Isabeau Leblanc Kitchen Design November 05, 2017 16:39:48
Planning for the perfect kitchen island is as much about getting the dimensions right as it is about the extra cabinet space and additional perks it brings. The large U-shaped kitchen island looks like a tantalizing prospect but it is a design that only works well in the really spacious kitchens. On the upside this island allows you to expand on your storage add more cabinets than usual and lets you combine prep cooking and serving stations with ease.
Embracing a dash of darkness before you take a bigger plunge is a smart choice when it comes to altering your kitchen’s color scheme. Instead of a full-fledged paint job or even a retiling of the backsplash start off small by trying out black accents a gray cabinet door or two or even dark pendant lights above the kitchen counter. Combine the light and dark elements to paint a picture of contrasting synergy that leaves friends and family captivated. White countertops coupled with dark island base gray bar stools or even just a few black vases on the floating shelves – think small before you settle on the final look.
Polished-nickel faucets have always been popular in the kitchen as they proudly sit next to the sink and stainless steel is definitely no stranger to the kitchen thanks to its sturdy and easy-to-clean reputation. But the last few seasons have seen the warm glow of copper finding its way back into the modern kitchen that seems to draw inspiration from an era gone by. A revival of styles such as vintage rustic farmhouse and industrial have seen homeowners opt for copper cooking ranges and finishes that play into the overall ‘modern-meets-classic’ theme.
The three compositions below epitomize the classic appeal of the single-wall kitchen and yet each one has a style of its own. The first tends to combine farmhouse aesthetics and warmth of wood with appliances and counters in white. The second presents a completely contrasting picture with its dark modern appeal and the last kitchen leans heavily towards an industrial look enhanced by brick and metal. Yet all the three kitchens blend ergonomics of the one-wall kitchen with their respective styles in a fluid and fascinating manner.
Customization that is centered around minimal form is the defining aspect of Look and every little detail inside this kitchen and each modular element has been crafted to fit into this larger refined picture. With kitchens increasingly becoming a part of the living room visual Look is crafted to blend in perfectly with the sophisticated contemporary living space ever so effortlessly. Yet even as a standalone design the handleless panel doors and recessed finger pulls smart islands with ample storage space open shelving units and bespoke wooden worktops combine to create a captivating and relaxing kitchen.
The blend of ergonomics and aesthetics is an important aspect of any modern kitchen and Orange Evolution allows you to take this to a whole new level with the use of smart cabinets that present a visually light impression. Large monochromatic units are combined with bright splashes of color and you can later change these compositions with ease to give your kitchen a distinct look and style that fits the existing theme of your home. Large open aluminum-coated bookcase-style shelves give this exciting kitchen another wonderful added dimension both in terms of form and functionality.