A popular trend in home architecture, the open floor plan continues to fascinate home buyers and those looking to renovate older homes. If planned and decorated properly, a home with an open floor layout can be spectacular. We look at the challenges of open plan living – and how to avoid design mistakes.
From earth tones to vibrant shades, teals and navy to patterns, curvy furniture, throwback details, indoor gardens and, of course, smart technology, it’s “anything goes” in 2020 home decor trends. Get ready to explore the designs that are popping up in the American home this year – and beyond.
Move aside boring beige carpet! These 2020 flooring trends take classic designs and improve them by adding a modern twist. Whether you’re looking for the finishing touch for your new build or want to add some life to your remodel, here’s what's new in flooring for 2020.
Tired of the old-fashioned vanity and utilitarian tub-shower in your bathroom? Ready to get rid of those eyesores and jazz up the boring floor and wall tiles? There are plenty of hot design trends in 2020 to spark your bathroom upgrade. Take notes as we walk through the innovative trends in bathrooms.
While some homeowners gravitate to cookie-cutter homes, others dream of building a house that will stand out! That’s why we’ve put together this list of our favorite unique house plans. The homes have unusual features and floor plans that set them apart, adding to their functionality, curb appeal, fun, and livability.
From splashes of color to mix-and-match lighting, huge islands, showy backsplashes, warm finishes, sleek cabinetry, and smart technology, this year brings plenty of stylish kitchen design trends that may work for that “chef who needs the latest.” Here are popular kitchen trends that can spice up the heart of the home.
What’s your fancy? An amazing one-story home with a spacious Great Room and all the amenities on one level? Or a fabulous two-story home with the social and work spaces on the main level and living quarters on the upper level? Here are factors to consider when facing that decision.
Designing a loft space can be really tricky, as every square inch needs to have a purpose. To be successful, you need to plan ahead. With the right end goal in mind, you’ll be able to achieve a functional space that’s also very livable. Here’s how to do it.
With a description like “Zero Energy Home,” can such a house’s design be exciting and attractive? The answer is yes. It’s rapidly rising in popularity because of the super-efficiency, green footprint, comfort, security, and healthy environment that it provides for families – and it can come in every size and architectural style.
Facing questions of what comes next in house designs in 2020 – and the new decade – can be tricky and challenging. But residential architects and designers seem to be up to the task of predicting trends that reflect the moods, attitudes, and sensibilities of homeowners and buyers. Here’s our verdict for 2020.