5 Kitchen Trends in 2021

Kitchen design has always led innovation in home improvement. Here are 5 trends we have seen for kitchen design in the year of 2021.

  1. Under-counter appliances, specially wine coolers have probably the most innovative design thanks to the smart technology to control the temperatures and the sleek built-in design that can perfectly integrate with the base cabinets and free the counter spaces.

Shop The Under-counter Wine Coolers We handpicked For You (Click The Image For More Details):


46 Bottle Dual Zone Smart Convertible Wine & Beverage Refrigerator with WiFi

46 Bottle Dual Zone Smart Convertible Wine & Beverage Refrigerator with WiFi

Main Features:

  • Smart technology: The wine chiller has Built-In WiFi so you can control it from anywhere. Using the SmartHQ app, you can remotely change your temperature or dim the LED light wall. Plus, you’ll get the latest connected home capabilities with new modes and updates
  • Flush installation: With built-in, flush-to-cabinet installation, this wine chiller fits in perfectly with your home’s overall design

2. In-oven connected camera – combined with WiFi capabilities –allows users to livestream the inside of their oven to any smart device, enabling them to check on the status of their oven from anywhere. This feature is designed for upgradeability over time, including eventual AI integration.

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GE Profile Smart Appliances 30" 5.3 cu.ft. Slide-in Electric Range with Griddle and will be available in April
GE Profile Smart Appliances 30″ 5.3 cu.ft. Slide-in Electric Range with Griddle and will be available in April

Main Features:

Synchronized clocks and lights: Synchronize your oven and GE Appliances over-the-range microwave so that clocks are always matching and lights automatically come on when a burner is activated with Chef Connect

3. Easy to install smart white-tunerable and dimmerable LED lighting that put you in the different moods.

4.Jewel-like cabinetry handles and knobs that have fine details and will add a touch of sophistication to any kitchen.

Shop The Beautifully Designed Knobs We handpicked For You(Click Each Image For Details)

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Oversized Ribbon and Reed 1″ Length Bar Knob
Oversized Providence Knob
Oversized Providence Knob
Urban Modern Rectangle Knob
Urban Modern Rectangle Knob

5.A selection of smart cooking appliances can scan packages and adjust cooking times and temperatures based on the information embedded in the coding, and connect online to recipe services that can deliver messages to the oven for temperature settings and time elements. This is the definitely a good news if you happen to have a bad sight.

Shop Smart Scan-To-Cook Appliaces We Handpicked For You:

GE JES1097SMSS 0.9 Cu. Ft. Capacity Smart Countertop Microwave Oven, in Stainless Steel & Amazon Smart Plug, Compatible with Alexa

The GE Smart Countertop Microwave with Scan-to-Cook Technology wants to make it easier than ever to cook a quick snack or a frozen dinner. With the GE Appliances Kitchen app, you can scan the barcode on your prepackaged food of choice
The GE Smart Countertop Microwave with Scan-to-Cook Technology wants to make it easier than ever to cook a quick snack or a frozen dinner. With the GE Appliances Kitchen app, you can scan the barcode on your prepackaged food of choice

Hope you find above information helpful for your kitchen renovation project.

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Top 9 Kitchen Backsplash Ideas in 2021

Back splash choices in a kitchen often plays a critical role to either break or make the overall kitchen design. Here we are going to share top 9 kitchen back splash trends we find interesting and inspirational for the year of 2021.

  1. Bold geometric tile design is on the trend. They are bold and playful yet with a touch of gracefulness.

To tone down the drama of the bold geometric patterns, make sure you choose a more muted color palette or netruals.

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9 Top Kitchen Trends in 2021

We have spent much more time in our kitchen than ever before since 2020. It is always such a pleasure to start our day here with a cup of coffee and bask in soft morning glow. We believe a kitchen has being became more important to all of us. A kitchen may not need all of the razzle-dazzle in the market. But a kitchen with a free flow, abundant nature light, good lighting design, enough counter space and functional appliances will always make life easier and prettier. In case you are planning your kitchen remodeling this year, here are our favorite top 9 kitchen trends in 2021. Read on to check them out.

  1. A all -marble kitchen with graceful veins.

People still love airy and light kitchen. That is why an all-marble kitchen has dominated the market for many years. But in the year of 2021, everybody wants to have those white or creamy marbles with bold and elegant veins , the more the better because they show the character and personalize the space.

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Pops of Color in Your Kitchen Appliances

One of the secrets to make a happy kitchen besides natural light is to bring pops of color to kitchen.  When designing a kitchen or contemplating a color palette, most people’s first thoughts go to the cabinets, countertops and backsplashes. And not without good reason, as these elements can dominate the space and will likely stay in it for many years.

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We love this blush, green and brass combo.

