Designing for boomers

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GLOBAL REPORT—Today, about 10,000 baby boomers will reach the retirement age of 65. And about the same number will cross that threshold every day for the next 16 years, according to the Pew Research Center. That is creating a highly prized new category of leisure travelers who are increasingly the […] Read more »

Top Amenities for 2017, from Millennials to Boomers

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There is a lot of talk about what Millennials want in multifamily amenities—and it usually involves speed, ease and the latest technology—but of course, they are not the only ones to consider this year. Property owners also recognize the downsizing Baby Boomers as another key demographic. That said, it is […] Read more »

24 Beautiful Master Bathrooms

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Okay. We may not want to think about bathrooms any more than we have to, but when you’re talking about the bathrooms in your home, you want them to be as nice as possible. This is especially true of the master bathroom, as this is where you’ll be getting ready […] Read more »

10 Bathroom Trends for 2017

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I admit it, one of my favorite parts of my job is identifying emerging trends. Whether it’s tracking interiors, graphic design, or even music, I love it all. In so far as interior trends for 2017, bathrooms are really standing out. Although these usually small – yet important – rooms […] Read more »

Pinterest Predicts The Top Home Trends Of 2017

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It’s almost 2017 and that means a whole new year lies ahead with fresh ideas to come, including home trends. While no one can predict the future, the amazing team at Pinterest conducted a study to figure out what might be popular in the coming months. Based on recent spikes […] Read more »

16 Living Room Trends for 2017 (And 4 on the Way Out)

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  The living room is definitely one of the most important rooms (if not the most important) in any home. Think of it this way. The living room is the place to which you and yours return every day. It’s a place for relaxing and reading a book. It’s a […] Read more »

The 15 Biggest Kitchen Design Trends of 2017

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When you think of the world of fashion, you think about how what’s in vogue and out of vogue changes by the season… In much the same way, what’s popular and not popular in kitchen design changes quite frequently, though not as frequently as haute couture… Every year, though, it’s […] Read more »

The All-Ages City

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Proximity to toilet paper. That’s how Zachary Benedict, a partner at MKM Architecture + Design in Fort Wayne, Indiana, measures a neighborhood’s walkability, and therefore, its suitability to the senior citizens he believes will be the salvation of Indiana’s small towns and cities. “What neighborhood do you know has toilet […] Read more »