At the beginning of the New Year, designers share the trends they expect to see throughout the year. One of the most frequently used spaces and considered the heart of the home, is the kitchen. Check out the top four kitchen trends holding true in 2019 so far:
Home designs have evolved to be more inclusive and open concept, making entertaining friends and family easier than ever. Even with buzz of “death to the open floor plan” in 2018, they have yet to disappear! Overall, homebuyers prefer spaces that allow them to stay connected and seamlessly enjoy common living areas.
Rooms can easily be differentiated by distinctive lighting fixtures while a uniform color and décor trend keep everything cohesive.
Moody Hues & Two-Tone Cabinets
Although dubbed a timeless, classic kitchen trend, bright white kitchens are considered out this year and moody hues are in! From two-tone cabinets to standout backsplashes, there are plenty of ways to mix colors into the kitchen. Backsplashes are getting a lot more attention than in the past. Moving on from the simple white Subway tile trend, homebuyers are now implementing eye-catching color schemes and materials that include Herringbone, marble, natural stone, ceramic tile and metallic mosaics.
Moody hues, such as navy blue or hunter green, are also growing in popularity and joining the kitchen’s color palette. Appliances are even branching out in color options to provide further inspiration and pops of color. Not to be completely removed, a neutral color scheme is still a popular trend, but with grays and warm-wood tones instead of stark white.
With two-tone color options growing in popularity, darker flooring is also emerging as a trend, serving as a contrast to lighter cabinet, backsplash and countertop colors. Dark, rich color adds a sense of elegance in the kitchen. Dark flooring that is flush with light-toned cabinetry offers a sleek look that sets the perfect tone for sharp modern lines and simple décor.
Wet bars are making a comeback in new homebuilding. This functional space is the perfect area to house a wine cooler and store wine and cocktail glasses. Perfect for entertaining, guests can grab a drink without interrupting meal preparations. This functional space also offers additional counterspace to serve as a galley area during large gatherings.
At S&A Homes, we believe flexibility is the name of the game when it comes to personalizing your new home. Each S&A customer has the opportunity to work one-on-one with an S&A design consultant at the Design Center to ensure that no detail is left uncovered. Our design consultants are trained to ensure that their suggestions help you to make the best design decisions regarding your home.
With the largest assortment of personalization features in the area, the possibilities in a new S&A home are limitless. Whether you choose to meet with our design team after your purchase, or perhaps before you make your purchasing decision, we are here to help you envision your new home.