According to the Wall Street Journal (Dec., 2015) black metal is in. Decorate with wrought iron that suggests old world style and sophistication. Complement your use of black metal with rich fabrics like brocades and tapestries. The exposed look of open, garage-like shelves are passé. It’s time to grow up, dress up and feel like a million bucks.

Important feng shui colors for 2016 are red, burgundy and pink to honor the year of the yang fire monkey (Bing Shen).