Kitchens, whose design is made in light colors - it's classic. Light color, despite its simplicity, can be cold and warm, home-like cozy and at the same time stylish and catchy. The color scheme of such designs is very high, and everyone can choose for themselves the solution that will seem to him the most optimal and beautiful.
The light color of the kitchen is not only cold white. In fact, the choice of shades is very large: delicate pink, restrained beige, ivory, warm vanilla, refreshing pastel blue and green, strict gray, feminine violet, eccentric metallic and others.
Even white has a huge palette of shades, just people who are far from design do not always think about it. But, when combining them correctly, you can give the kitchen additional facets, textures, which will make it unique and interesting.
Light shades have a lot of advantages:
- positively affect the psychoemotional state of a person;
- at the right moment adjusting to the working mode;
- visually make the room spacious, fill it with light;
- easy to combine with other shades;
- suitable for rooms made in different styles.
Bright kitchens have their shortcomings, but there are only three main ones:
- boring and commonplace;
- with the wrong combination of shades - coldness.
Advice! Completely white kitchens are important to play with bright accents, otherwise they will resemble the operating room. Add a drop of black, red, orange or other flashy color to the interior, and then the white room will be transformed beyond recognition. Accents can even become pleasant little things on the tables, napkins, apron, equipment.
Classical cuisine in light colors
The kitchen, made in a classical style, will never lose its relevance. About her owner, she immediately says one thing - he can feel the style and see the beauty.
This interior is not overloaded with a large number of details, simple and concise, but at the same time it is decorated with interesting and simple accents, it always looks cozy and, if necessary, even festive.
The color of the walls in the kitchen in the style of "classic" is white, beige, olive, vanilla, cream. But the furniture can be both light and dark colors.
Stop your choice on the following colors of the headset:
And overly saturated, screaming colors of kitchen furniture in classical designs should not be.
The most beautiful in the kitchen of the classical style looks a set of wooden massif or material, painted "under the tree."
Despite the seeming "boring" and ordinary, the color range of natural wood shades is very high:
- Red tree;
- bleached oak.
One of the drawbacks of light kitchens in the classical style is high cost, as natural materials are sometimes expensive.
But the undoubted plus of classics is that it is an indicator of the sense of style and status of the owner. Most often this style is used in spacious apartments or country houses.
Modern light kitchens
Modern styles of kitchen designs are functional modern, high-tech high-tech, extraordinary loft, ascetic minimalism. Each of them can be executed in light colors, but there is much room for imagination here than for the classical design of the kitchen.
The set and other furniture here can be made in any shades of light color, but most often used are white, blue, gray, steel, violet, maroon. The facade can be both glossy and matte, it often contains all kinds of drawings.
Light furniture looks bright with interspersions of catchy accents, best of all, if it's black and silvery colors. Sometimes very nice can be a combination of natural natural materials with concrete, metal.
In the kitchens of modern style, the headsets "bright top - dark bottom" look good. If the top cabinets are made in white, grayish colors, then the bottom can be black, dark chocolate, color wenge.
Headsets in the modern style are as simple and relatively inexpensive as compared to the kitchens in the classical style, they will perfectly suit both for a small apartment and for a big country house.
Floors в такой кухне могут быть как светлых, так и темных оттенков. Контрастные цвета часто комбинируются между собой – здесь многое зависит от того, в каком стиле оформляется само помещение.
Materials for the floor of a light kitchen are diverse and do not differ from anything other than color in the kitchens of other shades. Ceramic and granite tiles, linoleum, laminate, parquet, vinyl tile, self-leveling floors look different in different rooms.
For example, for the hi-tech style, the use of white ceramic tiles will be ideal. For classical cuisine, the best way to design a floor is a parquet, a laminate or a linoleum in the color of a tree.
The floors look like tiles of two colors: for example, to form a "chessboard" of black and white (for modern kitchens) or beige and brown (for classical) tiles. Of course, with respect to the classical cuisine, the rule again operates here: the more "natural" the floors, the better it will look.
The main colors that are suitable for floor design in a light kitchen:
- dark and light wood;
- a rock;
- black - exclusively for modern kitchens.
Table top and apron
Table-tops for classical light kitchens are mostly gray, beige tones. Sometimes the working surfaces of black or wenge color are very advantageous - especially for fully beige or white kitchen sets.The optimal option is to use natural shades and natural materials: light wood, stone.
For modern kitchens, the best color option for a countertop is silver metallic or a glossy surface of any color pleasant to the eye and combined with the main color of the kitchen: as a rule, it is black, gray, white, cream, red.
Aprons on color ideally should be combined with a table top, as if complementing it. Although sometimes you can play in contrast: for example, a black table top and a white or red apron. In modern kitchen, this detail can be decorated with drawings, ornaments.
Well, if the apron contrasts or, conversely, is combined with the color of the floor in the room or has the same shade as the top of the headset (in the case of furniture with a dark bottom and a light top).
Sometimes an apron can become that bright accent that animates the room. This reception is used in modern kitchens. In this case, the apron can be any bright shade: green, black, red, orange, yellow and so on.
Optimal combinations of colors of an apron and table tops for a light kitchen:
- черный и white;
- beige and wood;
- древесный и white;
- black or white stone and white gloss;
- white and red.
Curtains for a light kitchen
Curtains in a bright kitchen often become the "animating" accent, which will give the room a cozy appearance. Typically, textiles in such premises are used in a darker shade than furniture.
In classic kitchens look like colorful motifs with patterns, and monochrome. In addition to dark colors, you can choose curtains and light shades in a light kitchen, but with a bright and contrasting ornament.
If the furniture in the kitchen is glossy, then the curtains from the textured fabric will add comfort and warmth to the room.
Choosing curtains for kitchen windows, focus not only on their appearance, but also on practicality: they should not interfere with the process of cooking and just have to be easily washed, and the fabric should not absorb odors.
Types of kitchen curtains are varied:
- tulle curtains;
Each of them has its pros and cons. For example, roll and Roman blinds are simple in appearance, but very functional, as they can be raised and lowered to the desired height.
But the curtains look very refined and rich. Light tulle curtains will make the room tender, but they do not obscure the kitchen if necessary.
Recently, the popularity of tying thread curtains, muslin, which can be left free to fall down or tie a beautiful bow. In comparison with the tulle curtains, they are convenient in that they facilitate access to the window.
For classical cuisine, curtains with lambrequins, tulle curtains or Austrian curtains are best suited. For modern kitchens choose roll or Roman blinds.
In a bright kitchen should be and light wallpaper. The main rule when choosing them - the shade of the wall covering should differ from the color of the headset.
Usually in light kitchens, furniture is selected for a few tones darker than the wallpaper itself. Although sometimes (most often in fully white kitchens) the suite and the covering of the walls can be the same color. In this case, it is especially important to add bright accents to the interior.
Often, walls in light kitchens are finished with decorative plaster, painted or glued with waterproof vinyl wallpaper.
In the kitchen you can also use liquid, non-woven, acrylic or fiberglass wallpaper. The main criteria for choosing a wall cover for a kitchen room should be its moisture resistance, low ability to absorb odors, easy cleaning.
Depending on the chosen style wallpaper can be as smooth, or textured, with embossing. In some cases, different types of wall covering can be combined with each other.The color palette is wide: wallpaper in a light kitchen can be gently pink, light olive, blue, beige, milky and other colors.
Kitchen light colors - a win-win option for both spacious rooms, and for modest in size "cages".
And if you keep it in impeccable cleanliness, then it always looks great - sometimes an ideal order in a light kitchen is much more difficult to maintain than to independently design for it.