Kitchens of yesteryear served the sole purpose of function: get in, get the cooking done, clean up, and get out. The kitchen is the heart of the home and a great place to entertain. For this reason, it is imperative to create a space that is both functional and beautiful. There are so many trends to consider for your kitchen remodel-such as a timeless rustic design. In today’s modern world, rustic doesn’t have to equal raw wood paneling or floors. Here are some tips for you to consider when bringing your modern rustic kitchen to life.
While white kitchens will never go out of style, we’re seeing a move towards warmer materials and a less utilitarian or expected approach. Consider the new kitchen an extension of the living and dining spaces, especially those in an open concept arrangement. The thought process is a “not so kitchen, kitchen”. Working with a cohesive colour palette and materials to achieve a sense of unity with adjacent spaces provides a connection with interior elements such as furniture, lighting and decorative details, leaving the kitchen with all the importance of function yet all the style to go along with the rest of your home.