Just like in any part of the house, the kitchen also requires a certain amount of inspiration when it comes to actualising a theme that will make it a concrete decorative design in a manner that combines functionality and beauty. This planning is even more important in developing a kitchen that is appealing and practical at the same time. Its dimensions are to a large extent responsible in requiring a person to be creative in order to maximise the given space. Remember, though, that even small spaces can be just as beautiful and cozy.
In this article, Homify has assembled 20 beautiful kitchens that will inspire you. Here, you'll see how the balance between functionality and the aesthetic can vary accordingly depending on the needs and wants of different homeowners.
So come on and let's check it out!
Having an open space offers several possibilities for kitchens that seek to extend beyond the limits imposed by the walls. The focus is on integrating an environment that allows the area to look larger than it actually is, adding in a doorway that leads to the garden or the laundry area is also a wonderful addition for this space that bring in natural light into the kitchen.
This fun, quirky and personalised environment beautifully reflects the personality of the homeowner. White is the predominant colour and is peppered by brightly coloured tones as seen on the chairs, refrigerator and columns.
This mint green colour is one of the most widely used today, especially in Scandinavian style decoration. This kitchen with a retro flair conveys a wonderful feeling of freshness. Contrasting with the modern cabinets and the rustic wooden table that is matched with yellow chairs.
In addition to integrating the kitchen space, a good way to make this area seem prominent, is to provide it with elements that draw attraction. This blue coloured cabinets with black accent designs exudes so much character. Not only by the play of colours, but also by the different items that mixed into the place, from the shelves that portray an industrial aesthetic to the geometric patterns of the kitchen floor and the modern glass dining table.
There are many design features that you can put into practice to make your kitchen appear larger and interesting at the same time. The use of white, for example, is one of the standard default features in this type of space, still, that doesn't mean you can't play with colours according to your preference. Here, the architects chose to cover the floor with coloured tiles with a geometric motif that make this kitchen look cool and full of character.
The kitchen should, among other things, be an inspiring space. To create delicious recipes, there is nothing better than to feel in a pleasant environment that invites us to stay. After all, who wants to cook or eat in an ugly, dark and disorganized kitchen? The bet in bright colors, such as red, is ideal to awaken a cozy feeling.
When your kitchen space is small, that means optimising the available surface is more than necessary. Distributing its functions in a sleek grey and white design. A nice way to make the space appear brighter is by adding some lighting embedded under the upper cupboards, providing a simple, practical and functional design application.
Central islands are common in larger kitchens, but with a good design, it is also possible to incorporate them into a small space. In this case, we see an open environment with an 'L' distribution that has the island as a division. A practical solution that still incorporates what the homeowners want.
To give your kitchen a unique personality, there's nothing like betting on natural materials for the walls. Even bricks, when matched with modern design can look elegant and appealing.
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