Find out what’s new and trending in the world of kitchens.
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DARK AND MOODY
Dark kitchens have so much personality and, by nature, create a big impression. When you think ‘dark’ you may imagine a black kitchen but there are numerous deep hues that can be utilised within this atmospheric trend. And it’s not all about blocks of colours; consider choosing patterns and textures with a dark base colour. These will change with the light, catching your eye as you move through the room.
Of all the kitchen trends 2023 is bringing to the table, Green is one of the easiest to implement and this may be why it will soon be jostling with Blue at the top of the trend list. There are so many beautiful, green kitchens to choose from in a plethora of shades, from traditional Sage to contemporary Reed Green and bold Heritage Green. Read on to find out our suggestions on the perfect accessories and array of door styles.
Scandinavian kitchens are an ongoing trend, where tactile, natural woodgrains are used alongside neutral colours in a serene, minimalist design.
Often shortened to ‘Scandi’, this kitchen trend can be likened to minimalist kitchen design although the effect is anything but stark. With warmth injected by the use of rich wood tones, the feeling of space accentuated with light colour choices and the outside world represented by lush, green plants, Scandinavian kitchens promote wellness, calm and tranquillity.
Staying on the trending list for another year are cavernous cupboards. Storage is by far the most important part of a kitchen, especially if you are striving for clear work surfaces. With the option of walk-in larders, epic wine racks, provision for worktop appliances and a wide range of internal colours/finishes, you can make your pantry as minimalistic or extravagant as you desire. Click on the blog post for further inspiration.
The sky’s the limit when it comes to creating kitchen shelving. If you have prized possessions you’d love to display, then why not give each individual item its own, perfectly-sized nook.
Open kitchen shelving isn’t just for gorgeous ornaments, however. High-use items such as tea and coffee are so much easier and quicker to access when housed in a doorless cabinet.
Deriving from Scandi and Industrial kitchens, Mixed Material is a new concept. As the name suggests, this kitchen trends 2023 contender combines multiple, different elements such as polished concrete, rustic timber, tarnished metal and blown glass to form an eclectic yet cohesive space. Those with a flair for interior design will love delving into the creative possibilities with endless mood boards.
Kitchen islands with seating are still rising in popularity and add more than just extra social or food preparation space. According to ‘Better Homes & Gardens’, adding an island to your kitchen is one of the top 5 ways to add value to your home and it’s easy to see why. Freestanding kitchen islands bring people together, whether it’s during a normal working day or a gathering with friends.
This list of kitchen trends 2023 would not be complete without the inclusion of Blue kitchens. Blue is an incredibly versatile colour, not just because of the vast array of hues.
Dark Blue kitchens will sit in harmony with a variety of different materials, metals and colour ways. Whether you prefer Chrome over Copper, or Granite over Quartz, this kitchen trend will complement them all.