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Kitchen Style Trends of 2024 | VKB Special Edition

We are already at the month of May – almost half of the new year has been completed. The feeling of continuing with a clean slate can motivate all sorts of adjustments in life.

The question always remains at the ultimate peak: Is your kitchen ready for an upgrade? Is it time to opt for something a little more modern? Do your cabinets need a fresh coat of paint? Or maybe they need to be replaced altogether!

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It’s always exciting to see what styles and trends will hit it big in the year of 2024. Sit back and draw some inspiration from this sneak peek of what’s happening in kitchens in 2024.

The Trend List

An up-to-date kitchen can change the atmosphere of your whole home. Here are a few changes that’ll make your kitchen THE place to be.

Color Confidence:

  • Two-toned Triumph: Move over, monochrome! Two-toned cabinets are still a winner, but in 2024, it’s all about unexpected pairings. Think sage green with deep charcoal, or a sunny yellow island against navy blue lowers.
  • Embrace Earthy Elegance: Nature is calling! Deep, rich greens are the new “it” color for cabinets, walls, or backsplashes. Wood tones are also trending, adding warmth and texture.

Functional Flair:

  • Smart Appliances, Seamless Integration: Appliance garages and paneled refrigerators are all the rage for a streamlined, uncluttered look. Plus, consider smart appliances that can be controlled with your voice or phone.
  • Farewell Forever to Fussy Floors: Gone are the days of high-maintenance countertops. Quartz, butcher block, and even some laminates offer stunning style with easy upkeep.
  • Amped-Up Accessibility: Universal design is key! Consider pull-out drawers, wider walkways, and multiple lighting zones for a kitchen that works for everyone.

Personalized touches:

  • Mixed Metal Marvels: Don’t be afraid to mix and match cabinet hardware finishes. Brushed brass, matte black, and even pops of colored metals add a touch of personality.
  • Welcome the Wow Factor with Bold Backsplashes: Geometric tiles, oversized slabs of porcelain, or a statement wall in a daring color can add a unique focal point. But remember, a little goes a long way!

Creature Comforts:

  • Breakfast Nook Bliss: Built-in breakfast nooks are making a comeback, creating a cozy and social space for morning meals or casual chats.
  • Living Light: Light and airy is the way to go in 2024. Choose lighter woods, bright paint colors, and layered lighting for a cheerful and inviting atmosphere.
  • Biophilic Boost: Bring the outdoors in! Live plants not only add a pop of color but also purify the air and enhance well-being.

Bonus Trends:

  • Sustainable Solutions: Eco-conscious materials like recycled glass countertops or bamboo flooring are becoming increasingly popular.
  • Smart Storage Solutions: Built-in organizers, hidden appliance garages, and clever drawer dividers help maximize space and keep your kitchen clutter-free.
  • Statement Sinks and Faucets: From touchless faucets to bold, colorful sinks, these hardworking elements can also be design statements.

Keep these trends in mind as you plan for some kitchen updates in 2024. Keep in mind that they’re suggestions to get your own creative juices flowing. You spend a lot of time there so make it pleasant for you!

Big or small, contact a contractor to see all the ways they can help you with your kitchen design for your remodeling journey. Don’t hesitate to contact us here or join our social media community here to receive daily updates and inspirations where you can also share your journey experience with us!