Trends I Expect to See at Design & Construction Week 2018

KBIS 2018 Home Trends on KitchAnn Styl

I always make it a priority to continue to provide my customers with the best construction materials and remodeling advice our industry has to offer.

This January I’ll be attending Design & Construction Week in Orlando. This is  the largest annual gathering of the residential design and construction industry that  features the co-location of the NAHB International Builders’ Show (IBS) and the National Kitchen & Bath Association’s Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS).

As one can imagine, when such industry powerhouses combine to throw an event meant to both inspire and connect design-build professionals with the most innovative resources and materials available on the market, their attendees would come home with a wealth of knowledge and ideas. Continue reading “Trends I Expect to See at Design & Construction Week 2018”

Pantone Color of the Year 2018

Ultra Violet is “an enigmatic purple shade that evokes the inventive spirit and imaginative thinking that challenges the status quo.”

The wait is over. Pantone has announced Ultra Violet 18-3838 as their Color of the Year 2018.

“UltraViolet is an enigmatic purple shade that evokes the inventive spirit and imaginative thinking that challenges the status quo. A spiritual, cosmic hue, Ultra Violet pushes the boundaries of what inspires us to look upward and outward to the future.”

Back in 2014, Pantone had already given us fuchsia/purple color stories selecting Radiant Orchid as Color of The Year. Still, nothing could have prepared us for Ultra Violet: a galactic, deep purple shade that is about to take the world of design by storm. Continue reading “Pantone Color of the Year 2018”

2017 Tile Trends

New Tile Trends - texture | KitchAnn Style

Designers and consumers like their walls and floors to have a sense of texture. And with every space serving as an opportunity to make a design statement, it’s hard not to want to take advantage of  all the great materials available today.

Linen Tile trend | KitchAnn Style

Tile that mimics the look of fabric or linen has been available for a while. but the techniques used to mimic these soft textures has gotten so goodwith 3-D inks and HD printing Continue reading “2017 Tile Trends”