Published at Saturday, November 10th 2018, 03:20:45 AM. Kitchen. By Marlayna Huber.
This midcentury modern kitchen is also open onto the living room. It has a simple and very cohesive décor with furniture made of wood and featuring similar characteristics throughout. The fact that it’s part of a set makes the kitchen seem uniform and simple. The wood adds elegant and warmth to the décor and the color matches the design of the living room.
A monochromatic color scheme is very modern for any space, and the kitchen is no exception. If monochromatic is what you’re after, be sure to vary the tones and tints of the color itself, as well as the sheen and texture. Notice the variation between all grey aspect of this kitchen among the floor, cabinetry, countertops, and lighting fixture. When combined, the effect is interesting with great visual depth.
In Scandinavian-style homes, all rooms seem to share the same design. However, they are all unique and they each have distinctive characteristics. The kitchen, for example, is a very interesting space to analyze from the perspective of this style. The kitchen in Scandinavian homes has an airy and simple décor but it’s also functional and practical. Given the fact that the kitchen is primarily a functional space although in a lot of modern homes it doubles as a social area, a Scandinavian design suits it well.
Stone is such a wonderful decorating medium. All the colors and textures that the variations provide make it easy to choose one for your space. Cover the boring bits of your existing kitchen island in your favorite shade for a really cabin like look. You might think that your tiny farmhouse kitchen is just not big enough for an island, but you’re probably wrong. With some wood, stain and a free Saturday, you can build a custom rustic island for your kitchen that will double your work space.