Two-tone kitchen cabinets.
Keep upper cabinets white or neutral for a clean, timeless feel, then go crazy with the lower cabinets by playing with various wood tones and deeper colors to take your kitchen in two different style directions.
Outdoor fabric used indoors.
Outdoor fabrics are becoming increasingly hard to distinguish from traditional indoor fabrics, and many people are bringing them inside, where their durability makes them perfect for high-traffic dining room and living room furniture, as shown here.
Large-format tiles (such as 12 by 24 inches) have been making an appearance in kitchens and bathrooms for some time now, but be on the lookout for extra-large-format ones.
The separate bidet unit in bathrooms never really took off in America. But since manufacturers began creating combination bidet and toilet units, they’ve been catching on.
Deep kitchen drawers.
Data shows that ease of storage is the top kitchen priority during a remodel. And while deep drawers have been creeping up to replace lower kitchen cabinets for a while now, they’re only getting better — and more affordable. Dividers and inserts let you organize any shape or size of dish, pan or utensil under the sun.
Formal dining rooms.
Not everyone takes the leap to turn the dining room into an office or media room. For homeowners who entertain frequently, a designated space for gathering for special meals isn’t negotiable, and they’re pouring attention into these rooms.
Kitchen islands provide additional workspace, but they’ve taken on so much more than that. With deep storage, prep sinks, room for seating and more, workhorse islands are becoming the central feature in modern kitchens.
Statement mirrors in bathrooms.
So long, medicine cabinets. Hello, statement mirrors. Think large wood-framed beauties, backlit modern marvels and ornate vintage gems that boost style in a bathroom.
Living rooms that ditch the tech for family.
With so much screen time throughout the day and night, people are looking for a calm respite where they can read a book, chat with friends and family or just sit quietly. Thus, the rise of living rooms devoid of digital distractions.
A can of paint will certainly transform the look and feel of a bedroom, but to take the sanctuary to the next level, you’re going to need bolder ideas.
Pedestals and Small Tables.
Ideal for your sparsest corners, a tall pedestal can exhibit a sculpture, or plant.
Being awoken by the sun is actually good for you, but there are times when darkening a room aids in sleep especially for napping children, shift workers or others with non-traditional sleep schedules and for blocking artificial night time light such as from a streetlamp. Blackout curtains also are energy saving and also help to block or muffle outdoor noise.