Gray Kitchen Walls Gain Popularity in 2018 Designs

Gray kitchen walls are gaining popularity in 2018 designs, according to the results of Houzz’s 2018 U.S. Kitchen Trends Study. Each year, Houzz surveys American homeowners that have either completed a kitchen project, were working on a kitchen project, or planned to start a kitchen project in the next three months. The responses from over 1,700 homeowners provided insight into what is trending in kitchens this year.

Gray Kitchen Walls Gain Popularity in 2018 Designs
Most Popular Kitchen Wall Color Choices | Image Source: Houzz

27 percent of homeowners chose gray for the color of the walls in their renovated kitchens, making it the most popular wall color. Other neutrals topped the list with white at 24 percent and beige at 21 percent.

Designs with Gray Kitchen Walls

The cool tones in variations of grays are complemented by warm tones in wood countertops, which is why the industry’s best designers always incorporate wood into gray kitchens.

Gray Kitchen Walls walnut wood countertop white cabinets in a design by Stonington Cabinetry & Designs
Design by Stonington Cabinetry & Designs

This transitional kitchen designed by Stonington Cabinetry & Designs features gray walls, white cabinetry and a Walnut wood kitchen island countertop. The wood countertop ties in the wood flooring and brings warmth to the space.

Gray Kitchen Walls in contemporary kitchen designed by Jennifer Gilmer Kitchen and Bath
Design by Paul Bentham for Jennifer Gilmer Kitchen and Bath

A Rift White Oak wood half parsons table was designed by Paul Bentham of Jennifer Gilmer Kitchen & Bath for this contemporary kitchen with light gray walls. The wood table ties in the wood floor, just like in the previously pictured kitchen, adding warmth to this otherwise monotone space.

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