Our kitchens are evolving to accommodate our changing needs. How we cook, what we cook, and the tools and appliances we use to cook have changed in the past generation or two. Our kitchens, in addition to their traditional function, are now used as classrooms, offices, entertaining areas and the central hub of our day-to-day life. Adaptation was inevitable.
There are lots of new design trends for 2022. As we’ve spent more time in our kitchens and designers have listened to what we like, there’re lots of trends to explore. Here are three 2022 design trends we’ve noticed.
Shown above: The finished Mormon Temple in Western Samoa.
In 1998, an architect from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (i.e., The Mormon Church or LDS) in Salt Lake City contacted Merrimack Stone. They had seen Vermont’s famous Danby marble and were interested in using it on some of their temple projects. At the time, Merrimack Stone was one of the few companies that cut Danby marble from blocks.
The Scandinavian countries have a wonderful concept called hygge: it describes a mood of coziness and comfortable conviviality with feelings of well-being and the contentment of taking pleasure in the presence of pleasant soothing things. It doesn’t really have a translation in English, but our word ‘hug’ is derived from hygge. Other northern nations, where winter daylight is in short supply, have similar notions; the Scottish call it còsagach which translates to feeling snug, sheltered and warm.
We know planning to remodel a kitchen can be stressful, so we at Merrimack Stone are always looking for ways to make the process easier for our customers. When you visit Merrimack Stone, you’ll discover you can accomplish more in fewer stops and get your list checked off faster. Here are four ways that Merrimack Stone can help you streamline your remodeling process: