Secret Rooms and Futuristic Features! The Year’s 8 Biggest Kitchen Design Trends Will Blow You Away

Of all the rooms in your house, your kitchen likely saw the most action in 2020. With so many people staying at home making artisanal pizza and using their countertops as an office or classroom, this room endured plenty of wear and tear. And that means it might just be the room that’s most in need of a refresh.

But where to start? For inspiration, we consulted with top designers from coast to coast to uncover the hottest kitchen trends in 2021—what you need and what you’ll totally want. Some of these design changes were expected after a year of staying at home, while others might totally surprise you.

“We’re seeing some dramatic shifts as a result of the pandemic,” says Janice Costa, president and founder of KB Designers Network.


No matter what, 2021 will see the kitchen transformed into a space that can do the heavy lifting in

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What is Canva? A guide to the graphic design platform’s features and capabilities

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It’s easy to create beautifully edited designs and photos on Canva.
  • Canva is a free graphic design platform that’s great for making invitations, business cards, Instagram posts, and more.

  • A drag and drop interface makes customizing thousands of templates simple and easy.

  • Canva’s wide array of features allow you to edit photos without extensive photo editing knowledge or experience.

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Canva is a free graphic design platform that allows you to easily create invitations, business cards, flyers, lesson plans, Zoom backgrounds, and more using professionally designed templates. 

You can even upload your own photos and add them to Canva’s templates using a drag and drop interface. It’s like having a basic version of Photoshop that’s free and doesn’t require extensive photo editing knowledge to use. Here’s everything you need to know about using Canva.

Canva has more than 50,000

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