If you are building a new home or even if you are have decided to renovate your kitchen then to keep your investment current you should take a look at the emerging trends in kitchen design. Many of these ideas will guide you but if you are in the Victoria area you can also contact Easy Installations for further inspiration.
Studies have shown that the kitchen is rated as the most expensive room in a house to fit followed by the sitting room. The kitchen can be considered the heart of a home. We cook there and in many cases socialize with friends and families there. Isn’t it worth it then to make sure that you design your dream kitchen?
Have at some trends below and see how you can incorporate them into your kitchen:
The industrial Look
This is one of the hottest trends in kitchen renovation design. It has grown in popularity over the last year. This look includes exposed natural brick, exposed pipes, rustic metals and a generally minimalist feel. It combines the natural beauty of wood, stone and concrete with the most up-to-date engineering layouts. The three important guidelines are form, function and aesthetics.
This look is proving to be appreciated in modern kitchens. This gives a smooth sleek finish to a kitchen. At present the finishes are glossy and in grey or neutral earthy colours. However it is expected that this look will carry across to kitchens with a timber finish.
This has become increasingly popular. Quartz used to be a luxury surfacing but as composite surfaces are produced more and more there is a possibility of using natural stone as a countertop.
If you are considering renovating your laminated counters have a look at quartz. This is now considerably cheaper and will give an expensive finished look to your kitchen.
Designing to Ensure Clutter Free Work Spaces
Visit your nearest cabinet shop and have look at trending designs. Cabinetry has been designed and developed to allow for various compartments and shelves. These allow for storage of anything from tea towels, seasonings, and groceries. This results in clear work tops. Clear work tops can create the feeling of a larger kitchen space and allows aspirant chefs space to work!
Monochrome Color Tones
It is expected this year that there will be a continued rise in the greys, black and white tones in the kitchen. Whilst Black and White has always been used the Grey color is in demand and it is expected that this will be used both in cabinetry and as light hues in work tops.
In recent surveys the one kitchen appliance that people would like to have for their dream kitchens is a range cooker. These are now available in a range of colors to suit any kitchen that will fit in with your kitchen renovation.
Functional Tech Savvy Cabinetry
Designers still prefer to hide small appliances like food processors and kettles etc. Cabinets are being designed that will allow this storage. However it is now also becoming necessary to include a built in charging station. There are even special nooks and shelves for cooks to store their mobile phones when listening to a recipe.
Many homeowners are ensuring that television screens and speakers for music are included and fitted into cabinetry. As kitchen designs alter and develop, one thing is certain the kitchen will always be a special part of your home.