Are people now opting for a walk-in pantry as part of their kitchen redesign due to the influence of the Great British Bake Off? Find out more details here!
When you’re looking to buy an ex-display kitchen, chances are that you’ll have a wishlist of features, but is a pantry cupboard among them?
If the answer is yes then you’re not alone, with editor at Houzz.co.uk Victoria Harrison explaining in an interview with inews that a growing number of people are opting for a walk-in pantry as part of their kitchen redesign.
She puts this down to the influence of the Great British Bake Off, pointing out that pantry-related searches weren’t a particular trend over the summer months and only skyrocketed during September when the much-loved show was back on our screens.
“It seems our kitchen fancies are down to the fact that we all want to be a domestic god or goddess and as such are willing to make space in our kitchens for the perfect pantry cupboard,” Ms Harrison stated.
Another kitchen design trend to watch out for is mixing old with new, with Ms Harrison noting that the best way to encompass this trend is to pick heritage items that can be paired with a modern, contemporary look.
When it comes to colour schemes, many of us play it safe with whites and greys, but dark forest green is growing in popularity. It’s a natural extension of the trend for inky blues and dark greys that has been noted in recent years, she suggested.
It isn’t only GBBO that has been catching people’s attention when it comes to kitchen design, with TV presenter Hardeep Singh Kohli recently claiming that Nigella Lawson’s new series is showcasing “amazing, fascinating, enviable kitchens”, in an article for the Herald Scotland.