Kitchen porn: It's a thing, and we're not ashamed to admit we regularly hole up in our dark living rooms looking at it until the wee hours of the morning. So whether you're in the market for a renovation or not, it's good to stay up on what's hot..and what's not. (Edison bulbs? So 2013.) Here, the top six trends of 2017.
6 Kitchen Design Trends That Will Be Huge in 2017
If 2016 was the year of warm gray and charcoal, 2017 will go down as the year when equally cozy blues came into play. Pair navy bottoms with white uppers and brushed gold or bronze hardware. (How stunning is this kitchen courtesy of blogger Brittany Makes?) Major bonus points for a chic oriental rug.
Simple white subway tile isn't going anywhere, but we're loving the move toward colorful, patterned backsplashes that really pop and give an arty, European or Moroccan feel.
With more millennials eschewing traditional home ownership (hey, The New York Times already deemed it the "year of the renter"), we're expecting to see more short-term decorating solutions. Think: temporary laminate flooring, peel-and-stick backsplashes and even removable wallpaper for an accent wall or eating nook.