Design May 08, 2017. The beauty of adding wooden surfaces to the modern kitchen goes beyond mere textural contrast. It allows you to blend two different styles and add a hint of rustic, farmhouse, traditional or even industrial panache to the stylish, contemporary kitchen. While wood does a great job of lending that natural, rustic appeal, marble acts as a balancing element by elevating the ‘sophistication’ of the kitchen with its polished finish.
Design May 09, 2017. Gone are the days when the kitchen was filled with just polished plastic surfaces and design that was typical of the 90’s ‘cubicle’ trend. Modern kitchens are once again going down the classic route and textural contrast is back in style, big time! With that mind, designers are turning towards both wood and natural stone to provide the necessary contrast even while keeping the ergonomics refined and cutting-edge. Apart from the warmth of wood, it is the exquisite elegance of marble that seems to be the preferred choice as cutting-edge kitchen compositions are being selectively draped in marble.
Kitchen Backsplash May 08, 2017. The first project on our list features a wonderful rustic backsplash made from the reclaimed wood of old shipping pallets. You can see this backsplash is a great DIY project opportunity for your kitchen because it uses inexpensive materials to create great looking results. If you decide to have this kitchen backsplash, locate some old pallets with boards in good condition, scrub the boards clean, and cut them into smaller sized pieces.
Design May 02, 2017. If contemporary design ever taught us anything, it’s that all is possible, experimenting yields great results, and reinventing is important. Designers, following this approach, offer a lot of unique contemporary kitchen furniture designs that make up the most attractive interiors. From cool kitchen island to freestanding kitchen units – you’ll find your one true kitchen in this post.
Design May 08, 2017. If contemporary design ever taught us anything, it’s that all is possible, experimenting yields great results, and reinventing is important. Designers, following this approach, offer a lot of unique contemporary kitchen furniture designs that make up the most attractive interiors. From cool kitchen island to freestanding kitchen units – you’ll find your one true kitchen in this post.
Design May 08, 2017. 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 the grey aspects of this kitchen among the floor, cabinetry (uppers and lowers), countertops, and lighting fixture. When combined, the effect is interesting with great visual depth.
Kitchen Backsplash May 08, 2017. First, however, let’s understand what marble is so we can better judge and appreciate it. Geologists refer to marble as a metamorphosed limestone while stonemasons have a broader way of looking at it. Marble is used as a building material and also in sculptures. It’s of many different types, each having its own particularities that help us distinguish between them.
Cabinets & Storages May 08, 2017. Modern style cabinetry isn’t for everyone, although there usually is a form and function that will appeal to many. In many kitchen and baths, modern cabinetry can be mixed and matched with varying colors and styles to bring together a unified appeal. Depending on your taste, your home and interiors should reflect you and your family’s style and taste. Modern styled cabinetry can transform your kitchen or bath into the space you’ve always dreamed of!
Kitchen Island & Carts May 08, 2017. Choosing between a glossy finish or a honed finish for the island countertop can make all the difference to your kitchen’s ambiance over time. A polished, glossy finish definitely is more appealing visually, and it reflects light fabulously to give the kitchen a stunning focal point. But marble countertops with a glossy finish etch easily when exposed to acidic materials, and if you are not careful, the whole thing can turn into a big mess within just a few months. Honed marble on the other hand is already etched and hence far safer, but the downside is that it stains easily!