Trends come and go quicker than anyone can possibly keep up with. And nowhere is this more apparent than in the heart of the home: the kitchen. Because kitchen design trends are constantly changing, it leaves many homeowners wondering what is actually in style right now.

Read which kitchen design trends are being left on the back burner — or in the dust! 

1. Modern Farmhouse Kitchens – people are seeking more personalized approaches to their kitchen designs, leading them to move away from the larger mainstream trends.

2. Open Shelving – open shelving particularly noted for its impracticality in everyday use due to dust and clutter.

3. Granite Counters – the rise of modern and minimalist design aesthetics has shifted the focus toward sleeker and more understated countertop materials like quartz and marble. These materials have a cleaner, more contemporary look that’s likely to withstand the test of time.

4. All-White-Everything Aesthetic – people are embracing more warmth with creamier or colored cabinets and a wood-stained or painted island.

5. High-Gloss Finishes – glossy surfaces are now often seen as impractical due to their tendency to show fingerprints, smudges, and scratches, requiring constant cleaning and maintenance.