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What's Hot in 2019

Happy New Year from Saddleback Design. We have done our homework, and the industry experts and savvy consumers have spoken. The trends for 2019 are here. Every year there is the new "it" color, wood treatment or counter top material, and this year is no different. Bye, millennial pink (but hello Living Coral?). Hello, dark kitchens. Welcome, mixing and matching. From colors to counters, backsplashes to flooring, here are a few highlights for 2019.


Color of the Year 2019, Pantone 15-1646 Living Coral.

Vibrant, yet mellow PANTONE 16-1546 Living Coral embraces us with warmth and nourishment to provide comfort and buoyancy in our continually shifting environment. In reaction to the onslaught of digital technology and social media increasingly embedding into daily life, we are seeking authentic and immersive experiences that enable connection and intimacy. Sociable and spirited, the engaging nature of PANTONE 16-1546 Living Coral welcomes and encourages lighthearted activity. Symbolizing our innate need for optimism and joyful pursuits, PANTONE 16-1546 Living Coral embodies our desire for playful expression.

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From Architect Magazine: Mid-tone Blues

Behr's color of 2019 aims to be timeless, modern, approachable, and calming. This mid-toned denim blue “makes it easy for homeowners across the country to re-imagine their space,” says Behr's marketing director.

Photo courtesy of Behr.

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From Livingetc: Mermaid Tile

There’s a new wave of tile shapes taking surfaces by storm. From fan-shaped fish scale tiles to complex quatrefoils, tiles are taking on more fluid forms with rounded edges and irregular shapes. Options include fan shaped scallop patterns, fish-scales, curvy eye-shaped T-drops, ornamental quatrefoils or the simple but effective hexagon. These more unusual shapes piece together to create striking effects, adding instant interest to modern bathrooms,

cloakrooms, kitchen and, even hallways.

To continue reading their entire list, click HERE. Photo courtesy of Whirlpool.

Tiled Backsplash Feature Walls

Though tiled backsplashes are not new to design-savvy kitchens, many Houzz users are now showing an increased interest in taking tile from countertops to ceilings—or behind floating shelves and range hoods—to create an eye-catching feature wall.

Photo courtesy of Houzz.

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From House Beautiful: Go Two Tones

Choosing a kitchen cabinet color is hard enough, but choosing two colors to complement each other is downright anxiety-provoking. Do you want to go bold? Keep it neutral? Do something trendy? Or maybe stick to a timeless color scheme? Get ready to mix things up.

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Photo courtesy of Nicole Franzen.

And when it comes to flooring, we have got the report for you. From types, styles, textures, colors and looks, FlooringInc has all the answers. Enjoy.

To continue reading their entire list, click HERE.

Photo courtesy of FlooringInc.

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