What will stay and what will go in home design trends in 2018? According to Zillow, homeowners will be choosing more colorful cabinets and steering away from the tried and true all-white look. Zillow also reports that homes with blue kitchens sell for $1,800 more that homes with white kitchens. They say other trends to look out for are warm wood neutrals and light wood cabinets, floral prints, and statement floors will also be popular.
Read all about it here: /www.zillow.com/blog/2018-design-trends-223635/
Amber Lewis of the California based interior design firm and blog Amber Interiors offers her forecast for kitchen design in 2018. High on her list is integrated kitchen sinks (be still my heart) and white brick backsplash.
Read the post: amberinteriordesign.com/2018-forecast-kitchen-design/
Houzz editor and writer Mitchell Parker gave The Washington Post his top 10 home-design-trend predictions for the new year. On Houzz's list are rich color and textures throughout the house like tobacco and caramel, vintage lighting, trough or bucket sinks in bathrooms, and calm, casual modern bedrooms.
Read the article here: www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/home
The real shocker for me came from Amber Interiors who predicted a trend towards non-open floor plans! This is great news for those of us who live in older or antique homes offering many little cozy rooms, however I'm still hearing open floor plans on most client's wish lists. Only time will tell if her prediction catches on.
Thanks for reading!
Maria Romero Vagnini
I am a Realtor with Mathieu Newton Sotheby's International Realty, working with buyers and sellers in suburban Boston's Metrowest communities.