There are plenty of on-trend aesthetics and state-of-the-art appliances to choose from, with exciting new kitchen brands sprouting up and loads of original design concepts and smart twists on traditional appliance designs on exhibit in beautiful kitchen showrooms around the country with these latest kitchen trends.
Rooflights improve your kitchen and provide access to natural light, which is great for your mental health.
KITCHENS IN THE DARK
Living in a small area allows for even more kitchen creativity, as seen in the kitchen images above. The kitchen area is concealed with chameleon-like cunning in this stylish open-plan room, enabling the focus to be on entertaining.
Increase the sense of space by combining cooking, dining, and resting in one magnificent, lighting fixtures. An uninviting and tiny kitchen was destroyed to make way for a large living area with the kitchen hidden discreetly at one end.
The arrangement is adaptable, allowing it to seamlessly shift from a kitchen to a dining room to a living space giving a lot of design ideas for the living room. The kitchen is as unobtrusive as possible, with door panels that resemble ornamental wall finishing’s. All doors are concealed, with fingerprint sensors that allow them to open and close smoothly.
CABINETS MADE OF MESH
A burnished wire mesh cupboard door has been introduced to the design portfolio of bespoke kitchen specialist. When combined with diamond-cut brass handles, the appearance creates a refined take on industrial style for the upper cabinets.
SURPRISING WAYS OF APPLYING MATERIALS
There’s something liberating about having a kitchen that isn’t ‘off the shelf.’ Even if some components, like as cabinets and appliances, must be standardized, consider injecting personality with functional items acquired elsewhere. This sink area has a rustic shelf for displaying pottery, as well as a narrow geometric backsplash made of brass that rests behind it, providing a unique vignette and wall décor for the kitchen.
OUTSTANDING COLOR CONTRAST
Choosing two colors on opposing sides of the color wheel, such as pink and green, will result in striking contrasts to the pops of color to the Hardwood flooring. A Classic English kitchen is painted in Farrow & Ball green and a bespoke pink.
A NEW TAKE ON THE MID-CENTURY
Bright whites mix with rich woods and gentle curves to give contemporary kitchens renovation a modern mid-century flare.
Dark walnut cabinets keeps the appearance basic while adding elegant custom details. Tall white cabinets with light marble splash-backs and counters pull the eye up, providing the sense of space and keeping the interior design current.
THE REVIVAL OF THE SINK SKIRT
The sink skirt, often deemed antiquated and ugly, is making a comeback, providing opportunities for texture and pattern, softening kitchen designs, and adding a touch of nostalgia. The concept revolves around replacing the base cabinet doors beneath the sink with pleated curtains, which are usually hanging from a decorative rod.
It’s the era of heavily veined marble, and the busier the better for unrivalled richness and next-level elegance. The reintroduction of marble is one trend that is storming the style charts and shaking up interiors. It is a popular option for kitchens and bathrooms, as well as being extremely sustainable; its longevity, traditional characteristics, and capacity to endure passing trends make it an excellent investment and kitchen flooring choice.
Marbles with naturally strong veining make a bold statement and provide a textural contrast with other polished surfaces, metals, and woods.
FINISHES FOR WOOD
Wood, which had fallen out of favor for a while, is currently experiencing a renaissance. To highlight the warm tones of artificial stone, these kitchen cabinets employ subtle-grained ash, which is paler than oak or walnut.
Black walls, cabinets, and work surfaces are having a moment. Often disregarded as merely a ‘accent’ color, black walls, cabinetry, and work surfaces are having a moment. Textured woods give rustic, homey appeal to black, making it more livable, luxurious, and welcoming.
TEN COLOR POPS
Throw aside the rulebook in favor of unconventional paint-color combinations. Color options abound in kitchens, from appliances and flooring to window treatments, kitchen tile ideas, and cabinetry. Begin by determining how much of a long-term commitment you are willing to make.
One of the simplest and least expensive alternatives is to change the look of your kitchen or paint a wall, both of which can be quickly changed if you get tired of them. Color selection is such a personal experience.
The latest line of pendants lights are softly show-stopping, as opposed to the drama of ‘statement’ lighting. The Drop series follows a droplet of water as it travels through the air, and this bone china lamp catches the moment it flattens as it reaches the ground.
