Happy 2014! A new year means new trends ahead.
On the home front, home design trend predictions range from the continued popularity of brass finishes and accessories to use of more rustic and knotty woods according to this SF Chronicle article. Integrate the brass trend with sconce lighting to make a statement in the kitchen suggests Style at Home.
When it comes to paint colors, forget radiant orchid, black is the new gray. Sheila Schmitz, Houzz.com editor tells Details magazine, 74 percent of homeowners admitted to being fans of black rooms in a recent poll. Upgrading the man cave is also a prediction for 2014.
According to the WSJ article, Top Ten Interior Design Trends for 2014, ikat prints and all-white kitchens are out and corduroy and macrame are in. Hmm, I might stick to 2013 in this case minus the woodland creatures.