Kitchen Trends

The latest trends in kitchen design meld variations in texture and color, ease of use and specialization.

 


Rose Gold
Options on the custom-configured BlueStar range include on-trend rose gold knobs and handles, which pair beautifully with the Wasserblau finish (one of more than 750 available).
As shown from $11,609 Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery
17655 E. 25th Dr., Aurora, 303.739.8000, ferguson.com

 


Texture on Texture
The dancing-wave pattern that graces the front of the Wavefront farmhouse sink from Stone Forest (shown in honed basalt is replicated in tile for a matching backsplash.
Pricing varies
DSKB Plumbing and Tile, 595 S. Broadway, 126E, Denver, 303.744.9189, dskb.com

 


Niche Appliances
Sophisticated home cooks are opting for tools that specifically address their needs, such as steam ovens, warming drawers—even kimchi fridges. This pizza oven, new from GE Monogram, fits nicely into any kitchen configuration.
$9,900, monogram.com for dealers

 

Finishing Salts
A world of flavor is at your fingertips, ready to put the final touch on any dish. The Jacobsen Salt Library features sea salt blended with lemon zest, rosemary, habanero, sweet onion, cranberry, maple and more.
$350, Williams-Sonoma, williams-sonoma.com for locations

 


Colored Stainless
The latest crop of refrigerators from LG are available in the ultra-cool black stainless steel.
Shown: 24-cu.-ft., ultra-capacity three-door French door refrigerator
$3,800, lg.com for dealers.

 


Undercabinet Lighting
An often-underappreciated aspect of good cooking is good lighting, accessible with the Unilume LED Slimline Undercabinet Collection from Lumens.
$12–$198.40, lumens.com