Right From the Experts: 2017 In-Trend House Designs Every Home Designer Should Know

by Greg on July 14, 2017

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 “A house truly becomes your own not when you sign the deed, but after you customize it to your unique lifestyle.”

This year 2017 is all about new experiences and transformations.The home improvement and interior design industry surprises us with various innovations in the field, and also the trends that you might want to apply or experience in your home if you are planning for a renovation today or soon.

Planning for a house revamping might cost you much time and effort. To minimize your effort on finding what you want for a new and improvised home, here are some examples of home improvement that are the trend nowadays.

Smart Homes

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Security systems are now remotely controlled via smartphones or any remote control device from any distance from the house. And what’s good about this is these advanced temperature regulating technologies aimed at creating a comfortable environment inside the house and save money, smart locks, a High Technology, safety features on kitchen appliances, smart TVs, and other home automation advancements will continue to be popular in 2017 and for the upcoming year.

Motorized Blinds

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With a home automation becoming more integrated into every new home appliance, why should window coverings be any different? Motorized blinds on windows are now trend today and for the next years. And for a clean and automated window, getting the services of some window cleaning in Houston TX should be applied for a cleaner, hassle-free and beautiful window of your newly revamped home.

Kitchen Remodel

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Most of the home constructors highly note a rising demand for kitchen renovations and improvements. And taking into consideration the customer’s choices in 2016, predict functional kitchen islands, wet bars, mid-range appliances with energy efficient stars and matte/stainless steel finishes, glass tile backsplashes with thin grout lines, monochrome tones and laconic hardware being among the most popular trends in 2017.

Pendant Lights

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This thing will gain more popularity in bathrooms, mudrooms, entryways, and others. They look particularly great and functional above the vanities, huge mirrors, bathtubs, kitchen isles, coffee tables in the living room, office areas and lounging spots. What they do is they improve the lighting game, spice up the interior and enhance the certain points of the room. The variety of colors, shapes, forms, and textures allows homeowners to find a perfection for their homes.

Bathroom Remodels

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We all know that everyone is willing to conduct a bathroom remodel to replace their old plumbing, tile, bathtubs, and décor with the contemporary energy efficient equipment. In addition to that, pebbled and textured tile, spacious showers, deep soak bathtubs with jacuzzi features, light-up mirrors, and his and hers vanities, which is very relevant for a new and fully furnished home.

Stacked Stone

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Due to the rise of natural materials and textures, stacked stone trend will return to our homes in 2017 and on the upcoming year adorning the fireplace surroundings, accent walls, kitchen/bathroom backsplash, as well as house exterior and landscaping fixtures.

Opened Kitchen Shelves

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In spite of being the most practical thing for the kitchen, opened floating shelves (natural wooden or white finish) will win their popularity due to the common desire to open the space, make it appear lighter and less crowded. Used to display decorations, pottery, dishes, coffee mugs, store kitchen appliances, long shelves look above the cabinets, at the backsplash, and on the window walls of the modern kitchens.

Natural Texture and Pastel Shades

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The era of clean colors, faux textures, and materials in home improvement are nearly over, as more and more remodeling contractors observe their clients going back to the hardwood flooring instead of laminate or vinyl, authentic-looking wooden furniture, stone-shade ceramic tiles for showers, calm and pastel colors for kitchen cabinets and wall paint.


The trend of brightening up the spaces in your homes and making it visually bigger with the help of lighter furniture, decorations and wall colors that started a while ago will boom in 2017. If you want your home to keep up with the latest trends nowadays, try searching some beautiful ideas online or better yet, get the help of a professional interior designer.


Layla W. Walker

Layla is a person who loves checking out different styles and designs of houses. She took interior designing in college and is practicing in the field of home improvement for six years now. In her spare time, she is usually searching the web for interesting and fascinating home designs.

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