Kitchen Trends for 2018

Kitchen Trends for 2018

Well, 2017 is almost over, and everyone wants to know what the trends will be in the upcoming year. Kitchen & Bath Design News, the industry’s leading publication, recently assembled a panel of experts to discuss the hottest kitchen trends that are expected to continue into the New Year.  Here are the things they see sticking around from this year, and arriving in the new year:

Kitchen Appliance Trends

  • Black stainless
  • Smart technology
  • Refigerators with built-in cameras or InstaView doors that make contents easily visible 
  • Induction cooktops
  • French door ovens
  • Energy-efficient, quieter dishwashers that eliminate spots and have shorter wash and dry cycles
  • Specialty drawers in refrigerators that extend the shelf life of perishable foods
  • Steam ovens
  • Sous vide cooking, a cooking technique that utilizes precise temperature control to deliver consistent, restaurant-quality results.

Kitchen Fixtures and Faucet Trends

  • Easy to clean deeper sinks
  • Pull-down kitchen faucets with high arcs
  • Hands-free, motion-sensor faucets
  • Matte black finishes for kitchen sinks

Kitchen Storage Trends

  • Soft-close cabinets and drawers
  • Deeper, wider cabinet drawers
  • Rollouts
  • Pullouts
  • Cutlery drawers
  • Spice organizers
  • Waste and recycling bins
  • In-cabinet lighting
  • Quartz countertops
  • Matte finishes on countertops

Trends in Styles and Functionality

  • Easier to clean appliances and surfaces
  • Wood plank porcelain tile
  • Luxury vinyl tile
  • Large format tile
  • Mixed textures for walls and backsplashes

If you’re interested in pursuing any of these or other ideas for your kitchen remodel in 2018, contact us for a consultation!

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