Kitchen Design Trends that Stand the Test of Time

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The kitchen has become an increasingly important room in our homes. It is no longer just a one-purpose room. It has become a gathering space. It is so important that many potential home-buyers will turn away from a home they love if the kitchen does not live up to their expectations. We have seen a lot of kitchen design trends come and go but will these be the ones that last? Keep reading to find out!

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Flooring Options


Hardwood floors are very popular in kitchens in 2021, but ceramic floors are gaining popularity. Ceramic can be made to look like a wood floor, and has many design and color options. Ceramic can be textured to look and feel like real stone or wood, its a trend we think will hold up over time and look good even 20 years from now.

Quartz Countertops

Quartz countertops are here to stay. They last forever and are easy to maintain. Quartz counters are beautiful and durable, once installed they can last a lifetime. Its also an eye catching item when selling a house for potential buyers.

Smart Storage Design

People will now start using their space more wisely. Building in some optimized storage can greatly improve the functionality of a kitchen. Improved functionality and better storage options will always be appealing and should be a worthwhile project.

Smart Kitchens

Faucets will be motioned sensors, refrigerators will give alerts, and coffee makers will have your coffee ready for you when you wake up. These types of items may not hold up as well in the long-term as other items on the list, but they are growing in popularity and are attractive and compelling options for a kitchen.


Farmhouse style had become widely popular in the past decade. However, we won’t be seeing much more of that in the upcoming years. Instead, we will be seeing simplicity and clean lines.

Open Shelving

Open shelves are easy DIY projects that can add a lot of storage for a modest price tag. It can be either for decorative items or to store cups and plates. The versatility of open shelves gives it reason to last from a design standpoint.