The Latest Kitchen Trends

  Mark IV   Friday, 08 June 2018 8:16 am   Blog

A recent analysis of kitchen trends by one of the largest manufacturers of kitchen cabinets in North America offers some interesting insights to help you plan your kitchen remodel.

  • 59% of kitchen renovations involve changing the kitchen’s footprint to be more open and to include other rooms in the home.
  • 49% of kitchen remodels increase the kitchen size.
  • Islands continue to be among the most requested feature. The most popular uses of islands are as follows: entertaining, seating and meal preparation
  • The top design motifs for 2018 are:
    • Contemporary
    • Transitional
    • Farmhouse
    • Industrial
    • Rustic
  • Mixing materials is another hot trend with 49% of designers stating that they believe mixing an opaque with a stain is a top 2018 trend.
  • Another hot trend is a contemporary look that mixes metals with traditional accent pieces.
  • Cherry and maple continue to dominate stained cabinet sales, but there is a growing trend for wood finishes that show more grain and character.
  • Trends on the watch list include:
    • Metal accents
    • Contrasting finishes
    • Walnut
    • Dramatic textures
    • Light filled spaces
    • Feminine influences
    • Greige tones
  • The leading cabinet enhancements are:
    • Wide/deeper drawers with organizers
    • Floating/open shelves
    • Built-in appliances
    • Integrated cabinet lighting
    • Built-in seating

To learn how you can capitalize on storage solutions and the latest industry trends to help create a dream kitchen, please give us a call at 215-657-6110 or visit our showroom at 2124 Moreland Road, Abington, PA.