To accent this palette, bring in a hint of brass, and don’t shy away from deep wooden tones for serving pieces, chairs and bowls. White marble can add contrast to the darker hues, as well as a sense of elegance. So serve up a delicious cheese plate on a marble board, and don’t forget the figs! More is more when it comes to this palette
hide all the necessary appliances inside its drawers and compartments. A microwave is very easy to place inside a kitchen island, and I’m sure that every island can accommodate one.
Contemporary fireplaces allow you to get inventive with your kitchen design and the way you utilize the fireplace. A popular idea is to put the fireplace in an area where it can serve the kitchen, dining room and the living space in the open plan living area. Two-sided and three-sided fireplaces allow you to get this done with ease, and these smart fireplaces also become the protagonist of your cheerful and inviting ’social zone’. Those trying to take the experience of adding a fireplace to the kitchen can also take things to a whole new level with smart kitchen islands that house a fireplace within. For a kitchen that is simply sensational!
We often talk about living rooms, bedrooms and even spa-inspired modern bathrooms with stunning ocean views. But why should those working in the kitchen be deprived of a captivating view that keeps them enthralled as they serve up tasty delights? With the modern kitchen quickly becoming the ‘social hub‘ where friends and family interact after a long, hard day, it makes perfect sense to give your kitchen the best possible view. And today we take a look at 20 mesmerizing kitchens with an ocean view that leaves you spellbound!
We did talk about the minimalist appeal and the space-savvy design of contemporary fireplaces, and the three kitchens below showcase this aspect in a truly mesmerizing fashion. The first kitchen in white utilizes the fireplace as a sculptural focal point that wows you instantly and gives the kitchen a fiery, dynamic backdrop. The second contemporary kitchen clad in marble turns the cool fireplace with a Calacatta marble surround into a feature that binds together the cozy conversation zone. And even if you want to usher in a hint of rustic magic into the contemporary kitchen, the sleek fireplace fits in elegantly!
Breezy Beach Style Any room with an ocean view seems like the perfect setting to try out cheerful beach style. Universally popular, always on trend and easy to achieve, beach style turns that kitchen with a fascinating view into an extension of the charming outdoors. Modern beach style relies on top-notch ventilation, plenty of white and a hint blue brought in by decor and accessories. A beach-style kitchen with a spacious central island and a casual dining space next to it is the perfect way to give your home a cool, central family zone.
A kitchen island is not only a functional cooking countertop, it is a part of decor, a storage space, a seating area and it can fulfill almost any other function that you want. Today we have lots of appliances in the kitchen, there’s often not enough space for placing them all. If you have faced this problem, you can easily solve it accommodating the appliances in and on your kitchen island. Wanna know how and what appliances you can place there? Let’s find out.
Most often, it is white marble along with lighter tones of wood that seem to find space in the modern rustic or farmhouse kitchens. But those looking for something far more masculine and dashing can try out black marble countertops or dark grained hardwood.
Heart of the Modern Home As we alluded to earlier, the modern kitchen is much more than a place to just cook and is increasingly becoming a part of the larger living space visual that blurs the line between each particular area. Add to this the balcony, deck or patio outside that extends this space outdoors, and it is barely a surprise that kitchens these days become the focal point of the stylish, trendy interior. Large sliding glass doors, bi-fold doors, sweeping windows and at times an open, pavilion-style design ensure that the distant coastline or the sparkling beach just outside is visually a part of the interior
The eating zone may be the continuation of the kitchen island or may be made of some different material to highlight and separate it. The eating space can be raised to a different height for comfort.