Many years ago, hidden in the back of the house was the kitchen. It was a place where the dirty dishes were washed and meals were prepared. Fast forwarding to this year, it now serves a completely different role. In today’s world, the focal point of the house is the kitchen. It is somewhere that will bring everyone together at the beginning of the day or after a long day away. Now, kitchens are shown in all its warmth and beauty at the Centre of the home. Planning a kitchen change is very important as kitchens have changed so many times over the past decades. The greater modern kitchen has risen due to the changing social dynamics and technology advances. The bigger focus is now the open homes that the kitchen is revolved around to ensure that everyone is together. Any design trend that is modern, simple and clean have become favourite’s for a lot of homeowners. Natural light has become an essential part of the function of the kitchen space and the overall look. Décor Trends come and they go.
In the world of kitchens, technology has entered with a bang and not just in the form of appliances and fancy gadgets. In today’s world, you can now have technology integrated into every appliance from lights, fridge, and even faucets. Many kitchens are built from the ground up thinking smart. Equipped kitchens with motion sensors are an easy add-on, like faucets can sense the hands underneath and will automatically come on. Your lighting system can be now set up to control them from your smartphone or tablet. This has become a massive trend this year.
Vibrant and Bold Colour Schemes
Vibrant colour schemes with pops of colour and colour clashes have become popular this year. Colour used in a kitchen is highly significant and should always reflect what the homeowners want and their personalities. Your cooking space should always be bright and have plenty of light.
Effective Storage Solution Cabinetry
In a lot of kitchens, there is unnecessary cabinet space wasted. A lot of shelves and drawers structured wrongly are wasted space. One of the foundations to a functional kitchen is kitchen storage. To solve your storage challenges, you need to look for better storage solutions within the cabinetry. These include drawer dividers for cutlery and utensils, pull outs for spices, tray dividers, caddies for pots and pans, and so much more. This is the way forward to making life more effortless and making cooking more fun.
Handles are coming Back
The year 2017 handless doors proved to be popular, but the new year handles are coming back. The growing ornate handles against modern cupboards and bright copper style kitchens are seamlessly becoming popular. Matching accessories and handles are also a growing trend in today’s kitchens.
Kitchens Islandshave now become a focal point and the hub of the kitchen. One of the changes emerging is the single level larger sizing serving multi-purpose uses. The kitchen island can create an impact and make a real statement for every kitchen. They can have many storage solution cabinets fitted and various under counter appliances. They have multi-functional uses without cluttering up space in the kitchen.
Metallics, golds, and coppers
Shimmering metallics are expected this year to make any kitchen more glamorous looking. Gold and Copper will be standouts on a surface, giving a luxurious finish to wall tiles, handles, statement lighting, even plug sockets, and small appliances.
White is in, and dark paint colours are to become popular
One of the favourites for any kitchen cabinet colour is white. It is loved for its clean look, and it is extremely beneficial when some space can become cluttered. cabinets that are white in colour are timeless and simply beautiful and can be used in many types of kitchen design and style. White will remain the most popular cabinet door colour and should remain this way for a long time. Dark kitchen cabinet doors portray a full-on elegance and deep rich atmosphere. However, do not overpower the room with dark colours.
Disguised and Concealed Lighting
Layers of lighting are the key to any good kitchen design. The most popular has become the line of 3 pendant lights which can look amazing hung over an island or in a rectangularly shaped kitchen. Another form of lighting would be the LED strips fitted on the underside of cupboards at eye level this will illuminate the work surface. To change the atmosphere of a room lighting can be fitted under counters and cabinetry.
Let these great kitchen trends serve as design ideas for your kitchen renovation or new home. They combine the best aesthetics and functionality to create the ultimate kitchen.
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