Buzz: Product News Roundup, Fading Fads EditionPosted: 02.20.2012
Product news from the past week, including home design trends that are falling out of favor, affordable LEDs, wood ceilings, and more.
• Outdoor fireplaces, two-story family rooms, and 8 other home design trends on the way out in 2012.
• LED lovers rejoice! Lemnis Lighting has just introduced an LED bulb for $4.95.
• Top 10 Framing Errors—and How to Avoid Them
• Things are looking up for these 13 rooms with warmed-up wood ceilings.
• An architect was charged in the death of an L.A. firefighter, in which an 18-foot “fire trough” and melted sprinkler pipes were believed to be to blame.
• So much for that down-sizing trend: Data on single-family home starts showed square footage up about 6%.
• Think pink with these retro refrigerators.
• Not into pink? Here are a few tips for making the powder room a bit more manly.
Image: Via Lemnis Lighting