When it comes to designer or redecorating your kitchen there is a general consensus that at the heart of it all kitchens are the same really. They serve the same purpose and have the same functions and therefore the same contents. Well think again; think outside the box. A phrase adored by interior designers, especially when they mean it. Hopefully this article will inspire of their magic upon you.
Glass is not a choice for fitting out a kitchen due to concerns about heat-resistance and durability. However there are companies out there that make glass tailored for this very purpose. Glass makes everything look very clean and shiny. You can also get painted glass which would be original and be a unique component to your kitchen.
As for the cabinets, there isn’t much variation in choice once you’ve chosen the style you want. However you can make a choice about the color choosing an unusual color would make your kitchen stand out to admirers. You can opt for understated colors such as hues of grey, cream, blues and browns. Variations of these can look quite authentic as long as they complement your overall theme and color scheme.
A different style of tile can add to your creation in progress. Traditionally tiles tend to be the same size, go for different sized tiles to create some variety. A mix of materials can add interest as well with the likes of stone, glass and porcelain. You could create a pattern or stagger the different sizes and texture of the tiles around.
Explore all the storage area you have and consider if everything in your kitchen is currently stored in its optimal place. Consider moving around items and utensils that don’t necessarily make sense in the place they are, you’ve just always put them there without further question or thought. You want your kitchen to be one that you can find your way around in the way that you like it; be unconventional and put things where you want to.
You may also consider adjusting the lighting instead of opting for classic kitchen overhead lighting. Put some variety in and add spotlights or choose an extravagant light fitting such as a chandelier. Soft lighting will create mood and atmosphere which is ideal if you have a kitchen diner and great for parties and small gatherings.
Allow yourself to be as creative as you can and above all choose what you like that won’t take away the kitchen purpose but it will enhance the time you spend in there.