Sure, some people envision their dream homes with indoor bowling alleys or decked-out theatres. In House Beautiful’s 2019 Whole Home in Nashville, Tennessee though, we focused on something a little more practical: the laundry room. Well, three of them, to be exact.
If appliances are the hands and flooring is the feet, then cabinets are the heart of the kitchen — storing the tools and nutrition we need to feed our souls. Because they’re so vital to your space (and because they make the biggest visual impact), cabinets are the quickest way to transform the look of your kitchen. From grains of wood making a major comeback to the latest crave-able colour combinations to modern minimalist kitchen inspo, these are the kitchen cabinet trends to watch as we roll into 2020.
The thought of Hawaii’s Big Island may bring to mind an explosion of tropical colors and floral-print shirts, but it was the total opposite that a young family had in mind when they hired San Francisco–based Catherine Kwong to design their new vacation house there.
If you’re a renter, chances are you’re familiar with the sight: yellowed oak cabinets, bad linoleum countertops, cheap hardware. It’s your standard-issue bleh rental kitchen—and one designer Anthony Gianacakos encountered in his last apartment. But as a designer (his company, Anthony George Home, designs interiors as well as textiles) and a fearless DIYer, he wasn’t inclined to live with such a situation. So, he turned to two tools: painter’s tape and chalk paint.
We talked to industry experts to find out which bathroom trends, both big and small, will be popular in the new year.
Whether it features a long harvest table or a slim breakfast bar, an eat-in kitchen is a real luxury. In these combined spaces, families can come together and just catch up at the end of the day. Plus, they’re the ideal backdrop for entertaining, letting the host join in on the party and offering guests a peek at the behind-the-scenes action. Click through to admire some of the most beautiful and practical eat-in kitchens to be featured in the pages of H&H.
What does design look like in this new decade? If we pay attention to how we consume, think about sustainability in everything we do and support local retailers, then we can continue to decorate to the nines! Conscious consumption is our new guilty pleasure in 2020. From sustainable design to stacked silhouettes, click through for House & Home’s top 10 design trends we can’t get enough of.
If there’s one perfect moment to update your home, it’s at the start of a new decade. After 10 years of the same old, same old, now is the time to roll on one of the top paint colors, refresh the heart of your home with one of our favorite kitchen ideas, or simply add a new piece of art to your gallery wall. And if you want to make a serious statement this year, then try incorporating one of the hottest home decor trends of 2020.