- New Post House Calls Article
- “65 Stylish And Exciting Walk-In Closet Design Ideas”
- Prison Hotel
- The “Granny Pod”
- Tiny House
- Bali Open House
- Refinished Console
- Cool Shower Enclosure
- Fast Food Feeding Frenzy No More?
- What comes after Stainless Steel?
- “Pocket Office” – the latest trend?
- A Fun and Fresh Redesign
- Bid for a Good Cause
- Homes for Disabled Veterans
- Psychology of Design
- Granite is ubiquitous
- Pantone’s 2012 Color
- Biophilia and the importance of interior design
- Chemicals in Crib Mattresses
- Wine Cellars
- Live Home Front Chat
- Eco-friendly nurseries
- Living Room Makeover in The Post
- Affordable Table at the Tiffany Suite
- Tiffany Suite
- Is your kitchen making you fat?
- Stocking up on bulbs
- Fewer tubs in hotel baths
- Amazing “Lego” Apartment
- Fortress adaptively reused as boutique hotel
Category Archives: Design Trends
The Washington Post recently published an article, Pioneering the granny pod: Fairfax County family adapts to high-tech dwelling that could change elder care, about a new way that is being explored to help older relatives age in place (see the Video). … Continue reading
People have been speculating for years that stainless steel would be ousted from its position as the top kitchen appliance finish. And for years it has remained number one. While something is bound to replace it (eventually), it just hasn’t … Continue reading
That is the title of an article out of the UK that asserts that the design of today’s kitchen is contributing to our expanding waistlines. Given that the kitchen has quickly become the epicenter of the home, perhaps all of … Continue reading
CharlotteObserver.com discusses the “bulb backlash” that I wrote about in a previous post. Homeowners are unhappy that incandescent bulbs are being phased out, and some people are stockpiling them!
In reference to my previous post discussing how fewer home owners want jacuzzi tubs in their bathrooms, hotels now want fewer bathtubs in their guest baths too. It’s a trend that is happening across the spectrum of hotel brands and … Continue reading
You may have heard that Congress passed legislation in 2007 to slowly phase out incandescent bulbs and replace them with fluorescent bulbs. In fact, incandescent lamp production in the US is almost none existent (see Washington Post 9/8/10 article on … Continue reading
The Cleavers would be upset: the National Association of Home Builders purports that living rooms will become obsolete by 2015. The NAHB believes that “the living room will either vanish or merge with other spaces in the home.” While it’s … Continue reading
In real estate the whirlpool tub has long been a symbol of luxury. It is often listed as a key selling point for a master suite, encouraging potential buyers to envision themselves relaxing in a nice hot bubble bath in … Continue reading