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Category: Trends

By: Stephanie Lindsey

Featured on Houzz: Key Measurements to Make the Most of Your Bathroom

Spaces | Trends

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By: Stephanie Lindsey

Everything You Need to Know About Quartz Countertops

Spaces | Trends

Author: Mandy Lee of Innovative Building Materials Over the past several years, quartz has become a sought-after material when it comes to countertops. Quartz comes in a variety of colors and patterns and is considered to be a quality alternative to a natural stone material. When starting a home improvement project involving countertops, it is important…

By: Stephanie Lindsey

Everything You Need to Know About Reclaimed Wood

Spaces | Trends

Author: Mandy Lee of Innovative Building Materials Reclaimed wood is the latest trend in home design that is showing no signs of slowing down. The wood type can provide a rustic look for any room and give you a variety of uses, not to mention that the option is eco-friendly. Overall, reclaimed wood is a…

By: Stephanie Lindsey

Lighting Trends You Should Know

Spaces | Trends

Author Bio: Lisa Wetherell runs the blog Lighting House – where she writes about her knowledge gained from 10 years of industry experience in the lighting and interior design field. To learn more about how lighting can improve your space, you can follow her blog. Those who love lighting will probably be interested in the…

By: Stephanie Lindsey

Gray Matters

Spaces | Trends

Don’t let your paint color battle get the best of you!  Gray is the season’s hottest trend, but with so many paints and shades to choose from–How the heck do you decide?!? Let us take the guess work out for you, and show you the best of the best! We’ll introduce you to our favorite…

By: Stephanie Lindsey

What is Etch Design Group’s style?

Design Challenge | Spaces | Trends

Often, prospective clients ask what our style is.  By looking at our portfolio, you will find Modern Farmhouse, Transitional, Modern, and a hint of Traditional.  Our personal aesthetic is a mix. But for our clients – our style is your style. Etch is dedicated to crafting custom interior designs that are tailored to each individual…

By: Stephanie Lindsey

To Picket or Not to Picket – That is the Question

Spaces | Trends

This showstopper of a bathroom is our all-time top viewed photo on Houzz, and we have a hunch as to why….. Pickets are quickly becoming the newest and trendiest tile shape, and we’re calling it now….you’re about to see much much more of this clever little tile!  An updated take on the subway tile, pickets…

By: Stephanie Lindsey

Design Trends – Hill Country Austin

Trends

Austin has come a long way from the Old World traditional and rustic look of 2005 and has moved into a much more modern aesthetic in the city’s design portfolio. You will hear terms such as “Hill Country Modern”, “Modern Contemporary”, and “Modern Transitional” when consulting with your building professionals about the style you are…