Tag Archives: 2018 home design trends

Design Trend of the Month – Outdoor Showers

Thought outdoor showers were just for pool areas? Think again. If Bali villas have taught us anything, it’s that you can create a luxurious, resort-style oasis out of any outdoor space. Whether it’s to rinse off chlorine, salt or sand, or for your exotic outdoor bathroom, this design trend has a place in any home!…

Design Trend of the Month – Shipping Container Pools

Shipping containers have been a huge trend in alternative home designs, with architects turning cold, metal boxes into warm, luxurious houses. But that’s not the only place where these containers are making a splash; low and behold, the shipping container pool! Following the angular, clean lines of contemporary pool designs, they are similar to lap…

Design Trend of the Month – Concrete Finishes

The news is in; concrete is here to stay. This year is all about raw textures, earthy materials and natural elements, and concrete finishes are settling in for the long haul. From polished finishes, to DIY concrete renders, here’s how to incorporate this striking design trend within your outdoor space. (source) Pool areas As custom…

Design Trend of the Month – Outdoor Rooms

This month’s featured design trend is the next step in indoor outdoor living and holistic home design. Outdoor rooms are the star of backyard design in 2018. From outdoor lounges, to garden pavilions, to open air bathrooms, traditionally indoor rooms are venturing into the Great Outdoors. No matter if you have a balcony, a courtyard or…

Design Trend of the Month – Outdoor Fireplaces

Outdoor fireplaces are on an absolute hot streak as a 2018 design trend. Whilst firepits were an extremely popular addition to backyards in 2017, this year is all about custom fireplaces built into the integral design of an outdoor space. So gather ’round and warm your inspiration with these incredible outdoor fireplace designs! (source) Built…

Design Trend of the Month – Outdoor Kitchens

As outlined in our Home Design Trends for 2018 predictions, outdoor kitchens are fast becoming a ‘must have’ for modern homes and backyards. Embracing the connected nature of indoor-outdoor living, cooking spaces are being pushed out amongst our gardens for a more wholesome dining experience.   Things to consider when designing outdoor kitchens From sleek BBQ…

Design Trend of the Month – Timber Batten Feature Walls

Exterior design trends of 2018 have swiftly welcomed us into a more raw, natural realm. Following the heightened appreciation of textures, natural finishes and raw materials, timber batten feature walls have well and truly taken off within home design. This gorgeous feature adds warmth to an area and can soften hardscapes where planting or foliage…

The 6 Home Design Trends for 2018 You Need to Know About

So we’ve been gazing into the crystal ball again; and it’s looking damn fine. Stay ahead of the game with these 6 home design trends that are forecast to flourish in 2018.   The grand scheme of things Expect purples, navy blues and dark greens to coincide with the natural earthy materials, and darker woods…