Contemporary Design Ideas Defining 12 Modern Kitchen Trends

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Two color kitchen cabinets, modern kitchen trends for 2017


Contemporary design ideas evolve rapidly bringing extreme changes in interior design every year. Last year kitchen design offered many innovative and exciting ideas which become modern solutions in 2017. Lushome shares predictions for kitchen trends to help its readers see the most important stylish elements of kitchen remodeling and design.

Modern kitchen design is essential for increasing home values and selling homes, for enjoying a comfortable lifestyle and enjoying an attractive and functional home. Contemporary design ideas that define modern kitchen trends in 2017 help improve the look of interiors bringing advanced kitchen appliances, stylish sinks, faucets, and lighting, and creating ergonomic and beautiful spaces.

Fresh kitchen ideas are attractive combinations of neutral colors and sleek kitchen cabinets, large storage drawers with personalized compartments and ergonomic cabinets doors, sculptures kitchen islands with dining areas made with two different materials, and compact storage ideas that save space. Also, there are a few versatile, timelessly elegant and ergonomic kitchen trends that come from modern kitchen designs of previous years.

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Two color kitchen cabinets, kitchen trends for 2017

1. Two-color kitchen cabinets.

Two colors for kitchen cabinets brighten up plain kitchen design and add stylish contrasts. If you like monochromatic color schemes, then it is an excellent way to select two kitchen colors and include white, black or gray color tone. A combination of two neutral color tones, a mix of a neutral color with pale color pastels or one of the brown colors of natural wood, is a stylish choice for kitchen colors 2017.

2. Warmer metal colors

Painted metals and the soft glow of metal alloys are luxurious and beautiful kitchen trends 2017. When choosing a new stove or refrigerator for your modern kitchen design or remodeling project, it is better to look at superior colorful alternatives instead of buying standard kitchen appliances. The modern colors vary in a wide range of warm shades and cool tones, from mysterious black to bright yellow and majestic bronze.

Soft, elegant color of stainless steel appliances, metal lights, and kitchen accessories

3. Large kitchen cabinets with deep drawers

Deep drawers of modern kitchen cabinets feature many compartments for all your kitchen utensils, appliances, accessories, and tools, and offer convenience and functionality. Personalized storage solutions and floor-to-ceiling cabinets are modern kitchen trends 2017.

Deep kitchen cabinets drawers and space organizers, kitchen trends

4. Top performing high-end kitchen appliances

The latest trends call for built-in ovens, integrated appliances, contemporary cabinets for heating meals, and drink coolers. Luxury kitchen appliances increase the price of kitchen remodeling projects but add more comfort to interior design and create incredibly attractive and functional spaces.

Contemporary kitchen appliances

5. Sculptured kitchen islands

Modern kitchen islands blend with dining areas. Large, super functional and beautiful, island designs have lots of storage spaces, sinks, beautiful tops and elegant dining areas which transform and style kitchen interiors. Contemporary kitchen countertops blend various materials, like granite, concrete, quartz, and wood which is the strongest trend.

Contemporary kitchen islands with dining area

6. Modern kitchen furniture design

Stylish, easy-close doors fold up and out of the way with a light touch making them perfect space-saving solutions for small kitchen interiors where space is valuable. Modern kitchen decor is luxurious and comfortable blurring the boundaries between functional and beautiful living spaces. Kitchen furniture is as attractive and stylish as furnishings for decorating chic restaurants. A large dining table and gorgeous lighting look elegant in clutter-free dining areas.

Large dining table with upholstered chairs, modern kitchen furniture design trends

7. Versatility of kitchen colors and design

White paint colors and off-white tones for kitchen cabinets, contrasting accents in neutral colors or bright, warm golden, red, peach, orange and brown shades are color trends that attractively blend with wood textures. Exposed brick wall design, natural stones, quartz or colored concrete, create dream kitchen interiors with stylish neutral colors and vibrant accents.

Neutral color tones and brown colors of natural wood, modern kitchen colors, and design trends

8. Convenient and space saving ideas

The efficient organization, space saving ideas for functional kitchen storage, and floor-to-ceiling cabinets allow maximizing all available spaces and making kitchen interiors look beautiful and contemporary.

Space saving ideas and practical kitchen storage solutions, modern kitchen trends

9. Sleek design for modern kitchen cabinets and lighting fixtures

Elegant simplicity, functionality, and attractive look are contemporary kitchen trends in 2017. Metal and glass accents, elegant and simple details, kitchen furniture and lighting made from high-quality materials add a modern vibe to kitchen designs.

Sleek contemporary kitchen furniture and lighting design

10. Wooden kitchen furniture

Natural textures and combinations of various materials with wood are modern kitchen trends. Luxurious marble, stylish concrete, durable granite, spectacular glass and classic wood enhance beautiful kitchen designs. Rustic wood texture and wooden surfaces integrated into concrete or stone designs are the latest trends in modern kitchens. Wooden kitchen furniture, tops, walls, floors and ceiling beams work well with glass, stone, ceramic and metal and create warm and balanced kitchen interiors.

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11. Ceiling kitchen cabinets

Hanging from the ceiling kitchen cabinets create an effect of light interiors, provide additional storage while delighting with distinct, attractive, floating in the air designs.

Ceiling mounted kitchen cabinets in white color

12 Quartz kitchen countertops and colorful sinks

Quartz kitchen countertops, marble, and wood are versatile kitchen trends, suitable for any kitchen design style. Concrete, stainless steel, and glass can add an industrial vibe to modern kitchens. A brightly colored sink is a modern idea to accentuate their naturally neutral colors. Durable and practical, easy to clean and beautiful, quartz kitchen countertops look like granite offering attractive and eco-friendly solutions for modern kitchens.

Quartz kitchen countertops, modern kitchen colors
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  by Ena Russ   

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