What We Love About: Nailhead Trim

Posted In Knowledge - 03/13/2017

You see it everywhere, this topical trend that is based on historical detailing.  Nailhead trim once was simply a way to help attach upholstery to the frame, has continued as a decorative extra that has stood the test of time and found a resurgence in style.  We can’t get enough of it.

Frequently embellishing French chairs of the past with ornate finishes and covered in anything from velvet, brocade to leather, today you find nailhead trim on clean simple silhouettes, refined rustic pieces and even incorporated into industrial-style furnishings.

Sofas, dining chairs, headboards, and kids rooms – there’s no telling where it will pop up next:

On living room sofas nailhead trim makes a refined statement in any style from casual transitional, classic leather to plush and elegant contemporary.

In the dining room, nailhead trim can be found on upholstered chairs and occasionally on tables – pictured here on transitional, industrial, and traditional dining rooms.

Nailhead trim detailing featured on the headboard and storage drawers as well as a mirror frame and dresser gives this kids bedroom set a unique character.

Nailhead trim is a handsome addition to this club-style chair and elegant finishing touch to this deco-print footrest.

Accentuates the lines on this matching vanity and stool set while a double row stands out on this upholstered storage bench.

And finally, on headboards from rustic wrought iron to opulent modern, nailhead trim creates a unique and refined finishing touch that makes an enduring statement of quality and attention to detail.

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