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We Set Up the Home Office with These Innovative Furnishings

Furnishings That Make the Home Office Work

Trying to configure room spaces for work from home takes imagination. These products can help consumers set up workspaces just about anywhere, whether in an office or dining room. To learn more about…
NKBA Market Outlook Kitchen Bath Growth for 2021
NKBA says kitchen and bath are areas of the home where we can expect to see market growth. Photo: AdobeStock.

NKBA Market Outlook: Continued Spending for Kitchen & Bath in 2021

The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) today released its 2021 Market Outlook report, revealing the industry is poised for continued growth with overall spending for both kitchen and bath…
Universal Furniture Miranda Kerr Home Office
The Allure vanity desk from Universal Furniture's Miranda Kerr collection is small enough to fit several functions.

Configurable Furnishings Offer Style, Flexibility in the Home Office

The pandemic shift to work from home is likely here to stay. These furniture companies are ready with what the consumer needs for home offices. The coronavirus pandemic of 2020 has catapulted an…
Houzz 2021 Kitchen Trend Report
Houzz Kitchen Trend Report shares what consumers expect in 2021 kitchen renovations. Photo: Margaret Wright Photography @Houzz

Kitchen Storage Tops Wish List in Houzz Kitchen 2021 Trends Report

Kitchen storage is a priority item in home renovations, according to the 2021 U.S. Houzz Kitchen Trends Study. The survey of more than 2,000 U.S. homeowners using Houzz who are in the midst of, are…
Air Quality in the Home, Laurence Carr
Air Quality can impact home wellness, especially in this year of coronavirus.

How Air Quality Can Enhance the Home Environment and How to Attain It

It has been a unique year that has reshaped how important things are that we used to take for granted. As the Holiday season is here, I wanted to touch on the topic of indoor air quality to optimize…
High Point Market Trends, Nesting, Browns
Coronavirus has escalated a trend toward nesting, as seen at High Point Market.

High Point Market Trends: Nesting Renews Interest in Warm Brown Tones

At High Point Market this past October, there was a noticeable trend toward warmer neutrals. While gray is still prominent, even those tones have warmed with more taupe and yellow undertones. Medium…
browns and beiges 2021 houzz design trends
Beiges and browns are making a comeback for 2021 according to the Houzz 2021 design trend list.

10 Top 2021 Home Design Trends from Houzz

Houzz, the home renovation and interior design connection platform, has shared 10 interior design trends it sees as top consumer considerations for the coming year. As coronavirus has turn homes into…
Design Model Homes Buyer Profile, Kerrie Kelly Design Labs
What goes into the buyer profile when designing model homes?

KKDL: Designing a Model Home: Creating a Buyer Profile

Often we are asked, “What are the steps you take to design a model home?” For some, simply having a model home is thought to be enough to sell a community of homes. For us, that thought process just…

Last Look With Nina Grauer

In Ocean Ridge, FL, Designer Nina Grauer of DeKay & Tate wanted to create a functional space that helped show off her client’s personality. The final living room fits the bill. 1. We wanted to…
IFDA Crystal Ball Seminar panelists, home design 2030
Panelists for IFDA's Crystal Ball Seminar (l to r) include Anthony Carrino, HGTV; Al and Mary Giaquinto, Plum Builders; and journalist Warren Shoulberg.

IFDA Panel Assesses Home Design and Style in 2030

Members of the International Furnishings & Design Association (IFDA) and other experts in the U.S. home furnishings and design business will share that homes will get smaller, more modern and be…
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