Every year, the National Kitchen-Bath Association (NKBA) formally surveys their members to determine the Top Ten Kitchen Trends.
Here is a summary of the 2017 selections, with an emphasis on how our countertop selections can blend with any trend:
- Clean Lines, Built-ins, and Simple Door Styles
Shown above: Polarstone Calacatta Vagli Quartz book-matched slabs
- White and Gray Painted Cabinets
Shown above: Polished Espirito Santo Granite with custom build up on cook top and sink cutouts
- Two-toned Kitchens
Shown above: Polished Crazy Horse Granite
- Wood Cabinets, Metal Emerging
Shown above: Ceasarstone Pure White. Wood cabinets dominate kitchen designs, metal appears to be emerging.
- Furniture-look Pieces, Rollouts, and Pullouts
Shown above: Polished Statuario Marble
- Quartz Countertops
Shown above: Caesarstone – Pure White, Square Eased Edge, Apron-Front Farmhouse Sink
- Induction Cooktops and Convection Ovens
Shown above: Induction Cooktop, disappearing vent system. Silestone Chrome quartz countertop.
- Technology in the Kitchen
Shown above: With a connected touchscreen, the Samsung Family Hub lets you plan meals, coordinate family schedules and entertain. Three cameras take photos of the contents when you close the door, making shopping easier.
- Interior Barn Pocket Doors
Interior barn door custom made by Davis Cabinetry from multiple species of reclaimed wood.
- Accessible and/or Universal Design
Shown above: Accessible kitchen – Some ADA Standards include: recommended 36” of clear space for “t-turn”, kitchen work surfaces no more than 34” above the floor. There are sink, shelf, storage, and other requirements.