Gilded Age: Bring Glitz To Décor With Metallic Tones

As evident by the amount of copper, gold and other metal objects in stores and interior design magazines, it's safe to say that metallic home accents are enjoying their moment in the spotlight.

Despite this seemingly straightforward trend, things get a bit muddled when it comes to the specifics — shiny or tarnished, cool versus warm tones, which metallic finish is hot right now and others.

It can be hard to keep track of the new "it" metal: last year copper was en vogue; this year, brass is gaining popularity. To decode the particulars, local designers break down what's hot and how you can incorporate the look into your home.

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