Wednesday, February 10, 2016 / by Ken Couture
It’s been said that the kitchen is the heart of the home. But Realtors and savvy homeowners also know that kitchens sell homes. If you are going to spend money on your home, one of the areas with the greatest return on investment is an updated, upgraded kitchen. So what is new for 2016 in kitchen design?
Forget About White
White cabinets are still the most sought after cabinet color for creating a bright, airy look and for making small kitchens seem bigger. However, for a sleek, sophisticated look, gray is quickly coming to the fore as a top color choice. Mix-matching different colors or natural wood with painted cabinets is also a hot choice.
Always wanted that sleek, commercial look in your kitchen? Do you salivate over 8-burner Viking stoves and stainless steel wall ovens? 2016 will be a hot year for the commercial trend in appliances and kitchen design.
New Cabinet Options
2016 will bring a host of new cabinet options, including hydraulic-lifting overhead cabinet doors, and multi-tiered drawer storage. Look for lots of new choices in cabinet hardware and features.
Whether it’s the classic contrast of black and white, or a splash of color, bold is in for 2016. Look for fresh, new color options in sinks (not your mama’s Harvest Gold or Avocado Green), countertops, backsplashes, and cabinets. Strong, bold lighting fixtures are also on trend.
Automation ala The Jetsons
You’ll feel like you are living in the future with new kitchen automation options. Hands-free faucets are just the beginning! Sensor-driven lights brighten your kitchen as soon as you walk in the room. Smart appliances that talk to your Smart Phone. You name it. If it’s not already here, it’s coming in 2016.
Read more about these and other design trends at http://www.hgtv.com/design/rooms/kitchens/17-top-kitchen-design-trends-pictures
When you are ready to invest, buy or sell, visit my website or call me direct, Ken Couture, 702-610-6247.
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