5 Top Design Trends of 2019

January 25th, 2019

Whether you are building a new home or remodeling an existing one, it is wise to pay atention to housing trends.
In 2019, five top trends emerged in home design.

1) Fantasy Islands
Kitchen Islands are becoming wider, longer, and harder-working. Islands now serve as dining areas, storage units, prep space and display case.

2)Wide Open Spaces
An open-plan layout for the entire common space in a home continues to be the most popular. Living, dining, cooking areas feel more organized, with cleaner lines and subtly but clearly delineated zones for each function.

3)Pocket Coves
Making smart use of every square inch of a home remains essential.
Pocket Offices: little work spaces in a Kitchen corner, stairwell, loft hallway that put small spaces to good use.
With Laptops and wireless devices, an office can be anywhere you want as long as you have adequete lighting, a flat surface and a place to sit.

4)Inside Out
Homes that blur the divide between the interior and the exterior add light and make the house live bigger. The trend is nationwide. Outdoor shelter spaces are becoming more deluxe with cooking equipment, nicer furnishing, and fire pits.

5)Spa Bathrooms
These sleeker looking bathrooms are longer and often feature a shower sectioned off by a pane of glass, with a floor that’s a continuation of the rest of the bathroom. Wet rooms are a practical way to ensure  universal design for an aging population.

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