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Home Improvement - LIVING COLOR

Twenty-one hues, ranging from quiet neutral to lavish bold, make up BEHR Paint Company’s Color Trends 2021 Palette. Organized into themes—Casual Comfort, Optimistic View, Subtle Focus and more—the shades are all complementary. Pictured here, a bedroom in Kalahari Sunset and Almond Wisp, both part of Optimistic View. behr.com

The Paxton Collection storage system from California Closets

VERY VERSATILE The Paxton Collection storage system from California Closets can be configured to create entertainment units, vanities, closets, a wine bar and more. Modules come in a range of finishes and hardware; decorative elements include faux-leather linings, glass fronts and metal trim. californiaclosets.com

The Paxton Collection storage system from California Closets

The Paxton Collection storage system from California Closets The Heavy Metal Pendant by Buster + Punch makes an industrial statement, combining a base of solid steel, brass, smoked bronze or matte black with knurled satin-metal and matte-rubber detailing. Vintage-look LED bulbs are also available. busterandpunch.com


SUMMER SCENE Atrafloor conjures holidays in sunny climes with a summer-inspired collection of vinyl flooring. Some motifs depict a pool’s surface, lush lawn or lazy clouds, while others mimic tiles found in southern European villas. Pictured: Azulejos, a Portuguese tile pattern printed on vinyl. atrafloor.com


STRONG IMPRESSION Dramatic swirls of cream, green and aqua characterize Louise Blue, a natural quartzite surface available through Italian stone company Antolini as part of its Exclusive Stone Collection. The eye-catching quartzite slabs come in matte, polished and leathered finishes. antolini.com


NOT JUST FOOD The Summit Appliance BeautiFridge gives face creams, serums and masks a longer shelf life. Perfect for bathrooms, the 14-by-18-inch fridge features tinted doors that eliminate UV light and removable trays for easy transport. Available at AJ Madison Appliances. ajmadison.com


SANITARY SURFACE Durable and non-porous, Lapitec repels dirt, mold and bacteria—making it a good match for today’s health-safety needs. Made of compressed natural minerals, the engineered surface comes in large slabs and is suitable forindoor and outdoor use. Pictured here as a pool surround. lapitec.com


PATTERN PLAY Interior designer Pietta Donovan’s collection of handmade ceramic tile for Walker Zanger offers nine solid colors and five geometric shapes that can be combined to create a host of patterns. A complementary collection of cement tile by the designer is also available. walkerzanger.com


STEEL STYLE Maiden, a San Diego-based architectural-products company, is emphatically on trend with its collection of modern steel doors for both interior and exterior use. Pivot doors (pictured), wine-room doors and modern barn-door systems are on offer, along with another in-vogue item: a sanitizing station. maidensteel.com


CRYSTAL TOUCH Haute Déco’s Signature Collection elevates hardware into jewelry for the home. Conceived by company founder Marie-Véronique Swannell, the line’s door knobs and pulls combine brass elements in a variety of finishes and a layer of cristalle glass. Available at The Brass Center in New York. hautedeco.com; thebrasscenter.com


Home Improvement - BUILDING BLOCKS

Alside, a manufacturer of exterior building products, has debuted the ASCEND Composite Cladding System, which combines a glass-reinforced polymer and graphite-infused polystyrene to create the look of traditional wood siding. Light-weight, easy to install and maintenance-free, it’s available in 20 on-trend, fade-resistant colors. alside.com


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