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Modern Design Tips to Set Your Home Apart

(StatePoint) If it’s time for a remodel — or even just a refresh of your home’s dated décor – it may be time to think modern.

Innovations in technology and design can offer your home efficiency, luxury and sophistication, and even improve your home’s resale value. Here are a few trends to consider.

New Kitchen

Whatever purpose your kitchen serves, be it simply a workplace for meal prep or the hub of the home, you can give the room a clean modern look while retaining its functionality and aesthetic appeal.

Stainless steel appliances and hardware coupled with butcher block countertops harmonize nicely and are beautiful design elements that lend themselves to both modern form and function.

Modern design is all about streamlined simplicity, so use this opportunity to rid your kitchen of clunky, clutter-causing gadgets you don’t use — especially those that don’t match your updated look.

The Fireplace

The hearth has been, and continues to be, the heart of the home. While fireplaces may no longer serve as the primary way people heat their homes, they continue to be a focal point, both aesthetically and as a gathering place for family and friends, even in spaces characterized by modern design.

New gas fireplace designs are focusing on clean lines, sometimes replacing logs with materials like crushed glass, and the traditional masonry look with metallic fronts. For a high-end look, the MEZZO unit features a modern, see-through front.


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