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Top 65 Home Trends in February

From Outdoor Smart Bulbs to Waved Bed Designs

— February 28, 2016 — Eco
Next-generation homes, smart appliances and unconventional decor materials are a few of the themes that are explored in the top February 2016 home ideas.

The influence of the sharing economy is now playing a role in shaping innovative accommodations, especially when it comes imagining the future of living areas in tight spaces. This is exemplified by a new co-living building concept in New York called 'WeLive.'

As well as embracing grand visions for living areas as a whole, many forward-thinking ideas for the home play up objects with crossover functions. For example, there are now rugs that double as alarm clocks, hybrid washer-dryer machines, voice-activated light bulbs and showerheads that serve as water conservation meters.

In all, the top February 2016 home trends indicate that there is a demand for houses and the objects within them to be as efficient, streamlined and intuitive as ever.
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Expandable Bulb Removers
Expandable Bulb Removers
The HighLight Bulb Grabber Has an Adjustable Arm for Hard-to-Reach Spots
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63
Small-Scale Upright Vacuums
Small-Scale Upright Vacuums
Dyson's 'Small Ball' is a Compact Vacuum Ideal for Tight Spaces
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62
Luxe Bamboo Bed Sheets
Luxe Bamboo Bed Sheets
These 'Bamboo Excellence' Sheets & Blankets Contain a 300 Thread Count
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61
Customizable Conservation Showerheads
Customizable Conservation Showerheads
The Hydrao Smart Showerhead Was Put on Show at CES 2016
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60
Modernly Mounted Mirrors
Modernly Mounted Mirrors
Balance Mirrors by Kutarq Studio are Artistically Minimal
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59
Novelty Cheese Doormats
Novelty Cheese Doormats
This House Mat is Shaped Like a Cartoonish Block of Cheese
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58
Flood Detection Devices
Flood Detection Devices
The Overflow Senses Early Water Damage to Minimize Destruction
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57
Spiraled Oak Staircases
Spiraled Oak Staircases
This Curving Staircase Runs Throughout a Historic New York City Townhouse
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56
Cultural Art Brand Blankets
Cultural Art Brand Blankets
BFGF is an Art Brand Creating Pop Culture-Infused Blankets
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55
Latching Lamp Designs
Latching Lamp Designs
The Peliclamp Indoor Light Secures to All Sorts of Surface to Provide Light
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54
Cave-Inspired Carpets
Cave-Inspired Carpets
Cave Fantasy by Angela Adams is Full of Dramatic Colors and Patterns
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53
Odor-Extracting Bathroom Scents
Odor-Extracting Bathroom Scents
The Aesop x A.P.C Post-Poo Drops Leave Behind a Fresh Citrus Aroma
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52
Outdoor Smart Bulbs
Outdoor Smart Bulbs
ilumi's App-Connected BR30 Outdoor Bulbs Are Setting the Mood at CES 2016
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51
Dual-Purpose Task Lamps
Dual-Purpose Task Lamps
Buddy by Mads Sætter-Lassen is a Light Fixture and Stationary Holder
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50
Retro Desk Calendars
Retro Desk Calendars
This Present & Correct Calendar Mirrors a 1790s Flip Clock
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49
Detergent-Mixing Washing Machines
Detergent-Mixing Washing Machines
This Washer Premixes Detergent and Water for Better Clean
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48
Holographic Home Robots
Holographic Home Robots
This Gatebox Hologram Robot is Like the 3d Equivalent of an AI Assistant
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47
Voice-Activated Light Bulbs
Voice-Activated Light Bulbs
The Sengled Voice Bulbs Revealed at CES 2016 Turn on When Glass Breaks
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46
Piping Foam Carpets
Piping Foam Carpets
These Carpets by Nightstop Were Designed Using a Syringe and Urethane Foam
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45
Whitewashed Spanish Farmhouses
Whitewashed Spanish Farmhouses
This Revamped Farmhouse Features Whitewashed Stone and Glazed Tiles
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44
Door-Guarding Gadgets
Door-Guarding Gadgets
The Tripper Device Tells You If Anyone Snoops Into Your Private Spaces
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43
Clothing Washer-Dryers
Clothing Washer-Dryers
At CES 2016, Marathon Laundry is Showcasing a Machine That Washes & Dries
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42
Customizable Rustic Lighting
Customizable Rustic Lighting
This Customizable Brass Sconce from Old Faithful Shop is DIY-Chic
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41
Bikini-Adorned Plant Pots
Bikini-Adorned Plant Pots
This Group Partner Ceramics Series Features Female Torsos
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40
Reinvented Incandescent Bulbs
Reinvented Incandescent Bulbs
MIT Researchers Have Created Non-LED Energy-Efficient Light Bulbs
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39
Tech-Savvy Light Bulbs
Tech-Savvy Light Bulbs
The Sony Multifunctional Light is Much More Creative Than Its Name
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38
Coastal Mexican Retreats
Coastal Mexican Retreats
This Expansive Concrete Home Faces the South Pacific Ocean
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37
Colorful Cube-Shaped Homes
Colorful Cube-Shaped Homes
This Home Features a Turquoise Staircase Running Along the Exterior
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36
Life-Loving Linens
Life-Loving Linens
