Appliance Trends 2018
Touch & Swipe Controls – Gone are the days when all you could hope for is an on and off switch for your electric cooktop. Thankfully, 2018 will see a surge of many technological advancements, and namely, one of these wonderful advancements will be touch and swipe controls on stovetops. Touch and swipe controls are great because they allow for induction cooking, which is amazing in and of itself, as well as total control over simmering.
Steam Ovens – Adding onto the greatest technological advancements for appliances in 2018, welcome to the newest advancement, state-of-the-art steam ovens! Steam ovens will be a huge trend in the upcoming year, and with good reason. The benefits of steam ovens are that they allow for extremely even cooking, they allow food being cooked to retain nutrients and flavor, and they even offer faster cooking times than conventional ovens do.
Retro Design – Hello, welcome to 2018, when retro design is on-trend once again. Leading the design trends for the upcoming year are retro appliance designs. Imagine refrigerators and microwaves updated with all the latest advancements, but designed with a retro 1950’s appeal. And even better, these new appliances will be outfitted in colors such as light pink or sky blue that is reminiscent of yesteryear.
At-Home Microbrewing – With all the new appliance trends of 2018, this latest one happens to be the most fun of all. And, it is in the form of at-home countertop microbrewing. Starting to gain traction even now, countertop beer brewing is getting more and more popular, especially thanks to at-home microbrewers such as the Picobrew Zymatic.
French Door Ovens – Beautiful, sophisticated, and classy, french door ovens are one of the best new design trends for appliances for 2018. French door ovens add that special design element that ovens have been missing for so long and also provide a great way to get a dish in and out of the oven itself quickly and easily.