How to choose the best materials for a kitchen? Design and planning
Does culture influence interior design?
Yes, in fact, we can say that design is partly cultural and it is usually subject to an aesthetic, which has a lot to do with the changing of the times. Let’s say that fashions and trends have a direct influence on interior design. And this has always been the case, although in recent times this perception has been established more strongly in most architecture and interior design studios.
Nowadays, it is very important to know what our culture does and how it relates to fashion. All this, to end up adapting it to our design or interior design project.
But it is also important to take into account the needs of our customers, who after all are those who will use the space. Therefore, a perfect mix between design, fashion and functionality is created.
With all this, if something is clear is that we can not treat equally the design of a kitchen located in a commercial area, such as the kitchen of a restaurant, than an open and participatory kitchen of a single-family house. Adapting each space to the client’s requests is essential for the design of a kitchen to be a success.
Trends in kitchen design
There are new trends in kitchen design and, as we have said, these are changing according to the moment. This year 2021, after a long confinement due to the pandemic, the trend has been to increase the kitchen space and integrate it with the living room and the rest of the home.
As a result, we have become much more practical and functional. We now crave more organized, spacious and harmonious rooms. Thus, the latest in kitchen design focuses on turning this space of the home into a place to make life and socialize.
Open kitchens have been gaining ground, becoming the star design of the moment. Combined with natural effect furniture and neutral colors, these rooms have become spaces that combine perfectly with the rest of the house.
In addition, there are many customers who have wanted to include in their kitchens different home automation systems; an option that undoubtedly improves the tasks we perform daily at home. All this, being aware of the need to connect with the environment and its preservation.
Key factors in choosing materials for modern kitchens
When choosing the materials that will be part of an interior design project for a kitchen, several factors must be taken into account:
The first step is to be clear about the sensations that we want to transmit in the space. Depending on this, we must choose the materials that can best combine with the rest of the rooms of the home.
It is essential to know that, if we opt for a porcelain material, we will create a kitchen with a colder atmosphere. But if, on the contrary, wood is chosen as the raw material for the project, a warmer and more comfortable atmosphere will be created.
Once the palette of materials and colors has been chosen, it will be essential to combine them in the right way. Remember that the best kitchen designs are those that perfectly mix light and matte colors with materials of natural origin. If you also use a set of mirrors in the room, it will be an ideal design to increase the feeling of spaciousness.
Above all, at this point we must take into account the importance of creating a practical and functional design. A kitchen in which to feel comfortable and at ease to perform the daily tasks of cooking and cleaning.
Do not forget that the kitchen materials chosen should combine and follow the same line of tones as the rest of the rooms in the house. Especially if we have an open kitchen in the living room.
Take care of the aesthetic proposal for the kitchen and avoid that the transitions between materials and colors are abrupt or mismatched with the rest of the decoration of your home.
Recommendations for the decorative complements of a kitchen
Any interior design project for a kitchen ends with the choice of other decorative accessories: faucets, lighting and furniture. A whole set of accessories that will define the aesthetics of the kitchen and its relationship with the rest of the house.
If you want to achieve a luxury and modern design in your kitchen, you must take into account other details such as the choice of design and high-tech appliances or decorative lighting that is also focal and efficient.
Do not forget that these accessories are what will give your kitchen a personality of its own. And you… What accessories would you choose for your kitchen area? We’ll read you in the comments.
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