How MSI's Online Resources Can Transform Your Home Improvement VisionDecember 08, 2023
Undertaking home renovation projects is a thrilling journey, often filled with numerous important choices. For instance, deciding between granite, marble or quartz countertops, or selecting the best floor surface for high-traffic areas can be challenging. These decisions are crucial in creating your ideal kitchen or transforming a tired family room into a cozy gathering spot, a task most undertake only once. With high stakes involving cost and satisfaction, guidance is key.
At MSI, our website is crafted to spark inspiration and provide valuable insights for homeowners at any stage of building or remodeling. It's a treasure trove of designer advice, trend updates, and information on various products like luxury vinyl flooring and sturdy outdoor pavers. The site is rich with informative product details, engaging blogs, and inspiring photos to fuel your renovation excitement.
Highlighted here are some of the most visited areas on our website. For newcomers to MSI or returning home renovation experts, it's a wonderful opportunity to relax with a cup of coffee and immerse yourself in these informative pages, making the most of your home improvement journey.
Home Trends & Inspiration
Getting started is often the hardest part of any journey. For home design, the number of options can be endless. Still, every dream project begins somewhere—and yours could begin with our Home Trends & Inspiration page. This is the perfect place to start your MSI journey.
Learn how different materials are used and how professionals plan a color palette. With this knowledge, you’ll confidently make decisions you’ll be happy with for years.
The page is filled with looks for every aesthetic. It also includes the latest designer tips and online resources to help you find everything you need to complete your project in style.
Let's dive into further inspiration from the pages of our resourceful website.
Top 5 Design Trends
What’s new in design? Trends may change, but good taste and elegant materials will always be in style. Our Top 5 Design Trends page features the most popular and enduring new styles. You’ll find ideas to jump-start almost any project you have in mind. Read on to find out what’s trending now!
1. Global Spice
Global Spice features warm, rich colors, natural materials like quartz countertops, and subtle, earthy colors for backsplash and wall tile. This trend takes inspiration from traditional villas found along the Mediterranean coastline. The thoughtful use of warm terracotta tones adds charm and elegance to any interior.
2. More Than Mod
More Than Mod is a fresh take on modernism. This clean yet homey style blends classic black-and-white tones with geometric tiles and the look of old-world furnishings for an upscale, modern appeal. More Than Mod offers the warmth and charm of modern farmhouse design with a streamlined aesthetic.
3. The Golden Hour
The Golden Hour design trend is as enchanting as it sounds. The combination of rich browns, brilliant golds, and soft hues of honey capture light in your home the way a master painter captures light on a canvas. Tile flooring in complementary tones completes this welcoming look.
4. Verdant Storm
Like its name, this design style conjures images of moody, visually stunning, yet calming colors. Quartz countertops with vivid veining, deep navy, and hunter-green accents bring Verdant Storm to life. Consider this trend for any room in your home that receives great natural light.
5. Forever Outdoors
Forever Outdoors is perfect for people who love the open air. This style features outdoor spaces that combine textured materials such as artificial turf and porcelain pavers with luxurious all-season furniture. Forever Outdoors brings the outdoors in and the indoors out.
Beyond the Surface: An MSI Product Blog
Want to learn more about a specific product or collection? Our online Product Blog makes researching your favorite materials or product lines, such as the Everlife® Waterproof Flooring Collection, easy. Use the search tool to find write-ups about specific materials in backsplashes, countertops, flooring, stacked stone and more!
This page highlights some of our latest and most popular blogs. In addition to learning about products, you can research decor styles, get inspiration for interior and exterior spaces, and learn how to use traditional materials in creative new ways.
Are you feeling stuck in your design process, or not sure where to start? Our MSI Lookbook will inspire you! Peruse through room scenes and real projects to get your creative juices flowing. This inspirational galley includes ideas for every area imaginable, including kitchens, bathrooms, living rooms, entryways, laundry rooms, and even outdoor and commercial spaces.
Whether you’re looking for a design style, a color palette, or ways to incorporate your favorite flooring, countertop, or backsplash into your next project, this page has you covered.
Design styles have changed throughout the years. At MSI, we help our clients stay informed with our Featured Trends page. You’ll find the latest in encaustic patterns, brick looks, quartz countertops, geometric designs for backsplash and wall tiles, color trends, and more.
Use the Featured Trends page to find inspiration for one element, one room, or your entire home. Our trends and tips will help you coordinate modern materials for a seamless, timeless look or discover how to use traditional materials in innovative new ways.
Feeling Inspired Yet?
Whether these pages made you fall in love with one of our Top 5 Design Trends or are the inspiration for committing to that geometric backsplash you’ve been thinking about, congratulations! You are one step closer to completing your project.
Don’t stop with just these five pages. At MSI we offer a multitude of online resources you can use to create your ideal home environment.
We are here for you every step of the way. Chat with us online today if you need help putting your ideas into one gorgeous, cohesive plan. Visit an MSI showroom, or contact an authorized MSI retailer in your area.