The Kitchen Design Trends We're Obsessed With Right Now

Check out these top trends that we're seeing in kitchens everywhere. Kitchen envy or remodeling inspo? You decide!
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Dark Accents

The deep colored cabinets in this farmhouse style kitchen really pop up against the white subway tile backsplash. Right now, it's all about navy paint, but you can't go wrong with charcoal gray either if you're looking to go to the dark side.

Statement Lighting

Not only is an oversized pendant practical for the place where you prep, cook, and eat, but it also adds some much-needed visual interest overhead. Talk about a win-win—this large gold style instantly ups a room's drama and glam factor.

Brass Details

Add a little sass to your cook space with these brass accents, whether it's knobs, pulls, latches, or even your faucet. Just be sure you choose something sealed, so you can worry less about wear.

Green Cabinetry

Why not go green in the hub of your home? In this earthy shade, colored cabinetry reads as a neutral and is the perfect compliment to a white marble counter and backsplash combination. 

Oversized Island

A big island like this one in Light Lab's kitchen is the perfect spot for the family to gather for meals, homework help, or just plain hanging out. And just think of all that prep space! 

Tuxedo Cabinets

Painting your cabinets two tones, also known as the tuxedo treatment, is definitely a design risk worth taking. The standard style is white uppers with black bases, but you can mix it up as seen here with grays and light blues. Or come up with your own pair of hues. To prevent your kitchen from feeling top heavy, put the lighter color above the darker one.

Mixed Metals

Gold, silver, and copper—oh my! Mixing metals is so easy and totally on trend right now. Use a mixture of knobs and pulls in different finishes or just bring in a fun contrasting small appliance for a little more sparkle and pop. Anything goes!


Rose gold or copper accents, as seen here, really warm up a white kitchen. Wood tones help too. 

Retro Appliances

Everything that was once old is new again! Retro pieces like this oven and microwave from City Chill add splashes of nostalgia to this clean and modern kitchen

Geometric Tile 

Let your creativity flow! Adding a geometric tiled backsplash to your kitchen adds a playful touch to otherwise neutral surroundings. 

Which trend is your favorite? Let us know in the comments below!