They are one of the most-used rooms in our homes, so it's no wonder that so many people put a lot of effort into perfecting their kitchen. There are two main factors that make a good kitchen – it needs to be practical and homely. You need to create a space in which you can both cook meals and also socialize with your family and friends. There are lots of ways you can combine both these aspects into your kitchen. The difficulty comes when you try to keep it stylish as well! But if you go for one of these luxury kitchen trends, you shouldn’t find it too difficult.
One very popular trend for luxury kitchens is minimalism. This requires you to create a clean, neutral design and to keep your kitchen free from any unnecessary clutter. If you have plenty of cupboard and storage space, you’ll be able to hide away all your utensils without them messing up the room. Don’t bring in any pointless furniture to your kitchen either. A dining table and set of chairs are all that you need.
Brushed metals are back in fashion, especially brushed steel. You will be able to buy lots of different fittings and furnishings in this material. The most popular for kitchens are taps and paneling behind hobs and ovens. It’s possible to take this trend one step further to make your kitchen look very en vogue. Just combine brushed steel with polished metals.
Shabby chic has never gone out of fashion! Especially when it comes to kitchens. One of the best ways to achieve this look is to use lots of natural wood in your design. When you are thinking about a new dining table and chairs, look for wooden ones. A second-hand set can really boost the shabby-chic appeal of your kitchen. Vintage crockery works very well too.
Hidden doors in your cupboards are also very chic right now. You can buy cupboards and drawers that look like they don’t have any doors in them. This way, you can have lots of storage in your kitchen without anyone knowing. Just because you won’t be able to see the doors doesn’t mean you will have trouble opening them. Normally, you just have to push the doors so that they pop open. You don’t have to restrict your use of hidden doors just to the kitchen. You can also buy some very unique doors that can be incorporated into bookshelves as well!
Black And White Colour Palette
Decorating your kitchen in a black and white colour scheme will help it look very classy. Trends may come and go, but black and white colour palettes will always remain in fashion. So if you paint your walls and buy all your materials in these colours, you can be sure your kitchen will look fabulous for a few more years to come!
Have fun designing your new kitchen – the benefits will make all the hard work worth it! I'm still in the process of working on my kitchen, life has gotten in the way a bit... If you're revamping your kitchen, let me know & show me photos!
Stay safe, and get cooking!
*This is a collaborative post, all thoughts & opinions remain my own.*