Kitchens are so many things beyond a place where food is prepared and cooked – they take on a meaning depending on who uses them; they’re a place for joy and creativity or a space to connect with those you love. At a time when many of us are investing more in our homes, it’s no surprise that luxury kitchen trends are becoming more about creating social interaction and experiences.
If a luxury kitchen transformation is on your to-do list this spring, you’ll want to start gathering inspiration. Here are a few 2023 luxury kitchen trends that are growing in popularity.
We’re seeing technology becoming increasingly integrated into the kitchen. High-end kitchen appliances can now be connected to the internet, meaning you get more time to relax with friends and family and let tech tackle some of the work.
● Refrigerators – Fridges can sync with a supermarket delivery service, remind you when food is running low, and connect to a recipe database for meal inspiration.
● Ovens – You can remotely preheat or adjust the temperature and even control the cooking time.
● Dishwashers – Programme your dishwasher to run during off-peak hours or when you’re away from home.
● Microwaves – Programme your microwave to cook food to a desired temperature or even determine the cooking time based on the weight and type of food.
● Coffee machines – Programme your machine to brew a cup of coffee at a specified time or even adjust the strength. Just imagine that perfectly piping hot coffee ready as soon as your guests have finished that last spoonful of dessert.
When installing a luxury kitchen, you can work clever storage solutions into your design. There’s a growing trend for efficient and organised storage, such as hidden pantries equipped with pull-out chopping boards, spice racks and tiered shelving. They’re a stylish solution for staying on top of everyday clutter that a working kitchen often creates.
In is the new out, and we’re seeing more and more bars built into luxury kitchens. Go wild and full-size, or opt for a small but expertly crafted pop-up bar. The ultimate luxury, bars can be designed to include custom wine storage, countertops, and seating, making them a wonderful way to wow friends and family while maintaining practicality.
Natural materials like stone, wood, and concrete are becoming popular in luxury kitchens, providing warmth, grace and elegance. Honeyed tones and golden palettes are creating a buzz on the interior design scene.
Whilst we’re seeing a surge in popularity for neutral and natural kitchens, there’s also a growing trend for bold and beautiful décor. We’re decorating our spaces so that people relish spending time in them. Our self-expression is now extending beyond lounges and bedrooms into our kitchens. The utilitarian kitchens we were used to seeing are now a thing of the past, with dark blue and green cabinetry popular search
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Open-plan rooms are a result of a big push on blended social space. The only issue with this is that people need to compromise countertops for floor space. One way you can overcome this is by investing in a kitchen island. They’re easy for people to perch at whilst socialising, and you don’t miss out on prep space.
Open shelving is also becoming increasingly popular; they allow for an airier feel with space to show off your prized belongings and personality, making a real feature of your kitchen storage.
Countertops can blend into your kitchen or make a showstopping statement. Timeless marble and dramatic granite are becoming increasingly popular because of their beauty and durability. Waterfall countertops (where the countertop material drapes over the edge of the counter) make a comeback because they add an air of luxury while creating an impact.
Ramp up the glamour and drama by choosing your lighting carefully. Think task, ambient and accent to make your kitchen a multi-purpose space in low light. Factor in different lighting levels, such as ceiling, side lamps, and floor lamps, to create a cosy atmosphere. And don’t forget to think about the hue of your lightbulbs too. Choose warm white if you’re going for a welcoming ambience or icy blue if you’re aiming for sleek and contemporary.
Yes, we’re all about detail at Cooks & Company, right down to the colour of the lightbulbs. If you’re investing in luxury this year, choose a kitchen design and installation company that appreciates the finer detail and understands how important a kitchen is to the inner workings of your home. Let’s have a conversation today..
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