Design Notes –

As we proceed to alter and adapt all through the pandemic, so have our kitchens and bogs. From traditional favorites to high-tech luxurious, there’s a distinct segment for everybody. R•House requested three Richmond kitchen and tub designers to share their observations and predictions for developments rising in 2022.

R•House: Do you suppose the favored all-white kitchen will persist, or will we see extra coloration?

Grace Sheehan, Kitchen Doctors: We’re seeing a shift from the traditional, cool, all-white kitchen to a extra heat and earthy kitchen. We’re utilizing white or taupe as a impartial tone or base and pairing it with nature-inspired colours, resembling greens and blues.

Sarah Pierce, Lane Homes & Remodeling: I undoubtedly suppose we’re going to be seeing extra coloration by itself or together with the white kitchen. I’ve seen loads of inexperienced. I really feel like blue is taking extra of a again seat, but it surely’s nonetheless a really timeless coloration. Camel or leather-based brown colours are coming again in, in addition to loads of wooden tones.

Peyton Edwards, KDWHome: An all-white kitchen is traditional and has a timeless attraction. I don’t see that going wherever; nevertheless, we have now seen some coloration creeping in. Principally grays and blues. This yr, we’re beginning to see extra greens, principally within the mossy inexperienced household.

R•House: How can owners deliver the outside into their kitchens?

Sheehan: Including extra pure gentle wherever potential. That could possibly be skylights, home windows alongside the counter tops or a window backsplash.

Pierce: I feel we’ll be seeing extra particular areas which can be both for houseplants or indoor gardens like herb gardens.

Edwards: In new building and intensive renovations, we’re seeing loads of folded glass partitions, one model of which is called NanaWalls. These really mix the indoors and the outside.

R•House: We reside in a extremely digital world. Will this lengthen into kitchens with good home equipment?

Sheehan: I consider smarter and more healthy home equipment resembling app-controlled, Wi-Fi-enabled merchandise, induction cooktops and ranges, steam and convection ovens, related hubs that tie home equipment collectively, voice-activated lighting, and touchless options will proceed to rise.

Pierce: I additionally suppose it’s going to be highly regarded to purchase home equipment that may incorporate greater than only a single use. For instance, a wall oven with a steam operate, air fry operate, or warming operate.

Edwards: Most high-end home equipment now already come outfitted with Wi-Fi expertise. For instance, your fridge can notify you when filters should be changed, and you may preheat your oven out of your automobile.

R•House: Many owners are striving to make their areas an oasis. How’s this taking part in out in rest room design?

Sheehan: We’re seeing one other shift in bogs from clear, cool, nearly sterile-looking grays and whites right into a extra heat, natural coloration palette. We’re additionally seeing extra common design options, together with giant curbless showers, moist rooms and good expertise.

Pierce: Individuals are making an attempt to make it extra of a retreat. For instance, having a washer and dryer inside your main suite, or a moist bar for tea and occasional, or a sitting space to have the ability to take pleasure in that area.

Edwards: Many consumers need their bogs to imitate these of a luxurious resort or resort. We’re seeing shoppers splurge on extras resembling heated flooring and heated towel bars. 

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