March 27, 2023

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Reno of the Month: Interior style and transforming tendencies we think will be Big in 2023!

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See far more of this property transform in Reston listed here. Photo courtesy Synergy Structure & Design.

By Nicola Caul Shelley, Synergy Layout & Design

Residence remodel on your New Year’s resolution record? A dwelling remodel is a significant fiscal financial investment and no 1 needs to make any alterations to their household that won’t stand the examination of time when it arrives to design decisions. We’re listed here to assist! This thirty day period, we’re sharing what built our team’s record of tendencies and things we consider we’ll be viewing more of in 2023 when it arrives to kitchen area and lavatory reworking and interior style and design.

Fireplaces in Kitchens

The job of the kitchen has adjusted in the previous number of a long time. They’ve turn out to be multi-purposeful areas that serve accumulating and entertaining wants as very well as their day-to-day cooking/prep function. There is now a transfer taking this one particular stage further by producing kitchens that are ‘cozy’. We like to think we’re trail blazers on this just one, but fireplaces in kitchens are regaining attractiveness as a way to reach a much more intimate and ‘lived in’ feeling.

A Touchstone recessed electric powered fire was built-in into the island in this residence transform in Reston. See far more of this household right here. Photograph courtesy Synergy Style and design & Building.
Picture Courtesy Jamie Padgett.

Pet-Friendly Laundry/Mudrooms

This has been a growing craze in the latest several years, but incorporating a pet cleansing station to a mudroom or laundry is now a Massive ticket item. With a lot of of us including a furry pal to the spouse and children in the course of the pandemic, it is now become a ‘must-have’ for many property owners when they are creating a new home or transforming an present one particular. Nicola, our Director of Advertising and marketing, did this in her individual residence and designed not only a puppy shower (that also doubles for muddy boot cleaning and other large responsibility cleaning) but also added a developed-in canine crate, much too.

Photograph courtesy Nicola Shelley.

Butler’s Pantries as an Extension of Kitchens

In the exact way the part of the kitchen has modified, our use of ancillary spaces on the most important level has also adjusted. Historically, Butler’s Pantries have been reserved for team as a major “landing point” for meal service/cleanse up as they were being located concerning the kitchen and eating home. These days, Butler’s Pantries are an extension of the kitchen, generally with similar cabinetry or structure things (while not normally) for a cohesive really feel but with a multifunctional goal. Not everyone has place for a individual Butler’s Pantry, so blended-use areas that merge the Butler’s Pantry/Pantry/Laundry/Mudroom are now large on homeowner’s wishlists.

In this home rework in Oakton, a space beforehand made use of as a playroom was turned into this gorgeous Butler’s Pantry. You can see extra of this remodel listed here. Image courtesy of Synergy Style & Development.
In this townhome rework in Reston, an underutilized area off the kitchen area was remodeled into this pantry with tons of storage. You can see a lot more of this remodel below. Image courtesy of Synergy Structure & Construction.

Completely ready to give your Butler’s Pantry or Pantry some pep? Then study this!

The Un-Bathroom

Emily, a single of Synergy’s Inside Designers, has experienced her eye on this a single for a while! But what particularly is an “un-bathroom”? The true un-toilet has to have more than a fancy self-importance and material believe an eclectic blend of artwork on the walls and parts of home furnishings that normally never go in bogs, these types of as chairs, dressers, fireplaces and, sure, even rugs.

Still left photograph courtesy TradChap. Suitable image courtesy Corrigan Chateau. We’d like to be transported to this un-bathroom appropriate now!

Reeded/Fluted Cabinetry (particularly in Bathrooms) and Chunky Counter tops

Not ready for the un-lavatory but fascinated in seeking a thing distinct? Camille (also a person of Synergy’s Inside Designers), is calling reeded/ fluted cabinetry as a person of the new looks we’ll be looking at additional of in the future few a long time. Paired with ‘chunky’ countertops, they are a chic addition to any lavatory.

This lavatory (left) features a honey coloured vainness with brass knobs and honed white marble. Picture courtesy of Dana Wolter Interiors. Proper image courtesy Bria Hammel Interiors.

Bringing the Outdoors In

This a single isn’t a new pattern, but the worth of bringing the outdoors in is producing a repeat visual appeal on our listing this 12 months. As Mina, Synergy’s CEO & Founder states, “our connection to nature is 1 of the most important facets of living in our household.” You do not have to go huge (like switching out your windows to have a better view outdoors), very simple changes like adding botanicals, accessories and wooden elements are a basic way to aid you experience a lot more grounded and calm.

If you are bringing plants into your place, huge crops are beautifully in a position to keep their have in a place. On the other hand, grouping lesser crops is the key to acquiring a layout-thoughtful seem. Mina likes odd numbered groupings (believe threes and fives). The instance under reveals how use of similar hues of plant pot hues on a simple white shelf provides a amazing visible. I experience serene just seeking at it!

Picture courtesy Garden Investing.

New Twists on Standard Elements

It started off with brass, then wallpaper and then, most not long ago, oak cupboards. There has been a resurgence of more classic aspects BUT with a thoroughly new twist. Polished brass every thing is surely a matter of the earlier, but brass has reclaimed its situation as a design and style factor that has longevity when performed proper or employed as element of mixed metal fixtures.

See a lot more of this household transform in Reston listed here. Photo courtesy Synergy Design & Construction.

Speaking of classic aspects, many of us have household furniture or other items handed down by family members associates that we just don’t know what to do with if the design in the home leans more transitional or contemporary. Barbara, Synergy’s Job Coordinator, thinks classic parts combined in with additional modern day features is attaining a lot more focus and, when finished appropriate, it is a great way to integrate heirlooms with no making a house truly feel dated.

Picture courtesy of Architectural Digest.

Missed our posts about design factors that could possibly be relationship your house? We experienced a couple! Read Portion A single right here and Part Two here!

Darkish, Moody Shades

“Moody” paint colour created our checklist final year, and it’s a trend that grew in acceptance over the past twelve months and proceeds to soar in use. From partitions to trim to ceilings, darkish colors proceed to pop up in all places.

Photograph courtesy of Studio Magee.
Photograph courtesy Max Humphrey (Design and style)/Christopher Dibble (photography).

Hunting for a lot more paint inspiration? Browse 2023 Paint Trends and Shade Inspiration.


Alright, we admit it. This just one isn’t new, but the at any time-transforming decisions and finishes in tile lights us up so it is on our listing again this 12 months. We called the go towards geometric tile some time ago, and which is a long lasting style and design element that will be all-around for years to arrive. Subway tile is also however a really well-liked choice, but the procedures have adjusted when it arrives to dimensions and finish. What we really like about tile these days is that you really do not have to splurge to get a fashionable, higher-conclude search.

Geometric tile makes a structure statement in this toilet remodel in Reston. Enjoy! See much more of this rework here. Photo courtesy of Synergy Style and design & Development.
A new twist on subway tile. “Retro” selection subway tile in the shade “Leno Gloss” was applied on the backsplash in this kitchen rework in Reston. See much more of this property transform in this article. Image courtesy Synergy Layout & Building.
“Adriatic Sea” artisan backsplash tile from Fireclay Tile was utilized in this household rework in Reston. See additional of this remodel in this article. Image courtesy Synergy Design & Development.

Excellent inside style and design should really have longevity that lasts for a long time and not tumble out of style by up coming calendar year. At Synergy, we’re listed here to aid you form the lasting design and style trends from the short-lived fads. If you’re completely ready to work with one particular of the ideal property reworking companies in the place, get in contact and come across out what is doable in your area!

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