Kitchens are places where you whip up your meals each day so making sure that its interiors are bright and airy, and going the extra mile to make it user friendly is absolutely sensible.
But you want to revamp it with designs that stay. Afterall, renovating can cost big bucks. What are some evergreen trends that are cool yet lasting? Below are some trends we predict will rule in the coming new year.
Mix & Match lightings
You can opt for a pairing of different lightings not only for functional purposes but also for decorative purposes. For illustration, an overhead lighting can provide overall illumination for the whole space whereas sconces will put the spotlight on specific places.
Plan what are the kitchen tasks you need to do and what lightings can be paired with those tasks. Then see what team of lightings you can put together such as mid-century pendants with French-country pendants. Also consider the style and colour of this lighting medley, keep one element consistent such as finish or colour for a coherent look.
Blue is Big
Blue is big in the new year as endorsed by Pantone’s pick for 2020. A calming colour is suitable for the kitchen where you have to fight heat wars stirring woks against time every day.
Deep moody blues and rich blue-greens go very well with other kitchen trends such as brass hardware and natural wood accents. Experts say Charcoal Blue SW2739, a smoky slate blue is ideal for matching light countertops and warm wood tones.
Brass is in too appearing as cabinet hardware, drawer pulls, faucets and light fixtures. It is stylish no matter the finish: satin, unlacquered or unpolished brass. Design experts say brass is appealing as it looks bold and contemporary. Some tips to showcase brass include dark, moody cabinetry or as a faucet which could act as a focal point.
It is now trending to include colour in the kitchen besides painting it white. It is passe to paint your kitchen in black and white. Cheery colours are more popular now and that is because of a trend that started in Europe and has spread to the United States.
Colour experts say popular colours include red which reigns as most popular teaming with modern and traditional styles; orange and yellow have also been on the rise for demand.
Custom Storage Solutions
Kitchens need to stow away many things such as sauces, utensils, crockery, appliances. No wonder custom storage solutions are popular. Another trend in the new year is custom storage solutions.
Creative solutions abound: tray storages, narrow drawers for oils and spices, coffee bar cabinets. Shaker-style cabinets are also big. These appear as revamped in style and look good in contemporary and farmhouse style kitchens.
Integrated appliances particularly appliances such as fridges that could blend into the surrounding décor are also hot. To achieve this seamless look you can hide a refrigerator with custom panelling or choose to build wall ovens and other appliances into cabinetry for a streamlined look.
Warm Wood Grains
Warm wood grains elements are welcome in kitchens as they exude a certain comfort and strike as natural beauties. An example is walnut cabinets complete with carved pulls.
Warm wood tones marry well with pristine white kitchens and can complement deep green and blue tones. Natural finishes also match well with contemporary cabinetry and traditional countertops.
To sum up, from cheery colours to sleek fridges we have rounded up the top trends that design professionals are seeing will dominate the world of kitchen design. We hope these will spark inspirations from a charming farmhouse interior to a modern living kitchen.
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