See ya, subway tiles and back-challenging stools. Glen Coben, the designer behind Kreuther Handcrafted Chocolate and Carbone in New York City, tells us the restaurant styles that’ll be hot (and not) this year.

By Elyse Inamine
Updated May 24, 2017
Courtesy of RH

Instead of French bistro tumblers...beaker-like Borosil glassware. $29 for 6;

Instead of pendant lights...angular, industrial-looking Varick Chandelier. $1,095;

Instead of backless stools...sleek Bacco Barstool with lumbar support. From $645;

Instead of subway tiles...showstopping metallic wallpaper From $60/yard;

Instead of gold cutlery...chunky, mod cutlery $110 for 5 pieces;

Instead of rustic stoneware...simple, line-rimmed enamelware $80 for 4 dinner plates;