The kitchen serves not only practical purposes, but as the real heart of the home, it is also the place where the family sits, eats and spends time together. Therefore, a successful furnishing is just as important as in other rooms. But what are the kitchen trends for 2025?
- 1 Dark kitchen fronts bring a lot of elegance to the kitchen
- 2 Soft toned colors for warmth and cosiness
- 3 Wood is trendy
- 4 Matt surfaces are replacing glossy surfaces
- 5 Golden fittings and sinks
- 6 Elegant and timeless metro tiles
- 7 More and more value is being placed on sustainability
- 8 Filigree worktops and higher body
- 9 Modern, automated electronic devices ensure more comfort
- 10 Summary
Dark kitchen fronts bring a lot of elegance to the kitchen
The fronts are considered the figurehead of the fitted kitchen. You shape the style significantly. The choice should therefore be well considered. Dark kitchen fronts are being used more and more through. You give the room a stylish and elegant look, a touch of luxury and a special flair. You can decide for yourself whether you prefer the fronts to be black or anthracite. Both are trendy colors and provide additional spatial depth. They create great contrasts, especially with light-colored walls, furniture and floors. When it comes to materials, environmentally friendly and sustainable solid wood is popular. It is durable and fingerprint resistant. But the heat-resistant, durable and very hygienic stainless steel and other materials can also be used for the kitchen front.
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Soft toned colors for warmth and cosiness
Soft toned colors accompany black or other dark tones. Contrary to the bold colors of the past few years, they are now rather calm and, in addition to elegance, bring a lot of comfort and harmony to the kitchen, for example soft sand tones, pastel colors, mustard yellow, pink or soft red tones. Pastel colors are created by tinting a solid color with white, making red pink, orange and white making apricot. All colors can be tinted softly in this way. This not only makes the kitchen appear warmer and cozier, but also more spacious and inviting.
Wood is trendy
If you love it natural and value naturalness, wood or wood look is the perfect trend material for you. It conjures up a comfortable and homely atmosphere in the room in no time at all. The popularity has grown enormously with the Danish “hygge” lifestyle, which stands for a lot of coziness within your own four walls. Warm wood tones in particular are a popular choice. But you can also combine dark wood with light furnishings.
Matt surfaces are replacing glossy surfaces
While a few years ago it was still shimmering and sparkling in the kitchen, in 2025 it will be more matt and elegant. Together with the dark colors on the fronts and warm wood tones, a fascinating contrast and calming look is created. Modern surfaces also score with an anti-fingerprint coating, which reduces the need for care because, as the name suggests, fingerprints are not visible. This is a great advantage, especially in a handle-less kitchen. It doesn’t matter whether it’s a country house kitchen, Scandinavian design or modern furnishings, matt kitchen fronts match every kitchen style. Electrical appliances such as the oven or refrigerator are also available in matt and skilfully round off the look.
Golden fittings and sinks
Classic stainless steel was yesterday. With fittings and a sink in gold, you can skilfully spice up the kitchen and set wonderful accents and contrasts. Manufacturers adapt to the current trend. The color is a great eye-catcher and eye-catcher in the room. At the same time, a noble look is created. With such small changes, it is possible to bring a breath of fresh air into the kitchen. In addition to gold, chrome, brass and copper are popular beyond stainless steel. In the case of a very large basin, a pull-out spout on the tap is recommended. Increasing the radius of action makes it possible to get anywhere.
Elegant and timeless metro tiles
The triumph of Metro tiles, inspired by the tiles in the old subway stations in Paris and London, seems unstoppable and again this year as a kitchen backsplash, trendy, popular. With a size of mostly 10 x 20 cm, they are small and narrow and available in many different colors and surfaces such as a matt or glossy glaze. Beveled edges on the edges ensure a special look. Bright white is popular. Eye-catching shades such as red or black create a lively flair and provide variety. Metro tiles are elegant and timeless. You adapt wonderfully to the modern style of living and at the same time inspire with a lot of charm. You can decide for yourself whether you want to use the stoneware tiles as a complete wall covering or for a stylish accentuation and highlighting of certain areas. They come into their own, especially in combination with wood, create a lot of glamor and are easy to care for.
More and more value is being placed on sustainability
For many, the life cycle assessment is a very important purchase criterion for the entire apartment or house. In the kitchen, this topic will receive just as much attention in 2025. The focus is on natural, high-quality and durable materials such as wood, stone or concrete. Linoleum is another trendy material. It leaves nothing to be desired in terms of colors and designs. The raw materials are mostly natural materials such as linseed oil and resins, which grow back within a few years. The raw materials are obtained and recycled as resource-saving as possible. Linoleum rots easily and completely. Equally important are energy-saving devices.
Filigree worktops and higher body
In addition to the kitchen fronts, the worktops are an important part of every kitchen. They should be functional and durable, but also delicate and filigree. You look elegant and showcase voluminous base units, whether they are made of natural stone, wood or ceramics. The plates are already available with subtle thicknesses from a few millimeters, often thicker at the bottom than at the top for sufficient stability. Ceramic is stable enough in itself. Real wood is also a strong material. This also applies if it is only a few millimeters thick. Natural stones such as granite or marble can also be used in thin versions, but a stable substructure is necessary here. In addition, if necessary, many kitchen manufacturers build metal reinforcements into the body to absorb the load pressure. The filigree design harmonises very well with minimalist equipment. With regard to the body, the actual kitchen cabinet, the following applies: the larger it is, the more storage space is available. The trend is towards a higher body, so that some manufacturers are already offering it with around 90 centimeters.
Modern, automated electronic devices ensure more comfort
There is a trend towards modern kitchen appliances that not only fulfill a practical function, but thanks to advanced technology and digitization, they are increasingly doing the work, i.e., they work automatically and thus make everyday kitchen life considerably easier. “Alexa, turn on the oven to 200°C.” This is roughly what the world of networking now looks like, without which the kitchen trends of 2025 would be unthinkable. You can conveniently control your electrical devices using an app or voice assistant, whether at home or on the go. There are modern dishwashers that now switch on independently and dose the required detergent, and automated coffee machines that save your preferences and thus prepare the coffee as desired.
With the kitchen trends 2025 you can create a cozy place where the whole family feels comfortable cooking, eating and getting together and the room becomes an eye-catcher at the same time. Dark kitchen fronts, pastel tones, high gloss becomes matt, stainless-steel gold, filigree worktops and electrical appliances that work independently thanks to advancing technology and digitization, this is what the modern kitchen looks like. During production, the manufacturers rely on environmentally friendly and climate-neutral materials and a natural look.