2 November 2017

5 mid-year kitchen trends to give homes a huge lift 

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Every year, designers come up with exciting kitchen trends and innovations. From colour to hardware changes, these mid-year design finds may inspire your next kitchen project:

Matte black cabinets or tapware

Goodbye shiny! The chrome, bronze, and stainless steel elements in the kitchen are being replaced with materials with a matte black finish. This kitchen has a matte faucet, pendant lights, and top kitchen cabinet surfaces.

Round Matte Black Kitchen Mixer | Matte Black Kitchen Tap by Meir

Product: Round Kitchen Mixer Tap – Matte Black from meirblack.co.za

Industrial Touches

Aside from having a matte finish, faucets with textured, knurling details are in. It’s as if an experienced craftsman put it exclusively for your home.

China Black Matt Finish Industrial-Style Kitchen Custom-Made Cabinets - China Furniture, Kitchen Cabinets

Product: bfpcabinetry.en.made-in-china.com


All the shades of grey dominated 2016 and the beginning of 2017. Half-way through the year, we’re going to see more brightly coloured tiles, cabinets, and even appliances in the kitchen.

18 Best Kitchen Paint and Wall Colors - Ideas for Popular Kitchen Color Schemes 2020

Credits: Good Housekeeping magazine, Barbara Egan/REPORTAGE

Custom kitchen design

The kitchen evolved from a simple cooking area to a place where people can hang out. Therefore, homeowners would want a kitchen space that feels personal and looks unique. Good thing there are a lot of ways to achieve this from custom cabinetry, finishes, hardware, patterns, colours, and appliances chosen or installed.

colorful kitchens

Credits: Good Housekeeping magazine, Tara Donne

Innovative kitchen solutions

Yes, people are after sustainable building materials. In the kitchen, there are eco-friendly countertop materials and green cabinet options to choose from. Take advantage of these products in your next kitchen project.

<p>Prep, serve, and entertain at an island that fits stools underneath, offering seating for a gathering of friends. The homeowners added iron legs to bring this butcher block piece to the right height.</p><p><em>Chandelier, $462, <a href="http://www.overstock.com/">overstock.com</a>. Island, <a href="http://www.westelm.com/">westelm.com</a>. Cabinetry, <a href="http://www.ikea.com/">ikea.com</a>. Blue-striped bowls, $18 each, <a href="http://www.canvashome.com/">canvashome.com</a>.</em><br></p>

Credits: Good Housekeeping magazine, Mika Garten

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