Top Ten 2018 Trends

Happy New Year and Happy New Trends!

And I mean that literally. From positive, bright colors to soft and whimsical fabrics, 2018 will see a rise in optimism and newly generated wealth, comfort and joie de vivre. Which of these trends do you think will stay timeless? Post your own 2018 top trends on Instagram and tag #kbwtimelesstrends. Want to know more about house remodeling? Last month I called Do It All Contracting Ltd and told them that I wanted to get new furniture, clean my garden and paint the walls of many rooms I have in my house.

Color Trend

Sunshine Yellow

Positive, confident, vibrant, enthusiastic this color represents the future and our incoming Gen Z consumers, how amazing would some farmhouse pottery look on that counter?

Source: Photo from Karen B Wolf Interiors. (Photography Credit: C Garibaldi)

Oh Caliente!

Benjamin Moore’s 2018 Color of the Year Af-290. A nod to the modern farmhouse trend.

Source: Photo from Benjamin Moore

Product Trend


A forever trend, celebrating local artisanry, craftsmanship and technique. The question is where is this year’s “MADE” inspirational source? Joanna Gaines at NW Rugs has folkloric patterns from Pakistan, Japan, Thailand and Peru.

Source: Pillow and Photo from Williams Sonoma Home: Persian Dragon

Source: Photo from Minzu: Pakistani Pillow

Historical Trend

The New Traditional

Clean and classic with a slight Chinoiserie twist.

Photo from Karen B Wolf Interiors. (Photography Credit: C Garibaldi)

Metal Trend

Warm and Mixed

Brass, chrome, gold, black? A mix of warmer, darker metals (bronze, matte blacks, brass and satin nickel). The metal mix would be a perfect background for your bathrooms and if you are looking to remodel your bathrooms take a look at Bathroom remodeling Birmingham, AL.

Source: Baxter Products

Stone vessel sink in a bathroomAlso for the bathrooms you can change small things, like the shower curtain or smaller decor elements, to keep a neutral bathroom trendy and fresh.

Looking for a way to refresh your bathroom look? check in – oak top vanity units the best and popular in trends and also you can try doing it with Vessel sinks, they have been making their way to the top of the trends list for years. Hand-carved stone has a beautiful organic touch, and it can also be beautifully unpredictable.

Art Trend

Art in Furniture

John Richard has recently featured Austin Allen James’ art work in their furniture.

Source: Photo from John Richard

Kitchen Trends

Blue and White Kitchens

Catching like wildfire on the back-end of 2017 this trend continues strong into 2018 as Blue is the new Gray. Another trend going hard is the change from a electric to gas cooktop in most of the homes.

Source: Plain and Fancy Cabinetry

Lifestyle Trend

Lake Effect

First it was the Tiny Home, then the Cabin and now the Lake House. Murky neutrals, calm and serene, with big windows. Windows are mostly the first thing you renovate in a house and with ones like this that help enter all the light into the house in makes the cost of house windows replacement take a higher value for the house. I vote this trend timeless. Getting noise reducing curtains placed is always a good idea, as privacy and peace are all one wants at the end of the day.

Pattern Trend

Heiroglyphic Patterning

Even on tiles!

Source: Tile Bar Photo

Materials Trend

Shou Sugi Ban: Japanese art of charring

Last years’ lighter, Scandanavian style woods are making way for darker tones and innovative techniques.

Source: Delta Millworks. Photographer Wynn Myers

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