Keeping Up With The Best Trends
Benjamin Moore’s 2021 Color of the Year: Aegean Teal
A blend of blue-green and gray, Aegean Teal 2136-40 is an intriguing mid-tone that creates a natural harmony.
10 Interior Design Trends That Will Rule 2020
Be it a window-side perch with a great view or cozy reading niche, seating that’s built-in adds character to a room and can be an excellent space-saving technique. Fun architectural details like this are going to have a big moment in2020.
After the proliferation of white subway tile during the last decade, it’s only natural that the pendulum would swing the other way. Enter statement tile. We’re seeing bold, patterned tile being used in both small (just a backsplash) and big (floor-to-ceiling bathrooms) ways.
Another architectural detail that’s burgeoning is the arch—specifically curved doorways and windows that channel Greece’s cave houses. The pared-down treatment is smooth and clean-lined without ornate detailing. Not ready to commit to structural changes at home? Give the trend a try with an arched wall mirror.
Considering the popularity of indoor plants and living walls in recent years, it comes as no surprise that green thumbs would want to take their plant habit to the next level with an indoor garden. These small-scale plots bring the outdoors in and give residents a chance to commune with nature from the comfort of their own home.
16 Home Décor Trends That Are Going to Rule the Rest of 2020
- Multifunctional Spaces – As more and more people transition to working and teaching children from home, designer Emily Spanos of Emily June Designs says making spaces more multifunctional will stay trendy.
- Bold Prints – When it comes to trendy wall coverings, Spanos says eye-catching patterns and prints will reign supreme for the rest of 2020.
- Painted Vanities – Few things brighten up a dated piece of furniture faster than a crisp coat of bright paint, which is why designer Marika Meyer believes painted vanities will still be big in 2020.
- Antique Decor – Much like the move away from fast fashion, designer Liz Wilson of MC1R Studio says interior design is increasingly utilizing vintage and antique pieces. “The craftsmanship is often superior and usually has a story,” she says.
Interior Design and Décor Trends to Expect in 2020
According to Annie Elliot of Annie Elliott Interiors, bold wallpaper is not going anywhere in 2020. Mural wallpaper has started to creep up in home decor, but expect it to get even more popular next year.
Bring Back Brass
Designer Amy Kartheiser expects homeowners will continue to embrace brass throughout the home. From kitchen cabinetry to light fixtures to bathroom vanities, brass is a lovely way to give a space a vintage feel and add character to nearly any room.
New Home Designs Reflect Needs The Pandemic Created
The toilet paper shortage of 2020, like everything else about the pandemic, is having an effect on home designs as they change to keep up with the way we live today.
Four Pandemic Related Housing Trends With Staying Power
Home trends come and go, but social distancing and staying at home have ushered in a new way of life—and some of those changes have spurred home trends that are likely to stick around well past the COVID-19 era.
Petite & Pro-Style
Small-footprint kitchens can be challenging to design because of their limited size. However, these designers don’t shy away from the task of creating functional, luxurious spaces.
The hub of the home, a well-designed mudroom keeps everyone organized for a smooth start (or finish) to their day.
- Open storage provides quick access to items used daily
- Designated cubbies help minimize clutter and misplaced items
- Custom cabinets and decorative molding offer the look of a built-in
- Integrated seating provides a place for putting on or taking off shoes, as well as additional storage
White Quartz Countertop Ideas
White countertops are one of the hottest trends in kitchen and bathroom design today. With the rise in popularity of all-white kitchens and chic, minimalist style, white counters give your space a sleek, light, bright and airy look. Coupled with the durable, low-maintenance nature of quartz, you can’t go wrong with white quartz countertops in your kitchen or bathroom.