February 27, 2019

Design Trends to Stay Away From in 2019

Lilly Pulitzer was famously quoted as saying “being happy never goes out of style.” We agree and our designers and clients are happy with their new remodeling projects by staying away from these design trends in 2019:

Cherry Wood: Both common and traditional, designers are moving away from the once popular cherry wood when selecting cabinets and finishes.

kitchen with cherry wood cabinets, stainless steel appliances, light oak flooring, light stone countertops, and a white subway tile backsplash

Subway Tile: Many new kitchen and bathrooms over the past decade have utilized subway tile, but over saturation has many designers seeing this classic tile as tired instead of timeless.

stainless steel potrack with pots, pans, garlic, and onions hanging from it

Pot Racks: Many of our clients would rather store pots and pans in deep cabinetry to avoid having their cookware collect dust overhead. Furthermore, a decluttered and organized kitchen doesn’t benefit from your pan collection being mounted to the ceiling.

remodeled kitchen with two-toned cabinetry, wood tones throughout, and a dark wood sliding barn door

Barn Doors: Similar to subway tile, barn doors have increased in popularity over the past few years. We appreciate the “upcycling” effort but not every space needs a big, bulky wooden door.

remodeled kitchen with medium brown wooden cabinets, brown granite countertops, and light brown tile floor and backsplash

Brown Granite: Clients and designers alike are moving away from brown granite and stone countertops, moving towards more cleaner-looking finishes.


Think we missed one? Let us know in the comments below. And when you’re ready to renew, renovate or remodel your kitchen or bath, give the JAE Company a call today to set up an appointment with our talented staff! Or come visit us at one of our Central Ohio showrooms!

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