The foreleaders of the kitchen design world have had to make some adjustments to the classic style of kitchen furniture – making sure that it will hold up to the vigours of modern day living, combining it with cutting-edge manufacturing processes, the latest technology and the most sought after design features and the need to integrate the bigger, better, more robust American style appliances a lot of us have today.
This entails that the modern day ‘classical kitchen’ has a more utilitarian feel to it, a more neo-classical look to it and yet is still infused with those old fan favourite design features that made them so popular so long ago.
During recent years, the current recession, economic crisis and problems with funding etc has ensured that the demand for that top-tier, classic, hardy, well made kitchen unit has continued. It still stands today as one of the main deciding factors in purchasing a kitchen that out of all conditions that ‘quality and longevity’ in the individuals kitchen is maintained.
Not too long ago, people bought and fitted a kitchen to improve the property value of their homes – so that it could be sold on for a profit and said individual could move elsewhere. Now days however people are tending to settle down a lot more, set down ‘roots’ for their family to grow. That feel of the classic family kitchen is what’s important for that space in a lot of homes nowadays.
The most popular of the continuing trends for kitchen design is the Shaker style door, whether in White, Grey, Ivory or Cream the Shaker style can accommodate it all. However not only is painted wood a popular choice but the real wood finishes are too, Beech, Birch, European Oak and Continental Walnut being the majority of finishes if you go down that road and yet a lot of styling is also opening up towards the more contemporary – with wooden and hand-painted doors being combined to create that very individual look that will appeal towards the individuals tastes, feelings and desires.
Traditional looking kitchens are set to remain as a worldwide popular choice amongst homeowners and design gurus. They’ve lasted a long time, will continue to last an even longer time, be used in even more intuitive and versatile ways in respect to just being used as a kitchen but maybe integrated into the living area as well due to their flexibility and credo.