Kitchen trends keep changing every year, but that doesn’t mean you need to hop onto the bandwagon. Outfits can change, even paints, however, for most people, changing the kitchen with changing trends simply isn’t practical. You need your kitchen to be timeless, not the outcome of a latest fad that’ll go out of style soon! With this in mind, we looked for kitchen trends that are safe, and won’t go out of trend in the next few years.
So, whether your current kitchen needs remodeling or you simply need to give it a new lease on life, now is the ideal time to design the kitchen of your dreams. Check out these 8 timeless kitchen trends that are here to stay for a long long time!
1. Open Layouts
Bring down those walls, ‘coz open layout is here to stay! The lack of space and the need to move around without any obstruction has led to the birth of the open layout kitchen trend. Open kitchens encourage conversation and entertainment without a hassle.
2. Induction Cooktops
There is no doubt that induction cook-tops are fast, safe, and aesthetically pleasing as compared to the conventional cook-tops. And since induction cook-tops produce less amount of heat, you can use them even in the tiniest of kitchens. Additionally, since these cook-tops don’t take much space, you will have plenty of counter area to do all your food prepping!
3. Statement Ceiling Treatments
When it comes to decorating the kitchen, most of us don’t realize the potential of ceilings. In your next renovation project, don’t forget to add some drama to your kitchen ceiling. This will not just work as a decor element, but also create the illusion of height.
4. Built-in Appliances
Are you tired of the appliances sticking out like eyesores? Then try out clever built-ins. The built-ins will enable you to hide away the appliance, lending a clean look to your kitchen.
5. Smart Lighting Solutions
Because of consistently evolving technology, LED lighting has lost its cold and boring look and continues to be applied in inventive ways. Use LEDs to light up a toe-kick, brighten up an island, or to light up the workspace underneath cabinetry. These new-age lights are more effective and longer-lasting than fluorescent bulbs.
6. Open Shelving
Open shelving is increasingly becoming mainstream with homeowners who are ready to create an impression in their kitchen by showcasing beautiful accessories, fancy crockery items, and artifacts on the shelves. Since open shelving allows you to be creative, you can also include plants like succulents and hanging Ivy, to add a green touch to your kitchen.
7. Quartz Countertop
With the look of natural stones, minus the maintenance, Quartz is giving other countertop materials a run for their money. It now comes in various shades and patterns including fire-engine red and apple green, as well as earthy browns, blacks, and creams.