Kitchen RemodelingREMODELINGRemodeling in Shoreview? Here are some Kitchen Trends for 2015

Kitchen Design Trends for 2015

Spring is a remodeling season; here are some Kitchen Design Trends for 2015:    

Mix ‘n Match Finishes:

  • Cabinetry finishes can have a dash of personality, consider enameled finishes along with a stained section…maybe your island has its own style and finish to stand out and make a statement.

Granite and Quartz Countertops:

  • Countertops can follow your cabinetry finish choices with one overall selection, or you can mix it up and have two contrasting but at the same time complimentary choices.
    • Granite remains strong and a leader for kitchen countertops
    • Quartz offer many styles, select from Cambria, Silestone and Zodiac amongst others

Stainless Steel Appliances:

  • Simple stated, Stainless Steel Appliances remain strong
  • Finishes consistent from brand to brand

Select your appliances by their specific function, often manufacturers specialize in our have a strong reputation and ingenuity features:

  • Refrigeration/Freezers
    • Full size units, below the counter units, drawer units, multiple door options
  • Cooking
    • Range
      • Free standing, slide in style, gas or electric
    • Wall oven
      • Single, double, with Convection, with a warming drawer?
    • Microwave oven
      • Coupled with a single wall oven or as a stand-alone location, drawer units
    • Cooktop
      • Multiple sizes, how many burners are right for you?  Gas or electric
    • Grille
      • Separate from your cooktop or as a combination
  • Ventilation
    • Properly designed and positioned with your cooking appliances to keep unwanted aromas out of your kitchen
  • Clean Up
    • Dishwasher – select from standard widths and drawer units for accessibility
  • Specialty
    • Built-in Coffee Makers have your own coffee bar!
    • Disposals
    • Trash Compactors
    • Ice Makers

Refresh what you already have:

Wood flooring

  • After you’ve redesigned your kitchen, don’t forget your existing hardwood floor!
    • Sand, stain and finish to a new colour palette

Tile Backsplash – for expression:

The choices are almost endless:

  • Traditional “Subway Tile”
  • Standard sizes with a geometric patterns;
  • Select from One tile, Two, Three or Multiple tile patterns
  • Add a border or feature strip accent
  • Create your own “Medallion”
  • Mix ‘n Match natural stone, ceramic, glass and metal tiles

Lighting highlights your details:

  • Recessed can lights – flood and spot
    • Many sizes and trims available
  • Pendants
    • Sparkle over your island
  • Under-cabinet
    • Highlight your countertop “work surface” – no shadows!

Wall color, window treatments, ceiling details and accessories add a distinctive touch!


Like your favorite recipe, so does a successful remodel.  Kootenia Homes – luxury homes and remodeling, we can help you achieve your dream kitchen remodel!