What are the latest color trends for kitchen and bathroom furniture?
Scott Williams, National Sales Manager for Rehau Furniture Solutions
Everyone has their own sense of style and design preferences. However, trends also influence the features people choose. While there are always daring homeowners with bold styles who go for bold, blocky colors to create a statement, many are now turning to more natural hues that mimic the surrounding environment to create a sense of calm.
This is corroborated by the results revealed in a recent campaign, Designing Different, with 59% of people saying they prefer calm and neutral tones to bold tones, paired with the addition of accessories to also infuse the space with character.
Changing colors and themes around the home doesn’t necessarily mean redecorating an entire space – just picking out standout furniture or countertops can give a whole new look.
Ranges such as the Rehau Rauvisio Noir collection of monotone matte surfaces continue to grow in demand, with hues such as forest green and various shades of gray remaining firmly in trend.
According to the survey, grays and warm neutrals were most sought after for the heart of the home (the kitchen) because they can provide a more refined feel without being clinical. At the same time, 39% prefer white color palettes for the bathroom, creating a sleek, modern finish that gives the illusion of a larger space.
End users embrace the ability to create patterns that accurately reflect their personality and style, whether it’s a mix of different colored hues or a specific color scheme.
Almost half of those surveyed agreed that it is important for the interior of their home to be different from that of their family, friends or neighbors, demonstrating the need to incorporate unique design choices into a space to make it your own. Special attention to kitchen and bathroom furniture emphasizes these areas, allowing the personality of the owners to shine.
Whether you go for a subtle or bold scheme, an array of detailed surfaces brought together provides a more captivating backdrop. This can be introduced into all aspects of furniture design, with a mix of colors to truly reflect an individual’s personality with a color palette as unique as they are. The selection of shades to choose from means there is endless flexibility and combinations when it comes to adding furniture to two of the home’s most used rooms.
Incorporating different textures can bring a kitchen to life by adding individuality, using it as a way to promote original taste. A playful combination of traditional design and modern furnishings is truly present this year, maintaining a warm environment that offers a contemporary touch.
The addition of bright and bold colors introduces style into the space resulting in a bespoke finish. However, to create a cohesive yarn, it pays to think about how to implement surfaces or accessories to maintain a light color theme throughout.
As open-plan living is on the rise, maintaining an element of consistency in a design is essential to avoid a jarring look. Whether it’s through the use of a harmonious color scheme across spaces, or by combining the same surfaces for countertops, facades and splashbacks, we are finding that more and more people are enjoying the benefits. that brings a coherent diagram.
If you are going for the same material on all surfaces, it is essential to specify a high quality option, to avoid signs of wear over the years, especially in high traffic areas. This is supported by the 91% of people who said it is important that the products and materials in their home are of high quality and last a long time. Laying the design foundation in this way will ensure that a kitchen will continue to look great for years to come, avoiding any fading of colors that have been carefully chosen.
The trends have adapted to the events that have unfolded over the past year and have caused a shift in preferences in the home, with a clear tendency to express style through furniture, as well as a desire to reflect the exterior with the use of neutral tones.
However, creating a timeless space also remains essential, so it is essential to consider the longevity of the furniture in terms of reliability and design to create a lasting aesthetic. The abundance of color palettes for the furniture lines gives end users the flexibility to select the most appropriate tones and hues to suit the desired aesthetic, creating a space that matches their personality.
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