Best Kitchen Trends of 2019

Touted as the “heart of the home”, we’re checking out the best kitchen trends of 2019!  This hard working room has become an integral part of our daily lives and is used for much more than meal prep.

Managing Director of Michael Saunders & Company’s New Homes and Condominiums,  Nancy Arbuckle, has her finger on the pulse of what today’s buyers are looking for.

The kitchen has gone clutter-free,” she explained. “Those shopping for new homes are interested in natural materials, a touch of color, and even an integration of digital technology.”

Best Kitchen Trends

Whether shopping for a new home or renovating your own, we’ve found the best kitchen trends of 2019. These items are sure to continue to appeal to buyers!

Contrasting Textures

Best Kitchen Trends

The model kitchen for The Mark, Sarasota

Mix up the surfaces in your kitchen with contrasting textures. Surround yourself with gleaming backsplashes, matte cabinets, chrome pulls, and soft upholstery.


Integrated Appliances

Best Kitchens

1731 Shoreland Dr

Contemporary kitchens are going for appliances with a “barely-there” aesthetic, well-hidden and fully-integrated into the design. Slim hoods, induction cooktops, and refrigerators that match the cabinetry are hot-ticket items.


High Backsplashes


Coral Caye, Placida, Florida

While backsplashes serve as a focal point, they also protect the wall from liquids and potential food mishaps. They reflect your personality or create a mood and feel in your cooking space. Think outside the box with heavily veined marble, fun mosaics, subway tile, and patterned glass. Reach tall heights using these materials to add a sense of luxury and updated decor.

Raw, Natural Materials

Kitchen Trends

10216 46th Ave W.

Raw materials can take center stage in the kitchen. Durable materials like wood, stone, and marble are up to the challenge of daily wear and tear. Additionally, they add character, warmth, and a variety of texture.

Bold and Beautiful

Best Kitchen Trends

1002 Tara Vista Dr

Embrace a bold pop of color in the kitchen! Make a statement by matching vibrant hues with more neutral finishes and fixtures.

Open Shelving

Open Shelving

9850 Nw Gasparilla Pass Blvd, Boca Grande

Open shelves in the kitchen are a move towards simplicity while offering both form and function. Display your china, dishware, spices, or add decorative touches, like plants or cookbooks.

Use of Wood Accents

Kitchen Trends 2019

The kitchen in the Islamorada model at Palma Sola Bay

A connection with nature, is trending in the home. It brings about a calming environment and a certain timelessness to the space. Wood materials, wood-like accents, and wood furniture remind us to take a deep breath and feel at one with the world around us.

Clutter-Free Counters

Clear Countertops

1600 E Railroad Ave, Boca Grande

One of the effects from Marie Kondo, has certainly been to go clutter-free. In the kitchen, that means keeping countertops free and showing off the natural shine and beauty of the space.

To learn more about the homes for sale featured here or homes for sale on and around the island, contact Carol Stewart – experienced real estate agent in Boca Grande, Florida.

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