Lately, shiny floors have given way to low sheen flooring which has the advantage of being easily repaired when scratched; which allows you to redo a spot of damage instead of the whole floor.
Wooden tables coated with urethane are giving way to matte oil-based finishes that absorbed right into the wood; the result is creating those fabulous live edge designs in furniture.
The honing process in countertops gives them an aged, more casual look.
Designers are seeing more honed Soapstone and Caesarstone in kitchen and bathroom design.
Matte finishes on stainless steel appliances are also becoming quite popular, as they don’t show any fingerprints. For more information on this Design Trend visit the pages of On The Bay Magazine Spring Issue (page 82)
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