Like clothing, homes follow fashion and trends according to what’s going on in the world of housing and renovation design. Every room has different trends associated with it yearly. The kitchen is an important room to focus on as you can do so much with it! So many aspects are implemented into a kitchen, particularly massive appliances that you don’t see in any other room. As a result, you will see countless kitchen trends dominating the renovation scene in all major publications. If you’re planning on beginning your kitchen renovation in Toronto, we’ve got some trends for you to read.
According to sources such as Decorator’s Wisdom, HGTV, Style at Home, Country Living, and Inside Out, here are the biggest trends that will dominate kitchens in 2017:
If you want to make the room seem more cozier, matching up dark floors with lighter walls or cabinetry accomplishes this goal.
This is often the hood because it’s usually in the middle of the room and bigger than most appliances. Adding to its importance is upper cabinetry in the form of copper sheeting. This type of style adds timeless warmth to the environment.
That’s the re-claimed wood look you may have seen which has a grainy texture because of long and narrow burrows. A great suggestion would be to match the wood with orb lights, giving the room a soft glow.
Simple and classy, it makes sense and is especially in style for small kitchens and black faucets.
Appliances specifically designed for integration to increase use of storage and work stations.
We’re seeing more and more people getting up early to work at the morning kitchen table, and with that a rising trend in coffee stations.
This is an upcoming trend for its absence of formality and easy of individuality.
The importance of “Greige”
Just as it sounds, this is the blending of grey and beige. The style is particularly applies to painting cabinetry this season.
Quartz as a Counter
This is because of benefits such as the fact that it’s harder than other stones like granite or marble, it’s less expensive, scratch-resistant, and no sealing is required.
These structures look like furniture with legs and make the kitchen look like it has evolved over time.
Polished chrome and nickel accents in particular are on the rise.
Kitchens that don’t look like kitchens
Many create a sense of warmth and natural beauty.
Have you ever seen a kitchen providing a look that is cottage meets industrial beauty?
More and more of these are being constructed behind glass so as not to get the backsplash dirty when cooking.
Interlaced Tile-to-Wood Transitions
To create an interesting statement!
Brushed Gold finishes
This trend is particularly popular for cabinet handles and knobs, however…
are gaining more popularity than knobs this year and what’s even more popular is no handles. This means pushing cabinet doors instead of pulling them to open is becoming more fashionable.
This is because they are energy efficient and less expensive in the long run.
Make sure you’re adding in your adjustable hanging hooks for the best purpose.
In order to up the class and functionality of the kitchen, we’re seeing more kitchens being built in with a space already in mind for the microwave.
For the casual drinkers or those who need to pop out a bottle with friends on a Friday night.
A great alternative to tile because of the warmth it offers, physically and aesthetically.
Your next kitchen renovation in Toronto could combine many of these 2017 trends. We hope that we’ve given you a starting point or at least some inspiration to start your project. For any more help you may seek, we’re always listening. Kitchen renovations take a long time and many mistakes are made in the process through no fault of your own. Even seasoned experts get some things wrong or even end up changing their mind during the process!
Make sure you have a plan in place and many alternatives to choose from because once you implement a number of aspects, they could look different from what you thought. Good luck on your kitchen renovation in Toronto or the surrounding area!