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NKBA DESIGNERS DISCUSS REMODELING TRENDS FOR 2021
The events of the last year proved to be a precursor for remodeling trends we will continue to see this year and most likely continue into the next. It prompted homeowners to rethink how they spent time in their houses and create places to work, relax, play and be cooped up for days on end.
As reported by the National Kitchen & Bath Association in its latest design trends study, kitchen and bathroom layouts and styles have begun shifting as a sense of wellness becomes increasingly important. Expanded footprints, smart-home technology, design promoting cleanliness and serenity, the use of organic or natural materials and enhanced outdoor living areas all rank at the top of the priority list.
We spoke with three NKBA designers regarding key remodeling trends they see: Garrison Hullinger, president of Garrison Hullinger Interior Design (www.ghid.design); Laura Muller, owner and creative director of Four Point Design Build (www.fourpointdesignbuild.com); and Michele Alfano, interior designer and architect/principal of Michele Alfano Design (www.michelealfanodesign.com)…