In today’s smaller kitchens, finding storage is more important than ever, which makes efficient and space-saving interior fittings a critical component of the kitchen. An aging consumer base is also boosting the market for interior fittings and accessories that maximize accessibility with fittings that bring the contents of the cabinet to the user, often lighting up the space as well.
In the accessories arena, there’s a growing interest in luxury amenities like radiant floor hearing, as well as electrical accessories that simplify kitchen functionality.
Below are some of the hottest trends in kitchen accessories and interior fittings right now.
--Pull-outs, roll-outs, lazy susans and LED lighting are all on the rise, as these maximize the user’s ability to comfortably access every precious inch of kitchen storage space.
--Soft-close, once considered a high-end luxury, is increasingly becoming the standard.
--Despite tighter budgets, consumers are still willing to invest in products that will help them to better organize their spaces, and there’s a growing demand for custom interior fittings that allow homeowners to best use their storage for how they live.
--Technology is increasingly playing a role in kitchen storage, with electrical accessories such as door lifts, motion-sensor lighting and touch plumbing fixtures seeing increased interest.
--Consumers seem to value the coordinated look, with accessories in stainless steel, maple or other wood tones on the rise, as well as champagne finishes.
--Radiant floor heating, increasingly affordable these days, is also winning consumers over both for its energy efficiency and the added touch of luxury it offers.