Kitchen Remodeling Trends: Inspiration Meets Innovation
As the calendar flips, new trends emerge on the scene. This year is no exception. Design wish lists from trade professionals and homeowners alike have no shortage of desirable additions to make a bold, yet personalized, statement.
As home remodeling ideas begin to percolate, especially for kitchen and bathroom projects, explore some of the must-haves for 2018.
New Metal Finishes
Gaining momentum as well is a brushed gold tone, like the Sea Grass knob from Amerock.
Also on the upward trend path is mixing metals, from cabinet hardware to faucets to lighting. While the finishes may seem to contrast, it creates a complementary look.
What was out (or outside) is now in… and inside. Shiplap typically lived on the outside before moving indoors as a design component.
Lately, it has become a desired option beyond walls, moving to other locales such as kitchen islands and range hoods.
The benefits of quarts make it a top choice in 2018. It’s durable, resists stains, is highly hygienic, and provides multiple looks that mimic real stone.
This trend is not likely to fade anytime soon, meaning it will last as long as the counters do.
With cabinetry, there’s a growing interest in showcasing dimensional movement and dramatic texture.
As mid-century modern and contemporary designs make a push in 2018, having cleaner lines and a minimalist appearance is key.