7 autumn homeware trends that will make you want to cosy up by the fire

September 3, 2021

You might still be in summer mode, but autumn is fast approaching. As we begin to turn our homes into cosy havens, there are plenty of autumn 2021 décor trends to help lead the way. From punchy patterned wallpaper to tablescaping ideas, here’s what to embrace in the forthcoming season. “With 2020 and 2021 being such challenging years, I […]


Young Adults Flock to Vacation Rental Ownership

September 1, 2021

Vacation rental ownership among young adults is climbing. Even despite limited credit histories or down payments, young adults are finding a way to purchase a vacation rental, eyeing it as a lucrative investment. The proportion of homeowners under age 30 who purchased a vacation property doubled between June 2019 and June 2021, according to Evolve, […]


The Housing Market Forecast for the Rest of 2021, According To Realtors

August 30, 2021

Laura Woods Sat, August 28, 2021, 3:21 PM·5 min read It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic has turned the real estate market into a wild domain. If you’re looking to buy or sell a home, you’re likely eager to know how long this will last. In June 2021, home prices across the U.S. surged […]


Home Sales Rise as the Limited Number of Properties on the Market Improves

August 27, 2021

The numbers: Existing-home sales edged higher as the inventory of homes for sale grew, giving buyers some more breathing room in a tough market. Existing-home sales rose 2% to a seasonally-adjusted, annual rate of 5.99 million in July, the National Association of Realtors said Monday. Compared with June 2020, home sales were up 1.5%. Economists polled by MarketWatch […]


These Are 2021’s Emerging Design Trends, According to Houzz

August 25, 2021

New season, new trends. We’re more than halfway through what has been another rather turbulent year, with many of us still spending more time at home. Unsurprisingly, renovation and design activity has been a popular topic since the coronavirus pandemic took hold, so Houzz was curious to see what new design styles, features, and aesthetics have surfaced over the […]


Home Trends August 2021

August 23, 2021

By Liz Bingham Photos courtesy of M.S. Rau, New Orleans   This month, for the Art & Philanthropy issue, The VOICE’s CFO, Co-Owner and Science Columnist Steve Humphrey caught up with M.S. Rau Third Generation Owner & CEO Bill Rau to learn more about his exquisite collection and what’s in store for the future of […]


Home trends: Pandemic must-haves redefined home design

August 20, 2021

The pandemic has had a major impact on real estate in terms of pricing, inventory, availability and values. But it has also left its mark on home design with many homeowners, builders and remodelers reimagining almost every room in the house. When the pandemic forced both parents to work from home, and children were schooling […]


Interior design trends 2021: 38 key decorating looks, revealed

August 18, 2021

We’ve found all of the biggest interior design trends for 2021. We spoke to trend experts and high profile designers to get them to share their trend predictions and insights, we reviewed and analysed the interior trends of the past year, and compared them with current search trends on Google, Pinterest, retailer sites and more. […]


Surprising Interior design trends to keep ahead of the curve

August 16, 2021

words Alexa Wang Interior Design is a process that requires a lot of creativity and imagination. The opportunities are endless when it comes to turning an ordinary home into an extraordinary place. Many people believe that when they start working on the design of their interiors, they should start right from the door, but this […]


5 interior design trends emerging for 2022

August 13, 2021

Basic colors The trend this year is “naturalness,” the site says, because bright colors annoyed many people who were spending so much time at home. Warm and cool shades of beige will continue to be popular, as will the entire palette of blues. Benjamin Moore’s Aegean teal is a mix of blue, green and gray. […]