With so much activity taking place in a home’s kitchen, they are often considered as the main room of a property. From cooking for the family, hosting dinner parties for friends or simply making a cup of coffee, there is no denying that we spend a lot of time in our kitchens. That’s why it’s important to keep our kitchens fresh and up-to-date as they are the most functional room in the house that gets used more than any other. However, keeping up with the latest kitchen trends can be quite difficult as they change all the time. From patterned flooring, industrial textures to traditional designs and Ropunkt kitchens, these trends come and go.
So, whether your kitchen is in need of a makeover or you simply want to freshen it up to keep with the times why not take some inspiration from the top kitchen trends we are going to discuss during this short, but insightful article.
Concealed appliances are all about minimising the amount of visible clutter. These are particularly popular amongst those who have smaller kitchens as it vastly helps to maximise space. Concealed appliances are great for minimalist kitchens as well as they are easily integrated into many different designs.
Open Shelving Layouts
Many more people are choosing to go for open shelving to show off their beautiful crockery and dishware. This is particularly popular as it means that the crockery and dishware can also be used as decoration together with their actual use. However, one thing to be aware of when using open shelving is only to display the items you use the most. Storing them posh wine glasses that you only use in a blue moon will just accumulate unwanted dust.
The purpose of a backsplash in kitchen design to protect the walls from liquid damage. However, it also serves as a lovely decor point for any type of kitchen design. It also helps to define kitchen work areas and reflect the overall atmosphere in the room. And, one of the brilliant things about backsplashes is that they are endless designs and styles to choose from.
Stainless Steel Appliances
Stainless steel appliances have been an on-going trend for many years. And, for good reason as they can quite literally suit any kitchen style. Some kitchen designers are now starting to mix things up when it comes to stainless steel and use different colours, which gives homeowners more variety to choose from. And, one of the more popular styles is black stainless steel as it is very affordable, extremely easy to maintain and easy to keep clean over a long period of time.
LED lighting has indeed been around for quite a few years now. But, their popularity and place in kitchens are continuing to grow. One of the great things about this style of lighting is that it is highly adaptable and can be incorporated into many different kitchen styles and areas including shelves, ceilings and countertops.
Vinyl flooring is a traditional option that never seems to lose its popularity or place in kitchens. And, one style of vinyl flooring that is set to dominate kitchen designs this year is the wooden look. One of the great things about this style of vinyl flooring is that it is natural looking and available in a plethora of different shades and style, together with looking like the real thing.
Retro and Vintage
Although retro and vintage kitchen designs seem to have proven themselves as timeless, this kitchen style is going to see a surge in popularity this year. As kitchen technology continues to develop, many more homeowners are actually opting out and deciding to go for a more retro and vintage design that doesn’t include this technology.
Bespoke Storage Solutions
Bespoke storage solutions are a great way for a kitchen to be designed around the homeowner and their needs. And, the best thing about choosing bespoke storage solutions is that they are customised to precisely what you want without having to select an existing design from a kitchen supplier.