A new year means a new start, so why not begin in the home? When it comes to the fixtures, art, and materials that are trending in 2018, there are no better experts to ask, than the designers, architects, decorators, and artists working with these very items today. From a moodier colour palette and two-tone cabinetry to woven textures and a return to marble, these are the trending updates you should consider for your abode come January.
Smart technology can enhance any kitchen renovation today and by relocating backsplash outlets and using LED tape for lighting, we let beautiful Calcutta marble radiate.
Large Format Tile
Subway tiles have become a safe material often used for renovations as well as new construction. Recently, there has been a trend towards using larger format tile and even slab-sized porcelain sheets. This shift is not only aesthetic, but one of function, as larger tile has less grout and is both easier to install and maintain.
Bold colours are going to make a comeback in 2018 staying inside of the monochromatic trend of 2017. The idea is that you’ll have a bold colour like pink, but different hues of the same colour.
Incorporating Natural Surroundings
“For me, it’s important to design a space that fits within the architecture it resides in and, in some way, reflect the geography of its location. For example, with my current project, residential resort Rock House, the natural Turks and Caicos landscape influenced the design—incorporating the natural limestone and taking advantage of the gorgeous views to set the tone.”, said Shawn Henderson.
Prints and patterns will focus on forbidden gardens with opulent grounds and flora and fauna grown in the imaginations of their creators.