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Top 55 Kitchen Ideas in April

From Upright Breakfast Makers to Smart Water Pitchers

— April 24, 2016 — Art & Design
From upright breakfast makers that save on counter space to smart water pitchers that automatically order new filters, the April 2016 kitchen trends reveal a growing demand for products that not only save on space, but also help consumers complete tasks more efficiently. Indeed, with more consumers living in small dwellings, there is a greater need for more efficient kitchen tools.

When it comes to cooking tools, many consumers are looking from products that improve the functionality of their kitchen without taking up too much space. One clever example of a space-saving kitchen accessories is Cuisinart's Vertical Belgian Waffle Maker, which offers a more compact waffle maker solution. Another example is the Drop Block Knife Storage Drawer, which allows consumers to store their knives underneath a kitchen cabinet.

Beyond saving on space, the April 2016 kitchen trends also reveal a demand for more efficient products. This largely refers to tech-integrated products that allow consumers to perform common tasks quicker and more accurately. Some examples of high-tech kitchen tools include infrared countertop ovens, nutrient-harnessing juicers and smart water pitchers.
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Freshness
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Smart Water Pitcher Replenishment
Smart Water Pitcher Replenishment
The Filtered Water Pitcher Orders Its Own Filter Replacements
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53
Temperature-Regulating Cups
Temperature-Regulating Cups
The Stone Cup is Designed to Heighten the Drinking Experience
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52
Monstrously Cheeky Dinnerware
Monstrously Cheeky Dinnerware
'Karin: Monster Platter Dinnerware' is Artful and Affordable
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51
All-Purpose Container Openers
All-Purpose Container Openers
The 'magic Opener EXTREME' Can Opener Makes Quick Work of Containers
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50
Kitchen Rental Services
Kitchen Rental Services
'The Food Corridor' Includes Commercial Kitchens in the Sharing Economy
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49
Musical Egg Timers
Musical Egg Timers
The Beep Egg Cooker Floats and Plays Music to Indicate Cooking Texture
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48
Custom Coffee Bean Roasters
Custom Coffee Bean Roasters
The 'ZenRoast' Coffee Bean Roaster Makes Customized Coffee Better
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47
Nutrient-Harnessing Juicers
Nutrient-Harnessing Juicers
The Juicepresso Uses a Cold-Press Method to Retain Natural Vitamins
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46
Compact Pot Heat Protectors
Compact Pot Heat Protectors
The 'Heli-Trivet' Pot Pad Conveniently Folds Up When Not in Use
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45
Custom Temperature Wine Dispensers
Custom Temperature Wine Dispensers
The 'Cryos' Wine Chilling Dispenser Ensures Perfect Wine
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44
Cracker-Holding Soup Bowls
Cracker-Holding Soup Bowls
The Cracker and Soup Mug Enhances the Ritual Around the Cuisine
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43
Hydrating Produce Storage Systems
Hydrating Produce Storage Systems
The GRÖNT Hangs Vegetable and Keeps Them Fresh Using Water
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42
Smart Mechanical Decanters
Smart Mechanical Decanters
The iFAVINE 'iSommerlier' Makes Decanting Wine a Connected Endeavor
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41
Knife-Proof Gloves
Knife-Proof Gloves
The 'NoCry' Cut Resistant Gloves Stop Kitchen Injuries from Occurring
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40
Uniquely Formed Porcelain Dishes
Uniquely Formed Porcelain Dishes
The Erosion Set by Studio Floris Wubben is Made via Fire & Water
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39
Infrared Countertop Ovens
Infrared Countertop Ovens
The Panasonic Induction Oven Prepares Food in Minimal Time
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38
Stylish Blackboard Refrigerators
Stylish Blackboard Refrigerators
The Miele Blackboard Fridge is a Creative Domestic Appliance
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37
Stem-Free Wine Glasses
Stem-Free Wine Glasses
These Luxurious Wine Glasses Use a Metal Base and Eliminate the Stem
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36
Modular Stove Systems
Modular Stove Systems
The SPEETBOX Wood Stove is Designed in Cubes for Customized Arrangement
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35
Wine-Aerating Dispensers
Wine-Aerating Dispensers
The 'Aervana' Electric Aerating Wine Dispenser Pours Perfect Glasses
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34
Functional Fireproof Gloves
Functional Fireproof Gloves
The BlueFire Pro Cooking Gloves Allows for Dexterity in Hot Scenarios
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33
Custom Cocktail Ice Kits
Custom Cocktail Ice Kits
The Studio Neat 'Neat Ice Kit' Enables Perfect Ice of Any Kind
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32
Eight-Sided Silverware
Eight-Sided Silverware
