By Rajiv Sethi
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANSlife) A colour renaissance has been long overdue, especially in light of the spread of all-white spaces. These roomy, monochromatic areas seem classy while also being serene and photogenic. Additionally, there are a wealth of colourful wallpapers and patterned tile designs you may explore alongside adding vibrantly coloured paint to your home, starting with the kitchen.
Even if you’re willing to run to the paint store, there are more options besides simply painting your walls a cheerful pink or a soothing green. Vases, plates, hutches, and other items can all be used to add colour to a space. Alternately, for a splash of colour that seems a little more varied, peruse the many colourful wallpaper selections that are offered. Combining all of these ideas may be a terrific new beginning for your kitchen if you’re feeling extra brave. Regardless of where they fall on the hue spectrum, no one should be afraid to periodically spice things up chromatically in their kitchen.
Implement a Coral Burst
Coral is the perfect balance of pink and orange. Despite having a big year in 2019, it has solidified its position as a fashionable kitchen cabinet alternative. Whether you paint your uppers, lowers, or the entire kitchen in peachy pink, it will work well for you as a punchy touch of colour. It is a warm and spicy colour.
The Contemporary Farmhouse Look
The sage green cabinets adds a pleasant pop of colour against the stark white ceiling and the cosy wood elements. The addition of a pastel colour can brighten your kitchen area while retaining your minimalist style and give it a rustic yet sophisticated sense.
The shade of sage green is especially popular for kitchens. Because it is a light, calming tone, you will value the natural, neutral appearance it offers your kitchen for many years to come. Sage green may be used in a variety of ways in the kitchen, including on the walls, cabinets, and appliances. The milder tone of it means that your white paint will enhance it without competing with the room’s other coloured furnishings. This is advantageous for small kitchens as it makes them seem bigger than they are. Larger kitchens benefit from having more open areas and light, which produces a cosy atmosphere.
Think About a Wider Spectrum of Colours
When you think of colourful, it’s easy to image neon hues and pastels, but jewel tones shouldn’t be disregarded. They are bold and atmospheric even though they aren’t as loud and impressive.
Reduce the brightness and embrace sapphire, emerald, and ruby hues if you want to come across as elegant. Many of these gems are actually good partners, which may surprise you.
Khaki Ceramic Tile Colour Scheme
If you use deep red cabinetry, khaki-coloured ceramic brick tiles, and just a dash of dark grey counters, your kitchen will have a stylish red colour scheme emphasis. As a result, your kitchen’s interior design takes on a striking mood and is bold, fashionable, and brilliant.
This colour scheme could be paired with muted one-colour floral or patterned wallpaper on one wall to highlight the red tones of the cabinets.
Focus on Threes
A kitchen with three tones or one that uses colours derived from gemstones can be very effective. The space has a soothing wood base, but the amethyst, teal, and pink surfaces give it a fresh, contemporary feel. If you like to keep things simple, you may let the cabinets and cupboards take care of the colour scheme for things like light fixtures and kitchen utensils.
Make it all Yellow
Since yellow frequently appears to be quite bold and is typically used as a secondary hue or as an accent colour to make distinctive additions, choosing it for the entire kitchen can be difficult. A yellow kitchen, though, might unintentionally lighten the room and give it a cottage-style home feel. When there is limited natural light, painting your kitchen a yellow tint will visually warm the space.
The Teal Kitchen
The best way to incorporate teal into your kitchen is to paint the cabinets that colour while keeping the countertop material, which is typically composed of marble, light grey or cream. Then, you could use a complementary yellow shade into your kitchen design to act as an accent colour and draw attention to your main teal colour. This combination helps give your kitchen area vibrancy, making it appear bright and fresh at any time of day, regardless of how dirty it may be.
Making the Kitchen Dark
A straightforward strategy for a colourful kitchen can produce a modern look. The combination of warm wood cabinets, white marble counters, and gold hardware results in the aesthetic indicated above. Another strategy is to use dark teal or grey cabinetry with copper and white accents. Woodcraft International, a renowned interior design company in India, suggests combining the cabinets with black appliances and a white marble background.
As a final resort, one might use the wood island countertop, white marble counters, and soft grey cabinetry to combine warm and cool tones in the kitchen design.
The importance of choosing the right colour scheme for your kitchen
The kitchen is often referred to as the heart of the home. It is where loved ones and friends will assemble to enjoy meals made with care. The location where everyone begins their days and eats a substantial breakfast is also there. Therefore, choose the appropriate colours for a kitchen is essential. The colours chosen can have a big impact on the ambience you want in a room, especially in a kitchen.
Depending on the colour scheme selected for the wall or furnishings, the ambiance could completely change. And it will have an instant effect on how you live in your house every day.
(Rajiv Sethi, Founder & Director, Woodcraft International)
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