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Top 100 Kitchen Trends in 2018

From Small-Batch Bean Roasters to No-Mess French Presses

— January 12, 2019 — Art & Design
From pint-sized bean grinders to mess-free French presses, the 2018 kitchen trends reveal a major change in the way consumers prepare their daily cup of joe.

While previous years have been dominated by single-serve coffee makers and flavored coffee pods, the 2018 kitchen trends reveal that consumers are willing to take longer to brew their coffee if it means a better cup. Indeed, products such as the Rite Press and the Palmpress Single Serve Coffee Press demonstrate that consumers are willing to use longer and more labour intensive brewing methods to extract the perfect cup of coffee.

This is also true when it comes to grinding beans, which is now easier to do at home thanks to devices like the Coffee Boy, which can be used to grind up your choice of beans to the optimal consistency.

To learn more about kitchen innovations for the year ahead, check out our 2019 Trend Report.
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Score
Popularity
Activity
Freshness
100
Sushi-Inspired Waste Bins
Sushi-Inspired Waste Bins
The Temaki Sculptured Waste Bin is made from a sheet of carbon fiber
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99
Luxe Cast-Iron Dutch Ovens
Luxe Cast-Iron Dutch Ovens
Finex's Cast-Iron Dutch Oven is Durable and Luxurious
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98
Adaptable Thermal Food Accessories
Adaptable Thermal Food Accessories
CateringStone Keeps Meals Hot or Cold Without Flames or Ice
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97
Portable Beverage-Brewing Bottles
Portable Beverage-Brewing Bottles
Soma's 'Brew Bottle' Makes Coffee and Tea with Minimal Waste
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96
Specialized Citrus Fruit Juicers
Specialized Citrus Fruit Juicers
The Hurom Citrus Juicer Prepares Fresh Drinks in Seconds
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95
Canned Drink Cooling Systems
Canned Drink Cooling Systems
Society6 Introduced a Range of Can Coolers for the Summer Weather
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94
High-Fashion Coffee Brewers
High-Fashion Coffee Brewers
The 'Drip' Coffee Appliance Looks Like a Sculptural Piece of Art
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93
Uniquely Shaped Chef Knives
Uniquely Shaped Chef Knives
The Achilles Chef's Knife Blends Artistic Design with Durability
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92
Streamlined Smoothie Makers
Streamlined Smoothie Makers
The 'Avazzy' Neatly Thaws and Dispenses Frozen Puree For Minimal Mess
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91
Specialized Creamy Spread Utensils
Specialized Creamy Spread Utensils
The 'PBspoon' Peanut Butter Spoon Prevents Waste
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90
Natural Flavor Infusion Bottles
Natural Flavor Infusion Bottles
The 'FEEL' Bottle Allows Fruits, Veggies or Spices to be Added in
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89
Intelligent Food-Monitoring Cooktops
Intelligent Food-Monitoring Cooktops
The AEG SensePro Hob Keeps an Eye on Your Food's Preparedness
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88
Family Sized Fryer Appliances
Family Sized Fryer Appliances
The SARKI XL Air Fryer Prepares Food for Up to Eight People
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87
Minimalist Millennial Homeware
Minimalist Millennial Homeware
The Target 'Made By Design' Brand Shares Smart, Low-Cost Options
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86
Re-Imagined Knife Designs
Re-Imagined Knife Designs
Chifen Cheng Designed a New Knife with a Solid Walnut Blade
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85
Ultra-Compact Outdoor Grills
Ultra-Compact Outdoor Grills
The Fuego Professional Grill is for Small Balconies and Patios
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84
Anti-Spill Cup Lids
Anti-Spill Cup Lids
The 'ULid' Eliminates Spills and Fits onto Almost Any Cup
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83
App-Connected Kitchen Faucets
App-Connected Kitchen Faucets
Kohler's 'Sensate' Kitchen Faucet Supports Apple's HomeKit Platform
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82
Wine-Saving Devices
Wine-Saving Devices
The Zos Wine Saver Removes Oxygen to Give Users the Ability to Store Wine
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81
