Whether you are staging your home to sell, trying to personalize one you just bought or just want to switch things up after your ring in the new year; below are 3 home trends that are sure to be out of style in 2016 and what’s new and in for 2017, according to design experts.
The All Antique Look
Instead of decorating rooms from one era try and mix it up. Pair some stylish antiques with modern finishing’s. It’s great to have a certain style or a starting point but you don’t have to stick exclusively to it.
With the majority of Buyers being Millennials, space and functionality are becoming the upmost important. Large couches, desks, coffee tables etc. only overwhelm buyers and are a very inefficient use of space.
Industrial looking metals are out, warm metals like bronze are in, making spaces look more elegant.
Smart Home Features
As mentioned before a majority of home buyers are in the millennial generation now. Their lives revolve more around devices and technology. As people’s lives revolve more and more around technology, homes will surely have to do the same.
Beige and other neutral colours will stick around, but more bold colours, like emerald green, that are found in nature will also add some drama to a room. Check out Benjamin Moore’s 2017 Colour of The Year below.
Cerused is a technique that brings out the unique grain in many different woods. Usually only found in higher end homes it is making its way to be more universal in 2017.