1. Granite counter-tops – They came in style in the 80s, and have had a long run, but they are already starting to look dated, which is not a good sign. PLUS they are SO expensive. I still love Formica and corian. Honed marble looks timeless as well. Anything super shiny is just not functional.
2. Commersial appliances – You KNOW you do not cook that often and if you do you are using the microwave. Do we really need double ovens and giant refrigerators?
3. Oversized furniture – Our idea of scale is way off. We keep making higher and higher ceilings and giant great rooms. Then furniture looked tiny so we supersized it. Lets claim our squarefootage back!
4. Tiled kitchen backsplashs – I am not saying that they do not look good…I’m just saying that they are a trend that is slowing down and will look dated in a few years time. Why do we want all those extra grout lines to keep clean? The countertop extended a few inches up the wall works well.
5. Stainless steel exteriors on appliances – The stainless steel makes sense for durability. The concept originated from commercial appliances that are all stainless on the inside (dishwashers, ovens, refrigerators) as well as outside. However the residencial trend only made it to the superficial exteriors.
I do not like superficial. Function must come with form for me. ;)
What about you lovlies?
Agree or dissagree? Have any to add?