Stainless Steel Vacuum Mugs
Stainless Steel Vacuum Mugs
Timolino's Tazza Mug is the Perfect Companion for One's Daily Commute
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80
Connected Traditional Cookers
Connected Traditional Cookers
The 'Stone Cooker' Uses Volcanic Stone to Safely Cook Foods
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79
Pocket-Sized Cleavers
Pocket-Sized Cleavers
The Buc by Massdrop is a Cleaver-Style Pocket Knife with a Sleek Design
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78
No-Mess French Presses
No-Mess French Presses
The 'Rite Press' Traps Coffee Grounds in the Bottom for Easy Cleaning
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77
Sport-Inspired Eating Accessories
Sport-Inspired Eating Accessories
These Baseball Bat Corn on the Cob Holders are Fun and Useful
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76
Differently Abled Drink Handles
Differently Abled Drink Handles
The 'Clip Grip' Turns Anything into a Drinking Vessel
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75
Shaker-Influenced Furniture Exhibitions
Shaker-Influenced Furniture Exhibitions
Furnishing Utopia Debuted Over 50 Designer Household Tools
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74
Wooden Dishwashing Kits
Wooden Dishwashing Kits
Small Home Products Company objeo Designed This Modern Dishwashing Kit
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73
Pre-Seasoned Cast Iron BBQs
Pre-Seasoned Cast Iron BBQs
The Lodge Cast Iron Sportsman's Grill Maintains High Heat
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72
Streamlined Hot Beverage Presses
Streamlined Hot Beverage Presses
The 'FLASK' Brewer Prepares the Perfect Coffee and Tea
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71
Citrus-Juicing Octopodes
Citrus-Juicing Octopodes
OTOTO's Octo Citrus Reamer is Shaped Like a Cute Cephalopod
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70
Space-Saving Eco Dinnerware
Space-Saving Eco Dinnerware
The Huddle Dinnerware is Made from Plant-Based Materials
<
69
Minimalist Kitchenware Collections
Minimalist Kitchenware Collections
The Eat More Collection Showcases Interesting Design
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68
Stick-Based Coffee Brewers
Stick-Based Coffee Brewers
The 'T'remo' Drip Stick Coffee Brews Java in Just 10 Seconds
<
67
Waterproof Kitchen Notebooks
Waterproof Kitchen Notebooks
Stone's Chef's Notebook is Eco-friendly and Perfect for the Kitchen
<
66
Naturalistic Outdoor Coffee Grinders
Naturalistic Outdoor Coffee Grinders
This Premium Coffee Grinder is Crafted from Wood and Stone
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65
Screen-Integrated Range Hoods
Screen-Integrated Range Hoods
The 'REC' Range Hood Boasts a Touch Interface to Display Recipes
<
64
IOT Kitchen Appliances
IOT Kitchen Appliances
The LG Instaview ThinQ Refrigerator is Updated With AI-Controlled Features
<
63
Coffee-Brewing Tumblers
Coffee-Brewing Tumblers
The 'Sablier' Portable Drip Coffee Maker Freshly Brews Anywhere
<
62
Digitally Designed Whisky Glasses
Digitally Designed Whisky Glasses
Norlan's Rauk Whisky Glass is Inspired by Nature
<
61
Sliding Measurement Utensils
Sliding Measurement Utensils
The Joseph Joseph Slide Spoon Ensures Optimized Capabilities
<
60
Design-Conscious Utensil Holders
Design-Conscious Utensil Holders
The Yamazaki Home Kitchen Utensil Holder is Chic and Functional
<
59
Lightweight Grill Accessories
Lightweight Grill Accessories
The Outset Grill Prep Station Combines All Grilling Needs into One
<
58
All-in-One Coffee Brewers
All-in-One Coffee Brewers
The 'Coffee Boy' Coffee Maker Grinds Beans and Brews Fresh Servings
<
57
Smoke-Free Indoor Grills
Smoke-Free Indoor Grills
The TeChef 'True Grill Pan' Works on Your Stovetop
<
56
Small-Batch Bean Roasters
Small-Batch Bean Roasters
The Kelvin Home Coffee Roaster Prepares Beans in Mere Minutes
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55
Opulent Italian Appliances
Opulent Italian Appliances
Dolce & Gabbana and Smeg Launched a Range of Ornate Kitchen Appliances
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54
Pod Coffee Mug Brewers
Pod Coffee Mug Brewers
The Oritora 'Túbereka' Coffee Maker Brews in Just 90 Seconds
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53
Custom Coffee-Brewing Machines
Custom Coffee-Brewing Machines
This Nespresso Concept Offers Personalized Cups
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52
