Kicking off our 2016 Trends series, we’ve got news for you! It has been determined that traditional stainless steel is out, and what has been swept in has a major cool factor — black stainless steel. Feel free to mix and match this new finish with your existing stainless steel pieces, creating a masculine edge in any kitchen. We love this idea applied in different ways: For an ultra-contemporary look, select gun-metal gray cabinetry and other more moody finishes. To keep things transitional, lighter and brighter is key!