Trends We Love: Matte Finishes

Trends We Love: Matte Finishes

Matte finishes are huge this year. So much so that the home industry is taking notice and adapting their product offerings to meet the matte movement. Whether you’re interested in updating your kitchen with a lot of statement making matte finishes, or prefer to incorporate this trend in a few small accent pieces, consider some of the following matte finishes that are taking the industry by storm.

Cambria presents, Matte Collection Countertops

The stylish matte finish you’ve been waiting for has just arrived with Cambria Matte™. With elegant and silky smooth beauty, the 16 Cambria Matte™ finish designs offer the durability, easy-care convenience, and nonabsorbency of our high gloss surfaces to give you the same incredible performance for life.

Trends We Love: Matte Finishes

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These stunning matte designs are bold and fit with every style of home from traditional to contemporary. Did you know MBS Interiors is a Cambria dealer? Request a Design Consultation with MBS Interiors today and talk to one of our expert Kitchen and Bath Designer about using a Cambria Matte design in your remodel or newly built home.

Trends We Love: Matte Finishes

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Others in the industry specifically point to matte black as one of the most stylish kitchen trends of the moment. Apartment Therapy states, “Being a neutral, black is never not in style, but it’s sure enjoying a moment in the spotlight right now—especially in its subtle matte form. One place in particular that we’re seeing a lot of matte black is in the kitchen. Being as versatile as it is, matte black can be incorporated into an interior in so many ways. It can be incredibly dramatic, can act as an accent, or really ground an otherwise airy space. It’s timeless yet modern at the same time.”

GE Matte Appliances

We love GE’s matte and smudge-proof slate appliances. GE recently debuted their Slate appliance line which they describe as, “Rich and elegant, the stone-inspired Slate finish blends impeccably with today’s materials and colors. The dark matte appearance also naturally hides fingerprints, smudges and dirt, so it’s delightfully easy to maintain.” These appliances are ideal for homeowners who enjoy the appeal of stainless steel but desire something updated, matte, and fingerprint proof. GE Slate Appliances are now also available in Black Slate.

Trends We Love: Matte Finishes

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Matte Accent Pieces

We love the idea of incorporating matte black accents in the kitchen, such as this endlessly chic and sleek KitchenAid Artisan Stand Mixer in Matte Black. This versatile mixer is just as much a design piece as it is a functional appliance.

Trends We Love: Matte Finishes

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Matte black fixtures are a sleek choice for contemporary and transitional spaces. Kohler offers many faucet designs in matte black, the perfect addition to a fashion-forward kitchen.

Trends We Love: Matte Finishes

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While some homeowners prefer the high-gloss shine and luster of shiny countertops, tile, and lighting fixtures, others prefer the soft, flat appeal of matte countertops, appliances, and kitchen accents. If you love the matte movement, 2017 is your year!

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