Showroom Owners Need to Keep Track of These 2018 Kitchen Design Trends

Updated: Aug 6, 2018

As a showroom owner, manager or sales associate, you have to be sensitive not only to top kitchen trends, but what your clients actually want in their homes. Some clients stick with what's traditional while others are edgy and adventurous. Deciding what to put on display comes down to knowing your clientele.


Still, it never hurts to take a look at the trends and inspire your customers with new products and design ideas.


From matte black decorative plumbing fixtures to smart technology, here are some of the top trends we're seeing in the kitchen design world.


Trendy details, classic style


Those opting for these trends are most likely following design boards on Pinterest, reading decor magazines and looking for the best way to build a functional, organized kitchen. Clientele in this category are most likely sensitive to home value and renovation ROI.


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An industrial look with mixed metals and interesting finishes.

  • Mixed metals for hardware and appliances.

  • Gold, bronze and copper finishes


  • Industrial faucets, shelving and style


  • Metal accents like pendant lighting


  • Tiles with metal inlay





• All-white kitchens


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White kitchens are clean, classic and elegant. This one features hidden appliances and statement lighting.