A kitchen remodeling process can be a lot of fun; however, it can also be overwhelming. To ensure that you receive the best experience possible, we have gathered a list of some of the most popular kitchen remodeling trends so that you don’t have to waste time rummaging through catalogs and listening to sales pitches.

1. Artsy Stove Hoods

Unlike microwaves and bulky, ancient stove hoods that envelope the top of your stove, a sculptural (or artsy) stove top offers efficiency, productivity, and an elegant appearance. If nothing else will, this style of stove hood ensures that your kitchen will maintains a consistent awe-factor.

2. Modern Cabinetry

There are several great cabinetry styles currently on the market, but nothing compares to the latest style. These modern cabinets have authenticity and ingenuity. The current trend can be summarized by the phrase, “Less is more.” Nowadays, it’s not uncommon to walk into a kitchen and find hanging counters, touch-latch cabinet fronts, and the like. Perhaps you might want to consider upgrading to one of these cabinets.

3. Computerized Appliances

Technology is everything, and this has never been more true in the kitchen. Leading manufacturers are now instilling their appliances with customizable features, touch screens, and state of the art sensors.

4. Wine Refrigerator

This isn’t for everyone, but if you’re family likes to enjoy an elegant glass of wine at the end of long weeks, you might want to consider equipping your kitchen with one of these built in refrigerated wine storage compartments.