Published at Friday, May 25th 2018, 10:53:04 AM. Interior Design. By chiara.
Many new kitchen conveniences and manner are in store for remodelers this year. including integrated sinks also “drainboards“ with sinks you can hide or personalize stainless‐steel apron-front sinks also lots of new faucets as well as new darker finishes. Read on for some faucet akso fixture trends for your kitchen this year with based on trade shows or insights from The Home Depot plus ongoing industry research.
Hiding your sink is a " European" trend starting to make its way across the Atlantic. They are designed for ”un-kitchen” open plan looks. In addition to minimizing visible sink mess they also add kitchen counter with prep space. Modular sinks that incorporate flexible bowl configurations together with accessories would be hot in 2012.
We´ve become so accustomed to personalizing our digital work surfaces it's inevitable that we'll want to personalize our other work surfaces as well. Think of these as iSinks with the i standing for ″individual preference″. Orchestrated stone countertops with a.k.a quartz or endure on-trend. What´s likely to be a hot trend in 2012 is the integrated quartz sink.
Integrated sinks have been very popular for Corian with stainless steel in-conjunction with concrete countertops. Their availability from manufacturers also not just a few experimental fabricators also is new with exciting or likely to be a popular trend this year.
I expect integrated ”drainboards” to be a hot trend this year too. They would likely be smaller in size than this dramatic replica Blanco showed us at a Living Kitchen exhibit in Cologne last year. Most of the fixtures producer at the show featured united drainboards and a few have started to offer them in the U.S. market.
Once seen mostly in copper also white with newer apron-front sink offerings are hot in low-maintenance also contemporary stainless steel. Also expect to find more shallow apron-front sinks that are suitable for remodeling purposes. This means they would fit into a standard sink base cabinet with its false front removed as well as could be used when you upgrade to new countertops.
Dan Sullivan‘s Affluence Seamless Sink (now CreateGood.com) introduced the seamless sink drain when none of the major sink companies were interested in his invention. It won a major design award plus the hearts of homeowners with designers or including me. The majors have started to take notice together with are introducing their own versions to the marketplace this year.
Country in-conjunction with rustic inspired faucet shapes will be big this year in both traditional or non-traditional spaces and styles. Bridge faucets would show up in expected finishes such as oil-rubbed bronze with but also in polished nickel. They will be large also available in traditional as well as contemporary styles.
These add both modern flair plus convenience to your kitchen with work with modern or traditional sinks with as shown here. This would be a hot trend in 2012 as more homeowners take to their convenience in-conjunction with potential for germ reduction.
Dark finishes are showing up all over the place this year in some interesting variations. There is a new dark chrome several manufacturers are offering with along with brown or black composites and the still popular oil-rubbed bronze.