A 'Life is Fantastic' Tea Towel is an Everyday Reminder to Be Grateful
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35
Elevated Ski Chalets
Elevated Ski Chalets
This Contemporary Ski Lodge is Raised Up Off of the Ground
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34
Hand-Painted Knot Pillows
Hand-Painted Knot Pillows
These Tubular Pillows Can Help Owners Practice Their Sailor's Knots
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33
Seaworthy Light Fixtures
Seaworthy Light Fixtures
The Ocean Lamp by Dominik Raskin is Majestically Wavy
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32
Modern Mesh Room Dividers
Modern Mesh Room Dividers
This Open-Plan Home is Separated by Various Mesh Partitions
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31
Floating Loft Inserts
Floating Loft Inserts
This Holiday Home Features a Hidden Loft Above the Main Living Area
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30
Digital Shower Devices
Digital Shower Devices
The Kohler DTV+ Digital Shower Interface Promotes Customized Showers
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29
Boxy Aluminum Homes
Boxy Aluminum Homes
This Home is Surrouned by a Natural Aluminum Casing
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28
Condensed Multi-Level Homes
Condensed Multi-Level Homes
This Modern Brick Home is Split into Nearly a Dozen Different Levels
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27
Digital Rug Alarms
Digital Rug Alarms
The Ruggie Morning Alarm Clock Stops Ringing When Users Stand on It
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26
Odd Lot Housing Programs
Odd Lot Housing Programs
This Experiment Turns Under-Developed Areas Into Entry-Level Homes
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25
Slopping Mountainside Homes
Slopping Mountainside Homes
This Titled Brazilian Home is Built on Mountainous Terrain
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24
Waved Bed Designs
Waved Bed Designs
This Curved Bed Frame is Structured After an Ocean Wave
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23
Hydroponics Growing Kits
Hydroponics Growing Kits
The iGrow Herb Growing Kit Allows You to Harvest Herbs All Year Long
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22
Wooden Origami Objects
Wooden Origami Objects
The Lignum Fold Collection Creases Fine Timber Into Delicate Dishes
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21
Cylindrical Fish Tanks
Cylindrical Fish Tanks
The Norrom Aquarium Modernizes the Classic Design in a Chic Way
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20
Fluid Weight Scales
Fluid Weight Scales
The Fluidik is a Glass Scale That Cleverly Displays Weight Using Liquid
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19
Floating Floor Homes
Floating Floor Homes
Each Floor of This Unique Open Concept Japanese Home is Accessed Via Ladders
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18
Constructivist Desk Sets
Constructivist Desk Sets
This Wooden Desk Set Celebrates Avant-Garde Russian Architecture
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17
NYC-Inspired Lifestyle Shops
NYC-Inspired Lifestyle Shops
BAY is a New York City-Inspired Lifestyle Shop in Vejle, Denmark
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16
Converted Mill Workspaces
Converted Mill Workspaces
This Multi-Use Workspace is Housed Inside a Former Mill
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15
Elite Golfing Homes
Elite Golfing Homes
The Golf House by Luciano Kruk Captures a Modern Oasis in Buneos Aires
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14
Vibrant Norwegian Homes
Vibrant Norwegian Homes
This Cozy Cabin Boasts a Vibrant Red Exterior
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13
All-in-One Wall Units
All-in-One Wall Units
The Oval System Integrates a Profusion of Practical Features
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12
Urban Co-Living Spaces
Urban Co-Living Spaces
Startup 'WeWork' is Testing a New York Co-Living Building Called 'WeLive'
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11
Family-Friendly Lakeside Retreats
Family-Friendly Lakeside Retreats
This Minnesota Lake House is Characterized by Playful Features
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10
All-in-One Furniture Designs
All-in-One Furniture Designs
The 'BLOCK' Bed Furniture Features Sleeping Quarters and Much More
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9
Stylish Stacking Toys
Stylish Stacking Toys
The Tsumiki Balancing Triangles are Playful Home Decor
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8
Framed Concrete Holiday Homes
Framed Concrete Holiday Homes
This Home Features Board-Marked Concrete Walls and Wood Detailing
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7
Low-Maintenance Weekend Homes
Low-Maintenance Weekend Homes
This Home is Made from Pre-Rusted Steel for Low-Maintenance
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6
Miniature Homeless Housing Solutions
Miniature Homeless Housing Solutions
This Organizations Designs Tiny Shelters for the Homeless
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5
Modern Golf Retreats
Modern Golf Retreats
This Concrete Block Home Sits on a Buenos Aires Golf Course
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4
Customizable Wooden Micro Homes
Customizable Wooden Micro Homes
This Company Builds Wooden Trailers for Eco-Conscious Consumers
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3
Rustic Attic Apartments
Rustic Attic Apartments
This Charming Parisian Apartment is Decorated with Raw Materials
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2
Wall-Mounted Standing Desks
Wall-Mounted Standing Desks
This Compact Standing Desk Boasts a Minimalist Design
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1
Multi-Purpose Cutting Boards
Multi-Purpose Cutting Boards
These Tools Function as Wood Cutting Boards, Serving Trays or Trivets
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