Smoked glass and see-through accessories and lighting inject that trending ’70s vibe.

Barely-There Drapery

“People are really loving the airy, ethereal effect that yards of sheer fabric can create,” says Calgary interior designer Reena Sotropa. “Wall-to-wall sheers will finish off a space beautifully without making it feel too stuffy. This, in combination with the soft, diffused light that results, makes sheer drapery a winner.”

Designer Inspo

Design firms McIntyre Bills, Elena Del Bucchia Design and Amanda Hamilton Design demonstrate how sheer drapes diffuse light and add a touch of effortless luxury.

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Get the Look: Translucent Texture

"Glass pieces—which will continue to be very popular through 2018—are presented in rich, warm, layered forms."—Rachel Martinuk, Ste. Marie Art and Design, Vancouver

Trend_Light_004.jpg Smoke on the Water This Bilbao coffee table (from $769) is black-grey glass on concrete for effortless cool. boconcept-vancouver.ca

Trend_Light_005.jpg Double Bubble It’s a marriage of flirty pink tints and sci-fi with Tom Dixon’s Bump series (from $95). informinteriors.com

Trend_Light_006.jpg Nothing to Hide We love the subtle texture of these mouth-blown glass bowls ($385) by German-based Guaxs. providehome.com

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