Every New Year comes with its own fun, new design trends. This is why now is a perfect time to start mixing things up in your home. Whether you like modern and classy or rustic and natural, there is a new design trend that will excite you and fit your tastes. Read on to learn more about Calgary’s most exciting custom home design trends for 2016.
A Natural Look
Local natural products will go mainstream in a big way in 2016. People used to think that the only ones who preferred nature, local products, and keeping it all completely natural were hippies and hipsters. Lately however these things have gone mainstream. People want to incorporate touches of our beautiful world into their home design these days. This means everything from making the outdoor space part of the indoor space to using reclaimed wood, minerals, and other natural products as design pieces. People love the design possibilities with nature and have gone all in with it.
Keeping it Local
There is a greater focus on local artists and artisans than there have been in previous years. Those who create items locally using local materials are becoming more in demand right now. Clients are preferring the handmade look, texture, and personality that provides a unique edge. It gives the home its own personality, definitely tells a story.
Having a home that is sustainable and environmentally friendly will be very important in 2016. You want to pick new appliances, furniture and fixtures that are as energy efficient as possible and the more it reduces your carbon footprint the better. This is also one of the major reasons people go local. There is a greater advocacy to help the earth, and there are items out there that can do just that. Many trending items are also eco-friendly so you don’t have to sacrifice good style for it.
Another design trend is going retro with a modern twist. A modernized retro design, like something that sends you back to the 70s in a cool new way, is popular right now. Retro design has a tendency to come in and out of style, and for 2016 it is definitely “in” again. All of these are design trends that you can incorporate into your home renovation project this year. You will have a comfortable and stylish home that you will love, whether you go natural or retro or both. For help or advice implementing your 2016 home project, contact TriLink Builders today!