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Kitchen and Bath Show (KBIS) 2011: Trends and Impressions

Kitchen and Bath Show (KBIS) 2011: Trends and Impressions

The biggest three days in the kitchen and bath universe have started at the convention center in Las Vegas with the kickoff of the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show which is known as KBIS. All the big brands are here plus many of the smaller one’s all vying to share […]

Wallpaper Trends For 2011

Wallpaper Trends For 2011

If you’re looking for something bold to help you reinvent a room this year, try thinking beyond your basic solutions with paint. For 2011, wallpaper is where it’s at — and not just for accent walls, either. Here are a few trends, according to Shelterpop, that began appearing in 2010, […]

Kitchen Trends To Avoid

Kitchen Trends To Avoid

There’s a reason why white kitchens are so popular – they’re classic and never seem to go out of style. ShelterPop pulled together five red-flag trends to avoid in your kitchen. “Good Enough” Trend – According to Paul Anater, kitchen-bath designer and the editor of Kitchen and Residential Design, a […]

Are Modular Mansions Really Green?

Are Modular Mansions Really Green?

At one point, there was hope that the modular home craze would catch on. But most new buildings, like the modulars, have suffered since the crash of the housing market. According to the Washington Post, a new demand for them has come up. People are looking to build new modular […]

10 Must-Have Items for New Homes

10 Must-Have Items for New Homes

After the International Builders’ Show, Forbes asked some consumer experts what they thought the 10 “must-have” items are in the new American home. The list was published in Feburary and can be seen in full here. With the economy being slow to rebound and many families looking to downsize their […]

Top 10 Ways to Build Green

Top 10 Ways to Build Green

The Central Plains chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council is at the Greater Kansas City Home Show this weekend, offering tips and resources for homeowners interested in going green, especially when building a home. According to a tip sheet compiled by the Central Plains chapter, the top 10 ways […]

Top 10 Green Building Trends 2010

Top 10 Green Building Trends 2010

Jetson Green, one of our favorite green building blogs, broke down the top 10 green building trends according to the Earth Advantage Institute. 1. The smart grid and connected home. Smart grid aspects will be noticed in the home. Dashboards and energy monitoring technology will pick up as we start […]

Bathroom Trends

Bathroom Trends

Just as you take cues from style experts when building your wardrobe, decorating and design mavens can offer valuable insight into upcoming home d├ęcor trends. If you’d like to introduce British flavor into your surroundings without crossing the pond, the UK’s IdealHome magazine presents this year’s bathroom trends.