Natural materials are popular in today's kitchen. So with cabinetry trends constantly changing, what's a homeowner to do? Design the kitchen with future updates in mind. Choose medium toned woods like Maple and Cherry and accent with color. Trendy colors and wall techniques can make natural material cabinetry pop visually.
Hardwoods remain the choice for durable long lasting flooring.
New collections in general will be somewhat darker, with fewer bleached or white-washed finishes present. And while solid Oak wood furniture is still popular, Cherry, and Maple are on the rise in solid wood furniture. In addition to the darker tones on this seasons solid wood furniture, European and architectural design elements adorn many new collections. Greek and Roman columns and Italian carvings dress up armoires and china cabinets.
The traditional ever-popular Oak "strip" hardwood flooring, whether nail down or glue down (Engineered) Prefinished or Unfinished, Oak is still the leading species used in the United States for new construction and remodeling.