Posts Tagged 'trends'

Interior paint trends for 2012

Natural earth hues, subtle shades and occasional splashes of vivid color make up the palate predicted to be the favorite selection of paint for 2012. Wood grain finishes will be [...]

Natural pools for swimming and landscaping

It may be time before Americans accept natural swimming pools like they have in Europe. For those who can't tolerate chlorine or other pool chemicals, the natural swimming pool (NSP) [...]

Say farewell to your luxury bathroom

It may be hard saying goodbye to home features that are no longer sensible, change is upon us. Last year, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) predicted that homes [...]

Safe bets for remodeling: energy efficiency upgrades

The housing remodeling market is poised for a rebound, according to researchers at Harvard University. In the next few years, spending on home improvements is expected to increase at a [...]

Building trends 2012-2015: expect smaller, greener homes

The American trend toward buying smaller homes - currently driven by the economy - will likely extend out to the near future. A builders' survey conducted by the National Association [...]

Four New Bathroom Trends for 2010

Earlier this week, I reported on the latest kitchen design trends for 2010 cited by The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA). Now it's time to have a closer look [...]

Kitchen Trends for 2010

It didn't take long after New Year's Day for prognosticators to begin announcing home remodeling trends for 2010. I had already blogged about early proclamations for 2010 remodeling trends a [...]