7 Kitchen Trends Southern Designers Predict Will Be Everywhere In 2024

Mixed Fixtures

Why match when you can mix? Hardware and lighting can transform a room, so don't let them blend in.

Functional Storage

“Simply hiding things away in cabinets is no longer an option,” says Dallas interior designer Laura Botelho. She expects kitchens to include concealed spice pull-out drawers, appliance garages, and butler's pantry.

Moody Color

All-white kitchens had their day, now rich, dark colors are in. Zachos likes green, red, and midnight blue cabinets with black, green, and burgundy counters. 

Statement Range Hood

Botelho explains, “Every kitchen needs a focal point, and the range hood is making a comeback as the feature in the kitchens“. “We’ll see range hoods in drywall, shiplap, board and batten wood, metal, or brick or stone.


Though kitchens are usually balanced, Kindred says a slightly skewed space is trendy. Creative color, pattern, and negative space create pleasantly unexpected focus points. 

Warmer Earth Tone

Instead of white-on-white kitchens, Leigh Spicher, National Director of Design Studios for Ashton Woods Homes, says people are choosing “warm, neutral color palettes that soothe our senses.

Stone Backsplashe

Zachos sees several smooth stone backsplashes with floating shelves displaying strong patterns and hues.stone backsplashes used to be seen in more modern, minimalistic kitchens”. 

8 Old-School Kitchen Trends Making A Comeback In 2024

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