Published at Saturday, December 01st 2018, 01:14:59 AM. Kitchen. By Adrian Wright.
It’s also common for the kitchen to feature small bursts of color. These are focal points that are strategically placed and that can also be seen in the rest of the house as well. So whether it’s a bright-colored appliance, a set of colorful plates, a piece of furniture or a floral arrangement, the goal is always the same: to break the monotony and to create a fresh décor.
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.
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.
Of course, if you love the look of a white kitchen but wanted to stray just a little from the trending all-white kitchen, there are ways to do that with subtle color. Maintain the white feel with unadorned windows, marble countertop and backsplash, and a white farmhouse sink. Throw a pale grey-green color onto the cabinets, then accent with metallic hardware, fixtures, and accessories. The result is a kitchen that feels almost ethereal without being completely white.