For many houses now, kitchen has become a new element of making style statement, whereas erstwhile kitchens used to be hidden in the back of the house. Cut to the modern era, kitchens are playing a different role; today, they are the focal points of houses where every family member sits, chats, and enjoys together.
Over the past few decades kitchens have drastically changed and evolved into a space that the owners take pride to showcase. It happened due to technological advancements, changing social dynamics, and improving lifestyles. Modern homes even comprise smart kitchens as technology and artificial intelligence has entered into people’s lives. Sensors, smart gadgets and other devices are increasingly being added in the kitchen for the convenience to homeowners.
So what should the kitchen of 2018/2019 look like? Since budget is a genuine constraint in most of the average homes, expensive smart devices have to wait, at least for some time. If you are thinking of giving a trendy look to your kitchen, you can do so even on budget. Modern home design trends have brought about some remodel inspirations that don’t require you to be extravagant.
Here are some cool kitchen design trends to look out for:
Bold, vibrant color schemes
Color palette is a crucial element of a kitchen, or the entire home for that matter. The mix and match of various colors reflects the true creativity. Thus a vibrant color scheme is slated to be popular in the coming years. There will be a greater focus on both Scandinavian application – pops of bright color, or complete maximalist theme. Attractive color palette will make the entire kitchen look unique, bright and white, even though the countertops and walls didn’t change. The use of color in the kitchen is extremely important and should reflect homeowners’ personalities and their needs. If you are overhauling your kitchen, then the cooking area should be bright while spaces designed for entertaining could have a darker shade to provide a suitable ambience. Further, two-toned kitchens with warm natural selections – like clay, copper, gold, henna, and ginger are becoming a hot choice selection for next season.
One component of the kitchen that gives it a huge boosts its cabinets. 2018 and 2019 will see elegant and innovative designs of custom kitchen cabinets. Whether you’re installing brand new kitchen cabinets or looking to refurbish existing ones, the range of available kitchen cabinet styles can seem overwhelming at first. Exploring the most common options and keeping a few helpful pointers in mind will help you choose the style that’s right for your home. For a timeless, classic white kitchen, you can add subtle details like diamond-patterned mesh cabinet inserts. Use simple and sleek cabinets if your kitchen is open, airy, and full of natural light.
Personalization is the key
Giving a personal touch to various elements can make your kitchen even more appealing. Your kitchen is the heart of your home. Why wouldn’t you put just as much consideration into its appearance and atmosphere as you would for the bedroom or living room? It isn’t hard to personalize your kitchen so that it expresses your family’s style. You can put flower pots and artwork or personalize the space with gorgeous wallpaper, vintage flair, or whatever makes you happy. You can also put labels and stickers to various eating items that you keep in your kitchen. You can further give your kitchen space a refreshing look with amazing spice jar labels so that you can happily display them.
Proper lighting creates a charismatic ambience in your kitchen. As a matter of fact, kitchen is increasingly becoming the hub of the home, which is why it has to be functional, functional, and tied together with great lighting. Recessed lighting in the ceiling is best for general room illumination and combats glare and shadows. These lights also work well in areas of circulation, like walkways, and the space between the island and kitchen sink. You can install fixtures under the overhead cabinets to create the backsplash effect and avoid shadows from covering important things. The halogen, fluorescent and incandescent lights are perfectly suitable for this.
Creative shelving to make a statement
Shelving plays a very crucial in the kitchen. It not only allows you to put things in proper places but it creates extra space for further use. Shelving is increasingly becoming a trend and will continue to be in 2018 and 2019 even afterward. Homeowners are able to make a statement in their kitchen by adding their own personality with small accessories and even deluxe food items placed on shelves. With the help of shelving, hidden storage will be ‘more important than ever for hiding older cookware that you don’t want on display. Also, open shelving with internal lighting produces a more living room feeling.