home design trends Archive

Denim Design: The Jean-Look Is Hitting Home Decor

If you thought jeans were just for wearing, you are mistaken. Denim is becoming a hot fabric in home décor. ...
November 12, 2018

Bring on the Fringe in Home Decor

The 1970s are taking on a bigger influence in home decor lately. And the latest trend is definitely a nod to that era. ...
January 7, 2018

5 Design Trends You May Want to Avoid in Staging

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Stagers are embracing some of the latest home design trends in freshening up homes for-sale (view this “Dressed to Sell” slideshow). But some trends, they’re thinking twice about incorporating. “If you’re too trendy,...

Home Trend Watch: Welcome Back the ‘Specialty Room’

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR(R) Magazine As economic conditions improve, “special function” rooms within homes are seeing a resurgence, according to findings from the American Institute of Architects’ Home Design Trends Survey for the second quarter. “As home sizes...

3 Hot Kitchen Trends for 2014

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Three big kitchen trends are expected to heat up in 2014: black countertops, open shelving or glass-front cabinets, and darker paint colors, according to a survey of 2,000 adults for Zillow Digs Home...

Trend Watch: Kitchens Are Getting Larger, Bathrooms Are Getting Cozier

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine The recession had sparked home owners to be more modest with designs of kitchens and bathrooms, but the improving economy is making home owners want more out of their house. Residential architects are...
April 15, 2011

10 Autumn Home Design & Décor Trends

By Elaine Williamson, Elaine Williamson Designs With temperatures reaching record highs throughout the U.S., thoughts of autumn seem but a woeful wish. The fall season evokes thoughts of home and hearth, as families and friends eagerly anticipate re-connecting with...