Home Trends Archive

Hot Home Trend: Geometric Patterns in Décor

Color forecaster Pantone cited geometric patterns as one of the top home design trends to watch in 2018. Shapes and, in particular, circular ones are being showcased in more home decor. ...
June 4, 2018

Hot Home Trend: Edison Bulbs

Does your listing’s lighting need a contemporary makeover? Edison bulbs may be the answer. These clear glass light bulbs, in which the center is exposed, can make your lighting stand out....
May 21, 2018

What’s the Buzz Behind the Lagom Home Style?

Just when everyone was getting their hygge on—a new staging style has taken hold. Instead of it being all about cozying up your home décor, now it’s all about stripping it down and being minimal....
May 7, 2018

Hot Home Trend: Stylish Cowhide

From rustic to modern to even the most luxurious interiors, homeowners are sprucing up their spaces with cowhide. ...
April 30, 2018

Hot Home Trend: Double-Pocket Doors That Make a Statement

Pocket doors are not only getting a chic makeover in recent years, but they really can be key to solving some design challenges in small spaces too. And for the “wow” factor, try a double-pocket door....
April 9, 2018

Light it Up: Add a Party Vibe to Your Outdoor Staging

Stringed bulbs of lights are becoming a “hot” outdoor trend this year. Use them to stage a dusk photo op or to spice up your next twilight open house. ...
April 2, 2018

Hot Home Trend: Bring on the Velvet

We’re seeing a revival of the 1960s love for velvet in home décor. Velvet has been making its way into more fashion and now it’s expected to make a bigger splash in home décor in 2018....
March 19, 2018

Does the Color Purple Have a Place in Staging?

Pantone selected Ultra Violet as its 2018 Color of the Year. The vibrant color is popping up in more fashion, but when it comes to home design, is it just too bold for staging?...
March 12, 2018

2018 Home Trends to Guide Your Staging

Industry influencers share what they feel are the top trends in single-family homes for 2018. These trends reflect what home buyers were looking for, and what potential sellers and real estate pros can do to help make properties more...
March 5, 2018

Hot Home Trend: Go Big With Your Tile

Supersized tiles are making over more floors, and this may be welcome news to many homeowners. Large format tiles means less grout to clean. The large tile trend may be partially motivated out of function, not just aesthetics....
February 26, 2018