Category Archives: Trends

italian designers to know

Modern Italian Designers You Need to Know

From functional to fantastic, Italy's designers continue to exert influence and draw attention. Salone del Mobile, the annual Milan furniture festival, is a great place to peruse the world's top...

black and white bathroom

How to Decorate Your Bathroom Using (Almost) Only Black & White

There’s definitely a right way—and a wrong way—to use black and white in a bathroom.   Black and white is one of the strongest color combinations you can choose. Black...

Pianca antiprima custom closet

7 Things to Consider When Planning a Custom Closet

A custom walk-in closet isn’t about resale value—it’s about having a space that’s perfectly designed for you. When it comes to custom closets, a poorly designed closet costs the same...

best toilet buying guide

The Ultimate Guide to Buying the Best Toilet

Picking out the best toilet should be easy, but there are a lot more options than you may realize. Here’s everything you need to know. If you’re like most people,...

Engineered hardwood flooring Skema Essentia

Why You Should Choose Engineered Hardwood Flooring

A timeless hardwood floor is a great way to boost the resale value of your home. When it comes to flooring, there are a lot of options out there: solid...

Must-have features a modern master bathroom

12 Must-Have Features for Every Modern Master Bathroom

Your master bathroom should be more than just a place to shower before work; it should be your very own sanctuary to relax and unwind. It used to be that...

Wave Modern Spiral Staircase Cast Stairs

New Modern Spiral Staircase Collections from CAST Stairs

Wind and Wave: two new modern spiral staircase collections from CAST inspired by the power of the natural elements. Grand, spiral staircases are all the rage right now. These pieces...

2016 interior design trends Aran Cucine Lab 13 kitchen design collection

The Best Interior Design Trends from Salone del Mobile

The EuroCucina biennial kitchen exhibition was held alongside the international furniture exhibition in Milan, Italy, featuring the best in modern interior design trends for the kitchen, bath, and beyond.   The...

Midcentury Modern Eichler kitchen design Lucile Glessner

Designer Lucile Glessner on the Return of Midcentury Modern

The Eichler—the Bay Area’s iconic Midcentury Modern home—offers a modern, natural aesthetic that appeals to many homebuyers. Midcentury Modern is coming back, and no one knows that better than interior...

Pantone 2016 Color of the Year Rose Quartz and Serenity

How to Use the 2016 Pantone Color of the Year

For the first time ever, Pantone has chosen not one but two colors of the year: Rose Quartz and Serenity. One first glance, Pantone’s colors of the year Rose Quartz...