While cabinetry provides the modern kitchen’s form, the appliances provide its function. And today that function is going more high-tech as smart technology is added into the mix. Selecting appliance brands that serve their function in style and are ahead of the curve in innovation is key.
Just in time for cold weather redecoration and renovation projects, we asked top interior designers from Dering Hall to share some of the latest trends that are emerging in kitchen design. From unexpected material combinations to clever seating upgrades, here are six trends that you'll be seeing in kitchens around the country.
Mixing metals is a great way to add visual interest, particularly in a kitchen. When you mix metals, like bronze and brass, you are creating depth. This works so well in a kitchen because you have the opportunity to use different finishes in your plumbing, hardware, and lighting. A matte finish combined with a shiny one creates a great balance. Strive for a coordinated look rather than a matchy-matchy one and the end result will be far more interesting than selecting the same finish throughout.
Don't worry if you only have one electrical box above a space. The right type of single light gives you the look of multiple pendants with only one entry point, as shown with this Astoria Chandelier.