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7 Modern Kitchen Design Trends To Look Out For In 2021

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Written by Quentin Hack

When we talk about home remodeling, we often pay a lot of attention to the living room and the yard, and less often to the bathroom and bedroom. But, we usually forget about one of the most important areas in every home – the kitchen.

No matter if it’s separated from the living room, or the dining room is connecting both of them, it’s always better to choose some effective combination of the newest trends and classic solutions, so you can get the best modern interior, according to your personal taste.

From the different surfaces, lighting, appliances, patterns, and shapes, to the complete realization of the kitchen remodeling projects, there are a lot of great ideas that can be used, but these are the most common trends in the year 2021:

  1. Focus on the lighting

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You probably don’t think it’s the most important part of the remodeling, especially when we talk about the kitchens, but can you imagine cooking and eating under a poor light? By having proper lighting, you can be sure that the food is always well cooked and served. And of course, that will help you make the perfect picture for your Instagram profile, especially when you want to tell the world you cooked the meal by yourself. You don’t have an idea how to implement it in the space you have? Check Stylish Direct to get inspired, and you won’t believe how much you missed when you didn’t pay enough attention to this through the years.

  1. Marble surfaces

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So, this one is a real classic. No one can ever imagine a nice looking kitchen without marble working surfaces. This year, you can go a step further and use it for your cabinets, or even for the floor, so you can get that classical luxurious look, that will always look expensive and stylish. Marble is a popular choice for the bathrooms too, but 2021 is the year when we pay more attention to the place where we cook and eat, so if you are planning to renovate, we suggest you start with it. Some people are using marble for the sinks too.

The only disadvantage is that you must be very careful when choosing the pattern because some color combinations can make every surface look like it’s dirty. Also, you can choose between natural marble, which is quite more expensive than the covers over the cheaper materials. But, you must check if you can afford this, and find the best possible solution.

  1. Wooden cabinets

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Medium-density fibreboards, that are covered with thick foils with different patterns and finishes were very popular over the years because they are affordable and nice looking. But, this year is all about the raw wood. It may give warm looks, and you can choose between a huge variety of designs, tones, and types of wood. According to the remodeling websites, the most popular this year are the oak and walnut wood.

These materials are quite expensive, so if you are planning to use them, you must be sure that you really like those looks, because the replacement may cost you a lot. Heavy woods are for those who are sure they will always enjoy them, no matter the current trends.

  1. Put some dark elements

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The floor surface, the working tables, dining table, or even the cupboards, can look more luxurious if they are black or natural dark tone. You can also choose dark textured woody elements, or even paint one or two walls black. It may seem like a weird idea, but it’s very effective, especially for bigger kitchens. That’s really elegant.

  1. Then add some color

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As you put some dark things there, it’s time to freshen them up with something colorful. For example, you can add chair cushions in some vibrant color, sheet covers on the table, colorful dishes, flowers, and so on. But, the trick is not to follow the current color trends. Choose the tones that you like, and that are compatible with the neutral colors you already have. Be careful, and do that with a taste, because you don’t want to get a headache every time you get in. So, choose the colors you like, and that will be likable after the trends end too.

  1. Use all the space you have

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Every free surface can be used for an additional cabinet you will use to place your cups, spices, oils, wine, and other appliances and things you use when you cook. That means you will always have space for every little thing you have in the kitchen, and you won’t make a mess even after making some coffee for yourself.

  1. Golden surfaces

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All of the time the sinks and the taps are metallic silver. But, if you are a fan of the golden surfaces, this year is the right time to do that, especially if you want luxurious finishes and extravagant solutions, even for the kitchen. It may not seem like the best solution ever when you hear about it for the first time, but if you combine it with the wooden cabinets and matching marble surfaces, you will maintain the modern classical look for decades, without having to replace anything.

As you can see, there will always be some trend to follow, and if you like it, there is no reason not to use it in your home. Kitchen parts and appliances are not trend-proof, even though it’s a place where you spend time alone or with family members. But, knowing that in the modern apartments they take a central part of them, maybe you need to pay more attention to how your kitchen looks, especially if it’s visible from your living or dining room.

We hope that you really like the trends we described in this article and that it will inspire you how to renovate your house or apartment, especially now, when due to the current pandemic, we spend a lot of time at home, working, exercising, taking care about the family, reading, and keeping ourselves entertained.

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Quentin Hack