Spring is looking stylish in 2016. With more daylight ahead, it’s no wonder the interior design community sees a spike in home improvement projects around this time of year.
This year, 62 percent of homeowners plan to invest in home improvement projects and 22 percent of homeowners plan to spend $10,000 or more on home renovations, according to a survey conducted by LightStream.
But how does a homeowner sort through all the options and opinions surrounding home improvement projects? The answer: read on to learn the five most anticipated interior design trends to include in your 2016 spring remodel, backed by up-to-date data:
- Sink sophistication: Make a statement in the bathroom with an elegant sink or vanity design. Polished chrome is by far the most popular choice for faucets, and customizable vanities reign supreme (see: Robern’s new Balletto vanity as explained by designer Kerrie Kelly).
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- 3-D and large-format tile: Three-dimensional elements that add depth to accent walls, and handcrafted large-format tiles provide a beautiful backdrop for residential kitchen and bathroom spaces. Homeowners can experience the best of both worlds with the new Kaza collection by Walker Zanger.
- Blend the indoor/outdoor living space: Enhance your connection to the outdoors and incorporate more natural light into your home by blending indoor/outdoor spaces. Houzz revealed that 65 percent of renovated kitchens are open to outdoor spaces. Folding glass wall systems, like the NanaWall Kitchen Transition, reinvent the kitchen and provide an elegant transition from indoors to the outside.
- Don’t nix neutrals yet: According to KBBonline, shades of gray, taupe, beige, and cream dominate the kitchen and bathroom space due to their versatility and easy pattern play. Eldorado Stone’s Modern Collection adds texture and warmth to neutral color palettes to blend or complement neighboring elements.
- Customized kitchens: Niche appliances provide consummate chefs with countless options for entertaining and assist in simplifying food preparation. According to Houzz, 34% of homeowners are remodeling their kitchens with the intention of enhancing their ability to entertain. Versatile products like Dacor’s Warming Drawers and True Residential’s Undercounter Refrigerator Drawers have been popular additions to recent kitchen remodels.
See more interior design trends to incorporate into your home remodel by watching our Trendspotting videos from Design and Construction Week which includes the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show and the International Builders Show: Part One and Part Two.