Kitchens of the year 2021

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kitchen trends 2021
Striking & Sophisticated Bold Blue-Gray Cabinets with Brass Hardware | J. Wheeler Designs | LB Designs | Horner Homes

As predictions go, the National Kitchen & Bath Association’s (NKBA) latest initiative focusing on how living impacts design hit a home run by showcasing what major lifestyle themes would play out in the design of kitchens as it relates to consumers design needs. They came away with four major design themes that speak to how we live today.

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Morning Bar Cabinetry with Walnut Interiors Promotes Simplified Living | J. Wheeler Designs | LB Designs | Horner Homes

The Kitchen of the Year 2021 winners represent extremely well the major design themes that are truly made for living today by incorporating connected living, simplified living, living in place and healthy living.

Connected Living Driven by technology that aligns the kitchen with the rest of the house, making it more centralized.

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Custom Cabinetry Scaled Just Right for Living in Place & Simplified Living For Empty Nesters | Chaz Easterly, Lauren Hulsey, Linen & Flax Design

Simplified Living Designing kitchens that plan for less clutter, easy to clean and well organized.

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A Touch of Old World Charm and Old World Style with a Plaster Hood | Chaz Easterly, Lauren Hulsey, Linen & Flax Design

Living in Place Incorporating features and layouts that make it easier to navigate in such a way that allows seniors to remain in their homes as long as possible.

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An Artistic Focal Point: Kitchen Hood Wrapped in a Zebrino Marble | Joel Kelly Design | Wyeth Ray Interiors | Summerour Architects | Avalon Custom Homes
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Kitchen Cabinets Designed to the Ceiling with a Subtle Chevron Pattern | Joel Kelly Design | Wyeth Ray Interiors | Avalon Custom Homes

Healthy Living These kitchens promote healthier food preparation, a closer connection with nature that incorporate larger windows that maximize views to outdoor, smart temperature controls, ample food storage, increased refrigerator space for fresh produce, meats, diary and large areas for cutting/prepping fresh foods.

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Open Concept Framed by a 9-foot Steel Window Invites Nature In | Design Galleria Kitchen & Bath | Brian Watford Interiors | KHG INC.

Every kitchen featured is a winner as each met the needs and lifestyle requirements of it owners while incorporating design elements for contemporary living.

To view the entire gallery of contest winners please visit Kitchen of the Year Winners inspired design!

Photographed by: Emily Followill, Mali Azima, Jeff Herr

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