Friday Findings - July 28th Edition

Friday Findings - July 28th Edition

Last week we introduced our "Friday Findings" post and took a look at Facebook's plans for a village, an architects plight to bring design back to New York and a house suspended from a bridge. This week we've decided to question some trends in interior design, millennial culture, and home design. 


Are You Designing the Most Popular Home in America?

Surprised when clients ask to have a modern American ranch home built? Well, you shouldn't be. According to a 2016 Trulia study, the modern American ranch home style is the most popular pick for a home in 34 states in the U.S. Apartment Therapy considers what makes the home popular and why it will most likely continue to increase in popularity for years to come.

Read the full article here.


Do You Know the 5 Trends in Modern Residential Architecture?

image © Spaceo

image © Spaceo

Dreaming of larger windows, bringing elements of nature indoors and incorporating smart technology into the home? You're not alone. Those are three of the five trends in modern residential architecture. To find out the other trends and learn more about what's making these trends stay rather than be a fad, read the article by Homify found here.


Do You Believe That These 10 Paint Styles Will Never Go Out of Style?

In an article found on House Beautiful, colours such as taupe, white, black are among the 10 colours that they believe will never go out of style. So if you're not one of the ones looking to change your house to match the colour of the year, then you should perhaps read this list and choose a colour that is known for being timeless.

Read the full article here.


Would You Pay up to $3,400 to Live in Hong Kong's 'Skypark'?

image © NWPlus

image © NWPlus

According to Business Insider, millennials are flocking to live in the luxury complex called the "Skypark" that was designed with a co-living model in mind. A luxurious rooftop lounge and indoor pool are among the elite features that are included in the building to foster relationships within the complex.

Read the full article here.


This Couple Has Redefined What it Means to Live Life on the Road.

A couple decided to exchange their traditional life in an Chicago home for a roaming life on the road in an old school bus. They started their project by completely gutting the bust. Then as part of their renovations, they've raised the bus's roof, added a sleeping loft accessible by a ladder, added furnishings, a bedroom located underneath the main floor for their daughter. The video above shows you the completed bus, while the article found on Habitat (and can be read here), chronicles the couple's journey to making their new home.


Next week we will be analyzing trends in construction. So if you have an article you think we should check out, contact us and it may just get added to our findings!  

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