The saying, “he is an island” generally refers to someone who is all alone, far away from the main stream of life.
Over the past few years we’ve seen the rise of the wildly popular white painted kitchen. Its classic, timeless style has captivated yet another generation. From transitional white kitchens to sleek contemporary and more recently the modern farmhouse style, white has proven very versatile.
Clean lines, decluttered spaces and simple styling are what is resonating in interiors today. Add in light, warm wood tones, a neutral palette, and functional furnishings and you have the modern, yet warm hallmarks of a space that embraces Scandinavian design.
Have you heard? Sherwin-Williams just announced their 2019 Color of the Year, Cavern Clay (SW 7701)! Cavern Clay is a color that is earthen, independent and wild.
What would you say are two primary concerns most people have about their kitchens? If you said ‘Keeping things clean’ and ‘Keeping things organized’, then you would be in sync with the hundreds of homeowners I have come into contact with throughout my years as a designer! There is a growing trend now towards ‘centers’, which are geared towards addressing both of these important concerns.
As an architectural element, the range hood over the cooking center represents one of the key opportunities in the kitchen to make a unique and impressive design statement or a simple subtle look to support the overall style of your kitchen design.
Shiplap, those horizontal planks that seem to be popping up in interiors everywhere, are simply boards with two opposing rabbet joints that overlap each other.
Modern Farmhouse is a style that combines a mix of modern and industrial elements to create a streamlined, sophisticated, yet comfortable look. This style has become extremely popular, incorporating the new and the old in a more refined and minimalistic way.
Today, we are seeing more and more households where members of the family are choosing to ditch their dull, gray office cubicles and work remotely from home.
In my discussions with homeowners and other designers around the country, there has been a growing interest and I will go so far as to say demand for designing intentional spaces for pets in the home.
A growing trend in the interior design industry is embracing more rustic, character-rich wood species. When you think of rustic wood species, what do you imagine?
An old farmhouse?
A cabin in the woods?
Something like this?
Hooray! Spring is right around the corner!
If you haven’t already heard, Pantone announced their Color of the Year for 2018 as Ultra Violet. This inventive, vibrant blue-based purple tone stirs the imagination into thinking outside the box.
At Dura Supreme Cabinetry, we track trends and color forecasts to make sure our finish palettes and designs are fresh and current. In addition, we monitor trend developments in all areas of the home, especially those products that affect or influence
Open shelving has become an often-used storage solution in kitchens both large and small. Open shelving can be used strictly for decorative display or as a substitute for wall cabinets. The perfectly styled and arranged shelves seen on Instagram, Pinterest and other social media platforms make the open shelving idea appealing.
Even though the Laundry Room might be one of the smallest rooms in a house, that does not mean it is the easiest to design. Quite the contrary. Because of all the functional zones needing to be incorporated into a tightly defined space, there can be a lot of challenges. Fear not, I will lay out all the special considerations one should take into account when making a Laundry Room plan!
As promised- today I will showcase the other two colors in our Curated Color Palette, with Part 2 of our Curated Palette installment (click here for Curated Palette Blog, Part 1).
I'm sure we've all seen navy blues appearing as a rising color trend these past few year, but what's this? Those deep, dark blues are starting to transform to blue greens! Earlier this year, Sherwin-Williams announced their 2018 Color of the Year, Oceanside (SW 6496), a color that beautifully balances blues and greens.
With painted cabinetry rising in popularity and no end in sight, it seems like a good time to talk about colors, finishing processes and where trends are headed. Dura Supreme is way ahead of the curve on this.
The Powder Room is one of those rooms in a home where you can push the envelope a little further with design. It is already a small space, everyone who enters knows it's a small space, so don't worry too much about trying to make the space feel bigger, it is what it is. If you are considering re-designing a powder room, here are a few tips:
I think most people can agree that efficient uses of space are a high priority in how their home is designed and how it functions. Who wouldn’t like an extra foot or two of traffic lane in their kitchen? Who wouldn’t like a staging area for all things coming and going from their home? I mention these two areas because they are high needs priorities for a majority of homeowners.
With so many paint color choices available in Dura Supreme’s Personal Paint Match Program, selecting that perfect paint color can be overwhelming. To help make that decision easier Dura Supreme is offering a collection of Curated Paint Colors in shades that are trending colors for 2017-2018.
Color for interiors is a lot like fashion; things are always changing. Color palettes used in interiors do not change with the seasons as they do in the fashion industry; interior palettes tend to shift slowly.
A bathroom renovation is one of the top ways in which to increase the value of one’s home. Of all the spaces in a home, this is one that can really define mood, as it is the first place you go when you wake up and the last place you go before you turn in for the night.
Pantone's Color of the Year is always announced in December and is a symbolic color selection, or snapshot, of "what we see taking place in our global culture that serves as an expression of a mood or an attitude." Not only is it symbolic, but it is also a nod to color trends and influences and how those colors are embraced by mainstream consumers in home interiors, fashion, technology and gra