Coffee-Filtering Grinders
Coffee-Filtering Grinders
This Stylish Hand Coffee Grinder Filters Out Ultra-Fine Particles
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51
Durable BBQ Grill Pouches
Durable BBQ Grill Pouches
The Charcoal Companion Non-Stick Mesh Grilling Bag is Heat-Resistant
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50
Portion Control Serving Tools
Portion Control Serving Tools
Ponsawan Vuthisatkul Designed the Six-Piece 'New Normal' Collection
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49
Tubular Coffee Kitchen Appliances
Tubular Coffee Kitchen Appliances
This Conceptual Dyson Coffee Maker is Compact and Powerful
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48
Multifunctional Eating Utensils
Multifunctional Eating Utensils
The 'StikChops' Work with a Multitude of Different Foods
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47
Programmable Five-in-One Cookers
Programmable Five-in-One Cookers
The AirGO AP360 Multicooker Prepares Meals Many Different Ways
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46
Glacier-Inspired Kitchen Islands
Glacier-Inspired Kitchen Islands
Snarkitecture Sculpts Furniture from Natural Formations
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45
Stylish Pastel Lunchboxes
Stylish Pastel Lunchboxes
Natascha Madeiski's Containers are Colorful and Fun
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44
Avocado-Peeling Tools
Avocado-Peeling Tools
Joseph Joseph Released the 'GoAvocado' for Safe Avocado Peeling
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43
Triple-Food Preparation Appliances
Triple-Food Preparation Appliances
The 'Cooking M3' Appliance Prepares Your Entire Meal
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42
Pocket-Sized Coffee Makers
Pocket-Sized Coffee Makers
The Mini Coffee Press is Touted as the World's Most Portable
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41
Stock-Measuring Smart Containers
Stock-Measuring Smart Containers
The 'Stok' Canister Reminds You When it's Time to Go Shopping
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40
Airtight Universal Kitchen Lids
Airtight Universal Kitchen Lids
The Two Pillars 'UniLid' Fits Any Kind of Dish or Container
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39
Emerald Green Apartment Interiors
Emerald Green Apartment Interiors
Atelier Sagitta's Design is Color-Rich, Bold and Assertive
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38
Sustainable Food Printers
Sustainable Food Printers
The Conceptual Bouchee Capsule Food Printer Uses Mealworms and Seaweed
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37
Manually Powered Blenders
Manually Powered Blenders
The 'RevaBlend' Portable Non-Electric Blender Creates Tasty Drinks
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36
Colorful Millennial Kitchenware
Colorful Millennial Kitchenware
Walmart and BuzzFeed's Tasty are Selling Fun Kitchen Tools
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35
Origami-Inspired Cutting Boards
Origami-Inspired Cutting Boards
The 'GAMI' Cutting Board Streamlines Food Preparation
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34
Dual-Functioning Kitchen Appliances
Dual-Functioning Kitchen Appliances
The Grundig Exclusive Line Frees Up Counter Space
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33
Essential Kitchen Tools
Essential Kitchen Tools
The Iconics Kitchen Set Offers Minimalist Aesthetics and Great Performance
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32
Fridge-Upgrading Cameras
Fridge-Upgrading Cameras
The Smarter Fridge Cam Can be Placed Inside Any Kitchen Fridge
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31
Manually Powered Coffee Makers
Manually Powered Coffee Makers
The Palmpress Single Serve Coffee Press Crafts Premium Java
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30
Tech-Infused Range Hoods
Tech-Infused Range Hoods
The Falmec 'Spazio' Range Hood Holds Tablets and Grows Greenery
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29
Malleable Naturalistic Cutting Boards
Malleable Naturalistic Cutting Boards
The woodNflex Flexible Wood Cutting Board is Multifunctional
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28
Meal Storage Preparation Stations
Meal Storage Preparation Stations
The 'Live, Cook, Chill' Food Cart Stores a Weeks Worth of Meals
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27
Small Fast-Cooking Ovens
Small Fast-Cooking Ovens
The Brava Smart Oven is an Elegant and Stylish Cooking Appliance
