Trend Alert: All-Stainless Is Out and Mixed Metals Are In

Breaking: You needn’t pair your stainless appliances with matchy silver hardware, guys. In fact—haven’t you heard?—2019’s hottest kitchen trend is mixed metallics across appliances, lighting fixtures, decorative accents and beyond. Here, ten combos to inspire your own eclectic switch up.

The Eclectic Kitchen Trend You’re About to See Everywhere

gold navy kitchen
Courtesy of Marie Flanigan Interiors

Gold Hardware + Stainless Appliances

Bonus points for throwing aged copper pendant lights into the mix.   

Design: Marie Flanigan Interiors

iron nickel kitchen
Courtesy of Marie Flanigan Interiors

Iron Uppers + Brushed Nickel Pulls

Contemporary polish meets farmhouse charm.

Design: Marie Flanigan Interiors

brass stove hood
Courtesy of Nest Studio

Burnished Brass Pulls + Stainless Appliances

And how about that epic vent hood?

Design: Alisa Rose of Alisa Rose Design

airy industrial kitchen
Courtesy of Dekar Design

Iron Open Shelving + Stainless Appliances

Minimalist industrial shelving FTW.

Design: Dekar Design

metallic brooklyn kitchen
Courtesy of David Obuchowski Architects

Matte Black Pulls + Chrome Fixtures

Psst: The raw brass-trim conceals LED lights. Rad.

Design: David Obuchowski of David Obuchowski Architects; Photo: Ty Cole

copper white kitchen
Courtesy of Anne Hepfer

Chrome Hardware + Copper Lighting

A friendly reminder that mixed metals can read super clean and classic, too.

Design: Anne Hepfer; Photo: Virginia Macdonald

copper kitchen sink
Courtesy of Plain English Design

Brass Faucet + Copper Basin

Well , hello there, sink (and countertops) of our absolute dreams.

Design: Plain English Design

silver sink brass ulls
Courtesy of Plain English Design

Aged Brass Pulls + Brushed Nickel Faucet

Hot tip: Pick different metal finishes in complementary shapes for extra cohesion.

Design: Plain English Design 

white kitchen brass pulls
Courtesy of Nest Studio

French Gold Pulls + Stainless Appliances

A classic combo that works in any context.

Design: Jessica Burne of Nest Studio

black kitchen open shelves
Courtesy of LA Build Corp

Gold Hardware + Iron Brackets

And remember, everything pairs with subway tile.

Build: LA Build Corp; Photo: Anthony Barcelo 


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From 2014-2019 Grace Beuley Hunt held the role of Home Editor covering interior design, styling, trends and more.