings in a gorgeous pergola in the center of the booth, gave you a sneak peek to the upcoming launch of our wainscot solutions, and inspired show attendees to use interior finishing products throughout the home.  All of this was created to arouse the designer inside each one of us!

Metrie Complete Pre-Painted Moulding

Metrie Complete is a patented, high-quality pre-painted moulding solution that saves professionals time and money, while offering a high-end looking result that homeowner’s value. It makes the installation of trim easier for everyone from the pro to the novice DIYer.

Column made from Metrie Complete pre-finished mouldings on display at IBS 2016.

The pre-painted mouldings were used to create the welcoming lounge area located in the central part of our booth, complete (no pun intended) with grand columns, a faux fireplace and custom-made mantel surround.

Metrie’s Then & Now Finishing Collection – Wainscot Solutions

Featured throughout the booth was a teaser of Metrie’s Then & Now Finishing Collections – Wainscot Solutions that will officially launch later this spring.

New moulding elements will be introduced that will help aide in the creation of amazing wall paneling, while alleviating the associated hassle of selecting all of the pieces.

The Socialite's Dressing Room featuring the Fashion Forward Collection at Metrie's 2016 IBS booth.

Amanda Forrest’s chic Socialite’s Dressing Room showcased the look that can be achieved. The wainscoting was finished in a glossy black color create a boldly hip space.

Create the Look

We believe every room tells a story, if you set the stage. The product solutions that we displayed during the show helped attendees grasp ideas and inspiration, as well as product knowledge.  This knowledge will help them and ultimately their clients, transform a space into a room where stories are shared and memories are created.

This is why fashion and interior finishings collided in our “Create the Look” section.  Some of Metrie’s regional moulding profiles were paired with the latest fashion styles and trends to spark creativity and have attendees looking at interior finishings in new ways and unique applications.

A space in Metrie's 2016 IBS booth with interior finishings that are modern yet gives a nod to the past.

Putting a spin on things to create an ultra-chic space, “Modern Geometry” was formed by incorporating vibrant art deco patterns juxtaposed with neutral finishings throughout. This combination creates a space that is modern with a nod to the past.

A space in Metrie's 2016 IBS booth with regal off-white wall paneling.

Our “New Romance” area utilized regal off-white wall paneling, alongside Pantone’s Color of the Year choices—cool tranquil blues and serene pinks, with layers of textured fabrics to embody a glamorous yet relaxing feel.

A space in Metrie's 2016 IBS booth with Craftsman style interior finishings, including rich brown tones and natural wood accessories.

The “Organic Living” section included Craftsman style finishings, with rich brown tones and natural wood accessories, to create a warm and inviting space.

Builder & Designer Challenge

While in Vegas, Metrie also launched an exciting new challenge that has a grand prize valued at over $25,000.

The exclusive Every Room Tells A Story – 2016 Builder & Design Challenge is opening to all professional builders, interior designers, architects, installers and remodelers.  For all the details, click here.

To see and read more about Metrie’s new International Builders’ Show booth and the inspiration behind the designs of the Metrie Then & Now Finishing Collection vignettes, click here!

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In addition to our perfectly coordinated Then & Now Finishing Collections,
Metrie offers thousands of quality interior finishing products in a
variety of wood species and materials, ideal for trade professionals and DIYers alike.