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26
Carbon Steel Chef Knives
Carbon Steel Chef Knives
The Hinoki Japanese Chef Knife is Crafted by Master Bladesmiths
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25
Smart Herb-Milling Machines
Smart Herb-Milling Machines
The 'OTTO' is Ideal for Herbs, Spices and Teas
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24
Potato Starch Plastics
Potato Starch Plastics
'Potato Plastic' Decomposes in Just Two Months and is 100% Eco-Friendly
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23
Drink-Cooling Desktop Devices
Drink-Cooling Desktop Devices
The 'CupCooler |Instant|' Chills Beverages to the Right Temperature
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22
Speedy Countertop Cooking Appliances
Speedy Countertop Cooking Appliances
The 'Cooky' Prepares Meals with Your Tastes in Mind
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21
Qi-Enabled Coffee Mugs
Qi-Enabled Coffee Mugs
The 'Coomug' Keeps Drinks Hot and Charges Wirelessly
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20
Adaptable Shelving Systems
Adaptable Shelving Systems
The Rigg Modular Shelves System is Easy to Customize and Shift Around
<
19
Luxe Minimalist Kitchen Essentials
Luxe Minimalist Kitchen Essentials
Snowe's Latest Collection is the Epitome of Refined Quality
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18
Reusable Coffee Pods
Reusable Coffee Pods
The Capsulier Lite Lets Users Create Their Own Nespresso Pods
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17
Handsome Hidden Refrigerators
Handsome Hidden Refrigerators
The Conceptual 'Art Fresh Bar' Hides the Refrigerator in Plain Sight
<
16
DIY Produce Kits
DIY Produce Kits
'Aggressively Organic' Aims to Make Indoor Farming Accessible & Affordable
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15
Hybrid Solar Ovens
Hybrid Solar Ovens
The GoSun Fusion Uses Solar and Traditional Cooking Power
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14
Vertical Infrared BBQ Grills
Vertical Infrared BBQ Grills
The Gold Chef Vertical Grill Has a Portable Design
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13
Seafood-Specific Grill Pans
Seafood-Specific Grill Pans
The Outset Shrimp Cast Iron Grill Seals in Juices for Tasty Results
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12
Mobile Meal Preparation Stations
Mobile Meal Preparation Stations
The 'Prepdeck' Enables Organized Preparation from Anywhere
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11
Gardener Citrus Squeezers
Gardener Citrus Squeezers
The 'Lemoniere' Juicer Seamlessly Harvests Juice and Dispenses it
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10
Compact Millennial Kitchens
Compact Millennial Kitchens
Assembly by Yu Li is a Compact Portable Kitchen for Small Spaces
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9
Contoured Mess-Free Cutting Boards
Contoured Mess-Free Cutting Boards
The 'SliceX' Cutting Board Keeps Food Aligned During Prep
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8
In-Counter Cooking Systems
In-Counter Cooking Systems
The Micro Apartment Cooking System Saves Space in Compact Kitchens
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7
Modular Camper Kitchens
Modular Camper Kitchens
The 'TK Van' Features a Removable Stove Pod and Carbon Block Water Filter
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6
Hidden Vaulted Restaurants
Hidden Vaulted Restaurants
The Pauseteria Restaurant Has a Minimalist Interior and a High-End Menu
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5
Suspended High-Tech Range Hoods
Suspended High-Tech Range Hoods
The 'Orbital' Range Hood Boasts a Modern Floating Design
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4
Ultra-Compact Countertop Dishwashers
Ultra-Compact Countertop Dishwashers
The 'WeeWash' Quickly Cleans a Minimal Number of Items
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3
Compact Countertop Dishwashers
Compact Countertop Dishwashers
The One-Person Household Dishwasher is Perfect for Small Kitchens
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2
Multifunctional Butter Tools
Multifunctional Butter Tools
'Butter Twist' Spreads, Measures, Cuts and Stores Butter
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1
Hybrid Silicone Container Bags
Hybrid Silicone Container Bags
The 'Zip Top' Containers Promise Endless Reusability
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