If you are planning on making a complete kitchen cabinet renovation, one of the first things you would consider is kitchen cabinet colors and styles. After all, your updating your kitchen cabinet - might as well get the hottest in the market, right? Just recently, Houzz released its 2019 Kitchen Trends Report, and immediately designers are scrambling to get inspiration for their kitchen projects.
The report is based on Houzz’s survey of over 1,300 homeowners in the US. The respondents either completed a kitchen remodel or is in the process of rebuilding their kitchen. About 78% of the homeowners included kitchen cabinets as part of their project.
Flipping through the report and checking the cabinet trends, these are the latest colors and styles for kitchen cabinets:
Most Popular Kitchen Cabinet Colors
About 43% of homeowners still prefer white cabinets, holding the position for three straight years. The next top choice is wood cabinets, which comprised 25% of respondents. Gray cabinets, on the other hand, are the color of choice for 11% of homeowners. The popularity of white cabinets remained unchanged since 2017. While still quite popular among homeowners, wood cabinets, on the other hand, fell by 3%. Gray cabinets and it subdued hues are getting popular as it rose by 3% in popularity rankings. While there were variances in the popular kitchen cabinet colors, color choice for hardware is still a matte nickel. Other popular options for hardware are oil-rubbed bronze and matte black.
White cabinets are still huge in the design world, mainly because of its easy maintenance. This color choice for kitchen cabinets stands every trend, and it is also easy for homeowners to spruce it up.
Most Popular Kitchen Cabinet Styles
When it comes to the most popular kitchen styles, the report showed that most homeowners went for custom (40%) or semi-custom (34%) kitchen cabinets. Most of the respondents chose Shaker cabinets, with recessed panel cabinet doors. Shaker style cabinets are known for its five-piece door that comes with a recessed center panel. It is a definite crowd favorite for its clean and sophisticated look. For a more modern kitchen cabinet style, some homeowners choose slab drawer fronts or add decorative edge detailing.
While farmhouse or country-style kitchen cabinets are also gaining popularity these days, transitional and contemporary kitchen cabinet styles are still widely popular among homeowners.
To summarize, most homeowners in the US have or are considering installing custom Shaker-style white cabinets. If you want to be on-trend, you can have one as well. However, if you are a style-rebel, you can go for something that speaks more about your personality and character or for something that would suit your needs.
Whichever kitchen style or color you choose for your kitchen remodeling project, it is essential to have a professional installer do it for you. Work with a kitchen cabinet expert knowledgeable about your needs and respects your preferences and budget. The success of your kitchen renovation project relies on your cabinet contractor.
If you choose to DIY, make sure that you have the proper tools and knowledge.