Interior Design

Kitchen Flooring | Pros & Cons

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.

Kitchen of The Celeste house plan 1323.

The Celeste House Plan 1323

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?

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Bathroom Trends | Spa-like Bathrooms

Bring a Sense of Luxury to any Bathroom

Luxurious, spa-like bathrooms are growing in popularity and are the perfect space in which to add a touch of elegance. Incorporating elements such as tiled floors, decorative backsplashes, multiple showerheads and freestanding tubs along with fixtures in luxe finishes like polished stainless steel, matte black stainless and champagne can elevate the look of any bathroom space and create a welcoming retreat. Check out some popular bathroom trends! 

Master bathroom of The Clearlake house plan 1272.

Linear drains are particularly well suited to more modern bathrooms, including curbless, open plan showers. Not only are these sleek, clean-lined drains aesthetically appealing – creating a seamless, contemporary look – but they are also versatile since they can be located almost anywhere within the shower area. 

Kitchen Trends for your Dream Home

Top 10 Kitchen Trends from Dering Hall

Dering Hall recently released an article detailing the top 10 design trends for kitchens. We’ve created a round-up of photography from Don Gardner home plans to showcase how homeowners have incorporated these trends into their kitchen design. More and more, the kitchen is becoming a space to display unique craftsmanship and express individuality. From custom ceilings to two-toned cabinetry, these kitchen photos are sure to offer inspiration for your dream kitchen!

Vaulted ceilings are one of the top kitchen trends.

The Ambroise Home Plan 1373

Double-Height Ceilings

We’ve seen double-height ceilings in the great room for years, but vaulted or custom ceilings in the kitchen are becoming more popular. A barrel-vaulted ceiling is a stunning addition to The Ambroise kitchen.

2019 Color of the Year | Sherwin-Williams

Sherwin-Williams has announced their 2019 Color of the Year! 

It’s never too early to start planning ahead if you are building or just redecorating in 2019. Sherwin-Williams has announced their Color of the Year for 2019 as Cavern Clay (SW7701). It’s perfect timing, as this hue is also a great fall color. If you’re not ready commit to a new paint color or even an accent wall, you can still draw inspiration from this earthy shade in your home decor. Cacti and succulents are a huge trend in home decor right now and just planting a few in terracotta pots is a great and subtle way to introduce this warm shade into your home.

The 2019 Color of the Year from Sherwin-Williams is Cavern Clay.

DESIGN TRENDS FOR YOUR NEW HOME

Current interior and exterior design trends 

Keeping up to date with current house design trends can help you plan your home remodel, select a design for your dream home, or keep your house looking updated with on-demand trends. Below, explore some of the hottest trends in interior and exterior home design to plan a home that feels fresh and contemporary.

Interior Design Trends 

 Florals

Florals are back in style for home design. To keep it modern, stick to simple or neutral color palettes and larger prints. Look for floral wallpaper, floral curtains, floral throw pillows and floral duvets to add a pop of freshness to your home style.