Black stone fireplaces. Reclaimed barn doors. Wood beams. Everything in the modern farmhouse feels comfortable yet stylish. The flush-with-texture cozy vibe is made all the more dreamy with natural wood tones, a black and white palette, and brushed brass accents. From quartz-clad grand islands to barn wood-inspired LVT to subway tile with contrasting grout, everyone feels welcome in this modern-day, kick-your-shoes-off farmhouse.
From Arctic lights and cerulean to slate, indigo, and graphite, the blue family dominates design this year in all the right ways. Navy kitchen islands look inspired and bold. Blue-gray natural stones, quartz, and subway tile bathe backsplashes, walls, and countertops in a fresh, soothing light. Shimmering sea glass tone mosaics—in patterns of every shape and size—bring the ocean to showers, laundry rooms, and pools. For devotees around the world, this daydreamy color story delivers calm and a pop of mystery indoors and out.
In the new outdoor playbook, fortune favors the bold. From the pool and patio to the fire feature and Japanese garden, dramatic patterns, gorgeous colors, and texture-rich treatments make an intriguing case for spending more time alfresco. All-weather collections like Arterra Porcelain Pavers,ledger panels, decorative tile, and granite give these private spaces a must-be-seen sensibility. Welcome to the good life; no reservations required.
Worry-proof materials combine with top-trending looks to create the hardest-working floors, walls, and countertops on the market. Among the most sought-after H2O-friendly surfaces in design, these household phenoms take a beating year after year and still look fresh. Here’s to all the super-power ways LVT, Quartz, and porcelain tile make family life easier.