The new decade is here! Each year, the home renovation market sees constantly evolving trends that help transform our homes into stylish, modern masterpieces. 2019 saw its fair share of popular designs, such as big, bold colours, artisanal fixtures, concrete accents, and more. With 2020 ushering in a new decade, home styles are once again on the move. If you’re considering a major home remodel this year, or even a quick refresh to bring your space into the modern age, below are rising style trends for two of the most popular areas of the home: kitchens and bathrooms. Read on to find out more!


As the heart of the home, kitchens are often unsung heros when it comes to setting the tone for the aesthetic of the whole house. Over the years kitchen styles have continuously evolved, with current styles favouring a much more open feel. Common features you can expect to find in modern kitchens include:

Three Tone Kitchens

Over the past few years, two-tone kitchen cabinets (cabinets with the upper half being one colour and the lower half being another) have been incredibly popular. In three-tone kitchens, a third colour or material is added to created asymmetry within the palette. This asymmetry can be helpful to define zones or functions, and also keeps the eye moving throughout the room.

Refaced Cabinets

Keeping the cabinet boxes but changing out the drawers and door fronts is an easy way to add a pop of personality to any kitchen. Refaced cabinets are increasing in popularity.

Slab Backsplashes

Breaking from the tradition of tiled backsplashes, slab backsplashes can add a dramatic flair to any kitchen and serve as an eye-catching statement.

Porcelain, Quartz, and Granite Countertops

Continuing on from their growing popularity in 2019, sleek countertops are definitely in, and find themselves in high demand!


Bathrooms are one of the most vital areas of our home, next to kitchens and bedrooms. There’s nothing better than coming home to your own private oasis, perfectly tailored to your tastes.

Walk-In Showers

Walk-in showers have steadily been gaining in popularity over the past few years, and certainly show no signs of slowing down in 2020. Spacious and luxurious, adding steam fixtures can be the perfect extra touch for any home!

Wet Rooms

As a rather unique trend, wet rooms combine a stand alone tub with a separate shower area, effectively containing your splashing to a single area.

Floating Double Vanities

Double sinks and vanities continue to be ever popular, with the floating variety freeing up extra floor space and creating the illusion of more room.

Water Closets

For those who desire a little extra privacy in the bathroom, water closets afford a more secluded space for you to use while your spouse may share the space going about their daily routine.

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