May 2022


3 design trends that are in right now

(NC) If you’re thinking about making some changes to the exterior of your home and are on the lookout for trends in exterior architecture, here are 3 great design ideas to keep in mind.

Curve appeal
The humble arch is having a major comeback, both inside and out. A statement unto itself, an arch can provide a beautiful offset for the sleek lines of mid-century or art deco architecture. There are options and designs for arched entryways, rounded windows and curved window surrounds too.

Let the inside out
Resilient materials, like stone veneer, are crossover products that feel refined and luxurious, and they can make a backyard or veranda feel like a true extension of the home. You can elevate an outdoor kitchen or add a fire table to help extend the outdoor living season. This trend works in all sorts of places like courtyards, rooftops, patios and balconies. It delivers an aesthetically pleasing look and satisfies the craving to include nature in most corners of our lives.

Stylish stone veneer
For a cost-effective way to build the home of your dreams, stone veneer is another trend that meets the money. Shouldice Designer Stone veneer provides a beautiful exterior option that’s much more affordable than natural stone, while matching its high-end look and feel. A long-lasting material, it’s easy to transport and install, and the custom variations are just about limitless.

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