Decades before, the kitchen had been hidden in the back of a house. It was simply a place where the meals used to be prepared and the dirty dishes used to be washed. Fast forward to the present scenerio and the kitchen is said to have a significant role in the house. Now, the kitchen is a focal point of a home, the place which brings everyone together at the beginning and end of the day. Now rather, the kitchen is paraded in all beauty and warmth at the center of the house.
Trends of kitchen design
The kitchens have changed drastically over the past few decades and planning for a kitchen remodel is essential to keep your house in trend. Technology advances and the changing social dynamics have contributed significantly to a rise of the modern-day kitchen. There is a bigger focus on the open concept homes which revolve around a kitchen so that everyone can be together. As like any modern design trend, the clean and simple styles have become the favorites for the homeowners, the natural light becoming an integral aspect of the overall appearance and functionality of the kitchen space.
Below mentioned are some of the popular design trends for kitchens
1. Smart Kitchens
The Technology has entered the kitchen in full swing and not just in the form of any fancy gadgets or appliances. Now, you can have a kitchen with the technology that is integrated into any function and appliance, right from the faucets to your fridge to the kitchen lighting. This is what is known as a smart kitchen.
2. Cabinet contrast Colors
Even though the white cabinets are said to be a classic look which can be used for almost any kind of kitchen style, people are slowly starting to move them on their way out of the kitchen. The pops-of-colors would be most popular in shades of blue and green. Along with these, the neutral nature shades are another color palette making its way into the modern day kitchen. The dark jewel tones such as navy, black, emerald green and plum are the popular shades making their mark.
3. Quartz is Still the King
For the high-end kitchen countertops, the quartz stone still reigns supreme. It is extremely hard, and it can last virtually forever. It is a breeze to maintain it and it is anti-microbial. Granite is the main competitor of quartz in the high-end market and it requires a little more maintenance.
10. Connecting With The Great Outdoors
The homeowners are connecting the kitchen with an outdoor space or patio. They are even adding entry points from a kitchen to the outside entertainment world. By installing a glass door in the kitchen, you can easily connect the two spaces of your home.
Let these upcoming trends serve as design ideas for your 2019 kitchen renovation or new home construction. These ideas combine the best in functionality and aesthetics to create the ultimate kitchen