Home owners in 2016 are starting to take bigger risks, according to the latest Zillow Digs Home Trend forecast, released yesterday. Home owners are forgoing matching cabinetry and hardware finishes and hiding their kitchen appliances between cabinets. The report also found that home owners are mixing hardware products for a more eclectic look.
As Builder’s Lauren Shanesy reports:
The analysis of popular photos on the real estate listing website and opinions of interior design experts revealed tuxedo or two-toned painted cabinets in complementary colors, hidden appliances, mixed hardware finishes, and wood paneling, like shiplap, are the biggest kitchen trends for 2016… Tall cabinetry also gives kitchens the illusion of being bigger and brighter, so homeowners will replace shorter top row cabinets with ones that are flush with the ceiling and will choose light and bright paint colors over dark finishes to expand the open feel.
Rising in popularity for countertops are quartz, marble, and butcher block.
To read more about the report, click below.