If you like your kitchen to reflect some of the key trends in kitchen design as the years passed, you may want to look at some of the latest interior design ideas for 2012 that can help create a modern, multifunctional kitchen to be proud of.
This year’s modern kitchens combine old and new with an interesting combination of traditional design and contemporary interior design ideas for creating a modern yet retro look. These pure and simple kitchen trends are suitable for homeowners who use their kitchen for entertaining friends and relaxing, as well as food preparation and family eating area. These include the use of integrated devices to match the cabinetry, tap to open the closet doors and kitchen islands, and even a combination kitchen, living room and dining area. considering the frequency of multi-purpose kitchen, it’s no surprise that another popular trend is to declutter and create the illusion of space. This is not necessarily a new trend for 2012: indeed, minimalist look was popular for several years, but it looks like it is here to stay for the foreseeable future. Keep your eyes peeled for the disposal of open systems and freestanding furniture for storage, especially those made of metal, wood and glass – all of which are perfect for homeowners looking to redesign a small kitchen. Natural forests, for example, play a huge role in modern kitchens for 2012, and there were signs of mixing and matching stained wood and painted wood cabinetry in black, white, charcoal, chocolate and other natural wood tones. Those who wish to incorporate this trend into their kitchens May want to try and gray-wash stain on walnut cabinetry with white, high gloss painted panels. With the current economy is forcing everyone to tighten their belts, many homeowners are keeping things cheap and update your kitchen with brightly colored paint and accessories and not take a complete overhaul. Citrus shades such as oranges, lemons, limes and blood oranges are bang on trend. Final , green kitchens are also popular this year, and can boast of an efficient lighting design, materials that are sustainably sourced and devices that prevent water and energy waste. Today, adding features green home does not mean style has to be at risk: individuals can reduce their financial costs and environmental costs on the planet, and what their home look its best .