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Kitchen Design And Decoration Trends For 2016


Blog by Joette Fielding | January 28th, 2016


kitchen.jpgKitchens are essential rooms in our homes. This is where you prepare your meals and gather with your loved ones to socialize and share meals. The start of the year is an opportunity to revamp your kitchen and freshen it up. Here are some design and decoration trends you can use for your upgrade project.

TRANSITIONAL KITCHENS

This trend gained popularity last year and this is expected to continue in 2016. A transitional kitchen style incorporates both contemporary and traditional design elements. You can add an updated kitchen island and traditional faucets to achieve this style.

GOURMET KITCHENS

Many homeowners have shown interest in fine food and drinks in the last few years and this has led to the emergence of gourmet kitchens. This style allows you to store all the items you require to prepare a wide range of gourmet meals. A gourmet kitchen is a must-have if you are a foodie.

NEUTRAL COLORS AND BRIGHT ACCENTS

Neutral colors including light gray, dark and light brown and soft whites combined with some bright accents will be big in 2016. You can combine stainless steel and copper to add some chic and shine to your modern kitchen.

SHAKER STYLE CABINETS

This simple style can be a great choice for homeowners who prefer wooden cabinets. You can either paint the cabinets white or showcase natural wood in your kitchen. These cabinets feature recessed centers and can work well in any kitchen style. This style can give you a transitional, modern, contemporary or traditional look depending on the type of hardware you select.

WINE REFRIGERATORS

These refrigerators are ideal for homeowners who have a sizable collection of wines but do not need a wine cellar. A wine refrigerator has become a common feature in modern homes and the demand is expected to increase in 2016. It offers adequate storage to allow you to enjoy a bottle of wine with your meals whenever you want.

SMART APPLIANCES

2016 brings with it a wide range of technology you can use in your kitchen. You can link several smart appliances to your hand-held devices. Manufacturers are coming up with appliances that will allow you to text or engage on social media while you are in your kitchen.

SINK AND FAUCETS

Trough sinks will be a popular choice in 2016 especially if you want an industrial look. According to sink and faucets pros, those two things need to blend well to make your kitchen stand out. Combine your trough design with a traditional faucet to get a transitional look.

BLACK APPLIANCES AND FITTINGS

Homeowners are embracing black in their kitchens. 2016 will see an increase in a variety of fittings and appliances in this color. Install a black oven, aspirator, taps, sinks, and refrigerators to get a timeless look.

DECORATIVE TILES

Tiles can be used to add vitality and refreshment in a kitchen. They can be installed on floors, walls or cabinetry but they do not work well with wooden decor.

Revitalize your kitchen this year by making a few changes. Use these trends to find a style that works well for your space and budget.

Content courtesy of http://www.realtytimes.com


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