Hardware design trends: new colors & functions

What’s trending in decorative and functional hardware and accessories? Here’s what some of the specialists had to say.

Black hardware is the new ‘standard’
While gold tones are still in high demand for kitchen, bath and closet hardware, adding  “personality” in a space,  “Matte black has evolved from just ‘a new trend’ to becoming ‘the new standard’ when someone wants a dark finish for hardware, faucets, lighting, and even sinks,” said Stephanie Lowe Mersky, director, Decorative Hardware Management at Hardware Resources. “Matte black can add the perfect contrast, or a little drama in a space while still being safe enough

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Samsung Lets You Design Your Own Refrigerator With Samsung BESPOKE

The BESPOKE lineup is now available to buy in the U.S.

Samsung’s award-winning BESPOKE customizable refrigerators and their stunning designs have inspired consumers around the world. Now, the BESPOKE lineup is available to buy in the U.S. You can customize your fridge to match your home’s style, whether you choose the all-new 4-Door FlexTM, the Flex Column, the Bottom Freezer, or a combination of the formats.

4-Door Flex

You can design your own BESPOKE 4-Door Flex in the BESPOKE Design Studio, which shows you the full range of styles available for the

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Best International Design 2020: CCRC’s ‘Green Spine’ Maximizes Resident Engagement, Wellness

Imagine living in a suite overlooking an atrium that has the atmosphere of a healing garden, at other times is a venue for musicians or performers, and sometimes is a social gathering place for friends, family and neighbors.

This is the experience for older adults residing in care suites adjacent to the atrium winter garden at Rawhiti Estate, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Auckland, New Zealand.

The atrium winter garden is part of the community’s “green spine.”

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“The idea is that as you come in, it’s part of a spine of nature and energy that goes on

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Design Your Own Refrigerator with Samsung BESPOKE

Samsung’s award-winning BESPOKE refrigerators have ushered in a new era of customizable home appliances, and their stunning designs have inspired consumers around the world. Now, the BESPOKE lineup is available to buy in the U.S. Whether you choose the all-new 4-Door FlexTM, the Flex Column, the Bottom Freezer, or a combination of the formats, you can customize your fridge to match your home’s style.

4-Door FlexTM

You can design your own BESPOKE 4-Door Flex in the BESPOKE Design Studio, which shows you the full range of styles available for the refrigerator, and allows you to choose

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Creative Differences | Kitchen & Bath Design News

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Kitchen and bath designers often find themselves either collaborating with or at odds with interior designers – so what’s really the difference between the two professions?

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Autumn McGarr | April 6, 2021

It’s one of those questions that anyone even tangentially involved in any facet of the residential industry will have not only an answer

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KBIS Names Winners | Kitchen & Bath Design News

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While the exhibitor portion of the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show may have been lost this year, the informative conferences and festive events that are an integral part of this annual meeting of the kitchen and bath trade were still celebrated and enjoyed by attendees. The virtual trade show, which took place from Feb. 9-12 and was hosted by the National Kitchen & Bath Association, played host to thousands of attendees who were there to strengthen their design and business knowledge, learn about the latest products and technology and celebrate a most unpredictable year.

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