Inspiration: News from the Industry

Curved Kitchen Islands Are a Top 2023 Kitchen Design Trend

March 1, 2023

While it can be a storage space and a spot to enjoy your breakfast, a kitchen island is also a design statement. Farmhouse-style islands add rustic charm, while painted islands can provide a splash of color to an otherwise neutral kitchen. Like any other home decor element, styles change with the times, and the latest kitchen island trend will give your kitchen a modern edge—literally. Curved islands are a popular new way to elevate a kitchen and give it a more custom look.

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Top 2023 Wellness Products And Trends From Design & Construction Week

February 28, 2023

Design & Construction Week is likely the largest gathering of homebuilders, interior designers, remodeling contractors and kitchen and bath professionals in the country. Many of the industry’s top appliance, fixture, cabinetry, outdoor and other home product manufacturers show their new releases and returning favorites to more than 200,000 specifiers in the combined Kitchen & Bath Industry and International Builder’s Shows, along with several additional events for the trade held at the same time in the area.

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Scandinavian Kitchen Design Trends For 2023

November 22, 2022

A key shift this year is towards a darker and more dramatic colour palette, says Tom Rutt, founder of TR Studio: “A lot of people, when they imagine Scandi style, think a blanket of neutrals such as white and grey, but actually a lot of dark charcoals and inky blues are being used.

Also, Scandi style often mixes finishes, so don’t be afraid to combine large stainless-steel appliances, with subtle brass detailing, sleek marble and mid-century lighting; these all work harmoniously in a modern, Scandi style.”

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How to Design the Perfect Coffee Bar at Home

October 1, 2022

Are you looking to recreate the taste of your favorite coffees at home? A regular bar should have your favorite coffee beans/pods, a grinder, a coffee maker, sugar, and other add-ins. Here are home bar accessories that will help you brew delicious coffee from your kitchen or living room.

You need a coffee machine that pulls its weight. When you invest in a coffee machine, you should make sure it can meet your daily demands. It should also be enough to produce large batches when visitors come to your home.

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How To Brighten A Dark Apartment Or Room, According To A Designer

September 16, 2022

In an ideal world, we’d all live in homes with tons of natural light, but sometimes, we find ourselves in spaces that fall short in that department. When my husband and I moved into our spec house over a decade ago, we weren’t able to change the placement of the windows in the home, which do very little to bring in light. And while I once liked the dark sandy hue I decided to paint my walls, the deep color now makes my space feel small and dark. Thankfully, though nothing will ever match natural light, there are plenty of tried-and-true interior design tricks to help make even the dimmest rooms feel airy and bright.

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3 Best Coffee Bar Ideas for Your Kitchen in 2022

June 10, 2022

Each color is beautiful, but white has no parallel when reviving a confined place. The white has a welcoming vibe that gives you a sigh of relief when you enter the space. Painting your walls white will also make the place look brighter and bigger. Your eyes will open wide with a sip of coffee in a brightened room.

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9 Top Kitchen Trends In 2022

January 7, 2022

This is your list of 9 kitchen trends for 2022 you want to consider.

Does a new year equal new kitchen trends? “Trends” sounds like cheap, fast fashion fads, whereas your kitchen is full of permanent, expensive materials. But this list has a lot of classic elements to it that will take you through this decade.

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10 Interior Design Trends Going Away In 2022 – Open Kitchens

December 30, 2021

The pandemic solidified the need for separate rooms, especially when so many spaces need to double as home offices. For this reason, big kitchens that open up to the rest of the home are becoming less desirable. “I am definitely seeing a lot of enclosed kitchen spaces as opposed to large family room/kitchen areas that are open to the rest of the home.”

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Kitchen trends 2022 – the latest kitchen designs for next year

December 11, 2021

If you’re planning a new kitchen in the coming new year, you’ve come to the right place for inspiration. The latest kitchen trends are so much more than the standard white space of old. Bursting with practical, yet beautiful materials in gorgeously rich colours, the breadth of choice available these days is almost endless ensuring that there’s something to suit everyone.

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35 new looks and innovations for cabinets, worktops and more

October 5, 2021

We talked to the trend experts to find out which kitchen trends will be big in 2022.

With cool new kitchen brands popping up and lots of innovative design ideas and clever twists on old appliance designs on display in kitchen showrooms across the country, there are plenty of on-trend looks and state-of-the-art appliances to pick from.

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Ten beautiful and practical combined kitchen dining rooms

June 6, 2021

For our latest lookbook, we’ve found ten projects in the Dezeen archive where kitchens and dining rooms have been combined into one practical and sociable space.

Most homes around the world traditionally had separate areas for preparing and eating food but over the last few decades, the popularity of combined kitchen dining rooms has soared.

These are more informal spaces capable of hosting a variety of activities including entertaining, home-working as well as cooking and eating.

Kitchen dining rooms can also save space in smaller homes.

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Semihandmade Changes Kitchen Design Again With BOXI Cabinetry

April 22, 2021

Semihandmade, the company that has made an industry name for itself by creating beautiful custom cabinet fronts for IKEA cabinetry, changing how accessible it is to create a designer kitchen without the high investment. The company is now taking it a step further to become a completely independent brand by launching BOXI by Semihandmade, the first American-built DTC cabinet system for your entire home.

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French designers share how to create Parisian ambiance in your kitchen – wherever you are

April 20, 2021

Paris – the city of effortless aesthetic, sophisticated elegance, and enduring charm, is unrivaled in the design world. Meanwhile, the rest of the globe remains united by one unwritten rule: If you’re in Paris, embrace it; if you’re not, recreate it. So, in order to do just that, we spoke to the haute couture designers of the interior industry who teach us how to recreate the city’s unmatched ambiance in our own modern homes.

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Modern Kitchen Design: The Recipe for the Perfect Kitchen

April 12, 2021

By definition, “modern” kitchen design started around World War I and generally incorporates flat surfaces and geometric shapes with few frills. Not surprisingly, modern kitchens are growing in popularity of late as a more streamlined aesthetic can offer homeowners more simplicity and calmness in their homes. Just ask Eli and Michele Saulson, who recently remodeled their metro-Detroit kitchen to reflect the modern kitchen style.

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Kitchen Designs that will be major inspiration for your dream kitchen goals!

April 6, 2021

Kitchens are one of the most important spaces in a home. We cook our meals there, and depending on how we perceive it, it can be a very therapeutic and relaxing space. Whether you’re cooking meals for your family or yourself, you will always manage to create some fond memories in a kitchen. In an ode to all these lovely memories, and to the many more you will make, we’ve curated a collection of elegant, aesthetic, and beautifully designed kitchens that will make you feel right at home. These kitchen designs could also serve as major inspo for your next kitchen makeover! There’s something in here for everyone.

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