#3 Better Mattresses – Ever since hotels began replacing their mattresses with more heavenly versions, consumers have been upgrading their own homes with better mattresses and pillows. For Fall 2012, look for a move away from plush pillow-tops to streamlined, flatter beds.
#4 Console seating – Once a luxury product in need of a designated home theater room, theater seating today is going anywhere there’s a big-screen TV. And the console loveseat is the rising star. Perfect for small spaces and budgets, it’s as fully loaded as home theater sofas and sectionals, including cup holders, storage console, plush arms, headrest and chaise-style ottomans, multiple comfort positions and power.