Did you know that the first microwave oven cost $3,000? That was back in 1947. Luckily, the cost of many common appliances has since gone down, and renovating and upgrading your kitchen doesn’t have to kill your bank account. What are Americans looking for in kitchens as we cook ourselves toward 2014? Here are five interesting trends in kitchen decor and design, that you should be aware of.
1. White and Black Appliances are Out
Although bright colors like blue and red are currently popular in Europe for appliances, America has been stuck on stainless steel for a few years now. No matter what, it’s usually the most sound investment for your money. Stainless steel dishwashers and other appliances blend in seamlessly with the rest of your kitchen for a thoroughly modern look.