Will consumers keep cocooning? Yes, but not on the same scale. The research points toward downsizing. Acquiring kitchen gadgets and appliances will be on an as-needed basis.
Architects are seeing an uptick in requests for 900 sq. ft. home designs. So, has America fallen out of love with bigger is better? Less is mo’ betta’?
Perhaps so. Still, when I think about the room I love most, when I consider how people still crowd into a kitchen at every party, I have to believe that at least people will remain wedded to their kitchens. After all, kitchens make us happy.
I made a list of items that make me happy. I’m keeping everything in my kitchen on my list.