This Brass Cutlery Project Reimagines Eating Utensils as Art
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31
Galactic Cupcake Sets
Galactic Cupcake Sets
The Star Wars Cupcake Set Helps You Bake with the Force
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30
Cross-Sectional Toasters
Cross-Sectional Toasters
The Dash Clear View Toaster Makes Toasting Bread a Visual Experience
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29
Smart Water Filters
Smart Water Filters
The New Brita Pitcher Anticipates When a New Filter is Needed
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28
Wildlife Tea Sets
Wildlife Tea Sets
Yvonne Ellen Designs Puzzle-Like China Bone Dishware
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27
Hand-Held Butter Sprayers
Hand-Held Butter Sprayers
The biēm Butter Sprayer Turns Solid Butter into a Fine Mist
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26
Multifunctional Smart Ovens
Multifunctional Smart Ovens
The Tovala Smart Oven Cooks Specially Prepared Meals in Minutes
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25
Meat-Scoring Grill Accessories
Meat-Scoring Grill Accessories
The 'Slotdog' Makes BBQ Hot Dogs Perfectly Ready to be Cooked
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24
Eco-Friendly Food Preservers
Eco-Friendly Food Preservers
The 'Food Protectors' Help Keep Fruits and Vegetables Fresh
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23
Collapsible Cup Holders
Collapsible Cup Holders
The Exclamation Cup is an Extendable Pocket to House Beverages
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22
Anatomical Condiment Stirrers
Anatomical Condiment Stirrers
The Help! Honey Dipper is Designed to Look Like a Drowning Hand
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21
Custom Cake-Decorating Tools
Custom Cake-Decorating Tools
The 'Write On!' Icing Dispenser Makes Writing on Desserts a Cinch
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20
Comprehensive Efficiency Appliances
Comprehensive Efficiency Appliances
The LG Black Stainless Steel Series Solves Common Problems
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19
Automated Cocktail Mixers
Automated Cocktail Mixers
The Rabbit Electric Cocktail Mixer Creates Perfect Cocktails
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18
Spacesuit-Inspired Containers
Spacesuit-Inspired Containers
The OTOTO Astro Fruit and Vegetable Container Ensures Fresh Produce
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17
Coffee-Perfecting Sifters
Coffee-Perfecting Sifters
The 'Rafino' Turns Any Coffee Grounds into the Perfect Cup of Coffee
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16
Conveniently Quick Meal Preparers
Conveniently Quick Meal Preparers
The REDMOND Pressure Multi Cooker Makes Meals Quickly and Easily
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15
Simplistic Iced Coffee Makers
Simplistic Iced Coffee Makers
The Thermos ECI-660 Simplifies the Chilled Coffee Experience
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14
Jet Engine Espresso Machines
Jet Engine Espresso Machines
The Aviatore Veloce Espresso Maker Takes the Form of a Jet Engine
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13
Celestial Meteorite Knives
Celestial Meteorite Knives
The L-08 Muonionalusta Knife Sets are Made From Scandinavian Space Rock
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12
Bicycle Brake Mugs
Bicycle Brake Mugs
This Unique Coffee Mug Features a Handle Made from a Bicycle Brake
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11
Boxed Wine Dispensers
Boxed Wine Dispensers
The Boxxle is a Countertop Wine Dispenser that Holds Three Liters of Liquid
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10
Connected Custom Coffee Makers
Connected Custom Coffee Makers
The Behmor Coffee Maker is Managed via the Smartphone App
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9
Remote Control Cooking Rings
Remote Control Cooking Rings
The 40Ring is a Wearable Induction Cooker that Control Temperature
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8
Cyclopic Toast Cutters
Cyclopic Toast Cutters
The Egg Monster Toast Cutter Makes Breakfast Fun
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7
Handy Hinged Lids
Handy Hinged Lids
This Pan Safety Lid Reduces the Risk of Steam and Boiling Water Burns
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6
Air-Purifying Range Hoods
Air-Purifying Range Hoods
The 'Nebula' Kitchen Chimney Moves and Purifies the Air
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5
Upright Breakfast Makers
Upright Breakfast Makers
The Cuisinart Vertical Belgian Waffle Maker Ensures Even Cooking
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4
Featherweight Cast Iron Pans
Featherweight Cast Iron Pans
The Field Skillet is Lighter Than A 13-Inch MacBook Pro
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3
Utility Residence Blocks
Utility Residence Blocks
The Hub Kitchen and Bathroom Unit Can be Used to Create a Livable Space
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2
Cleverly Sectioned Seasonings
Cleverly Sectioned Seasonings
The Spice Palette by Risa Takeuchi is Made for First Time Cooks
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1
Hidden Magnetic Knife Blocks
Hidden Magnetic Knife Blocks
The Drop Block Knife Storage Drawer is Installed Underneath Cabinets
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