My work has given me access to manufacturers and designers from all over
Europe. Couple that with meeting with
closet companies across the United
States and I can guess at what’s going
to be hot in 2018.
I’m going bold with these predictions.
Sure, I can tell you soft close everything,
but that’s too easy. I guarantee more and
more companies will make this the new
standard. You are selling a luxury product. So how can stock kitchen cabinets
offer soft close and you don’t?
Another obvious trend is lighting ev-
Features that include built in switches,
erywhere. I admit that I never thought
on – but with
all of the new
it’s going to
the way we
design and build closets and wardrobes.
mini LED diodes and no more cutting
aluminum channels are game changers.
Brass is Back Baby! Not that ugly
bright yellow plastic looking brass that
shows every scratch. Or that pink rose
gold that came and went. This is an
elegant satin champagne gold finish.
It’s no surprise that champagne
gold is back, it has been showing up
in fashion for the last couple of years.
Gold jewelry, watches, accents on cloth-
ing and even your iPhone. It was only
a matter of time before it made it back
into the accents of your home.
If you are planning to sell the next
generation then you must also keep up
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Hot hardware trends for 2018
By Rich DeMarco