Design trends: pattern mixing, wide plank flooring, and the new neutral.

The Fun Side of Neutral

Gray continues to be the winning neutral color this year, but don’t forget you can spice it up with pops of color and interesting patterns.

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Simplicity is Key

Simplicity is key when it comes to tight spaces. Keeping everything in the same color family helps to create the illusion of more space.

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Go Wide

Wide plank hardwood flooring has proven to be a lasting trend because it looks rustic, yet feels modern.

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Simply White

Will white be the new neutral for 2016? We’ll see, but Benjamin Moore just announced Simply White as the 2016 color of the year, and it’s popping up everywhere in the interior design world − especially on walls.

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Mix It Up

Pattern mixing is taking off this year − don’t be afraid to mix all kinds of patterns together, like geometrics and animal prints with florals, but stick with the same color family to keep things from looking too busy.

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