Kitchen Trends: What’s New in 2017

So what’s cooking new and hot in the kitchen in 2017? Experts and builders share some of their ideas for building and interior design trends for the heart of the home, and they are fantastic.

Tuxedo kitchens

This year’s colour palette remains vibrant, but with more options to make things pop. The colour-blocked style of Tuxedo kitchens, for example, use white and black on the top and bottom layer, respectively. This means bottom cabinetry units will have black or darker shades.

The push for alternatives to the plain stainless steel is also giving rise to a variety of new colours, including bronze and black.

Completely seamless look

Kitchen designers and homeowners are increasingly turning to solutions that help achieve a completely seamless look, which means hiding appliances away or making them blend in. Smaller appliances, such as a microwave and a coffee maker, are made to blend with the surrounding cabinetry. Bigger appliances, on the other hand, are arranged in such a way that they can be hidden when not in use.

Different hardware finishes in one place

The monochromatic stainless steel look is no longer the end-all and be-all of kitchen designs. More homeowners and now leaning towards using other accessories and appliances with various finishes. Think of a kitchen with pewter, gold or copper mixed with stainless steel or wood.

Smarter kitchens

Home automation is nothing new, but 2017 is foreseen as the year