At last week’s Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) in Las Vegas, designers were able to catch a glimpse into up-and-coming trends for cabinets and countertops. Houzz contributor Erin Carlyle says dark tones for both product categories were seen throughout the event, as well as engineered surfaces inspired by natural and industrial materials. Read on to see what other trends emerged. Navy Cabinets Remain a Trend, and White Warms Up Navy cabinets are also still quite popular, a
Kitchen islands are one of the most popular and useful design elements in the kitchen sphere. Remodelers can take this popular element to a different level for homeowners by integrating several features like waterfall countertops, under-counter appliances, and hidden charging stations, according to Fredericksburg.com. Here's a list of elements to consider on your next kitchen island. Do you agree with the suggestions? Waterfall Countertops
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The ensuite bathroom may be one of the most functional spaces in your home but homeowners realize it can also make a design statement. As they worry less about decorating and renovating with the next buyer in mind, they’re letting their personal likes and dislikes guide them. “We’re redecorating the idea of what a bathroom is,” says Benjamin John Ouellette of BJOID in Waterloo. That could mean forgoing traditional white subway tiles in favour of patterned French- or Spanish-i
Once you try these, there's literally no going back. Cooking is a ton of work—especially when you've been running around all day and have zero energy to care when dinnertime rolls around—but there are some insane new features (all of them in our Whole Home project's kitchen) that make cooking a total breeze. And many of them help you actually eat healthier, too, so it's an all-around win. If you think you've seen everything there is to see when it comes to smart features, tru
Flooring is better and more colorfully varied today, giving remodelers a lot more options to complement a room’s decor The flooring market is being transformed as consumer preferences migrate toward better-quality, higher-priced goods. Driven in large part by recent innovations—wood-plastic composites (WPC), rigid core luxury vinyl, pet protection, soft carpet, and more—plus technological advancements like high-definition printing and constantly changing design trends, floori
A recent report from the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) shows homeowners are increasingly using technology in their kitchen, causing potential ripple effects impacting kitchen design. The report tallied responses from homeowners aged 25-65 planning a kitchen remodel in the next two years. According to the report, the top three areas where consumers seek knowledge from their designers are in smart appliances, Wi-Fi connectivity, and centralized lighting controls.