The Future Of Kitchen Design Trends
Some of you might remember frantically shaking the magic eight ball searching for the most important questions that occupied our prepubescent brains. Will Hulk Hogan win the cage match against The Big Boss Man? Should I call Tara on the phone and ask her to bike to the movies? The icosahedron dice would slowly right itself inside that mirky blue liquid and aptly reply, “You may rely on it,” or quite possibly “My sources say no.”
Changing Lives Changes Kitchen Designs
Unfortunately, there does not seem to be a magic eight ball that can accurately answer our modern post-pandemic questions that keep us up all hours of the night. However inaccurate the magic eight ball always was, it did always get us thinking about the actual questions we posed.
Has Kitchen Design Post Pandemic Changed?
With or without the magic eight ball, during this pandemic, it has got us thinking about how kitchen design trends are changing. Our creative minds have started to react to some of these pandemic-altering kitchen design trends. Here is our attempt to unravel some kitchen design trends during this COVID-19 pandemic. I have a feeling that if we asked the magic eight ball whether kitchen design trends have been affected by this pandemic, it most certainly would say:
- As I see it, yes.
- It is certain.
- It is decidedly so.
- Outlook good.
- Signs point to yes.
Dramatic Lifestyle Changes
It is clear that our lifestyles have dramatically changed and all signs point to kitchen design changing with it. Post pandemic kitchen design trends follow the fact that we are spending more time at home and need these spaces to do more and to be safer.
Family Life Changed the Kitchen
The pandemic has also changed how families are meeting with potential builders and how kitchen construction is taking place in homes. Here are some kitchen design trends that Kitchen Kraft does not have to shake the eight ball to find answers to.
Post Pandemic Kitchen Design Trend #1: Can’t touch this! Cleanability Please!
Kitchen Kraft Answer: We can help you combat germs and bacteria inside the kitchen in many ways. Trends show that some kitchen countertops are more popular than others post-pandemic.
Non-Porous Countertops: Safer Surface Materials in Kitchen
Non-porous countertops such as porcelain are a classy and smart choice. These countertops will not absorb germs and bacteria and are easy to clean. Low maintenance finishes, faucets, tile, and fixtures are trending with these times.
Go Touchless: Touch-Free Faucets, Garbage Cans, and More
Touchless kitchen faucets, hands-free kitchen trash/garbage cans, and touchless kitchen/bathroom soap dispensers can be integrated into luxury custom kitchen designs. Not only will these hands-free elements provide cleaner surfaces throughout your kitchen; they also add a boost of convenience as you cook, clean, and go about your day.
Low Maintenance Luxury Kitchens
Trends indicate that glass door fronts and open shelving is not as popular during COVID because people prefer closed up, easy-to-clean surfaces.
If you are wanting to go low-maintenance in the kitchen consider:
- Polished nickel,
- Brushed nickel,
- Oil-rubbed bronze,
- Satin bronze,
- and white hardware countertops, sinks, appliances, and decor.
Stay Tuned for more Post Pandemic Kitchen Designs
Stay tuned to Kitchen Kraft as we continue to delve into Post Pandemic Kitchen Design Trends.
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