Kitchen design is about timber veneer, color contrast, texture, metallic and the ongoing industrial look. But just because it’s trending doesn’t mean it’s not timeless. These gorgeous kitchen trends are guaranteed to stand the test of time. Check out these 8 gorgeous kitchen trends that are here to stay below to inspire you.

1. Stainless Steel

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Stainless steel continues to reign supreme in the world of appliances and with its professional and commercial roots, the enduring neutral color can easily be integrated into any kitchen style.

2. Undercounter Appliances

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As upper cabinets disappear and walls open up, appliances and storage have shifted underneath counters. This trend favors universal design principles and keeps small appliances accessible. New microwave models, including microwave drawers, load from the top for added convenience to your kitchen.

3. Big, Practical Sinks

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The best sink is the one that emphasis on it’s function. Generous, high-performance models with a single bowl contain splashes while simultaneously accommodating large pots and pans or other items that require hand-washing.

4. Wood Floors

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Hardwood floors have kept kitchens warm and cozy and that won’t change anytime soon. The material adapts to any style and flawlessly unites rooms in an open floor plan. Porcelain planks that look like wood provide the same inviting style but are easier to maintain.

5. Polished-Silver Finishes

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Incorporate polished chrome or nickel into hardware, faucets, shelf brackets, and more for an upscale accent that endures. Polished silver is forever.

6. Clean-Lined Design

 

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Consider heavy moldings and froufrou finishes things of the past. No-frills kitchen designs with strong horizontal lines are much more enduring. Choose horizontal cabinet pulls to achieve this look.

7. Fewer Upper Cabinets

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Upper cabinetry continues to come down as homeowners opt for the open, airy look of additional windows or choose to display dishware and artwork on open shelves. Less is more.

8. White Done Right

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White kitchens will never go out of style, so stick with accessories you can swap out to get that kiss of color. Consider your kitchen’s stone floor, backsplash, and trim to find the perfect shade of white for the space.