Top Kitchen Trends 2016, The Design Tourist Trend Scouts at KBIS

the design Taurus is in Vegas for design construction week a combination of the International Builder show and the kitchen and bath industry show and I'm bringing you what's new in kitchens and baths styles what better way to express your personality in the kitchen than with color consider it your open coloring book with appliances fixtures and fittings your crayons for 2016 Pantone the global color Authority picked rose quartz and serenity blue as colors of the year while several major paint companies selected shades of white personally I saw the entire color spectrum from pastels to bolds and brights and lots of black in that and high gloss this is blue stars range and Pantone's 2016 colors of the year serenity blue on the body rose quartz on the handles lecornu is a French manufacturer of luxury ranges they're hand made and they just launched a new collection by suzanne kessler this is in Libra Tay it's a paint I'm also witnessing the rise of the retro styled kitchen vintage appliances with modern technology that have nostalgic charm from the mid-century modern inspired appliances with their 50s vibe to turn-of-the-century stoves lighting fixtures also go back in time we see a huge surgence of big and eclecticism look on some of the pieces right behind us are a great example of industrial mixed-media going on with metals and what's being next Nick's faux golde like an Edison bulb is very popular very popular did you know there's also now they're LED filaments that is a look like just widened which is yeah because there's so much more energy-efficient mid-century is always something that's very popular on this spec net play out though than the variations thereof absolutely lots of 70s 80s influence it's just like fashion so Blancos icon sync is registering on our kitchen trend radar it's sleek stainless design it's durable material fashion forward colors tell me about this so karen the icon apron front sink is crafted of Blancos patented silgranit material it's beautifully designed and scientifically proven to be scratch resistant stain resistant and heat resistant today's kitchens are all about contemporary and transitional looks less cutting is more clean lines and sleek design which is why cabinet hardware by top knob called our tension at the 2016 kitchen and bath industry show serene beautiful lines simple we've tried to stay as minimalistic as we can but still allow the hardware to speak for itself and talk to what the designer is looking for we're going to take you through Poggenpohl collaboration with Studio F a Porsche this is the ultimate in the contemporary styled kitchen take a look at this mitre and the cabinet box itself is also mitered soft-close handless two very important looks right now in kitchen style the appliances in this kitchen are seamlessly integrated and thereby Gaghan Oh clad in Silestone check out this touch to open dishwasher hi Gaghan Oh seamlessly hidden in the bathroom metal finishes add warmth in rose gold brass copper and bronze from contemporary to industrial styling I leave you with this parting thought today's home is all about personalized luxury now I'm not talking about over-the-top showy style I'm talking about customization ways to turn your house into your home until the design torus travels again stay tuned and stay inspired

One Comments

  • Lamps Plus

    April 12, 2019

    Hi Karen and TDT team:

    We loved your recap! Thanks for including us.

    Your viewers can find the products shown in the Lamps Plus booth online at,

    Thank you!


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