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2020 Kitchen Design Trends



The all-white kitchen will always be in style, but here are some of the exciting trends for 2020 that will add color, visual interest, and individuality to your kitchen design.

Two-toned Kitchen Cabinet Design

This design acts as the happy medium between white kitchen cabinets and hue-soaked colored cabinets. This look has been steadily gaining popularity over the past ten years.
A common application of this style consists of installing dark cabinets on the bottom, while using brighter cabinets above the kitchen counter. The darker tones in the lower kitchen cabinets can ground the space visually. And the lighter cabinets on the top visually expand the space.
Among the many color combinations within this design trend, two complementary neutrals can work especially well. Featured above is a Cabinets of the Desert-designed Palm Springs kitchen that uses a grey cabinet base and white upper cabinets with different textures.

Partner Spotlight – Statement Back Splashes

According to the 2020 Houzz Kitchen Trends Study—one in ten homeowners upgrading a back splash go big-installing it all the way to the ceiling (11%). Another 63% install tile from their counter to upper kitchen cabinets or range hood.

When it comes to color, white tile is the most popular (35%),
followed by multi-colored (20%) and gray (15%).

Fashion-forward products like those offered by one of our featured partners –
Tile Designs by Fina – are a great way to integrate color and pattern.
This insures that your design is completely original.

[Bonus: Cabinets of the Desert installed the cabinets in her new
Palm Desert showroom. When you visit, you can see how our
products work together.

Test Kitchen with Sollera Kitchen Cabinets

Bold Appliances

New colorful kitchen appliances are putting the fun back in functional and are a terrific way to add a focal point to a kitchen design.

A single bright stove, refrigerator, or a suite of matched appliances are all examples of this kitchen design trend.

Cabinets of the Desert partnered with Pirch in Rancho Mirage to build several display kitchens.

These kitchens perfectly illustrate how visually successful colorful appliances can be. The orange appliances provide a clear design focal point to the contemporary light grey kitchen cabinets and stainless refrigerator.

New Product Highlight

Finally, if you (or your client) want to fully embrace a high color statement kitchen design, we have a new product that you will want to come by our showroom gallery to see.

Reflekt High Gloss Surface Solution :
  • The most scratch resistant high-gloss acrylic on the market
  • Impeccable surface consistency due to clean room lamination
  • Has a color richness that enhances depth and clarity

An innovative kitchen cabinetry resource, Cabinets of the Desert was formed to be highly responsive to the professional design and installation needs of discerning homeowners, architects, designers, and contractors.

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