Want to live large in a small space? This contemporary kitchen will show you how it’s done. We’ve united edgy design choices with next-gen appliances for a small-but-mighty take on 2020’s hottest kitchen-design trends.
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Whirlpool® 5.8 Cu. Ft. Smart Slide-in Gas Range with EZ-2-Lift™ Hinged Cast-Iron Grates
Whirlpool 30" Wall Canopy Range Hood – WVW53UC0FS
Whirlpool 24” Built-In Stainless Steel Tub Dishwasher – WDTA50SAHZ
Whirlpool 27 Cu. Ft. French-Door Refrigerator in Fingerprint-Resistant Stainless Steel – WRF757SDHZ
Marco Dining Chair – Grey
Tauri Metal Sputnik Pendant Ceiling Light
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Trend #1: SLEEK LINES, SLEEK FINISHES
Small kitchens benefit from clean lines and unfussy finishes. We paired a contempo breakfast table with pin-leg chairs in a similar espresso finish for a streamlined look. Mixing black and stainless-steel metal adds contrast while maintaining a chic neutral colour palette.
Trend #2: LIVE EDGE TABLES & SHELVES
Keep your eye open for rough, live-edge wood, used to add intrigue to straight lines. It’s a big trend in tabletops, shelves and accessories such as serving trays and cheese boards. Often rustic, here it’s glammed up in a sophisticated honed and polished finish.
Trend #3: A STANDOUT OVEN
This next-generation oven is the star of the kitchen. A high-performance rangehood and gleaming, mosaic-tile backsplash continue the sleek, contemporary design theme.
Trend #4: A BIGGER-IS-BETTER OVEN
Why bother with countertop appliances, when you’ve got a high-capacity gas range that can tackle your entire menu? With three racks plus stovetop elements, this one gives you all the firepower you need to roast, sauté, bake and steam to your heart’s content.
Trend #5: TECH-SAVVY APPLIANCES
From pre-heating your oven to streaming video of your fridge contents, smartphone-enabled appliances let you manage kitchen tasks from the palm of your hand. These user-friendly tech advances can save you time and energy, while getting more done. Look for more smart-home features in 2020, from kitchen and laundry appliances, to lighting and home entertainment, too.