Kitchen / January 15, 2018 / Rayne Boyer.
The transitional kitchens are one of our favorite design to explore – it offers a great variety of textural and materials combinations and includes dynamic mixture of vintage, classic and contemporary design elements. The great variety of artistic expressions and combinations offers to the designer’s freedom of expression that incorporates elements from both traditional and modern design – a trend that is just picking up speed. You can have a rustic kitchen in your trendy city apartment or an urban design with natural and cozy features. In the past few years, transitional was an important design style for kitchens; we expect to see transitional kitchens remaining popular.
For a rustic look, consider whimsical light fixtures. In a modern kitchen, pendant lighting is the way to go, and you will only have to choose from the abundant options in the lighting store. Choose metallic or glass fixtures in a set of three to hang above your kitchen island.It’s exciting to think of all the possibilities when redesigning your modern rustic kitchen. Use this guide as a starting point and see where your imagination takes you.
One trend that fits into both modern and traditional kitchen cabinet design is creating an all grey kitchen. There are many grey hues to choose from, opening a wide spectrum of design options. For example, you can combine charcoal grey cabinets with lighter grey kitchen countertops, such as 5212 Noble Grey. Another option is pale grey cabinets with a 5003 Piatra Grey dark grey backsplash. Whichever combination you choose, imagine how well the grey will offset your stainless-steel sink and appliances.
The other tendency this season are the opposite design methods – using high-tech innovations of materials and surfaces the designers create large and massive volumes with shining surfaces and simple shapes. Here we can also observe the presence of wooden elements, but in those cases, they are used more as additions and artistic details not as a leading material selection. Dark colors and contrast are also eminent. The kitchen designs by Mina and bulthaup are a wonderful representation of this trend.