Home assistants and tablets are on the rise in kitchen remodels, according to the 2019 U.S. Houzz Kitchen Trends Study. Many of us spend all day with our computers and cellphones constantly within arm’s reach, so it may not be surprising that these items are now working their way into our kitchens. Some homeowners renovating their kitchens are choosing to upgrade electronics in these spaces, and among this group, home assistants and dedicated kitchen tablets are on the rise.
When making design changes to your kitchen, pair your finish choices with intelligent organization systems. Some pull-out shelves offer practical glass fronts, making it easy to see what is stored inside. (MBAKS) The kitchen is the hub of the home and remodels are a big investment, so getting your design right is important. Q: I’m interested in remodeling my kitchen. What are the current trends? A: The kitchen is the hub of the home and remodels are a big investment, so getti
White modern farmhouse kitchens may be all the rage on Pinterest when it comes to custom home kitchen design trends, but we think there’s something special about kitchen design that bucks the trend in favor of black counters. Black counters can give a kitchen a high contrast, modern look that is neutral enough to look great with white, dark, or natural cabinets. But beyond the sleek design black counters have a practical side, too. They resist stains more than lighter counter
Designers are replacing this kitchen staple with steam and speed ovens, or hiding microwaves behind doors or in drawers. For some high-income homeowners, microwaves are one of the first things they look to replace in their kitchens. Steam and speed ovens are two alternatives that provide many of the same functions as microwaves at a higher quality. There also is a growing preference for the appliance to be hidden. For most other homeowners, microwaves remain an essential elem
As the saying goes “opposites attract”, so don’t be afraid of fusing two different styles to create an eclectic homey look when designing your new kitchen. If you want to achieve a design scheme that combines modern trends with inherited, vintage or antique pieces, follow our essential tips. TIPS FOR MERGING OLD WITH NEW As with any room in your home, determining the overall feel you want to achieve is the best starting point. If you’re looking to create something that expose
See how grout in 7 eye-catching colors is spicing up kitchens and bathrooms abroad You may already know that grout comes in shades of white, gray and beige and that it can change the look of tile. For example, pairing white tiles with a similar white grout makes grout lines virtually disappear and tiles blend together. Conversely, pairing white tiles with dark gray grout reveals the shape of each tile more clearly.
You may not know that grout also comes in a variety of oth