Kitchen Design Trends to Expect in Alexandria Gazette Packet
“Those looking for kitchen design ideas have a new source of inspiration: the National Kitchen & Bath Associationu2019s (NKBA) list of trends for 2017. Local designers reveal which trends are most popular in the Washington, D.C. region.
NKBA predicts that contemporary-styled kitchens will overtake traditional to become the second most popular design after transitional. Locally, Michael Wi
, president of Wi
Design + Build expects to see u201ca strong move towards transitional and contemporary styles, with no fussy designs.u201d
Homeowners are looking for u201ckitchen spaces that look comfortable, calming and clutter-free,u201d said Sha
on Kadwell of Anthony Wilder Design/Build, Inc.
Clean lines, built-in shelving and simple door styles dominate kitchen designs. Megan Padilla, senior designer for Aidan Design reports an interest in custom storage ideas. u201cWeu2019re inspired by our work with clients who often have collections of table du00e9cor u2014 everything from antique trays to vintage oyster plates,u201d she said. u201cBy creating custom storage these cherished items can be readily accessible.u201d”