About the end of each year, it is normal to wonder what the trends will be for the next year. This time we will talk purely and exclusively about trends in kitchens for 2021. Open kitchens, for example, are here to stay. The concept of multifunctional space will take on greater prominence. But then we will go into a little more detail about the decorative styles that will be worn the most in 2021.
Open and integrated kitchens in the living area
The truth is that this of the kitchens open to the living room is nothing new because for years they have been seeing each time with more force. But the truth is that, in these times, and with the importance that sharing as a family has gained from this pandemic, the concept of open space is a growing trend. This need to spend time with the rest of the family or with guests while we prepare food makes sense and is something that with closed kitchens is not possible.
In new constructions, it is increasingly common to find this open concept. However, one of the main kitchen reforms in recent times is precisely to eliminate separations, remove walls or partitions in order to integrate the kitchen with the rest of the house.
On the other hand, in terms of decoration, we can say that through color and different materials it is possible to integrate both environments. Knowing how to choose the indicated colors, in addition to achieving continuity, we can make space appear larger than it is.
As for the materials, it is advisable to use them in both spaces in order to achieve visual continuity. If we also place the same floor in both environments, we will achieve total integration.
Clean-lined, handleless designs
The kitchens with clean lines will be a trend next year. In addition, the absence of shooters continues to be more and more in force. The combination of warm materials such as wood, or light-coloured lacquered kitchen fronts, added to adequate lighting, will make the kitchen a much more welcoming space in line with trends.
The kitchen’s marble is being a trend for several seasons. It is an ideal material for this room. Its veins add elegance and distinction to the kitchen. Its great resistance, finish, variety of colors and textures are some of the advantages of this material. We are in a position to affirm that marble countertops will continue to be among the trends in kitchens for 2021.
Subway type tiles
The tiles meter type increasingly used to coat the walls of kitchens. They stand out for their great versatility to adapt to any space and decorative style. Although white is usually the most widespread color, you can see walls covered with subway tiles in black, green and pink, among others.
Polished concrete floors and countertops
The polished concrete is finished originally used in shops and offices for its high strength. It is currently a trend in kitchens, both for covering floors and for countertops.
Smarter and more efficient appliances
Within the trends in kitchens for 2021, we must say that it is committed to sustainability and energy efficiency. Household appliances are getting smarter with the A +++, A ++, A + or A-labels. The most efficient ones allow you to save energy and reduce water, electricity and gas bills. There is no doubt that the world is heading that way, that of caring for the environment, which is why smart appliances are a trend.
The kitchens in black again become a trend this year. The elegance of this color has come with great force to this space where white traditionally predominated. Black brings sobriety and depth. This color brings sobriety and depth to space, and the truth is that it combines perfectly with materials such as wood, marble, glass and polished concrete. As for colors that combine with black, we can mention white, light grey or dusty pink.
Nordic style kitchens
The Nordic kitchens or Scandinavians are again trending this year. The simple lines and functionality of this decorative style, the presence of natural materials such as wood and spaces full of light, return to the ring. The Scandinavian aesthetic is perfect for small kitchens, where it is essential to make the most of space and natural light.
The rustic style is associated with life in the country, but currently, this aesthetic is one of the trends in urban homes. The rustic kitchens have gained enormous popularity in recent years.
Trend colors for 2021
Within the trend colors for this year, dark tones such as blue, black and grey are expected. They will also be very present neutral colors like white, light grey, greige colored , and cool colors like green and navy blue. Combinations of two colors will also be present, such as dusty pink with grey, behind were kitchens with a single neutral tone.
Kitchens with island
The kitchen with an island will trend in 2021. Whenever there is sufficient space, it is an element that brings many benefits. They can be placed in the centre of a large kitchen, as well as used as a boundary between the kitchen area and the dining room or living room, in the case of open kitchens.