Every year, Wallpaper* searches for the coolest kitchen design ideas from the world’s best expert manufacturers. Here, we’ve handpicked the most impactful kitchen trends for 2024, from must-have functional designs to sculptural forms reminiscent of art history. These contemporary kitchens feature inventive new ways to cook, prepare and entertain, blurring the line between practical approach and aesthetic splendor.
Kitchen Trends 2024: Wallpaper* Edit
It is no longer a completely minimalist marble, with the smoothest and most unobtrusive surfaces giving way to ridges, textures and three-dimensional motifs. The 2022 “Tangram” kitchen by Garcia Cumini for Cesar combines curved and straight elements to increase design flexibility. This year, the Bianco Apuano stone worktop has been given a sophisticated update with new features such as drip-proof grooves on the edges, new handles and a white lacquered cabinet.
integrated exposed shelf
Even the most upscale kitchens are now focused on functionality, with additions such as integrated shelving that serves the dual purpose of beautifully displaying decorative items and keeping kitchen essentials nearby. . The latest update of the “Skill Gres” kitchen by Modulnova features an integrated shelving system using elegant new materials such as Piasentina Fiammato stone, lacquered metal and Noce Grigio laminate. Very thick vertical columns and bookshelf elements enrich the linear composition of the kitchen.
The latest additions to the Dada Engineered collection include Vincent Van Duysen’s ‘Atelier’ storage column, which can be tailored to fit a wide range of Molteni & C kitchens. Fully customizable, the niche can be left open with exposed shelves for easy access, or hidden behind your chosen frame door design and equipped with drawers for added functionality. Available finishes include glass, ceramic, eco-skin and wood, and Van Duysen has also created a range of accessories with which to display the bottles and glasses.
Most contemporary kitchens are all-in-one wonders that allow you to prepare, cook, entertain, and more without ever leaving the island. Using different materials and discreet shapes to define the purpose of each, our favorite interpretations of this trend include moving pieces to enhance different features or hide them when not in use. Comes with options.
Twenty years have passed since Piero Lissoni’s latest creation, the original Case 5.0 for Boffi. This time it comes with a worktop that can slide in three different directions, creating a cantilevered area for food preparation or hiding the sink when not in use. The latest ‘Hide Pro’ handle-free cabinet system allows for a seamless design.
Meanwhile, with the philosophy of minimizing environmental impact, Arclinea has introduced g-cover, an innovative new panel finish made using recycled graphite powder, a by-product of electrode manufacturing. Published in Lignum et Lapis Kitchen) has been released. G Cover increases the durability of your kitchen and protects it from light, shock and signs of aging.
Expressing quiet elegance, these kitchens feature details reminiscent of classical sculpture, adding a timeless feel to the ultra-functional space.
Inspired by ancient Roman civilization, Henrytimi’s monolithic kitchen is carved from greige Pompeian marble and travertine. The ‘Thermopolium’ is beautifully offset by a series of round terracotta basins set on the worktop, reminiscent of the earthenware bowls found at Pompeii, while the ‘Colonna’ combines the classic column ridges with a modern twist. It is interpreted with great rigor.
A similar approach can be found in Poggenpohl’s Delicious Welcome kitchen. The German manufacturer’s recent products focus on combining functionality with an emotional approach to form and materials. The kitchen island, made of Brazilian quartzite, features rich curves with asymmetrical ridges that help brighten up the monolithic object. The kitchen is finished with dark smoked oak cabinetry, giving the structure a warm feel.
Eggersmann offers a different interpretation of this concept. Canadian studio Yabu Pushelberg’s first kitchen for the innovative German brand marries organic forms with Japanese design sensibilities (Nami means “wave” in Japanese) . The modular kitchen is constructed with a graphic sculptural island and cabinetry system with discreet sliding doors, and is conceived as the perfect gathering place, transforming from a meal prep area to a bar-like drinks spot. enables a seamless transition to. “We aimed to create a kitchen that takes up any space and that doesn’t disappear,” says George Yabu.
A fusion of color and modularity
It’s a combination that’s somewhere in between, looking playful yet sophisticated. A good place to start is with Mark Sadler’s 2018 design update, Euromobile’s ‘sei’ kitchen. The new version adds modularity to the original concept and adds new elements that seamlessly complete the collection. These include an expanded range of colors and finishes including matte embossed lacquer, anodized lacquer, sandblasted chestnut wood, the unique natural quartzite Palladium Ulte matt finish, and an update to the existing Fenix finish to add 25 new colors. Ta. Catalog (Chromatics cost over £50).
high tech wine cabinet
Today’s dream kitchen must have a wine cabinet. His V4000 45 from Swiss appliance brand V-Zug is an elegant compact cooler with a mirrored glass front and handleless door available in three finishes. It’s packed with functional details, from the anti-condensation door and his 17-bottle capacity to the dimmable LED and digital display that tracks temperature. The Swiss beech wood shelf can be pulled out or tilted at a 30 degree angle for a better view of the bottles inside.