What are the home decor trends for 2012? We’re talking color and detail here at auburnlakemartin.com. We’ve re-purposed and elaborated on some content Meg has already tackled over at her own personal blog, (makes life a little easier – we have New Year’s parties to attend!).
“Tangerine Tango” this bright and cheery color is going to be showing up in a variety of home decor accessories and paint stores in 2012. Read More about Pantones 2012 Color of the Year (also be on the lookout for numerous shades of gray). If warm tones aren’t your thing, Lady Gaga is anticipating that “mint is going to be very big in fashion next spring”.
Hidden Kitchen Appliances: Kitchens are starting to trend towards appliances that are virtually invisible until needed. It may take a while to implement this fully but looking ahead clutter free and streamlined appears to be the next wave of kitchen technology. Take a look at this futuristic kitchen from Hettich.
Bathtub Screens: I recently stayed in New York with some family members who had just re-done one of their bathrooms. The first thing that I noticed was this very unique looking shower door. It’s actually a bathtub screen and they are becoming increasingly popular. Less glass to clean and it gives you a much clearer view of any beautiful tile or stone around your bath. Here is a site that shows one of the companies that produces them: Ark Showers.
So what do you think? Comment below and let us know what trends will stick? And what trends we’re about to miss. We’ll update with interesting recommendations 🙂