Tendances cuisine 2022: colors, finishes and materials

Styles, colors, materials and agencies, find out what kitchen is simmering for this new season. There is something for everyone!

A graduate of Clermont-Ferrand School of Business, Julia Brissaud made her debut in the Wurth Group and then at Tryba, before joining Schmidt 6 years ago. Head of the cuisine market for the brand, she is especially responsible for France. Elle answers questions.

Kitchen trends 2022: what is the place of the kitchen in the home?

During the successive confinements, the kitchen took on the role of the hub of family life. From this unprecedented period, it has retained its central place. Being all together, all the time, forced us to reclaim certain spaces in the house, and more specifically this room that had to perform several functions, sometimes simultaneously. It is now a place to come too isolate yourself, telecommuting, doing homework or even sports… How does this translate into accommodations? The open kitchen, of course, is always popular. The central island continues to prove its great versatility. A large area allows you to combine tasks and get together as a family at the end of the day. There is also a growing demand for one-off jobs in the kitchen or, at the very least, a dedicated space that can be easily retracted behind a flap.

What are the big trends for cooking in 2022?

We follow them trend to meet the needs of consumers and the proposal of products that correspond, as, recently, with the Arty collection that responds to the return of the Art Deco style. We have also developed the Jungle spirit that is right in the green and vegetable trend. We also work with designers such as studio 5.5, with which we developed a new concept: grocery store, epicurean cuisine which encourages a responsible mode of consumption. We are also collaborating with Christian Lacroix Maison, whose know-how has allowed us to deploy an unexpected, colorful and baroque universe: the Algae Bloom decor.

What decorating trends will inspire the world of cooking in 2022?

The great aesthetic currents, aux soft, clean, and monochrome finishes as the hygge or the japandi trend coexist today with more marked and graphic influences, especially color block them, which is transposed on the lacquered facades of kitchen furniture but also on household appliances. I think it’s an example of a “Bespoke” refrigerator from Samsung. The wallpapers and the upholstery fabric with very marked patterns, jungle or graphics, also make their entrance into the kitchen.

Tendance cuisine 2022: essential colors, finishes and materials

New softer colors, like shades of semolina, of khaki, sage green, terracotta colored, of razor or two cognac will make their entry in our catalog. On the materials side, the focus will be on natural coatings such as wood, concrete or stone, which respond to an awareness of the need for environmental conservation. We will also offer a range of 100% recycled panels called “Origin”, as well as a solvent-free hydro lacquer, by the fall of 2022.


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