Kitchen Design Trends for Fall 2018 – Part 1

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A kitchen is one of the most important rooms in your home. Some people spend a lot of time in the kitchen. They most likely do so to fulfill their passion for baking and cooking some great food. A great work space for cooking can always help you produce your best meals. While a conveniently designed setup may help, the aesthetics you choose for yourself can have a huge impact on your mood and your food.

When designing your new kitchen in 2018, you can choose designs, colors and, gadgets that suit you best. Below are some points to consider for this fall.

Gadgets for Your Kitchen

Leveraging technology is the wisest move to get your work done, no matter what your expertise may be in the kitchen. With cooking, you can make your processes more efficient and enjoyable with technology integrated with blenders, refrigeration, lighting, and kitchen faucets among others. Tech-oriented kitchens are quickly becoming increasingly popular as homeowners try new and exciting technologies.

Color Selection to Match Your Taste

While you could go with a totally white surrounding, darker colors can be liberating when you choose the right shades. This is much like low illumination you might find comforting. 2018 has brought a range of colors for you to choose for your cabinets and countertops.

For example, grey cabinets are extremely versatile and can complement any look. On the other hand, dark kitchen cabinets exude elegance as well as a rich and luxurious atmosphere. However, that is not all as another amazing color palette is gradually making its way into our kitchens. These are dark jewel tones and include navy, black, emerald green and even plum. Yes, you read that right!

Designs and Materials

There are a few things you can do to free up some room and create some breathing space. You can get rid of anything that looks bulky as part of your kitchen remodeling ideas for more free space. Also, include more effective designs for things like kitchen sinks that should be sufficiently deep and large to accommodate a variety of items for washing.

You can free up more room with:

  • Top shelves
  • Removing bulky cabinets
  • Countertop space utility (quartz)
  • Materials and textures

Hardwood Floors or Ceramic Tile

There is no denying that hardwood flooring is still the most popular option for kitchen flooring. That being said, ceramic flooring is now emerging as the second most popular option and garnering more attention. With technological advances, ceramic flooring is now available in a diverse variety of styles, designs, and sizes. Now you can buy ceramic tiles for your kitchen that resemble hardwood flooring. Isn’t that great!

Special Space for Pets in Your Kitchen

Most of us have and love pets. Our kitties and pups are with us on our couch or bed. Although kitchens are generally not the ideal places for pets or children, if you are an animal lover, you will feel differently about restricting your pet or keeping your kitchen off limits. The solution is to have space where you train your pet to sit, stand, eat or even sleep. You can have a special space created for your pet where you can place its belongings so that it gets the idea. Somewhere out of the way, toward a corner would be best to keep your pet safe.

If you are interested in remodeling your kitchen with the latest design trends, contact us today!