Kitchen cabinets will always be useful in all kitchens, but now we’re seeing a trend towards open shelving. Why hide away those eye catching kitchen accessories and crockery behind closed doors: These have design and appeal too.
Some will argue that the concept pays tribute to minimalism, in a time when most home owners also want to add that touch of warmth. And how can you do that with a bare wall? But just think about how this type of kitchen can enhance the sculptural significance of
Generously-sized windows allow natural lighting inside, which contributes to an overall warm ambiance. The color palette in white and gray is tastefully disrupted here and there by powerful hues; take the green armchair for example, which adds an interesting traditional vibe, perfectly complemented by the entrance cabinet in matters of
Hidden spots under cupboards has been the prevailing trend in kitchens for the past 5 years, however now we are seeing a move back to exposed, sconce lighting. Look for lighting fixture which are showpieces in themselves.
What’s interesting is their range; leaning towards an almost city apartment conversion feel, with brick veneer walls, natural wood countertops and black-brown Laxarby doors; oh, and don’t forget the copper accessories.
Like the Scandinavians do best: Simple, classy and sleek. The trend has been around for some time, but this basic, stream lined look is here to stay in 2014. To avoid a cold uninviting kitchen experience, add some natural wood accessories, which will do wonders to the aura
The Stealth Kitchen from Resource Furniture is an intriguing concept consisting of modular functional units “hidden” behind a pretty looking wall. The idea of hidden kitchen components has been around for a while, yet this system is innovative: “The patented Stealth technology is UL listed.
In designing this 4,700-square-foot home, designer Leah Margolis from, also from Saratoga Springs, New York, worked with the homeowners to achieve a joint vision of a cohesive space. Margolis introduced the owners to mid-century modern design beginning with an original Saarinen Tulip Table. The table started the ball rolling and
They slide into each other, closing or opening the telescope, like a cloth folded and refolded on each occasion to create the most appropriate garment – or silk-wrapped package. Designed in cooperation between Codegoni and Faber’s R&D division, the unusual kitchen hood is currently available for purchase, at € 2300.
Unlike the photo below which only highlights a minimalistic use of brass on handles fixings and trim, bold brass and copper kitchen hoods and appliances (where possible) will be big in 2014. They’re littered throughout the trade fairs and expect to see them in shows such as KBB (Kitchens,
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