The laundry room has come a very long way in a very short time. It used to be that not much thought went beyond the washer and dryer…and maybe a shelf or drying rack. But today’s laundry rooms are more than a mere afterthought. Changing demographics and busier lifestyles have lead to better organization and
Although it’s not a brand new design concept, two-tone cabinets are one of the hottest trends in kitchen design right now. There is no steadfast “rule” that says all finishes in a space have to match. In fact, many designers will tell you that using contrasting colors and/or finishes can go a very long way
Just like the kitchen sink area, the bathroom sink is one of the hardest working areas in the home. Last month, we took a look at the top trending products and concepts for the kitchen sink. And as in the kitchen, the bath is seeing an explosion of new and interesting ideas for the sink.
The cabinetry may be the highlight of any kitchen, but it has a hardworking companion that’s finally getting the recognition it deserves—the kitchen sink. More than just a place to rinse vegetables and clean up dishes, the sink has evolved into a vital workspace in the kitchen. Sinks are becoming larger and more elaborate and
Once again kitchen and bath industry professionals met in Orlando to experience the latest trends and products at the annual Design & Construction Week. At the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS), which took place January 10 through 12, manufacturers, designers, architects, and trendsetters focused on the newest and most noteworthy products, projects, and concepts.
Granny Smith apples, cucumbers, Avocados, grass, and new buds of spring …all of these describe Greenery (PANTONE 15-0343), the 2017 Pantone Color of the Year. The idolized color experts say that this is the color that symbolizes what we see taking place in our global culture right now. It serves a reflection of society’s current
Though it’s the most utilitarian room in the home (save for, perhaps, the kitchen), today’s bathroom is a big deal! Homeowners are spending more time, effort, and money designing bathroom spaces. And manufacturers are helping designers and homeowners alike let their imaginations run wild with some pretty unique products. What are the emerging trends for
Although the sink serves a highly functional purpose in the bathroom, it can also be a vessel of statement-making style. As the trend toward spa-like bathrooms continues (with no signs of slowing), homeowners and designers alike are taking more risks. They’re using unique shapes, vivid colors, and bold materials to make a personal statement not
Rustic-chic mud/laundry room combo by Faye Crowe Architect, Genesee, CO. Photo courtesy of Jon Eady Photographer. The mud room may have gotten its start in more rural areas of the country where a place to shed dirty footwear, outwear, and wet clothing before entering the main house came in handy. But today, the mudroom is
You may think “vintage” when you think of reclaimed wood, but here is an example of a sleek, modern space by AMEK Custom Builders that uses reclaimed wood to create a striking accent wall. Photo via Houzz. Sometimes, the smallest details can make the biggest difference. Nowhere is that more true than in interiors. If