1. The use of cherry wood, usually vying for top place with maple, has seen a decline being replaced in popularity by such wood species as oak, walnut, birch and bamboo.
|Darker Wood Finishes|
|White painted finishes remain popular|
|Glass tile backsplash|
5. Pull out kitchen faucets have quickly become dominant, replacing the typical faucet and side spray option. These faucets also work seamlessly into any kitchen design from traditional to contemporary.
Kitchens and Baths:
7. The main design style for these rooms has changed from Traditional to Transitional. The Transitional style is simpler than Traditional, but not as stark as a contemporary look.
|Transitional style has replaced Traditional|
9. Polished chrome fixtures have made a come back in the kitchen and bathroom along with finishes like polished nickel.
|Gray color schemes in both kitchen |
and bath have increased in popularity
|Polished Chrome Fixtures are back|