Kitchen / June 26, 2018 / .
There is absolutely no reason to feel sorry about a small kitchen because it always has its advantages: it is cozier, you would not spend 30 minutes to find something because everything is at hand. Here are some ideas how to make a small kitchen cool. To better give an feeling of space, create contrasts in colors and luminosity. Do not hesitate to play with materials like brick, glossy paint, wood and plain white. If your kitchen is very small, you can use built-in furniture and appliances and make the dining zone in the main room. Some more pictured ideas are below to help you better design your small kitchen.
Open shelving is another great way to make the most of a small kitchen. However, it must be kept minimal and tidy. Clutter on display is going to make the room feel crowded. There is an old saying of a place for everything and everything in it is place. Storage is essential to small kitchen living. If you can create dedicated space for items and activities it will make the space look, and feel, much bigger and you will be able to better utilise the space.
When deciding on a color palette for your kitchen, it is important to think about the overall design of your home and the vibe you are trying to achieve. Ask yourself how you want your kitchen to feel. Is it country chic? Modern and sleek? French bistro? There are many different pieces of your kitchen that need to coordinate, including your cabinets, countertops, backsplash, wall color and even appliances.
Many homeowners and designers agree that light yellow is a winning color in the kitchen. It is friendly enough not to raise any eyebrows, yet distinctive enough that it will complement most types of kitchen cabinet wood species. Like whites, the yellows reflect maximum ambient light, a plus if you have a gloomy townhouse or row house—yet without the hospital-sterile feeling that white convey.