Drees Homes: Popular design trends to enhance relaxation

Today’s homes are being designed with relaxation in mind. The recent 2014 Best of Living Awards highlighted simplified designs, using cleaner lines and natural elements to enhance the feeling of relaxation.

The National Association of Home Builders expects home buyers to see several design trends geared towards this over the next few years. In fact, you’ll notice many of these trends already incorporated into the innovative designs of Indianapolis custom home builders such as Design Gallery Homes by Drees.

As you consider remodeling your current home or designing your custom dream home, keep in mind the following trends for 2015 and beyond.

Spa-like Bathrooms: When it comes to the owner’s suite bathroom, more and more people are desiring their own personal retreat similar to a spa or luxurious hotel. Tubs are becoming the center of attention and walk-in showers are becoming larger and more lavish.








Bonus Rooms: There’s been an evolution of rooms geared towards relaxation; in new homes, you’ll find spaces such as a bonus room which allow you to get away from everyday life. Whether you use this flexible space as a hobby room, media room or a game room, it will offer an environment to relax or spend time with family.





Wine Rooms and Wet Bars: A dedicated space for wine and liquor is no longer just for the avid collector. Wine rooms and wet bars are becoming more common and add to the overall encouragement of relaxation. Often times, these wine room and wet bars fit into spaces which could otherwise go to waste.











Outdoor Living Areas: Roof decks and California rooms are becoming popular ways to best utilize space. While we might not have this luxury in Indianapolis due to weather, there are options for outdoor living such as covered patios and decks. With a built-in fireplace and ceiling fan, you’ll have nearly year-round outdoor enjoyment.








White on White Kitchens: Thanks to open main living areas and functional kitchen designs, now more than ever, families are spending time in the kitchen and adjoining living space. An all-white kitchen is versatile with the rest of the home, and can be created to look more modern or classic based on your style preference.





Combining Materials: Growing in popularity is the use of industrial and contemporary materials with natural materials such as wood, steel and glass. The use of modern textures with classical elements is another popular combination.





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