The new year has already started. Right along with the new year start top kitchen designers have unveiled their brand new spectacular design ideas and trends for creating that truly personalized kitchen dream space for 2019 and well beyond. If you love high-end appliances and prefer lots of open space and a functional floor plan suited to your family’s cooking, dining and hanging out needs, this year’s kitchen design options are worth taking a look at.
From the beginning of civilization, families spent much of their time in their cooking spaces. Today, kitchens still tend to be the nucleus and central heart of every home. This is the place where newlyweds begin their whispered morning conversations, a space where parents will take time to bake holiday treats with their kids, a quiet retreat where moms will comfort a lovesick teen who just experienced a first relationship breakup and where grandparents will welcome in their extensive family including grandchildren for important family celebrations’
Our kitchen is where everyone that we care most about will spend precious time together making weekend plans, discuss upcoming school functions, watch our babies turn into incredibly special adults and gather to plan family birthdays, weddings, baby showers and where we will ultimately gather after funeral services comforting each other with the many loving memories created right in that very room.
A Look at This Year’s Exciting Kitchen Ideas
There are so many magnificent new options in kitchen space design this year. Look for sensational new farmhouse sinks with handy built-in or attachable accessory conveniences like over sink cutting boards and dish drains to fit the space and keep messes minimal. Kitchen appliances are giving homeowners many different wonderful options. Innovative technologies are now available on a number of classy kitchen appliances from Wifi programmable ranges and stoves to clever refrigerators that offer better food storage areas for perfect cool conditions for every type of food or beverage product and category.
Retro Style Appliances Take the Groovy Hues from the ’70s Into the Future with Delightful New Twists
If you adore the “hippy” era, you are sure to love the new retro-styled appliances for kitchens this season. High-end appliance manufacturers are offering groovy vintage colors like updated burnt sienna and citrus lime green. Some appliance makers offer custom colors, finish surfaces, lit patterns and so much more. Also hot this season are wider fridges that fit flush into the wall space.
Elegant metallic shades are also popular currently. Finer antiqued brass, copper and silver pewter are the top metallic colors to consider. A new twist is that kitchen designers are strategically placing the metallic features such as just on the range overhead or on top of the range itself while the rest of the appliance boasts a complementary hue. Smaller countertop appliances are being placed behind cabinetry doors or recessed to be flush with counter edges for a modern look with clean lines. Dishwashers, microwaves, toaster ovens and other small appliances are also being built right into the storage areas below kitchen islands.
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New Ways With Cabinetry that Can Truly Transform Your Cooking Space
Custom cabinets are still a popular choice for many homeowners. Some companies are allowing custom details and features on otherwise traditional cabinets like ornate feet on bottom cabinets for extra style reminiscent in French country kitchens. The new cabinet hues are more muted is desiring an urban look or softly blended with rich undertones like grey blues, sea greens and even muted purples mixed with soft grey. Instead of the stark white kitchens most are used to, designers are adding some soft forest hues like mushroom grays, authentic lighter woodsy tones, subdued browns and beige layers with darker forest greens.
Natural wood is being seen everywhere in kitchen and dining spaces. Pairing cedar, bamboo or cypress wood with creamy ivory, mellow tones of blue-grays or ocean green-blue hues are just several options. Open shelving is still going strong, and both wood with metal features or glass with metal open-styled shelving is found everywhere. Homeowners can mix and match from a nice variety of fresh choices that still retain those design elements that we have loved for years.
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What to Expect with Countertops & Kitchen Backsplashes
This is really a thrilling time to remodel your dated kitchen. The magnificent selections in countertops and other kitchen surfaces are enough to please everyone. Try a golden-honey infused with glittery specks of ashy black or other complementary hue in affordable yet still amazingly luxurious quartz options. Butcher block wooden surfaces are being used on kitchen islands, bars, counters and tables.
There are many types of tile options from vintage terrazzo to glossy opulent marbles in warmer tones than seen in the past. Also available are custom tile patterns in vibrant Spanish designs or blue and yellow toned backsplashes ideal for a touch of French decor that is timeless and lovely. Custom tile work is even seen on portions of appliances for a wonderful splash of cheery color and ambiance.
Kitchen Islands that Fit Your Style & Cooking Needs
Kitchen islands are becoming ever more customized to really personalize your cooking and frequent use areas. There are countless options from every type of design style, color combos and practical storage solutions keep your kitchen organized just they way your like it. Tile topped island surfaces, wooden slabs and unique extra sink options help each person design an island that works for them.
Mediterranean influence can also be seen in some of the delicious and calming turquoise hues and beach reminiscent detailing. Create a custom wine rack and bar with stools crafted from teak wood or rattan. An island today can be created to fit any size kitchen space from tiny apartments to midsize homes and in fabulous mansions or laid back cottages and vacation homes.
This year, determine to create the absolute kitchen of your long held dreams. From modern sinks to old world designs, kitchens are important.