Metallics are making a big comeback in the world of serveware and design, which is why we’re devoting this week’s roundup to the latest trends in metallic kitchen goods. From functional finds to display-worthy divas, this unique assortment of metallic pieces offers an eclectic look at how to style the modern kitchen. Metal’s easy-to-clean properties, durability, and lightweight heft make it a superstar in any cooking or serving scenario. Here’s a look at five of our favorite metallic trends to incorporate into your home for an instantly fresh update.
1. High-Gloss Hammered Finish Bowls
As a unique example of the high-gloss metallic trend, the hammered metal candy dish elevates your fruit, candies, or snacks for the ultimate functional serveware look. You can also fill it with floating candles or flowers for an instantly elegant centerpiece. Created by designer Michael Aram, this coral-inspired bowl showcases the beauty of metalwork.
2. Vintage-Style Kitchen Tools
There’s nothing like the retro charm of small, useful tools in the kitchen. These delicate vintage-style metal kitchen scissors are perfect for snipping and trimming your flowers or baking twine. Their delicate embossed handles and short-blade shears make the perfect addition to your utensil drawer collection.
3. Vintage Silver Spice Shakers
Whether your style is ultra modern or traditional, vintage silver salt and pepper shakers are a timeless addition to any table setting. This set of two sterling silver salt and pepper shakers from Mastro Company is a fabulous way to pay homage to old-world craftsmanship and refinement. Their embossed French Provincial scroll design creates a heightened sense of luxury, making them perfect for your next fancy brunch or special dinner party.
4. Tiny Brass Serving Spoons
For scooping spices in style, brass serving spoons add warm tones and functional use to your mealtime table. The brass salt and spice spoon from Facture Goods is a wonderful metallic kitchen addition and brings delicate detail to your seasoning routine. Each features a hammered texture handle and develops a rustic patina over time.
5. Weathered Retro Colanders
Suitable for everyday use, veggie storage, or artful display, vintage colanders offer a tasteful touch of old school kitchen design. The vintage star patterned colander strainer from seller Stacy Howell features a truly unique weathered and star-shaped drainage design for all of your practical (and stylish) kitchen needs.
As you can see, using metallics in your kitchen and dining area adds functionality and a touch of flair. From the tabletop to your countertops, these various metallic trends range from high-gloss modern to muted material finishes. Find the look that works best for your style and add a unique piece to your curated collection!
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