Kitchen is one of the
most important rooms in the home. Top-class modular
kitchens, architectural elements that add lavishness
to the kitchens such as crown moldings, latest
appliances and stylish hardware and fixtures become
the highlights of today's kitchen.
Kitchen décor has many aspects such as kitchen
shapes and layout, storage space and color schemes that have to
be paid attention to. Here are some practical tips for kitchen décor
that you must follow:
Classical kitchen décor uses oak wood.
Fine-grained woods such as cherry and maple
are used for contemporary kitchen décor.
Mix and match wood finishes and different textures in
countertops look interesting and add depth to the room.
Kitchens can be made traditionally as
utilitarian workspaces or as open spaces that are a part of
dining rooms or living room.
While most preferred, shape for a kitchen is
U-shape to allow the person to make best use of the
'work-triangle' of the space; other popular shapes are
L-shaped kitchens, Galley-shaped kitchens and island kitchens.
Stainless steel appliances with pewter finish
are most commonly used in kitchens while silver or gold
dinnerware is undoubtedly for grand and lavish dining.
Glass cabinets to show off your best china
and wooden panels to hide the rest are quite popular.
Space should be reserved to accommodate
cooking range, ovens, dishwashers and sinks.
Make sure that kitchen counters are durable,
look beautiful and are easy to clean. Most common are granite,
slate and marble slabs and tile mosaics are fast catching up
to lend a unique look to the kitchen.
Kitchen needs the most storage space with
lots of hidden storage areas too and you can mix and match
rollout shelves, vertical tray dividers and pullouts and
drawer inserts. You will also need recycling bins and
It's important to choose flooring material
consistent with the rest of the home. Tile is distinctive, but
it can be cold if not heated underneath and its hard surface
may require an area rug in work areas where prolonged standing
Kitchen flooring in bold colors are vibrant
and energetic but expensive too. Neutral colors are the
traditional choices and more budget-friendly too.
Recessed adjustable lighting and decorative
lighting fixtures spotlighting your kitchen island or dining
area can add a dramatic effect to your kitchen decor.