Kitchens_Bucks County Designers REV/fdq 12/5/14 9:03 AM Page 1
Kitchens Six area kitchen designers reveal their stunning designs to inspire homeowners who are compiling their wish lists by Mary Beth Schwartz
very year, the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) releases their forecast based on research they compile from kitchen professionals. Their trends help to influence the designs of kitchens nationwide. According to their finds, the top kitchen features most sought after include steam ovens, LED lighting, satin nickel faucets, bottom freezer refrigerators, stainless steel sinks, glass backsplashes, wood flooring, quartz countertops, and induction cooktops. Homeowners want furniture type pieces in the kitchen, and their appliances must save water and energy. Technology is big in the kitchen, including a docking and/or charging station, small home office, even a flat screen television. The kitchen also has to have universal design and easy maintenance. The fastest growing kitchen style is Contemporary, followed by Transitional. The Shaker style still remains in third. Discover if any of the following popular elements made their way into the following six designer kitchens.
Bucks County Home & Garden Guide 2015