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FEATURE

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BY TREX COMPANY, INC.

WHAT'S NEXT IN

OUTDOOR LIVING?
Top 10 Trends for 2020

T

he popularity of outdoor
living spaces has never
been higher and the
appeal of the great outdoors
seems to keep getting greater
with homeowners across the
country investing more time
and money into their outdoor
spaces. Based on input from
internal experts and insights
from dealers, contractors
and industry insiders, Trex
Company has compiled its
annual Outdoor Living Forecast
predicting design trends for
2020 and beyond.
"It's always fascinating to compare
the trends reported by our customers
with those projected by the industry
at large," said Leslie Adkins,

www.bsiabc.ca

Vice President of Marketing for Trex
Company. "This year, we added
insights from two high-profile design
and lifestyle experts - Alison Victoria
and Evette Rios - to the mix. Their
perspectives helped to reinforce our
predictions and take our forecast to a
whole new level."
The following are 10 trends that will
influence outdoor living as we begin a
new decade of design.

1. MIXED MATERIALS
Say so long to matchy, matchy and
monochromatic - 2020 is the year to
mix it up, both indoors and out. Visual
interest can be added to outdoor
spaces by juxtaposing materials such
as concrete and composite, wicker
and aluminum, copper and stone.
Integrated nature-inspired materials

can maintain cohesion with the
natural surroundings and infuse color
and pattern with pillows, cushions,
furnishings and decorative accents.

2. INDUSTRIAL INSPIRATION
As homeowners increasingly
find inspiration for their outdoor
spaces in commercial settings, like
upscale hotels and restaurants,
there is a growing shift toward sleek,
contemporary designs and materials,
larger expanses of glass, smooth
surfaces, and clean lines. Outdoors,
this trend is manifesting in more
commercially inspired railing styles.

3. CLADDING
Another commercial-to-residential
trend is the use of cladding.
Functionally, cladding provides a

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BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION - Summer 2020

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION - Summer 2020

Chair’s Message
Board of Directors
BSIA News and Events
Calendar of Events and Education (On Hold Until Further Notice)
What's Next in Outdoor Living? Top 10 Trends for 2020
Youtube Videos and Home Improvement Products
Credit Card Fraud Prevention
5 Things BSIA Members Should Know About Working With Baseline Processing
President’s Message: Last Word
BSIA Affinity Partner Program
Index to Advertisers
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION - Summer 2020 - Intro
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION - Summer 2020 - ebelly1
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION - Summer 2020 - ebelly2
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION - Summer 2020 - cover1
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION - Summer 2020 - cover2
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION - Summer 2020 - 3
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION - Summer 2020 - Chair’s Message
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION - Summer 2020 - Board of Directors
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION - Summer 2020 - BSIA News and Events
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION - Summer 2020 - 7
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION - Summer 2020 - 8
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION - Summer 2020 - 9
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION - Summer 2020 - Calendar of Events and Education (On Hold Until Further Notice)
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION - Summer 2020 - What's Next in Outdoor Living? Top 10 Trends for 2020
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION - Summer 2020 - 12
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION - Summer 2020 - Youtube Videos and Home Improvement Products
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION - Summer 2020 - 14
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION - Summer 2020 - Credit Card Fraud Prevention
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION - Summer 2020 - 5 Things BSIA Members Should Know About Working With Baseline Processing
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION - Summer 2020 - 17
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION - Summer 2020 - President’s Message: Last Word
BUILDING SUPPLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION - Summer 2020 - Index to Advertisers
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