Kitchen Design Trends in 2018
2018 has been an interesting year in the kitchen design world with some designs retaining their popularity and new styles coming into the forefront. When looking to design a new kitchen area, taking inspiration from the latest design trends can let you know what is fashionable in the kitchen design world. Although you do not have to strictly follow these designs, the experts have many years of experience in kitchen design and may be able to give you some inspiration when designing your kitchen area.
The kitchen design experts at Mode Designer Kitchens & Bedrooms also have many years of experience in the kitchen design and installation industry. In this article, we take a look at some the kitchen design trends that have caught our attention in 2018 and discuss how these can help you design your ideal kitchen. If you are interested in finding out more about the latest kitchen design trends or if you want inspiration in kitchen design, enquire online using a contact form on our website or telephone our team now on: 0178 261 0999
Shaker Kitchens Retain Popularity
One of the most popular ranges of kitchen is the classic shaker kitchen range. Unsurprisingly, this range and style has retained its popularity in 2018 and has seen a steady increase in popularity over the last couple of years. With a variety of colours and design options available, it’s very easy for you to find a shaker kitchen that suits your design requirements to the letter. The fact that there are so many colours available means that you are also able to adapt a range of shaker kitchen components into a bespoke kitchen design. It’s not really a surprise that the shaker style is still in fashion in 2018 and it doesn’t look like the range is going to go down in popularity anytime soon should you be considering adopting the look and style of a shaker kitchen.
Golden Kitchens for a Glowing Effect
One design trend that was gaining popularity was golden kitchen areas. Although this was not particularly a design trend, the combination of gold and timber colours has seen an increase in popularity whilst also creating a timeless design. Perhaps not to everyone’s particular taste however there is no doubt that this design combines elegance with a classic aesthetic from times gone by. You can even combine gold and brass to contrast these colours with brass or gold handles looking fantastic when paired with dark or timber colours. You can even opt for plug sockets and taps to add to the glamorous, refined look.
Smart Kitchens – Kitchens of the Future?
We’ve discussed in a previous article the implications and innovative features that are included within the modern smart kitchen however these kitchens are becoming more and more popular and advanced. With features such as boiling water taps, wifi integration, warming drawers and smart control systems – the smart kitchen is really changing the way in which we view and use our kitchen. As everything can be controlled by a smart system, your appliances can work in unison giving you time to enjoy the more enjoyable things in life. You can even arrange for your appliances to run at set scheduled times, giving you the freedom to carry out other chores or relax while your smart system does all of the work for you.
Kitchen Island Reigns Supreme
Back in 2016 and 2017, we were discussing how the kitchen island was becoming a more and more popular design trend for kitchen designs. As the role of the kitchen has changed from being an area where food is only prepared to an area where food is prepared and eaten – the kitchen island has retained its importance in the modern kitchen. As the kitchen island is a centre piece in the modern integrated or open plan kitchen, it’s no surprise to see that the kitchen island is still a popular kitchen design trend in 2018. If you are looking to install an open plan kitchen or an integrated kitchen then it’s highly recommended to consider creating a kitchen island area to create a focal point to build the rest of your kitchen around.
Now that you know some of the latest kitchen design trends of 2018, you may be feeling inspired by some of the design features mentioned. If you are feeling inspired and feel that your kitchen area could do with a bit of TLC, it’s a great idea to consider upgrading or switching up your kitchen area. If you’re looking to find out more about the latest kitchen design trends or if you are looking to create a new kitchen, why not enquire online using a contact form on our website or telephone one of our friendly staff today on: 0178 261 0999