10 kitchen trends we'll be seeing in 2017: 'Designers still currently prefer to hide small kitchen appliances, therefore food processors and kettles will find homes in tall larders, as will a preference towards deep drawers and intelligent high quality storage solutions. Both style and practicality will be increasingly present as kitchen designers look to create the wow factor.' - LochAnna Kitchens. Find more kitchen trends at housebeautiful.co.uk
Freestanding kitchen units: "Mixing a variety of free standing kitchen surfaces creates a homey environment that mimics the way we decorate in the rest of the home. You rarely walk into a living room where every piece of furniture is made out of the same type of material."