By Zoey Patel. Kitchen Cabinet. At Thursday, September 12th 2019, 06:36:20 AM.
For a contemporary kitchen, forgo traditional cabinets in the darker-stained wood tones and go with color. Color cabinets are a great way to add personality to a kitchen. The best part is that certain painted cabinets can be repainted as needed without having to replace them. The boldest color choices today are not necessarily bright yellow or saturated primary colors. Today’s neutral colors make a big, modern-yet-classic statement like: grey, blue, white, taupe
One trend in kitchen design is to mix wood finishes or colors, using contrast to draw special attention to different zones in the kitchen. Here the primary cabinetry that outlines the workspace and houses appliances and storage establishes the kitchen¿s Tuscan roots in a buttery hue aged with a distressed glaze finish. Then, the central workstation island establishes its place in richly saturated walnut brown. Deep red, washed with a buttery accent, accentuates the Tuscan influence by adding decorative touches to the kitchen, such as the grand mantelpiece-type architecture framing the cooking station.
You can have the best of both traditional and contemporary style with cabinetry based on Shaker-style construction. Recessed panels inside flat-face frames boast traditional and contemporary characteristics. These cheery white cabinets set against subway tile backsplashes and fluted glass doors capture a vintage flavor, while brushed-nickel rod pulls and handles complimenting stainless-steel appliances push the look toward contemporary. The substantial island underscores the look, with a deep walnut-finish base that tips it hat to both warm traditional and sleek urban styles, while scrolled bar-counter supports balance the clean-lined quartz countertop.