3 Kitchen Trends in 2014
Here’s what has been trending in kitchen design:
Along with non-white cabinets, sinks, and faucets, 2014 saw more solid contrasting colors on kitchen walls not just gray or black, but also bright colors and pastel shades. Thanks to specialty appliance manufacturers such as Smeg, BlueStar, Bertazzoni, and even Viking, many appliance color options are now available even though stainless steel continues to dominate.
Changes in upper cabinets and islands.
Upper cabinets are sometimes being replaced by shelves, and occasionally disappearing entirely. See the limited use of upper wall cabinets in the photo above. Islands have been around for a long time, but we’re seeing more use of islands for seating, and even tables and chairs as substitutes for islands.
What can we expect in 2015? There will be more of the same as most trends continue, but expect some trends to fade as new ones take the forefront. Subscribe to this blog (at the right) or check back soon as we follow-up with blogs on appliance trends in 2014, as well as forecasts for kitchen and appliances in 2015.