Top Design Trends for Today’s Homes

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Wondering what’s hot and what’s not for interior design today? Whether you’re hoping to create a buyer-friendly look as you prep your home for sale, or just want to update the look of your home, these finishes will help keep your home on trend in today’s market.

On the Walls: Neutrals are still in, but cold whites are fading away in favor of softer whites. Warm whites and neutrals help make a space feel warmer and more welcoming.

On the Floors: Wood is still in. Hard surface manufacturers continue to push towards replicating natural wood in tile, vinyl and laminate options. Newer materials are also on the rise including waterproof carpet, vinyl and laminate and eco-friendly options.

In the Kitchen: Designers are moving away from all white kitchens. Add splashes of color in deep blue, green or grey. Contrasting metals in hardware and fixtures are also on trend.

Off the Presses: Recent enhancements and modern materials have increased the quality of faux finishes. Choices like marble and concrete will likely see a decrease as they are replaced by faux options, which are a fraction of the cost and easier to install.

For the Future: Builders and buyers are becoming more environmentally aware. Current trends include eco-friendly materials and processes that will have a long-term positive impact on the environment.

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