Friday, September 16, 2016

6 Hottest kitchen trends

The kitchen is the most utilized room and you want your kitchen to look its best.

For the next several years, we expect transitional kitchens to continue growing strong. A transitional style kitchen incorporates both traditional and contemporary elements and design. This includes a simple, clean, and minimalistic and uncluttered look or commonly known as a shaker style kitchen. Whereas a contemporary kitchen design is modern and includes innovative design, newest technology, simultaneously using recycled materials.
If you are looking for a complete transformation of your kitchen, consider these trends and bring your kitchen remodel into the 21st century and give us a call!

LIGHT-COLORED KITCHEN CABINETS ARE IN

The kitchen cabinets industry’s manufacturers say that while grain and wood-like cabinets are still popular, the growing trend is gray, white and cream-colored kitchen cabinets. And we agree – just check out our recent kitchen renovations over the past couple years which incorporate this trend.   

HIGH CONTRAST OR DUAL-COLOR CABINETS

Are light-colored cabinets not your thing? Have you given any thought to a high-contrast kitchen design? Do you love red hues? How about incorporating dark cherry cabinets with a neutral color paint or backsplash and beige-colored countertops? Have you thought about a dual-tone kitchen? Can you picture all white wall-mounted cabinets with black or dark-colored base cabinets? How about solid-color lacquer cabinets? Have you considered a rustic hardwood floor? The two-tone look creates drama and displays a balance between light and dark spaces.
Both of the above trends emphasize an individualized look – don’t go for the cookie-cutter kitchen design. Create a unique space, one that highlights your style, personality and life.

A FRESH LOOK FOR KITCHEN LINKS

Another growing trend is an eye-catching farmhouse sink or apron-front sink. Whether pure white or dazzling lime green, homeowners are shying away from the dull basic white or stainless steel. This is a great option for small kitchens or just to create a fabulous focal point.

AND CONTINUING TO THE SINK’S COMPANION – THE KITCHEN COUNTERTOP

Tired of granite, marble or other natural stone? Quartz continues to be the prevalent choice for countertops. Quartz is durable, non-porous and resistant to heat, spills, scratches and overall, busy families. They come in a myriad of colors and styles. Another top choice is wood countertops. They look beautiful and offer a homey, soft, as well as modern wood-look in the kitchen.

KEEP KITCHEN FUNCTIONALITY AND STORAGE IN MIND

Like everything else, kitchen cabinets are changing. Today, most cabinet manufacturers offer hydraulic, quiet and easy-to-close doors and drawers, pullout shelving units, multi-tiered drawers, interior illumination for better visibility, roll-out bins, built-in chopping blocks, docking stations for electronics, extra preparation space for cooking, clever corner cabinets (a/k/a lazy Susan), etc. Integrate a few of these ideas into your new kitchen!

KITCHEN APPLIANCES – SO MANY OPTIONS

Stainless steel still seems to control the market, whether in silver or black, white and gray are becoming more popular. However, speaking of functionality, freezer-on-bottom refrigerators are increasing in sales and so are cooktop and wall-oven combinations. However capricious your wants, try focusing on keeping it simple and classic: Choose appliances that will add to your kitchen, not overwhelm it.
If you are ready for your dream kitchen contact us today and schedule an appointment to get a design consultation. We will design and build your brand-new kitchen!
We are remodeling contractors who give you “straight talk” so you can be proud to boast about your kitchen.
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