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5 Beautiful Backsplash Ideas

We recently got some requests on specifying kitchen backsplash tiles. We think it will be a good idea to put together some of our favorites here  in case you are landing on our blog today and happen to look for some cool ideas.

1. Chevron
If you love the timeless look of subway tile but are looking for something trendy with a little more character, chevron tiles might be your choice.  Chevron tile design takes a subway tile backsplash to new levels with dimensions and interest.

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New Cooking Technologies to Promote Health Benefits

You probably wash your hands as much as you can, socially distance yourself from large gatherings at the wake of the current Covid-19 outbreak.  And one of the things we also can do to improve our odds of beating Covid-19 or any disease  is to maximize our health now.  Both exercises and food we eat can help us achieve our health goals.  And how we cook our fresh food we just got from grocery stores to guarantee the great tastes and retain most of nutrients are one of our main concerns.    So today, we are going to talk about new cooking technologies that might promote health benefits.

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12 Ideas to Spice Up All-White Kitchens

Do you think white-on-white-on-white kitchens are out of date after the trend has stayed strong so many years. The answer is no. As matter of the fact, all-white kitchen style is getting evolved through years thanks to new tile designs, innovative grout products, advanced digital printing technologies, large-format porcelain slabs, design-oriented appliances, jewel-like light fixtures, adorable bar stools …etc.   today we are going to talk about  12 ways to spice up a all-white kitchen in the year of 2020.

1. Bring in wood materials to warm up a minimalism white kitchen.

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The wood-beams in this white kitchen add warmth and character to this all-white kitchen, making it so livable and grounded.

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The wood bar stools, a wood display bowel and hardwood flooring all contribute to making this all-white kitchen warm, inviting and livable.

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2. Glam up a all-white kitchen with upscale pro-appliances.

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A pro vintage French range elevate this cottage-like white kitchen with a dose of glam.

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3.  A touch of gold to add warmth and elevate a white space with a chic modern feel.

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The brushed-gold finish on this kitchen island is a star in this white kitchen and the use of natural fiber rug avoids too flashy feel.

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Subtle gold finish on the kitchen island kind of add youthful energy to this white kitchen.

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Brass hardwares on white kitchen cabinets give this all-white kitchen a contour feel.

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Brass hard-wares on all-white  cabinet create a big style in this small kitchen.

Shop the Look and click each image for product details:

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4.  Have a  cluster of  modernized pendants spreading out in the kitchen ceiling to create a fun moment.

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A cluster of modern pendants in this all-white kitchen not only draw your eye up but also create a bistro feel. We also love this white-plate display ideas in the central island.

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6 New Innovations by Kohler in the Year of 2020

 

We couldn’t make to KBIS2020 this year but we were invited to Kohler Signature Store Irvine Grand Opening last night and were able to see some new products Kohler showcased at KBIS2020 which include Intelligent toilets, digital showering and an all-new lighting collection , bath accessories…

  1. Kohler Lighting—KOHLER Lighting made its official debut at KBIS 2020, with six new collections that offer a range of choices for creative interior lighting solutions.  The designs – from edgy industrial chic to classic understated form.  And last night we were able to view some of its new lighting collections. IMG_1702IMG_1710 Each of these lighting fixtures were designed by Kohler with the focus on bathroom and kitchen applications yet has the versatility and flair that can easily carry into other areas of the home, from entrance way chandeliers to dining room pendants.

 

2. Kohler Konnect :  Based on our research, what’s new in Kohler’s  Konnect concept is that  its new Moxie showerhead and wireless smart speaker blends the sophistication and design excellence of Kohler Performance Showering with a powerful range of impactful sound designed by Harman Kardon.  The showerhead features a full coverage spray and delivers the benefits of connected bathroom technology through its portable smart speaker with Amazon Alexa and the KOHLER Konnect App.

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3. Kitchen Sinks and Faucets: the Graze and Crue Collection of kitchen faucets embrace design and innovation to provide products that deliver superior performance.  Each collection offers a model with voice capability through KOHLER Konnect, allowing homeowners to use simple commands to turn the water on and off and dispense measured amounts of water.

 

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4.Kohler’s all new bath accessories.

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5.KALLISTA’s new   Argile™ Freestanding Bathtub, the first design represented in its fixtures’ collaboration with New York-based Workshop/APD.  The tub’s unique half-moon shape is decorated with a textural raised pattern that cascades over the exterior in decorative relief offering an uncommon design not typically available within today’s mainstream marketplace.

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6. ROBERN’s Vesper Vertical Lighting Collection . Boasting the same Robern technology, quality craftsmanship, and ease of installation its clientele has come to expect, the Vesper Vertical Lighting designs feature a modern, understated aesthetic and chic, barely there profile with three designs to fit myriad space configurations.

