Home design is always changing. What may have seemed brilliant a few years ago can quickly fall out of style and leave you wondering, “What were we thinking?” But our homes reflect our habits and hobbies, and the newest trends reflect a new kind of home owner.
Re-thinking the kitchen
Food doesn’t just come from the grocery store any more. Many homeowners grow food in their gardens and have taken to canning their produce. New kitchen designs often include added space for storing vegetables from your garden and your canning equipment. High-temperature cooking options, induction ovens, and combination ovens are also becoming more and more popular.
Be cautious about the connected home
The new technology for controlling your HVAC system, home entertainment system, and other electronic features is convenient, but it does come with some risk. Technology moves extremely fast, and what once seemed cutting edge can quickly be abandoned by the manufacturer, leaving you without many options for updates, maintenance, and replacements. Be sure to do your research.
Gray is anything but dull
Cool shades of gray are an extremely popular choice for interiors. Other popular paint colors in newer homes include chocolate brown, teal, and yellow.