Archive by month: 2016-12Return
RSS
23

Design Innovation: 3D Printing

posted on
Design Innovation: 3D Printing
As modern technology continues to advance at an incredible rate, the implications for virtually every industry are immense, and that includes the remodeling and design industry. Shelly Palmer, NKBA Tech Advisor, shares his thoughts on how 3D printing will change kitchen and bath design in the very near future. Fascinating and amazing!  Image Source
Read More
| Categories: Design Trends, Kitchen Design | Tags: 3D printing, kitchen design, bathroom design, new in design, design trends, design technology | View Count: (481)
19

Meet Our Vendors: Aristokraft

posted on
Meet Our Vendors: Aristokraft
At Mid South, we pride ourselves on the quality of the products we offer, knowing that a higher quality product added to our insistence upon excellence in the work, ultimately provides each of our customers with a gorgeous outcome. One of those vendors is Aristokraft, a cabinetry company that has been in business for 60 years. With gorgeous product, intelligent design, and a focus on getting the details right, Aristokraft is a partner worth knowing. Here’s an overview of the kinds of cabin...
Read More
| Categories: Kitchen Design | Tags: Aristokraft, cabinet design, kitchen design, cabinets, quality cabinets, kitchen cabinets | View Count: (403)
16

Trend Lab: SuperNormal

posted on
Trend Lab: SuperNormal
The Salone del Mobile Milano Trend Lab continues their fascinating work researching and articulating abstract ideas related to modern living. Their analysis of consumer trends, designer appeal, and the progressive direction of design continues to intrigue, digging into the underlying causes and psychology behind human choices in home design and décor. A recent exploration of the Trend Lab Livingscapes project is a concept they have named SuperNormal. At its most basic explanation, SuperNo...
Read More
| Categories: Design Trends | Tags: modern living, microtrends, design trends, home design, home design trends, minimalism | View Count: (429)
12

What’s In for Kitchens?

posted on
What’s In for Kitchens?
In many ways, the kitchen is the heart of the home, the center of the action, and the hub of it all. Busy modern families use the kitchen for more than just food preparation. This space serves a myriad of other functions. Families want to be able to gather together around the table at the end of a busy day to share a meal, to connect after their hectic jobs and school days. They need a space to do homework and discuss bills. They require the ability to put away groceries efficiently, cook a heal...
Read More
| Categories: Design Trends, Kitchen Design | Tags: kitchen design trends, kitchen design, interior design, interior design trends, luxury kitchens, modern kitchens, kitchen upgrades | View Count: (638)
09

New Home Trend: Energy Efficient

posted on
New Home Trend: Energy Efficient
Whether working in new construction or making updates to a home with the intent to make the property more desirable to potential buyers in the future, it is imperative to take note of the features most preferred by home buyers. In recent years, more and more homebuyers are desiring, and often demanding, eco-friendly and energy efficient living spaces. Ceiling Height: Years ago, the standard for ceiling height was 7’; later, 8’ became popular. The pendulum swung even farther for a c...
Read More
| Categories: Design Trends, Interior Design Tips | Tags: energy efficiency, interior design tips, eco friendly, Energy Star, home design, home design tips, interior design, energy saving tips | View Count: (528)
05

Built-ins: Sophisticated Storage

posted on
Built-ins: Sophisticated Storage
Building in one’s storage solutions is a plan well suited to those with a long-range vision, a clear idea of what they are trying to achieve, and with the understanding that these projects are generally not portable once installed. With a wide array of colors, a virtually unlimited toy box of components, and the overall ease that built-ins can add to life, it is easy to see that they are as popular as ever with today’s homeowner. Some ideas for bringing on the built-ins: Home libra...
Read More
| Categories: Interior Design Tips | Tags: storage solutions, built-in, home library, home bar, home office, interior design, home design | View Count: (378)
02

 2018 World Color Forecast

posted on
 2018 World Color Forecast
Getting a sense of the colors that will play a part in our future is no easy task, but Color Marketing Group, a non-profit international association of color design experts, coordinates the effort to do so, and not just with a singular perspective, but with varied viewpoints that incorporate life and culture from the major regions of the world. In mid-November, members of the Color Marketing Group convened in Albuquerque to unveil the +2018 World Color Forecast. People with a passion for color f...
Read More
| Categories: Design Trends | Tags: World Color Forecast, 2018 World Color Forecast, color, regional key colors, key colors, Color Marketing Group, design trends, color trends | View Count: (845)