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Other things we love about last night’s grand opening:

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Shop the Style by clicking each image for product details:

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Need design consulting service to finish your home projects, look for original designer pieces,  custom-made product or need the whole interior design service, please contact us at info@khkdesignsinteriors.com . We are here to help.

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5 Kitchen Design Ideas You will Fall in Love for Your Holiday Celebration

We all agree that Kitchen is the heart of the home and people love to gather together having fun in their kitchens specially in holiday seasons. And of course, how you style your kitchen in holidays  will a set your mood for holiday celebrations. With the holiday season just around the corner, here are some tips you actually can apply to have a neat, fresh and chic kitchen ready for holidays.

  1. Declutter. It is kind of pyicological thing that we all feel great and pleasant by walking in a clean and well-organized room rather than a room stuffed with things, junkies from many years ago. Our excuses are always like ” I have to go through those” or I may need them one of these days ” or someone may need them.” The truth is many many years passing by, those things are still there and if you don’t use them even once a year, they can absolutely end up in your home cleaning list. And by doing so, we actually feel much lighter and less burden and stress. In case you don’t know Marien Kendall–she is decluttering guru from Japan, you can get some advises from her book:    The Life-Changing Manga of Tidying Up: A Magical Story (The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up)

When you declutter your kitchen, I find it is pretty helpful you ask  yourself the following several questions(1) Do I truly need it?; (2) Do I truly adore it?; and, (3) Would I trade inner peace for this? The answers can help curb your pack-rat impulses, allowing you to clear out and move on.

2. Storage, storage, storage. Some really cool smart storage gadgets that will save you tones of time. I find out that a lot of people mainly focus on cabinetry, appliances and some other hard surfaces when they remodel their kitchen, and spend less time to think through the storage solutions since they are just accessories and their costs are not cheap sometimes and they always can add them later on.  The fact is  a lot of my clients rarely spend time to think about or do something more  once they finish their kitchen remodeling or they just buy a little bit of this and a little bit of that and end up with another cluttered kitchen with new cabinetry and surfaces. So, it is actually a good idea to think through your storage solutions one time when you remodel your kitchen.  Sometimes, those storage accessories coming with cabinetry are not cheap. If this is one of your concern, here are some suggestions for you:

Airtight Food Storage Containers for Pantry Organization and Storage by Simply Gourmet. 14-Piece Set + 32 FREE Chalkboard Labels & Marker. Air Tight Containers for Food – Perfect for Kitchen Storage

Simple Houseware 2 Tier Sliding Cabinet Basket Organizer Drawer, Silver

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In-Drawer Bamboo Knife Block Holds 16 Knives (Not Included) Without Pointing Up PLUS a Slot for your Knife Sharpener! Noble Home & Chef Knife Organizer Made from Quality Moso Bamboo

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Fridge Organizer Drawer, Refrigerator Pull-Out Bin | Adjustable, Installs Under Shelf | Fits Most Fridges, Clear Plastic | BPA Free

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MustQ 2 Tier Organizer Baskets with Mesh Sliding Drawers, Ideal Cabinet, Countertop, Pantry, Under The Sink, and Desktop Organizer for Bathroom,Kitchen, Office.

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DecoBros Stackable Under Sink Cabinet Sliding Basket Organizer Drawer,Chrome

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Bellemain Spice Gripper Clip Strips for Plastic Jars – Set of 3, Holds 12 Jars

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SimpleHouseware Expandable Stackable Kitchen Cabinet and Counter Shelf Organizer, Bronze

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ECHOGEAR Outlet Shelf – A Space-Saving Solution For Anything Up to 10lbs – Built-In Cable Channel – Easy Install With Hardware Included – Ideal For Sonos and Smart Home Speakers – EGOS1

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SONGMICS 16 Gallon Step Trash Can, Double Recycle Pedal Bin, 2 x 30L Garbage Bin with Plastic Inner Buckets and Carry Handles, Fingerprint Proof Stainless Steel, Slow Close ULTB60NL

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mDesign Deep Plastic Kitchen Storage Organizer Container Bin with Handles for Pantry, Cabinets, Shelves, Refrigerator, Freezer – BPA Free – 14.5″ Long, 8 Pack – Clear

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Refrigerator Side Storage Shelf, Sunix Upgraded White Paint 3 Tiers Kitchen Organizer Spice Jars Rack, Fridge Storage Shelf Side Storage Wooden Organizer Rack Shelf, White

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Foodsaver V4400 2-in-1 Vacuum Sealer Machine with Automatic Bag Detection and Starter Kit | Safety Certified | Black & Silver

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Wilton 3-Tier Collapsible Cooling Rack

InterDesign Linus Lazy Susan Cabinet Turntable – 2-Tier Organizer Tray for Kitchen Pantry or Countertops – 11″, Clear

