Kitchen Trends 2020 – The Latest Trends and Ideas for the New Year

Are you looking to update your kitchen now that we’ve entered a new decade? Perhaps you want an island, more work top space, a whole new colour scheme or maybe you’re just after some inspiration? Here are a few of our favourite kitchen trends and ideas for the new year…

Two-toned kitchens

two-toned kitchens

The trend for fusing two colours throughout the kitchen cabinetry is set to skyrocket in 2020. Not only is it a great way to add an exciting change to your aesthetic, it can even transform the entire feel of a room without having to replace the whole kitchen. It’s not just a matter of painting the walls, its also changing the cabinets and worktops giving you the opportunity to play around with unusual colours and textures such as matte finishes, glossy finishes, wood grains sleek laminate etc.

Going for deep, dark toned units and contrast with brighter shades elsewhere to add depth and personality to your kitchen is set to be a growing trend in 2020.

Smart storage

smart storage

In a time when we strive to declutter, storage is key! Especially in kitchens where we need so many ‘things’, from ingredients to cooking appliances. 2020 will see a rise in the demand for well-placed, concealed storage throughout the home.

Statement taps

statement taps

No kitchen is complete without them, so it’s about time we let them take centre stage and shine! Brass and industrial styles are amongst a very popular trend and the addition of unusual and unique taps are a fantastic way to catch peoples’ eye and really compliment a kitchen. Commonly paired with similar finishes for the draws and cabinets to keep a consistent style’ according to Darren Watts Design Director at Wren Kitchens.

Concealed appliances


With the demand for discreet storage expected to grow, homeowners are now searching for concealment solutions that are not only practical but aesthetically pleasing without taking over the entire kitchen. So how can you achieve this? Anything from simple cabinets to conceal a dishwasher or a fridge, or even a storage design that helps reduce counter top small appliances, a hidden station to keep the kettle and toaster from cluttering the work top.

Living room furnishings


Living room furnishings are also a huge growing trend come 2020 with open plan living. Kitchens are the heart of our homes so creating a well-presented space is more important than ever.

Brass finishes


We’re seeing more and more warming tones of brass in modern kitchens. Brass is the perfect shade for enhancing on-trend blues and green cabinetry, all while adding a refined and sophisticated touch. Don’t forget about additional finishing touches like your doorknobs, cupboard handles, hinges etc which can all help transform a kitchen design.

Modern twists on tradition


While traditional styles continue to be a popular trend, 2020 is all about modern on-trend colours. Achieve this by choosing traditional designs but opting for a statement contemporary colour to give kitchens a modern twist.

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