The kitchen is the must functional room of the house, because it’s not just the place where you cook and serve food but it is also used for receiving guests and hosting parties. That’s why you should think about these elements when designing a kitchen. If you are a fan of the contemporary style, you should know that as a general rule, contemporary kitchen are clean, modern and classy. Get inspired from these next tips and give your kitchen a new and modern look.
Streamline modern furniture
A contemporary kitchen is described by a flat and smooth look which is mainly portrayed by the array of cabinets and appliances found in the kitchen. White cabinets and stainless steel appliances are the main choice when it comes to creating a contemporary design. It’s highly recommended to opt for integrated appliances if you want to create that modern and flat look. Invest in a good-quality built-in refrigerator with a stainless steel exterior and minimalist design. You can also match the design of the refrigerator with other appliances in your kitchen, such as the dishwasher or microwave. For instance, a built in dishwasher that has clean lines and a stainless steel exterior will add a touch of style to the overall design of the kitchen.
Steel and glass
Stainless steel appliances are extremely popular in contemporary kitchen, because they make the fastest transition to a modern look. We’ve talked about incorporating stainless steel appliances in your kitchen, but remember that white appliances can also create a contemporary look. White appliances can balance very well with dark wood tones. The key is to opt for large cabinets and appliances with clean lines and add texture with a dark wooden floor. Glass is another favorite among contemporary kitchen design themes. The best part about glass is that you can use it in almost everything: cabinet doors, tables, windows, etc.
There are many ways to modernize your kitchen space with the help of colors. White is most often used in modern kitchens because you can use it as a canvas and display artwork and other decoration items. In addition, it makes the space look brighter and wider as well. Many homeowners are opting for lighter shades of blue, such as cobalt and aqua or darker shades of blue, such as navy. Green can take the kitchen to a new level; a bright shade of green can wake up the kitchen and make the space more lively and frisky. If you are more daring and artsy, you can try a populat technique called “color blocking”. The key is to use contrasting colors, such as yellow and navy, purple and yellow or yellow and blue.