Our top trends for summer 2020

Summer is the most popular time to start a renovation project and since we know you will soon start thinking about your home renovation, we’ve analysed the recent designs we have been working on and pulled together the top trends for summer 2020.

This year we saw a shift from traditional styles to more contemporary and industrial design for both interior and exterior design. Many people are now enquiring about renovating with use of glass balustrades, which create brighter and more modern spaces.

Here is an overview of our top trends for this summer:

Let there be light

It’s always around this time of year when the days become longer and the sun shines brighter that people start thinking of ways to bring more light into their house.

Over the last couple of years, glass balustrades have become extremely popular for letting in more light. Glass balustrades highlight the natural sunlight and extend your views. Glass balustrades can be used for staircases and balconies to let light flood into the house and to massively enhance your home’s look.

Glass can be used in all kinds of commercial, public and private buildings, which can all benefit from increased natural light and their stylish appeal.

Minimalistic style

Simple but stylish, clean and seamless. With open plan living booming in popularity, the glass staircase has become the focal point of interior design.

The minimalistic design is a trend that we think will never go out of style. To achieve a minimalistic look for staircases or mezzanine balconies, we recommend using either our glass button balustrade system, our professional system or our square tube glass balustrade system.

The use of glass can help create a harmonious, minimalistic design. Glass invites natural light into your space, making your home or business look bright and clean. We have years of experience in creating bespoke minimalist staircases for residential and commercial spaces.

Wire rope

The wire rope balustrade is adaptable – it can be designed to your specifications and can be used everywhere, from homes to commercial spaces.

The stainless steel posts connected by wire rope infill and a cylindrical top rail make a sleek design for both internal and external areas. Have a look at our gallery to see some of our work.

Balconies are going to become a ‘must-have’

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, most of us are self-isolating and working from home and if you are in lockdown in a house with no balconies, then you know where this is going. Balconies are definitely on trend; they have become a ‘must-have’ feature for new homes and a popular home renovation trend for this summer.

If a full balcony structure isn’t an option, our Juliet balconies are the perfect alternative. This balcony is a railing that is placed across a raised window or door to create a balcony effect. Once the windows or doors are open, the Juliet balcony is still a very effective way of creating that outdoor -indoor feeling and letting fresh air and light stream in.


In response to the COVID-19 and the government’s guidelines, our office is temporarily closed. If you have any questions or need a quote, please email customerservice@shsproducts.co.uk or sales@shs-products.co.uk and we will get back to you as soon as possible.




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