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What’s hot in residential exterior design

What are the most popular styles for home exteriors and where are trends headed next? AIA partner James Hardie asked designers to weigh in.

Thanks to social media and home improvement television shows, today’s homeowners are savvier than ever about residential design trends. The more homeowners know about exterior styles, features, and materials, the more designers are challenged to continuously broaden their portfolios—and to get creative with colors, details, and designs.

We spoke with architects and residential designers around the U.S. to get a sense of which exterior styles are resonating with homeowners—and where the trends could be headed in the future.

Modern and simple reign

Brick & Batten, a design firm that offers virtual exterior design services for homeowners around the country, has noticed its clients gravitating toward Mid-Century Modern design.

“Six months ago, everyone wanted a version of a modern farmhouse,” says Allison Vaccaro, a designer and partner

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