New Kitchen Design Trends 2019: What’s hot in the kitchen for the new year?

Before you start redesigning your kitchen, it is a good idea to familiarise yourself with the new kitchen design trends 2019. This will give you lots of inspiration and kitchen design ideas. It will also help you to make sure your kitchen design is in keeping with the current style. 

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New Kitchen Trends 2019: Style and Colour

The ‘in’ style in terms of design and colour of the kitchen, changes year on year. By understanding what is expected to be popular in 2019, you can be sure to create a style that is current and unlike any other you have seen.

  • An industrial style: with concrete features and brushed brass finishing and taps the industrial style is set to be popular in 2019.
  • Geometric patterns: floor and wall tiles in a geometric pattern are an exciting and colourful addition to the kitchen.
  • Matte Black: contrasting between black and white is likely to be very popular in 2019. Using black appliances alongside white cabinets and work surfaces (or vice versa) creates a dramatic look. 
  • Two-toned cabinets: an unusual but stunning design. Instead of having all of your cabinets in one matching colour, choose different colours (in a similar style) for your cabinets. 
  • Gold and Black: interspersed together to create a timeless design that is set to be big in 2019.
  • No more white: sleek, bright, white kitchens are a thing of the past as 2019 welcomes colour and focuses on mood. 

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New Kitchen Trends 2019: Materials

The material you choose for your kitchen has a massive impact on the overall look of the room. Here is a list of the materials that are expected to be popular for the new year. 

  • Copper details: from taps and sinks, to ovens and appliances, copper is one of the most fashionable materials for the kitchen in 2019.
  • Glass door separators: made from fluted glass, designed to conceal the oven, appliances and storage. These doors hide kitchen appliances to give your kitchen a clutter-free feel. 
  • Glass ceilings: are also dominating 2019.
  • Glass Shelving: is replacing wooden shelving to add luxury and lightness into the kitchen. 
  • Stone features: natural stone countertops have been popular throughout 2018. In 2019 we expect to see stone being used even more in kitchens for things such as drawer fronts and hoods.
  • Beadboard: perfect for adding depth and texture to your kitchen. This is a decorative wood paneling with evenly spaced grooves on the surface. Perfect for cottage style kitchens, this material is set to be big in 2019 in all kitchen design styles.
  • Quartz countertops: while the popularity of granite decreases in 2019, we see an increase in quartz being used. 
  • Spanish/Moroccan styled tiles: to inject an exotic feel into your kitchen.
  • Terrazzo surfaces: popular in the 50’s and 60’s. these surfaces are expected to be very popular in 2019.

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New Kitchen Trends 2019: Features

The features of your kitchen are the things that will really help your kitchen to stand out among the rest. 

  • Stylish Splashbacks: very popular right now are the kitchen splashbacks. Designed to protects the walls, they have become a stylish feature of the kitchen.
  • Tall ‘column’ fridges: that take up less floor space but reach higher, resembling a column. 
  • Induction cooking: using smart cooktops. These induction burners use less heat, helping to keep the kitchen cooler but removing the need for a bulky hood.
  • Bright features: 2019 is welcoming bright hoods, ovens and fridge-freezers, etc.
  • Deep Drawers: better for storage, deep drawers are practical and look stunning.

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New Kitchen Trends 2019: Technology

Technology is advancing at an incredible rate, so it is unsurprising that we are seeing more technological advances in the kitchen too. There are lots of smart devices and solutions to help to make using the kitchen easier and more fun. Here are the ones you are most likely to see in kitchens designed in 2019:

  • Clever hoods: a cooker hood that can communicate with the oven and vary its power depending on what is cooking.
  • Smart screen fridge: with cameras enabling you to check inside your fridge whenever you like. You can also change the temperature remotely and get notifications if the door has been left open. Some even come with a storage guide to show you the best way to utilise the space inside the fridge. 
  • Remote lights: change the lighting in your kitchen, without having to physically switch any lights on or off.


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