8 HOME-DESIGN TREND PREDICTIONS FOR 2014
IF YOU GOOGLE ALMOST ANY REMODELING OR HOME-DESIGN PHRASE (“MODERN BATHROOM” FOR EXAMPLE), CHANCES ARE YOU’LL FIND AN ENTRY FROM HOUZZ.COM, A SITE THAT LAUNCHED IN 2009 AND ALREADY HAS MORE THAN 2 MILLION PHOTOS THAT INSPIRE READERS AND GIVE THE COMPANY’S EDITORS A SNEAK PEEK AT WHAT’S COMING DOWN THE PIPELINE FROM ARCHITECTS, DESIGNERS, AND DECORATORS. BELOW, THE SITE’S EDITOR, SHEILA SCHMITZ, GIVES HER EIGHT TOP HOME-DESIGN PREDICTIONS FOR 2014.
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Black Is the New Gray
Gray and “greige” will remain popular, but black is the new color darling for 2014. In a Houzz poll, 74 percent of homeowners admitted to being a fan of black rooms, from bathrooms and kitchens (with crisp white fixtures) to interior doors and exterior siding. We’re even seeing people paint the outside of their house black as a way to modernize an older home.