- By: Lydia
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Kitchen Designs You Should Look Out For In The New Years
Kitchen designs have a pretty interesting year in 2018. We see so much colourful, solid designs in 2018, and it will set to improve in 2019. We should also mention, whatever popular kitchen designs we see making its mark in 2018 will bring forward to 2019 for its high demand and popularity.
This year we will see much more interesting kitchen designs that will wow us. Look here. These are the predictions for kitchen designs in 2019 that will not fail to wow us for the year 2019!
Concrete countertops have been a popular choice in 2018 or so. A countertop that’s solid, has the look of concrete, but does not have that sort of coarseness; people have fallen in love with this choice. Concrete countertop – a choice where it is softer, more tactile from hard-wearing and scratch-resistant quartz, which emulates the textured tones of the real thing.
Let there be light!
Concrete countertops do not necessarily need to be dark and gloomy. You want a solid countertop but not want to have a shadowy feel in your kitchen? Don’t worry as modern day designs have all kinds of colours to cater to your taste. As a matter of fact, Caesarstone offers light-coloured quartz options for your countertops. Pair it with dark timbers, and viola!, you get a Scandinavian loft apartment feel!
See? With a bit of mix around, you get an exotic feel to your kitchen.
Granite was a popular choice and mainstay in the 1990s and early 2000s. Although you may still find households with granite countertops in their kitchen, you will find less of them in recent years. Its popularity is swindling as it tends to date kitchen décor, while making it appear a bit ordinary.
Did we mention granite is porous? Well, it is..and it’s super porous at that, and can collect bacteria if not properly taken care of.
Farewell to all-white kitchen
As the sub-heading reads, one already knows where this is headed for. While there is no denying an all-white kitchen holds a timeless appeal of being an ultra-bright kitchen, there are plenty of other choices to give a more intoxicating look.
Homeowners of all white kitchens are quick to realize the “practicality” of an all-white (or nearly all-white) kitchen. At cursory glance, an all-white kitchen may look pretty and classy. With spillages occurring so often in the kitchen, homeowners can see how all-white kitchen are fast to stain. Maintenance gets pretty tricky and difficult to uphold.
As the “impracticality” that comes with all-white kitchens slowly losing its popularity, darker coloured kitchens are gradually taking its place. Darker coloured kitchens, or all black kitchens for that matter, are the anti-thesis to people who chooses to incorporate an all-white kitchens.
Dark tones set a moodier tone in your kitchen with charming and unexpected colours to create a more nuanced look. Black, or darker toned kitchens, quickly adds a sense of elegance and drama to your home.
Add colours like dark green, navy blue, and other similar darker shades of colour to your kitchen. To avoid having your kitchen looking like a black hole, incorporate some lighter hues to counter that issue.
After all, do consider adding a sense of elevated energy with colours that evokes emotion and a positive spirit. Easy to manage, it is a graceful choice to standard ivories.
Signature, distinctive sinks
Distinctive sinks has been making its way through popularity for a few years now, and will set to increase in popularity in 2019. Farmhouse sinks are your stereotypical, common household sinks that you can find in just about any households. But have a distinctive, unique sink in your kitchen? That will set you apart from your peers!
You know what kind of kitchen sink will set you apart from your peers? Covered kitchen sinks. It is a thing, yes..and it’s great for cleverly adding more preparation and counter space instantly. Adding a sliding covered sink also boast the double-duty benefit of concealing that full sink of dirty dishes waiting to be cleaned.
Own an exclusive, statement-making piece that boasts intricate designs, made of exceptional materials, coupled with stunning ornate fixtures for everyday opulence. Heck, own a shiny metallic made of gold and intricate details if you have to. With such extravagance, you can see your year through, wowing your peers.
Statement floorings? Well, how about rocking a statement floor in your kitchen. Add life to your kitchen floor with striking pattered floorings and rugs. It will add a dynamic punch compared to that boring old wooden or tiled floor. Pattered floorings wow your guests with a vibrant look and feel in your kitchen. More reasons to invite your guests over huh!
No more stainless steel appliances?
Have you been thinking of getting a new appliance, specifically in stainless? Let us enlighten you some. Stainless is pretty much dead, or went out of popularity at least. You are still able to buy it nonetheless, maybe even for a price that’s a steal! Although you are able to buy one at a great price – just so you know – it will date your house by a decade.
You want to be ahead in the game? Get a housing appliance that will give a colourful and stylish kick to your kitchen. Gone are the days of matching appliances in one boring shade. Now, having appliances in high style, rich hues, and fanciful in-your-face designs are all the rage. Get on with the times; take your kitchen up a notch!
Fancy, bright-coloured stoves
Just like stainless steel housing appliances that matches your home, this carries the same idea. Bright-coloured stoves can easily be the central attractive piece in your kitchen. Who wouldn’t like to prepare dinner with such a pretty stove?
The only catch to this fancy, bright-coloured stove though – it’s a quiet trend designers usually reserve for people who have a lot money to splurge. It is alleged that brands like La Cornue sells a set for approximately range of $15k to $30k, making it a colourful option most can only dream to own one. While these cost a pretty penny, it’s a trend that’s not going away anytime soon.
The anti-kitchen trend
It may have started from the open kitchen idea back in the 2000s. The anti-kitchen is basically a style where a kitchen decides to not look like a kitchen. Like kitchen cabinets, for example, were made for storage. This year, we will see kitchen cabinets being used to “conceal” our appliances, as if they were part of our living room and such.
More designers are providing us with options to have the ability to hide or camouflage parts of our kitchen of our choice. Ironically, open storages blur the line between kitchen and living spaces are still very much in trend. You can expect living spaces mixed with your kitchen area still going strong in 2019.
With 10 kitchen trends to watch this year, you can expect some designs that were not popular before making waves this year. At the same time, trends that were once popular are slowly losing touch and popularity with many homeowners for many reasons. By end of the day it’s all about having bold colours and patterns in the kitchen that makes the trend list.