A lot of people are going to a very open floor plan, they want to feel like they can incorporate everyone regardless of what space they are in. Some people do still prefer the closed off style as well. But there is a style called transitional which is a more in between the two designs. So you have are unsure of which kitchen, dining room, and living room combo you may want to try and get a layout drawn up for a transitional style and see how you like it!
White and Gray cabinets (see above) are becoming popular dominant colors for cabinets. Gray however is more neutral and can match with the rest of the house. On that note, shaker style cabinets seem to never go out of style. Black and white is the classic style giving a clean, stylish look to the kitchen. There's also black and white wood flooring that you can get as hardwood flooring is easy to clean and very durable. It is more expensive but you can minimize the cost by getting cheaper wood and it is longer lasting than other types of flooring.
Despite all the changing trends that occur yearly, the fact that you have a personalized kitchen never changes. Just because there are trends that doesn't mean that you have to follow them. If you like something that's not a trend then go for it because it'll be your kitchen and you deserve to love every aspect of it. However, if you are thinking of selling, you may want to update or upgrade to increase your chances of interested buyers.
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