Design Trends

7 Designs Trends for 2017

7 Design Trends for 2017

If you’re building your home from the ground up, you have choices that aren’t available to just everyone. If you’re renovating or adding on, you can make big changes as well. Before choosing your layout, paint and furniture, find out what’s fresh for this year.

You’ll find ideas that go with your style for a home, provide comfort for your family and maximize future resale value after reviewing the latest design trends. Here’s what’s new for 2017.

Space to gather – As we work longer, more hectic days we want time at home to provide opportunities for face-to-face conversation. Homeowners want open-concept floor plans that allow for 100 percent usable space. Kitchen, dining area, and living room should flow together seamlessly and invite people to stop and unwind.

Lighter colors – Until recently new homes had dark hand-scraped wood floors and cabinets so brown...