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NUGGETS FROM THE WORLD OF RESIDENTIAL DESIGN
Eight Bathroom Design Trends for 2021

You’ll probably note two important details about this post: 1) It’s much later than usual, and 2) it’s my first trends post of the new year. Yippee for the second and apologies for the first. I forgot to set it up yesterday when I usually prepare my posts. Blame it on the fog of life or turning 60 or the distractions of an absolutely insane news cycle.

At any rate, here are eight trends to look for in residential bathrooms this year from four different sources (Pinterest, Houzz, Ferguson and the NKBA) via my latest Forbes.com coverage. Next week, I’ll cover kitchens. The week after that, wellness design overall.

Deep soaking tubs are a 2021 trend, possibly because of an urge to escape the extraordinary stresses of our era
(PHOTO COURTESY OF MTI AT FERGUSON BATH, KITCHEN & LIGHTING GALLERY)

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BONUS NUGGETS

Since this is such a stressful time in our nation’s history, I’m sharing a Gold Notes post I wrote after a series of mass shooting events.Its purpose is to help you create a sanctuary space in your home for yourself and your family.

Covid is surging across our country, creating crisis conditions in our hospitals. As of this moment, 22.9 million Americans have been infected. At these horrific rates, we’ll be at one out of every 10 people in the country Covid-positive in a matter of months. If you or someone you know has this virus and needs to be quarantined, this article I wrote recently for Forbes.com can help you and your household.

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BOOK REVIEWS

Five Star Amazon Review: “Packed with powerful information! Truly an amazing book! Jamie Gold is a well respected Certified Kitchen and Bath Designer and is a wealth of knowledge! This book is jam packed with great facts and information that I have bookmarked to refer back to! Wellness within our homes is so important and I commend Jaime for writing a comprehensive book for our industry and anyone wanting a healthier home!” A. Afshar (Verified Purchase / January 5, 2021)

Honeycomb Home Design on Instagram: “Pick up a copy of this book — it’s filled with so much valuable information!”

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San Diego, CA

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