More important than following any design trend is creating a space that makes you happy. With that said, it’s fun to get some inspiration for your own space by seeing what design styles are popular. We looked at what design ideas are taking hold in 2022—and here we share how decorative concrete fits into the picture.Get a free quote
The amount of time people spend at their own homes has increased significantly in the past two years, and many are finding ways to make the most of their outdoor spaces.
In an article on Architectural Digest, Jean Brownhill, founder of Sweeten, says that “Pools, water features, outdoor kitchens, fire pits, and extensive seating and dining areas are high on wish lists.” These features, which give us more to do in our backyards with family and friends, can be beautifully designed using decorative concrete.
Here are some of the common features people are adding or remodeling to improve their outdoor spaces—and how you can enhance them with decorative concrete:
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To make their spaces more enjoyable, more and more homeowners are often focused on one thing: keeping everything low maintenance. In this article, Yardzen, a custom landscape design company, notes that 89% of their customers requested a low-maintenance yard in 2021.
When it comes to choosing a reliable, low-maintenance surface for your home, decorative concrete coatings are the way to go. Here’s a general overview of the minimal maintenance required to maintain an outdoor decorative concrete surface:
In the same vein as keeping upkeep low-maintenance, homeowners are also gravitating toward more simplicity through a minimalist style. Minimalism goes beyond just paring down your belongings—it’s about cutting out visual distractions. In an article on Apartment Therapy, designer Eden Morrison notes that “Clean lines and open, airy spaces highlight the main purpose of a room.” Decorative concrete floors are perfect for achieving that look.
For a long time, decorative concrete floors have been the flooring of choice for minimalist design for the following reasons:
For a minimalist look that’s very easy to maintain, check out SUNDEK’s SunBurn Burnishable Stain floors.
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You don’t have to sacrifice the aesthetics of your home to have a furry friend around. In an article on MarthaStewart.com, Kelsey Mulvey notes that well-designed pet-friendly furniture is catching on. We’re taking this trend to the next level by suggesting that homeowners with four-legged family members keep concrete floors in mind when choosing a flooring material. These qualities make decorative concrete the ultimate flooring solution for people with pets:
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