The kitchen island has become an essential kitchen element with the trend towards bigger kitchens in open plan settings. New kitchen island concepts, such as going with a pair of island units, have become the ultimate work in luxury – a large addition for when space is not an issue.
DESIGN WITHOUT HANDLING
The most recent contemporary kitchen ideas are all about multi-tasking, free-flowing designs with a laid-back aesthetic. Because of technological improvements in push-open and shut doors, it is now possible to eliminate handles from both wall and base cabinets.
If you don’t want push-open cabinets, recessed knobs give a similar cleaning aesthetic and may be lined with contrasting colors and materials to add interest. Handle less kitchen cabinets are one of the main trends for 2021, resulting in a more pared-back, streamlined appearance.
Pantry cabinets have been a kitchen need for generations. Pantry concepts, such as pantry cupboards, have established themselves as must-have elements in modern houses over the previous several years. It makes perfect sense to have a pantry. Because all of the food items are in one area rather than strewn across several wall cupboards, folks may be more organized when completing their grocery shopping.
LARDERS FOR SMALL KITCHENS
‘Storage is and will continue to be an important aspect of the kitchen area. For individuals who have smaller kitchens, creative kitchen storage solutions in this space are essential for making the most of the space available. Clever storage in larger, minimalist kitchens allows clutter to be simply cleaned away. As people adjust to working from home forever, many homeowners are adding extra storage options to their kitchens to store their office equipment.’
The popularity of walnut cabinets has lately increased. Its rich, dark hue, fine grain, and natural warmth are appreciated by designers for providing an initial sense of richness.
Sinks are following in the footsteps of faucets, which are now available in a variety of colors and finishes, and should not significantly increase the typical cost of a new kitchen. Color, form, size, and material are highly impacted by the overall aesthetic of the space in wet areas, just as they are in furniture and appliance design.
As a result of the use of metallic in the kitchen, there is a greater need for well-executed quality materials that not only look beautiful but also have integrity of the stainless steel.
THE CURATED KITCHEN
We have seen a rise in sales of glazed cupboards and opening shelves as pride in interior decorating takes center stage, reflecting a rising desire for kitchens built for a ‘curated’ aesthetic. These visual areas are thoughtfully planned and meticulously decorated with artworks, beautiful ceramics, culinary books, and other oddities to produce an instant lived-in feeling adding personality and resulting in a room that feels comfortable.
People are more yearning for a space to calm down and surround themselves with the warmth and security of tactile things and personal treasures in an age of uncertainty and hectic digital life.
LIVING WITH A ‘BROKEN-PLAN’
When designing a kitchen in the coming decade, zoning will take the place of open-plan. The new occurrence is known as a ‘broken-plan.’ The style uses screens, freestanding furniture, cabinets, and house plants to create discrete zones and nest-like nooks designed for cooking, lounging, and entertaining while retaining the vast impression of an open plan design.
Ancillary areas, which include utilitarian yet intelligently designed utility, pantry, larder, and mudrooms, are ideal for storing daily necessities away from the main kitchen. Ancillary areas and larder cabinets have become the ultimate status symbol, quickly rising to the top of kitchen wish lists.
Paint is one of the most attractive and versatile treatments for kitchen cabinetry, lending itself to both traditional kitchen aesthetics and crisply contemporary linear designs. The benefit is in its nearly infinite color palette, which allows you to express yourself freely, whether your house is historical or contemporary, country or urban. And if you wish to make a modification or update in the future, you can always re-paint.
When it comes to combining materials, contrast reigns supreme; the challenge is to ensure that each element chosen inspires the others to truly shine.
Marble, wood, and metallic work well together, with varying hues of wood and metal frequently adding warmth and contrast to a cool marble surface.
Using contrasting materials for various worktops inside a kitchen naturally generates distinct zones within a room, not only making a space more utilitarian but also aesthetically creating a visually attractive and harmonious environment to live in.
KITCHENS IN WHITE
There are several reasons why white kitchens are so popular: white is quiet, clean, simple, and light-enhancing – all of which are essential traits in a room that is becoming increasingly busy.
White kitchens, of course, are the most likely to appeal to potential buyers if you decide it’s time to sell.