15 Hot Outdoor Design Trends

Outdoor living spaces for entertaining and relaxing will be in high demand during 2014, according to the Residential Landscape Architecture Trends Survey conducted by the American Society of Landscape Architects. Check out the top three outdoor design elements and the five most popular features of each.

Design musts for a choppy 2014 recovery…

Commentary from senior executives of the bellwether public home builders confirms one thing. Whether it’s accurate or not to call 2013’s latter-half slowdown a “pause??? or something else, it’s clear that what’s changed is this: Not everything is working, and some things are working very well. That’s called “lumpy.??? So, our focus on five production home builder design mega-trends that will be helpful for 2014 is on those that will materially impact your results in the next 12 months.