There are so many new gadgets and design details to bring your kitchen into 2016! Check out a few of our favorite details you can incorporate into your kitchen design to make it even more functional. Keep in mind that our designers can help you select the best features to make your kitchen work for your lifestyle, just give us a call.

Nothing will replace your collection of cook books, but many people now look up recipes on their smart phones and tablets. Consider adding an iPad holder or stand alongside a perfectly placed charging station. You can outfit under-cabinet outlets with USB plugs so your gadget never run out of juice!

Photo by Improvenet

Photo via Improvenet.

This Seattle family took it one step further and created charging drawers for all their technology in the kitchen! This wold be a great custom addition to your kitchen if everyone in your family has a tablet or laptop that they like to keep handy. You could even use it to enforce technology-free family dinners at your house! At dinner time, all the gadgets go to the charging station. Would you try something like that?

Photo via Houzz.

Photo via Houzz.

Now that you have a place for all your existing gadgets, are you wondering what’s next? Check out the Wifi enabled coffeemaker and crockpot from WeMo. They allow you to completely control the appliances from your phone! Brew coffee without ever getting out of bed, and turn down the crockpot if you’re going to get home later than expected. What will they think of next?

Photo via Belkin.

Photo via Belkin.