Beautiful Kitchen Trends 2017

Tone-on-Tone Kitchen with Calacatta Gold Marble, Bilotta Kitchens of New York
Tone-on-Tone Kitchen with Calacatta Gold Marble, Bilotta Kitchens of New York

Modern day remodeled kitchens are on average 255 square feet are referred to as supersized, exceeding the size of remodeled dining rooms (240 square feet) according to a recent Houzz survey. Today’s lifestyle is a key factor driving this trend that has made the kitchen the hub of the home.

Tone-on-Tone Kitchen Range Wall with Calacatta Gold Marble, Bilotta Kitchens of New York
Tone-on-Tone Kitchen Range Wall with Calacatta Gold Marble, Bilotta Kitchens of New York

Today it is common for more than one person to wear the chefs hat in the kitchen with children and friends participating as well. The kitchen is not just for cooking and baking anymore, it must also accommodate eating/dining, entertaining, socializing, home office duties/homework, watching TV and reading.

Open White Kitchen with Beam, Cynthia Hayes Interior Design
Open White Kitchen with Beam, Cynthia Hayes Interior Design

The success of this multi-purpose space begins with a great plan that optimizes your kitchen design with these priorities in mind that suite your particular lifestyle needs. To begin with, two or more cooks in the kitchen dictate wider aisles, easy storage and easy to clean and disinfect surfaces, easy to work, play and live in as well as families to gather in.

Lively Gray Open Kitchen, Angie Hranowsky
Lively Gray Open Kitchen, Angie Hranowsky
Entertainment Bar, Angie Hranowsky
Entertainment Bar, Angie Hranowsky

Function aside, those surveyed desired well-designed kitchens that were stylish and beautiful with easy integration with the rest of the home. A kitchen that reflects your personal style is important in making a statement or impression upon others.

Light-filled Breakfast Room, Musso Design Group
Light-filled Breakfast Room, Musso Design Group

The survey also found that natural light was preferred and a design that integrated with the outdoors. Energy efficient kitchen appliances, gourmet/pro-style cooking set-up and eco-friendly building materials also made the list optimized kitchen design.

Modern Kitchen with Caesarstone Honed Pebble Surface Countertop & Backsplash, Tyler Pankratz
Modern Kitchen with Caesarstone Honed Pebble Surface Countertop & Backsplash, Tyler Pankratz

By incorporating these kitchen design elements you are sure to achieve the kitchen of your dreams as well as add to the resale value of your home.

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Welcome to my design blog! I believe that great design begins with inspiration, creativity and knowledge all wrapped up in a passion for creating beautiful interiors that complement our lifestyles. From practical to functional luxury interiors my hope is that you will leave our site inspired to incorporate design trends into your own projects!

2 thoughts on “Beautiful Kitchen Trends 2017

  1. Once again, Loretta, you have enlightened and inspired me with your beautiful pictures and practical advice. Thank you for making this beauty feel achievable.

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