Home Design

How to Fix the Most Common Furniture Layout Mistakes

Even if you like all of the individual pieces of furniture in a room, it's not uncommon to have the nagging feeling that something about the layout just seems off.

Which Home Trends Do You See Aging Poorly?

When you make the decision to add a trendy design element into your home, you know that you are running the risk of making your home age poorly.

Is an Open Floor Plan Right for You?

Everyone knows that open floor plans have come to dominate home design in the last several decades, but not everyone is a fan of the now-common layout. When looking for a new home or considering a major remodel to your current home, you may assume that open is the way to go; however, before you commit, consider whether open is right for you. As with any decision, there are advantages and disadvantages to both options!

These Are the Features That Home Buyers Really Want

What do buyers really want? It's a question that perpetually buzzes inside the heads of sellers, real estate professionals, and, of course, home builders, which is why each year the National Association of Home Builders creates their “What Home Buyers Really Want” report. The information in the report comes directly from recent and prospective home buyers, who were asked to rank their most-desired features in a home. The results of the 2019 survey revealed a clear winner, as 91% of buyers prioritized a laundry room as a key feature in their new home. Keep reading to learn about some of the other findings from the report.

Pros Say These Are the Top Landscaping Trends of 2019

As it does each year, the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) has announced its official predictions for the top landscaping trends for 2019. The NALP draws upon the experience and expertise of the industry’s 1 million landscape, lawn care, irrigation, and tree care professionals in order to arrive at just five design trends which will most influence the outdoor spaces of homes across America during the upcoming year. Keep reading to learn which colors, materials, and design elements they expect to surge in popularity!

Three Keys to a Well-Designed Living Room

Whether you're staging your home to sell or just want to maximize its potential, every homeowner can benefit from smart design when it comes to arranging their furniture. Perhaps in no room is this more important than the living room, where you and your guests are most likely to spend the majority of your time. Because a home's living room is generally a blank canvas, there are nearly limitless options for how you can place the furniture within it. Luckily, you can achieve a space with plenty of form and function by following just three simple rules!