In and out: 5 up-and-coming design trends

The industry is seeing a shift from aspirational (formal living rooms, grand foyers, soaker tubs) to the practical (open family rooms, “drop zones,” steam showers).

November 03, 2011
design, design trends, remodeling, housing design

In and out: 5 up-and-coming design trends

The faces of American homes are changing.

The industry is seeing a shift from aspirational (formal living rooms, grand foyers, soaker tubs) to the practical (open family rooms, “drop zones,” steam showers), according to the Wall Street Journal. Here are five design trends to look for in the future.

 

  • Out: Formal living rooms
  • In: Open family rooms

 

  • Out Second staircase
  • In: Room for elevator

 

  • Out Dad's office 
  • In: 'Lifestyle center'

 

  • Out: Soaker tubs 
  • In: Steam showers

 

  • Out Breakfast nook
  • In: Outdoor living space

To read the article, click here.

 

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