Category: Trends

Island style – kitchen island trends - Synergy Cabinets

Island style – kitchen island trends

The kitchen island is part of the open-concept kitchen design evolution; first included in kitchen layouts to increase storage and work area of the open-plan kitchen, it is now often central to the overall kitchen design. From lighting to seating, this practical addition to the open-plan kitchen has seen trends come and go, and continues…

Smart wardrobe trends - Synergy Cabinets

Smart wardrobe trends

Maximising the practicality and aesthetic of wardrobe or closet storage is always a hot topic, and here are some of the smart solutions trending in home interior design now: Light up Wardrobes can be dark and difficult to navigate, especially in poorly lit rooms. Brighten up a closet with practical lighting such as: Recessed LED…

Edible wall on the menu - Synergy Cabinets

Edible wall on the menu

Vertical gardens aka living walls aka green walls are nothing new; architects, interior designers, landscaper and homeowners have, for a number of years already seen this as a way to get the most of out small outdoor areas, to create living art and to ‘green’ built-up urban areas. The edible wall is a version of…

Mix and match in the kitchen - Synergy Cabinets

Mix and match in the kitchen

It is said that ‘variety is the spice of life’ and when it comes to kitchens, we agree. One of the newest trends in kitchen cabinetry is to mix it up; opting for various materials, finishes and colours in a single kitchen design. This confluence of textures and palettes gives the space interest and depth,…

Redefining a ‘smart cookie’ - Synergy Cabinets

Redefining a ‘smart cookie’

Our lives are permeated with technology; from the moment we wake to the moment we put down our smart phones at night, we are logged on, tuned in and connected. The kitchen is no different. The battle is on between the traditional home cook guided by real passion, intuition and creativity, and the engineers and…

Hide and peek – hidden kitchen appliances - Synergy Cabinets

Hide and peek – hidden kitchen appliances

Function need no longer interrupt style in the kitchen. Necessary everyday appliances such as kettles, coffee machines, toasters, microwaves, and food processors can be cleverly tucked away with creative cabinetry solutions, and bigger appliances such as refrigerators and dishwashers can get built-in trim to match the kitchen’s overall cabinetry. The result is a seamless, sleek…

To handle or not to handle… - Synergy Cabinets

To handle or not to handle…

Traditionally thought to be the finishing touches or bling of the kitchen, cabinetry handles come in all shapes, sizes, materials, colours, and styles. However, it is the lack of handles that is currently on trend in modern minimalistic kitchen design. Many homeowners are looking for clean lines, smooth finishes, elegant contours and uncomplicated décor schemes…

Splash out on splash-backs - Synergy Cabinets

Splash out on splash-backs

Practical and pretty, the kitchen splash-back is not only a kitchen necessity, it can also pack a creative punch to enhance a kitchen’s style or stand out as a feature itself. The kitchen splash-back is generally installed behind the hob or stove top and sink area, protecting the wall from moisture, heat, and cooking residue…

‘Green’ kitchens – on trend - Synergy Cabinets

‘Green’ kitchens – on trend

Although the trend toward eco-friendly kitchen design, products and appliances is not new, new ‘green’ concepts are consistently being introduced and advanced, and today there is a green choice for almost every kitchen component, from ceiling to floor. If you are planning on building a new home or renovating your existing kitchen here are some…