The kitchen is the most important room in your house, a hub of interaction, communication, activity and nutrition. Homeowners In 2022, want comfort, functionality, eco-friendly materials and beauty. A larger kitchen with more space is pretty much the number one desire, especially with more people working from home. Larger kitchens are wanted with more storage, more area for eating and more workspace. The most popular trends for luxury kitchen renovations in 2022 include:
- A large pantry, or scullery kitchen
For this particular trend, you need to have available space, large pantries are highly sought after, and are used for food storage, Homeowners are building walk-in pantries and using custom cabinetry for shelving. A scullery kitchen is a second smaller kitchen next to the main kitchen, if you have the room for this it can be very handy if you frequently entertain.
- Custom backsplashes
Backsplash materials deliver a stunning aesthetic, some of favorite materials are listed below.
- Glazed tiles, glossy tiles, reflect light.
- Ceramic or porcelain tiles, bright colours, interesting textures, or unique patterns.
- Metallic tiles or panels in a matt finish.
- Natural stone, marble or quartzite with large veining.
- Glass sheets or tiles, in custom patterns and colours.
- Brick backsplashes
- Bold cabinet colours
White luxury kitchen are timeless and are always on trend, but this year homeowners are using other colours. Some of the most popular colours, other than white, include black, dark grey, blue, or green kitchen cabinets.
- Hardwood floors
Another timeless style that never goes out of fashion. More and more homeowners are investing in hardwood floors for their kitchens.
- LED lighting styles
LED lights are the lights of choice in today’s luxury kitchens. LED lights are available in a number of different styles. Popular lighting styles for kitchen lights include:
- Creative oversized pendant lights or statement lights
- Modern recessed lights
- Hidden under-cabinet lights
- Beautiful display cabinet lights
- Natural materials
Homeowners want more natural materials, for natural beauty such as:
- Wood grain
- Unpainted wood,
- Natural stone, particularly marble and quartzite
- Smart Technology
All the new appliances that are produced now have been designed so that they can be controlled via an app from your phone. Using bluetooth technology you can control your oven or your washing machine when you are out and about so that it is finished when you get home.
- Infrared heating
Infrared heating is the newest trend for homes. Infrared heating is available in panels that can be installed under the floor, on the walls and even on the ceiling. It has been so successful because infrared heating is safe, cheaper than other heating systems, more efficient than electric heaters and environmentally friendly.