Americans are disinfecting their homes and converting garage spaces

The way people design their homes is being influenced by the COVID-19 pandemic which has forced them to spend more time indoors, and those new trends could stay with us for years to come. Examples include garage spaces getting more attention, while cleanliness is also a major factor, according to the America At Home Study

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5 interior design trends set to go out of fashion in 2020

Home interior looks are evolving, and even the open floor plan may be losing some of its long-lasting appeal. Design pros weighed in on a recent realtor.com article on the home decorating trends that may lose some popularity heading into 2020. Here are a few of the trends that they say are falling by the

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Businesses borrow design concepts from college campuses

Suburban office campuses are borrowing design concepts from universities for indoor and outdoor communal spaces in hopes of appealing to more young professionals entering the workforce. For example, in Warren, N.J., an office campus is building an indoor-outdoor, 20,000-square-foot amenities hub that mimics some universities’ student recreation centers. It features patio dining, exercise equipment, and

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Why it’s important to stress functionality over style in home remodeling projects

The increased popularity of reality TV inspired by real estate is compelling many homeowners to put aesthetic before functionality in their home remodeling projects, and that’s a big concern, experts said in a recent article in Forbes. Popular trends include no-door kitchen cabinets, but that might not be such a good move for homeowners who

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Zillow reveals which renovations deliver the most bang for your buck

Home shopping season is quickly approaching, which means home sellers are busy cleaning, painting, decluttering, landscaping and deciding which other projects might reap the greatest reward given limited time and money. Their best bet – once the curb appeal projects are done, tackle the bathrooms. The typical seller has 13 years’ worth of wear and

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Zillow’s hot new interior design trends for 2019

A modern aesthetic, with clean and simple industrial materials, leads this year’s interior design trends, according to the Zillow Home Trend Forecast for 2019. Organic and handmade elements like natural wall coverings or wooden side tables add warmth, and soften the effects of industrial materials like concrete or metals. “The overtly rustic, farmhouse chic design

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“New” concrete and teak furniture to dominate outdoor living trends in 2016

Zillow Digs, the home improvement and design inspiration hub operated by Zillow, has published its top outdoor living trends for 2016 and the three biggest fads to ditch from 2015.

More builders are ‘going green’

Homes that come with energy-efficient features and a sustainable design are growing in popularity with an increasing number of buyers.

Six Up and Coming Real Estate Design Trends

What home-design trends will likely catch on in new construction?

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