Kitchen design trends are always going in and out of style. Now more than ever there have been changing social dynamics and technological advances that have contributed to the changes we are seeing in interior design trends. With all that considered, however, every year brings a new mix of kitchen trends to make your space its most stylish and 2021 will be no different. So, if you have been dreaming of sleek new countertops for your kitchen or you’re looking for some design inspiration for a little spruce up, here are a few of the newest kitchen trends for 2021 to consider.
Light Color Quartz Countertops
White quartz countertops have gained popularity over the years and continue to lead the way for both kitchen and bathroom vanities. According to the NKBA, quartz countertops are preferred by 58% of consumers, remaining the overwhelming countertop surface choice for the next three years. Why is that? Quartz kitchen countertops come in a variety of stunning designs that mimic natural stone while also being extremely durable and easy to maintain. Quartz countertops also give you a great return on your investment in a home remodel.
Large Kitchen Islands
Because of the many changes 2020 brought, a top trend in 2021 is kitchen layouts that allow homeowners to work from home and areas where kids will be able to complete their schoolwork. L-shaped designs with large kitchen islands that also function as dining tables were among one of the major layout themes identified. If you are looking for the perfect countertop for your kitchen design, at BC Stone we have a variety of surfaces that will fit your design and lifestyle needs.
2021 Minimalist Style Trends
Clean, organic, natural kitchens with recycled countertop materials has moved up into the top three kitchen design style trends for 2021. There has also been an increase for a minimalist environment with the need for cleanable, adaptable and functional spaces. If you are thinking about renovating your kitchen in 2021, consider updating your countertops with low maintenance material like quartz or an ultra compact surface. We also carry high-quality eco-friendly stone as another durable and green option.
Smart Kitchen Design Trends
Use of technology continues to grow as more and more people convert their spaces into smart homes. One of the biggest trends you may see in 2021 is homeowners and designers making kitchens more energy efficient and technologically advanced. High on the list of additions were various detectors for flooding, electric power failures and gas leaks as well as voice-activated lighting controls.
Supporting Local Businesses Near You
2020 has made many of us reflect on where we shop and source things for our home. With that in mind, a 2021 kitchen trend to consider is checking out local fabricators and stone suppliers near you when renovating your kitchen, bathroom or other area of the home. At BC Stone we are proud to provide countertop fabrication and installation services to Bedford County, Everett, Manns Choice, Akersville, Pittsburgh and more.
For more information on how to start your 2021 kitchen or bathroom renovation or how to incorporate some of these kitchen design trends in your project contact us or schedule and appointment to visit one our countertop showroom in Everett, PA!
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