DecoBros Mesh Cabinet Basket Organizer, Silver

Eco Kitchenware Diagonal Space Saving Bamboo Drawer and Cabinet Organizer Divider fits Drawers 17” X 12” X 2.5

simplehuman 14 inch Pull-Out Cabinet Organizer, Heavy-Gauge Steel Frame

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Practical Comfort Adjustable Drawer Organizer | Elegant Aluminum, Customizable, for Clutter-Free Kitchen, Junk Drawer, Office, Clinic | 9 Drawer Dividers (3 Long + 6 Short), Large 19.7″ – 22″ deep

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TQVAI Expandable Kitchen Drawer Silverware Utensils Organizer Mesh Cutlery Tray, 8-10 Compartments

Lipper International 8895 Bamboo Wood Custom Fit Adjustable Dresser Drawer Dividers, Set of 2

Household Essentials C21521-1 Glidez Dual 2-Tier Sliding Cabinet Organizer, 14.5″ Wide, Chrome

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Surpahs 2 Tier Under Sink Expandable Shelf Organizer, Storage Rack (Silver)

Lynk Professional 401721 Organizer Pull Out Under Cabinet Sliding Shelf, 17″ W x 21″ D, Chrome

Rev-A-Shelf 5WB2-1218-CR 2-Tier 12-Inch Wire Basket Pull Out Cabinet Organizer, Chrome

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Lynk Professional Sink Cabinet Organizer Pull Out Two Tier Sliding Shelf, 11.5w x 21d x 14h -Inch, Chrome

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Richards Homewares 220110 Chrome One Tier 20″W x 21″D x 3.2”H, Requires At Least 21” Cabinet Opening, Slide Out Kitchen Cabinet Organizer & Pull Out Under Cabinet Pots & Pans Sliding Shelf

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Lynk Professional Roll Out Cookware Organizer – Pull Out Sliding Cabinet Shelf – 11 inch Wide-Chrome, 11 wx 21 d x 10.9 h-inch

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Lynk Professional Professional Slide Out Cutting Board, Bakeware, and Tray Organizer with Pull Out Kitchen Cabinet Rack, 10w x 21d x 9.6h -inch, Chrome

Lynk Professional Roll Out Pan Lid Holder and Pull Out Kitchen Cabinet Organizer Rack, 7.25w x 21d x 9h -inch, Chrome

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Household Essentials Glidez Narrow Sliding Organizer, 5″, Chrome

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Glideware Pull-out Cabinet Organizer for Pots and Pans

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Rev-A-Shelf 5CW2-2122-CR 21 Inch 2 Tier Wire Kitchen Cabinet Organizer for Pots, Pans, and Lid Cookware, Chrome

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To be continued.

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A Brief Guide for Choosing your countertops—Quartz and Large-Format Porcelain

Today, I am going to continue the topic on how to choose right counter-tops for your kitchens. I talked about natural stones for countertops last week. If you haven’t read it, you can click here

Quartz

If you are the one who want modern look with less care but still want some natural elements, quartz countertops  are  the kind for you.

Quartz are engineered stone products  consisting of about 95-percent ground natural quartz and other materials with 5-percent binding resins. Here are the main features for quartz countertops:

1.Moh’s scale 6.5—7

2.Engineered from natural materials(Quartz) and added polymers, pigments and resins.

3. Engineered to be heat, scratch, pitch and stain resistant (but not bulletproof)

4. Mild soap and warm water to clean

5. Polished and textured finishes

6. Kitchen and bath applications

7. Not acceptable for outdoor applications.

Not all quartz countertops are created equal. The main players include: Silestone, Cambria, and Caesarstone.

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Large-Format Porcelain

Large format porcelain tiles are really hitting the countertop market with their versatile designs now thanks to the advanced digital print technologies. Composed of clays and minerals fired at very higher temperatures, porcelain is a durable surface and is on the rise for use in kitchens and bathrooms.

Slabs of porcelain can come in sizes as large as 10’ x 5’, though they can be custom ordered to be much bigger or smaller. One of the most notable qualities of these slabs that you might discover in person is how thin they are. Measuring just 6-12mm in thickness, they automatically become some of the easiest and most lightweight materials to work with.

Here are some features of porcelain countertops:

  1. Moh’s scale: 7—9

2. Engineered material

3. The hardest, most heat, scratch and stain resistant materials of all materials used for countertops.

4. Mild soap and warm water to clean

5. Polished and textured finishes

6. Kitchen and bath applications

7. Indoor and outdoor application

8. Commercial application.

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Companies such as Neolith and Florim have come out with stunning surfaces, with patterns that look almost identical to marble. Metropolitan has been fabricating full height backsplashes and full height fireplaces with large format porcelain, creating unique and beautiful spaces.

I hope you find the above information helpful

There are some protection kits. cleaning kits and pain kits you may find useful for your quartz countertop.

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