Design Forecast: Marble Surfaces And Built-In Bars Are In While Cool Grays Are Out

December 19, 2016

This year, bar carts were in. Next year, homeowners will want more permanent bars, with built-in shelving and seating areas, to serve as the focal point in their homes.

Through a survey of interior design experts, Zillow named the top trends for home design in 2017. Built-in bars are hot, as are marble surfaces (particularly for countertops, flooring, and tabletops) and jewel colors such as emerald green and sapphire blue.

The color gray, however, is out.

From wall colors to couches, shades of gray have been a safe, go-to choice for homeowners and interior designer alike. Experts predict homeowners will be more experimental In the coming year, welcoming brighter pops of color on everything from walls to rugs in an effort to make their space feel more individualized.

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