2021 Kitchen Trends
Homeowners forced by the coronavirus pandemic to hole up in their homes for much of the past year are changing a few things about their homes.
For starters, COVID-19 exposed the flaws of the open floor plans touted on HGTV and other design shows—finding a quiet space to jump on that Zoom meeting with the boss while the kids are remote learning a few feet away can be a logistical nightmare. Fewer homeowners created an open-concept floor plan leading into 2021, according to a recent survey from design and remodeling site Houzz.
Despite the recession and economic hardships, homeowners spent a median $35,000 upgrading their kitchens, the same as last year.