As we come to the closing of 2021 and enter the new year of 2022, topics of interest for design include design more for millennials and less for boomers, a popularity of organic and natural designs, and a focus on warmer hues and more wood tones. Millennials are the leading cause for the increase in Organic/Natural and Contemporary Designs. In the kitchen they want easy to clean surfaces and outdoor living areas. In the bathroom they want a large shower and more room for storage. Pacshore Tech large format porcelain is a great choice for large showers as the larger format allows for less grout lines and therefore is easier to clean. Leathered granites and Fantasy Brown marble are top choices for outdoor kitchen areas as they can withstand the elements well enough to hold up as an outdoor feature.
Homeowners desire a space that can be multifunctional & important factors are: cleanliness, sustainability, and universal design. Large islands will be desired for the fact that they can be used for food prep but also function as dining tables, homework, and work from home areas. Easy to clean surfaces, meaning countertops that are sanitary and non-porous, can be achieved using any of our quartz brands as they exhibit these characteristics and most importantly are the most hygienic option. For those that are looking for seating in their large showers, Invisible Grey Pacshore Quartz is a neutral yet bold design that can give the area a WOW factor. A strong demand for quartz will continue, as it has for the past several years, because of the heat, scratch, and stain resistant plus easy to clean features.
Design trends are taking inspo from nature which results in the increase of natural organic designs. Organic, natural styles are prominent in KITCHEN and BATH especially with millennials in the use of colors, tones, and fixtures. They will mostly be drawn to colors such as greens and blues and warmer hues for neutral color palettes with a hint of golds and metallics in the kitchen specifically.