Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Latest Houzz Trends in Denver

This beautiful shower belongs to a stunning Spanish Casita in Ravenna.

Houzz recently hosted a seminar on current kitchen and bath design trends in the Denver market attended by Godden Sudik designers Alex Jewett and Doug Walter. Overall, 89% of people looking on Houzz are homeowners between the ages of 35 to 64. This age demographic is typically more established and has more disposable income providing them with more ability to change their living spaces. Of all Houzz's traffic, 8% of people are looking to build a new home with 20% looking to hire an Architect for their project. So, most Houzz seekers are remodeling or simply looking for ideas for their next project.

The immense photo galleries of kitchens and baths are a huge draw for idea seekers going to Houzz. 75% that visited Houzz are looking for a neutral kitchen. Younger buyers are interested in modern kitchens with the most popular trend right now being extra storage. According to Houzz, what people are really looking for is an abundance of storage in a cool way, such as an over sized pantry. As far as baths go, 40% of Houzz subscribers, are going tubless. They believe this trend may be due to a willingness to give up the tub in order to conserve space and achieve a luxury spa like bath. 80% of people prefer a glass shower enclosures and 45% of them like the frameless glass shower enclosures most. Over half of Houzz visitors want a window in their shower, like the beautiful shower pictured above, and almost half want sconces at their vanities. All these trends are easily achievable for your next remodel!

Check out Godden Sudik on Houzz by clicking here.