It’s been said that functionality is number one in kitchen design. But the kitchen is not only a space for chores. This year’s latest styles might just get you in the mood for creative cooking.
Bring in the cheer to your kitchen with bright hues! This kitchen sports blue wall tiles and ups the ante with red appliances. It’s easy to go overboard when embracing colours though. We love how this kitchen balances the whole look with pared-down cabinets in white.
In the pink
Colour can affect our moods and emotions more than we think. Pink is a great colour to bring into the kitchen for its nurturing and joyful feel. Soft, matte finishes evoke a calm ambience. On the other hand, a strong, glossy sheen like the one on these blush-coloured tiles evokes a vibrant and creative vibe. Pink pops when matched with black, white or grey. For the adventurous, consider pink with colours like red, purple, yellow and blue.
Make a statement
A combination of dark cherry and dark red laminates, available at EDL, gives this compact kitchen a vintage vibe when combined with rounded edges and vertical grooves. Before deciding on the material palette, consider the flow of sunlight into the area. Taking into account the kitchen’s placement away from the windows, wood-looking tiles in a lighter shade are an apt choice for brightening the space up.
Take a shine
No matter the size, it’s all about creating a streamlined silhouette. That said, injecting a dose of glamour to the combination with metallic accents in colours like rose gold, bronze and champagne gold will take the mood in your kitchen up a notch.
If you’re ready to see white go, the lightest shades of grey and beige make a dreamy combination. This powerful pastel combination creates an airy ambience instantly without the need for stark white. Also, working matte, light textures by way of floor tiles or other surface materials into your cabinets or island imbues visual interest.
This was adapted from an article originally published in the May 2019 issue of SquareRooms