Today, the kitchen is the focal point of the home, the place that brings everyone together at the start of the day or after a long day way. Now instead, the kitchen is paraded in all its beauty and warmth at the very center of the house.
Technology advances and changing social dynamics have contributed greatly to the rise of the modern kitchen. There is a far bigger focus on open concept homes that revolve around the kitchen so everyone can be together. As with any modern design trend, clean and simple styles have become favorites for homeowners with natural light becoming an essential aspect of the overall look and function of the kitchen space.
Here are the top 5 trends in kitchen design we expect to see in 2019…
A big change we’re seeing in tile backsplashes are their size and the portion of wall they are covering. Large slabs are taking over. These slabs can be marble, quartz, wood, copper, stainless steel, glass….! Regarding wall coverage, backsplashes are rising to the ceiling.
CLASSIC & MODERN
In 2019, kitchens will be a mix of classic and modern. People want modern amenities and integrated looks, but they don’t want their kitchens to look space aged. It’s the heart of the home and they want their kitchens to feel warm, welcoming, and attractive.
Matte black will continue to be a predominant finish for kitchen fixtures, hardware accents, and even wood work profile details. Black feels fresh as a crisp accent color in light-colored kitchens, and black finishes are a way to add some drama without fully darkening your kitchen.
We will continue to see integrated appliances. Induction cook tops continue to be increasingly popular because of their seamless look. You no longer need to see appliances sticking out everywhere anymore and that’s the new face of luxury.”
QUARTZ IS STILL KING
For high-end kitchen countertops, quartz still reigns supreme. When quartz countertops first came into the market, the main worry was lack of variety in terms of colors and finishes. But with time, thanks to technology, manufacturers have provided a wide range of colors to choose from as well as realistic stone patterns. These unique styles have become immensely popular.
As we are talking about counter tops, it is important to mention the rising popularity of composite sinks. These are sinks made from the same material as the countertop. This creates a cleaner uniform look and makes cleaning and maintenance much easier.
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.