When planning a remodel, staying on top of the latest kitchen trends can help you to avoid building a kitchen that will look dated in a few years.
At the same time, most homeowners don’t want to be out front on a hot kitchen trend that fizzles out prematurely, leaving them with a “formerly hip” kitchen. What do you do? Review the trends we’ve identified here, and then use this knowledge to enhance the designs that you already love. Above all, if you plan to keep your home, remember:
Minimalist kitchens have been making a major surge recently. Simple styles, limited colors, flat planes, and minimal ornamentation describe this recent trend. “Simple and clean” is a common refrain used by our readers use to describe their favorite designs.
Despite what you might think, minimalist kitchens don’t have to be ultra-modern. Below is a traditional kitchen with a minimalist twist: Its monochromatic color scheme speaks of modern simplicity, while the simple moldings and butcher block countertop add a classic style and warmth to the design.