Spring cleaning isn’t just about getting the house looking great for entertaining during the frenetic summer months. It’s also about reflecting the awakening of the natural world by renewing your living space. What better part of your home to express the blossoming wonder of spring than the kitchen with some high-end kitchen design trends?
The kitchen is the heart of your home, the epicenter of everything near and dear to you and your family. Of course, the best kitchen design and decor isn’t just about new for its own sake. It’s about reflecting the times in which we live with style, grace, and wit. It also helps to know which kitchen cabinet trends to avoid- but that would take us volumes to cover.
Instead, let’s talk about some of the latest and greatest 2020 kitchen design trends and the most exciting kitchen countertop trends 2020 is bringing our way.
The Top 7 Newest Kitchen Trends 2020
Matching Countertop & Backsplash
By extending the countertop to the backsplash running behind open cabinets, you can create a simple and contemporary look. Not only will this simplify your materials list, but it will enforce a powerful sense of elegance and utility. Incorporating organic textures like wood grain and marble adds contrast to the simplicity of the design for an unexpected effect.
Not something you expect to see in a kitchen, dark countertops are such a welcome and unexpected surprise that it will draw attention to any kitchen décor. Add muted pastels to throw your dark countertops into sharp relief, and watch your guests take notice.
Because of the perishable nature of the contents of a kitchen, straight lines, and smooth, white surfaces that leave no place for germs to hide are always welcome. Why not push it to the max with white marble, white cabinets, sharp, crisp lines, and fully chromed appliances? It’s a look that would make Mr. Clean beam with pride.
If you’re particularly proud of your cookware, dish sets, and other culinary bric-a-brac, why not incorporate it into your overall kitchen theme by utilizing open cabinets? If you’ve got an especially fine set of high-end pots and pans, artisan chef’s knives and the like- you could make an impression by displaying them. Also, you might have noticed, it’s much easier to clean open cabinets!
Anti Gravity Islands
With modern materials and manufacturing techniques, you can pull off some truly baffling configurations with your countertops. Not only that, but these seemingly gravity-defying features can also be extremely functional, creating extra storage space and allowing you to perform rapid re-configurations for family and entertaining events respectively.
An otherwise ordinary kitchen can be made extraordinary with just a few strategically placed splashes of color. It’s also a great way to go if you’re working on a budget. Make that ho-hum oven hood stand out with a striking coat of something citrus. Or repaint a backsplash or two in cherry red. The options are practically unlimited, but no matter which way you go- it’ll catch eyes.
The classics always come back into fashion because… well, they’re the classics. Why not put a modern spin on classical themes by installing tall, off-white, pillar-like cabinet sets, ornate bronze light fixtures, and stone tile flooring? A tasteful looking bookshelf built into one end of an island won’t hurt either. You can’t go wrong with the classics.
- The shape and color of your cabinets can be made to mimic interesting themes, like ancient roman pillars.
- Strategically placed splashes of color can be used to create a striking effect on a budget.
- You can’t go wrong with clean, straight lines- and bright colors are always well placed in the kitchen.
To learn more about this year’s exciting kitchen trends, get in touch with the kitchen experts at Advantage Contracting today.