Category: Interior Design

Kitchen Design Trends 2016 | Backsplash & Cabinet Designs

Kitchen Design Trends

When you’re building a new home and considering interior layout designs, one of the biggest areas you’ll have to make decisions about is the kitchen. Whether you’re looking at kitchen backsplash designs, kitchen cabinet trends, various layouts, special features or something else, how can you tell which kitchen design trends have staying power? What exactly are the big kitchen design trends in 2016, and which ones should you be incorporating into your new home?

Kitchen Design Ideas - The Monarch Manor 5040

The Monarch Manor 5040

From the hottest kitchen backsplash ideas to the latest in kitchen cabinets, here are some popular design trends to consider:

Mudroom Designs | Tips for Utility & Laundry Room Layout

Mudroom and utility room layout : Tips For Organizing A Useful Space In Your Home

Room layout - utility room of The Sutton #1261

The Sutton #1261

When building a home, one of the features that you will find in many new home plans is a utility room or mudroom.

These rooms can be a great asset to your home, but they can quickly turn into a catchall for clutter. Intelligent, clutter-free utility room designs can help you make the most out of this area, turning it into a valuable storage room for your family.

Bathroom Sink Styles | Traditional & Modern Bathroom Sinks

Choose Bathroom Sink Styles for Function and Good Looks

Bathroom trends today cannot be easily characterized. Traditional formulas no longer apply, but there is a dizzying array of choice — from traditional bathroom vanities to a modern bathroom sink and tub that resemble sculpture. As you make choices for your new home, keep in mind that today’s bathrooms have evolved; they should be filled with personality. Whether it’s a spacious master retreat or a tiny powder room, there is no reason each bathroom can’t fulfill its primary purpose and make a style statement at the same time.

Bathroom Sink - The Hazelwood #884

The Hazelwood #884

Bathroom Sink Trends

Kitchen Flooring:Pros & Cons of Hardwood, Tile & More

Kitchen Flooring

Kitchen Flooring - The Bluestone #1302

The Bluestone #1302

It’s no secret that the kitchen is the heart of a home — more than just a space for cooking, it’s the place where family and friends congregate, projects are finished and meals are shared.

Of course the kitchen needs floors that can stand up to the kind of ongoing use that the kitchen requires. How do you know which kitchen flooring options make the most sense for your kitchen? What is the best kitchen flooring for you?

Design Trend: Farmhouse Chic

Farmhouse design makes its way indoors!

Reclaimed wood, aged metals, and distressed details are showing up everywhere in interior design. Farmhouse Chic decor has a soft elegance with a rustic edge – perfect for dressing up a small cottage or a Craftsman Bungalow.

Sliding barn doors are a great way to save space, and typically work anywhere you might use a pocket door. You can find a brand new, ready-to-install barn door, or get crafty and salvage one. A salvaged door can be refinished or simply cleaned up for a distressed look, and mounted with new hardware, like wall-mount kits from Johnson Hardware.

Farmhouse Chic Barn Door: The Lariston Plan #815

Master Bath of The Lariston Plan #815