The kitchen is just another room in the house. The thing that makes it so special is its specific functionality and this is also the main element that dictates the design. However, when it comes to style, there are many different options and there’s no way to say which one is better than the rest because it all depends on your personal tastes and preferences. Here are ten such styles to choose from when designing a kitchen.
1. Polished concrete kitchen.
Concrete is a very basic and simple material and yet it can have so many different aspects. A polished concrete kitchen would usually have a more industrial look. Concrete floors are especially practical in the kitchen and they can be beautifully complemented by modern furniture and stainless steel appliances.
2. Modern farmhouse kitchen.
A modern farmhouse kitchen is a combination of rustic and contemporary. It’s important to find that balance between styles. For example, you can opt for rustic colors such as beige or brown and for traditional furniture but with simple designs and a more modern appearance. The details and accessories will add the final touches.
3. Elegant open space kitchen.
An open floor plan I a wonderful choice for multiple reasons. It allows you to open up the space by combining two or three spaces that were previously separate rooms and the limits between them are no longer that well0-defined so you can have more liberty when decorating. The kitchen could become larger as it shares the same space with the dining room or living area and it will give you more freedom of movement.
4. Modern, sleek kitchen.
The key to creating a sleek kitchen décor is to focus on the basics and give up all the unnecessary elements. The furniture, the same as the whole interior, needs to be minimalism, the color combinations chic and stylish and everything has to be well organized and functional. You need to use all the space you have available and to try to hide the storage areas for a more uniform and continuous look.
5. Rustic kitchen.
When you say rustic you usually visualize a lot of wood. It’s because wood is a natural material that has beautiful features, a friendly texture and a warm appearance and it’s also strong and durable. A rustic décor usually also has exposed beams in the ceiling, hardwood floors and furniture made from the same material. The light also needs to be warm. Moreover, a rustic décor is more suitable to small kitchens.
6. American kitchen.
This is a typical American kitchen. It’s spacious and also has a breakfast area and it features built-in furniture with stainless steel appliances. The furniture is modern and simple, the walls are white and there’s a beautiful kitchen island in the middle. Also, there are lots of integrated storage spaces with both open shelves and closed drawers.
7. French country kitchen.
It’s easy to notice all the French-inspired details from this kitchen. The coq is probably the most suggestive. The furniture features a chic traditional design and it’s very elegant, with lots of beautifully carved details and decorative elements. The kitchen has a rustic look mostly of because of the colors and patterns. In this case it’s the details that make the décor stand out and that allow it to be integrated into a specific category.
8. Colorful kitchen.
Regardless of the style and approach you choose for your kitchen, the choice of colors is very important. A colorful kitchen will offer as being fresh and airy whereas a too simple kitchen will seem monotonous and dull. You don’t necessarily have to mix many colors for successful results. For example, it’s enough to pick a vibrant and bold shade and to combine with white for a beautiful contrast.
9. Swedish kitchen.
This is a kitchen with a Nordic décor. As you can see, the main color is white which in this case was a great choice because the kitchen is quite small. Notice the built-in furniture and the continuous décor. This kitchen is very practical and functional, not to mention that is has a crisp, fresh look. A touch of color here and there completes this modern and stylish décor.
10. Industrial kitchen.
Industrial kitchens can be very beautiful and charming even though they have a hard time being warm and cozy. They tend to seem cold and not as inviting as other styles. Usually industrial kitchens adopt few colors such as white, black, grey and sometimes brown. They use rough materials such as metal and they feature stainless steel appliances and industrial decorations and accessories.