Trends to Incorporate in Your Kitchen in 2018

Is the kitchen the heart of your home? If the answer is yes, you are not alone. Many people find that with the rise of the wholesome home cooking trend we find ourselves gravitating around pots and pans with yummy smells while chatting and entertaining at the same time.

If you constantly scroll through dreamy kitchen designs, planning to improve the space you spend most of your domestic life, we have a few suggestions for an updated, trendy look.

Open shelves

For a few years, it looked like integrated kitchens were the only way to go, and while that is still the case, we have also seen the return of the open shelves. With the come back of mid century furniture style as well as the designed kitchen accessories trend, came the idea of using kitchen items as a design statement rather than hiding them away in the back of a dusty cupboard. A curated shelf is all the rage nowadays in Pinterest boards – here you can look at our collection of inspirational kitchens for an idea.

Smart appliances

It is the age of Artificial Intelligence and kitchen trends have not missed on that. From digital AI assistants to entertain you while your hands are busy cooking, to smart integrated appliances, the imagination is the limit. Keep your fridge stocked with a Virtual Dash Button or control you espresso machine from your phone, if you love gadgets, this is definitely your year!

Statement with colour

While a glossy white kitchen is still eye catching, 2018 has seen the return of colour in the kitchen. As kitchens become more entertaining spaces and less functional, clinical corners of the house, bold colour accents or pastels, gold hues also make an appearance. So if you’ve been dreaming of a colourful kitchen, don’t be shy to repaint your cupboard doors, add a statement splashback or splashes of colour with accessories.

Islands

This is not exactly new – or a surprise. As more people gather around the household chef and want to have a lively conversation at the end of the day, why not face them while cooking? An island encourages the host to face their guests rather than look towards a boring wall. So if you are considering a renovation you can definitely give the kitchen island a look, as the trend looks like it’s here to stay.

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