It is always curious how a design, color, style is so popular and suddenly a sign of the past. Several of the predictions for 2019 fall into this category. For instance, gray has been very popular for the last couple years and now is considered out of style. In reviewing several top design sites, these are the stand out features they agree on in their predictions. We will begin with a few "out of style" designs for 2019 and then move on to desirable trends for 2019.
Out of Style
Industrial Kitchen & Elements - The more sterile look of industrial including big stainless hoods are out for 2019.
Granite and marble continue to be on the out
Stainless steel is on the out. Still fairly popular but not the "go to"
Over the range microwave (if you can help it!)
Everything shiny & glossy in the kitchen.
Large tub in the bathroom
All white kitchens
Minimalism in kitchen design
2019 Design Trends
Matte Black - Whether it is matte black stainless appliances, or kitchen fixtures and hardware, black is the new fresh color. Matte black cabinetry is trending as well. You can add jewel colored lighting, wood or brighter colored counter tops to compliment the black features.
Two-toned kitchens continue - Whether it is a paint & wood combo on upper and lower cabinetry or a blue or hunter green painted island with a white or walnut perimeter, the two toned kitchens are still the darling in 2019
Brass accents continue into 2019 but is now accompanied by black, pewter and copper. Mixed metal finishes is a popular design trend too.
Quartz continues to be the counter top material of choice
Open shelving in kitchens
Concealed small appliances
Integrated appliances with matching panels
Utilizing stone and other natural materials
Mixing classic and modern elements for an eclectic look & feel
Concrete in bathrooms
Artwork in bathrooms & kitchens as a statement piece
Smart accessories in kitchen & bath
Spa like designs for bathrooms
Metal framed shower doors
Full glass shower enclosures
Floating vanities & floating toilets - Easier to keep clean underneath
Marble as an artwork piece - bathroom walls, shower walls.