Looking to bring your kitchen into the 21st century this year? Looking for some great inspiration to help you get the latest and modern trends. Well, here in this article we will highlight all the latest and modern trends to help you achieve a perfect modern look that is right up to date with the latest trends. Changing your kitchen can be a very costly project however it doesn’t need to be. With a few tweaks, you will be surprised what you can achieve. Always make sure that whatever work you are going to undergo can be possible on your budget you have to play with.
Natural wood open shelves
Solid wood open shelves have become extremely popular as the world is promoting an eco-friendly and minimalistic lifestyle. These large open shelves can be hung on any spare walls in whatever pattern you decide. You can uniform them one under another, or alternatively, if you have a larger space, stagger them upwards or downwards to take up more space of the wall. By doing this you will have even more storage space as well as giving yourself a statement piece that gives you the ambience of natural beauty to your home. These shelves can be decorated with home memoirs such as photos, fresh flower or ever a place to store trinkets that you are desperate to have out of storage and in the eye line of your guests. As the shelves are exposed, work on the basis that less is more. Let the natural wood do the talking!
Two-toned gloss and matte kitchen doors.
Years ago we would not think to have two different colours of kitchen doors however it has certainly now become the trend. Selecting to different colours for your base and wall cabinets have taken the new decade by storm. Depending on your colour scheme may depend on which colours you decide however you can use the colours to your advantage. You can use the colours reflecting capabilities to reflect or absorb natural light. Therefore if you have a small kitchen that is more north facing and doesn’t have much natural light, you may want to take advantage of gloss doors, which are highly reflective. As for your base cabinets, a colour in again in gloss either darker or lighter to help you achieve more or less lighter in different areas of your kitchen. By doing this you have all the control of how much light is reflected and absorbed in your kitchen.
Beautiful granite worktops
If you are thinking of transforming your kitchen with two-tone doors, it is important that you marry your two different colours up with a style of worktop that will make your colour seamlessly intertwine together. The best possible worktop for the job is granite. Granite has been used for kitchens for years and still is the no 1 trending worktop on the market. It is renowned for its extremely durable properties and its return on interest. Quite simply you will never have to buy another worktop ever again. Granite also swiftly incorporates the Eco friendly and natural look to your kitchen which is in perfect keeping with the new shelves you have already thought of purchasing. Let that natural beauty shine.
Creating an island in your kitchen is not for everyone and can become very expensive especially if you require a hob installed in it and/ or a sink. Besides this islands have become increasingly popular. Not just as extra space to store our pots and pans, but a place the exhibit our culinary skill. Islands can be used to make a big a bold statement in your kitchen. Dressed with a stunning granite worktop and integrated appliances, you can sit back and admire as natural beauty can consume your kitchen. Want to modernize your kitchen up a bit? Well, you can dress your island doors in a stunning matte or gloss door in whichever colour is in keeping with your kitchen. Or if you’re feeling bold and want your island to pop out, choose a bold colour completely different to your wall and base cabinets. The splash of colour will immediately draw your eye to it.
Big statement taps have become a craze once again. Remember when we were all trying to make things small and more compact? It is the case no more. Big taps act as a focal point of interest to a kitchen, similar to how an aga or range cooker may do so. But this can easily be installed into your kitchen without needing the space. Popular options are spray mixer taps. They give an elegant and modern touch to your kitchen, but also give you the flexibility of a detachable head so that you can rinse plates and dishes easily after usage. The spray of the water is in your hands.
Glass storage containers
With the planet turning more Eco-friendly people are looking for more sustainable ways of storing their ingredients. Glass has made a huge return to the stage and the use of sealed glass containers are becoming more and more popular. These can be washed and reused jars or latch airtight containers. These are the perfect things to display either on your open shelves or on your new island, in a prime place for when you need them. But as they are minimal and stylish they integrate perfectly into any style of kitchen. If you are looking to make them a focal point then you can buy different sizes and stagger them to make more of an eye-catching display.
Using the above ideas to transform your kitchen will certainly bring your kitchen into the new decade, if you are looking for so further inspiration or help with making your transformation possible, click the link below to find out more on how our kitchen makeover service may be able to help you.
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