If you are looking for a more vivid effect, select patterned tiles. For example, you could use square tiles, set on a diagonal in contrasting colors, like a checkerboard.
Beauty is in every day and everywhere, it is only depend on your discover.Just like the kitchen utensil, they are not the common tools unless you rocking your mind.Look at the photos.
These letters were made from every silvery shiny or black utensil in the kitchen that didn't have a wooden or weird colored plastic handle. unfortunately i wasn't really able to make them as big as i would have liked on the flyer that they were intended for. so i am posting them here in their full glory in case anyone is interested. it reminded me of a shoot for absolut i once art directed.
Bold colors, cosmopolitan atmosphere, and exclusive family recipes using only the finest, freshest market ingredients with an international flair. That’s what you’ll find at Kitchen Bar Restaurant in Abington.
Open daily for breakfast, lunch, dinner and late night drinks, Kitchen Bar is the perfect gathering place for friends, family, business meetings and parties.
Many young peple like bar life, because it is attractive and fashion to them.Bar chair, as a new and fashion element has come in our home and life.There are so many home decor and home design using bar as decoration and function itmes. You usually can find bar chair in the dinning room, especially in a small space.
The kitchen is with stainless steel appliances that you will love and they give a modern touch to your kitchen too. The cabinets in the middle add extra storage space and a great counter top space that you can use to cook and entertain.
The design is made for anyone who loves to cook and has the means of doing so. It will be great for any chef and a simple home maker because of its high end design that will make everyone able to create beautiful food.
To add an oriental feel, use some gold on red or black with red. Silver also provides a cooling accent. Chrome kitchen utensils, pots and pans will give a nice contrast. You may want to use plants as well to neutralize everything. A single flower on a vase is stylish enough.
Setting chopsticks, Thai toothpicks and other native pieces will compliment your overall theme. You can store condiments in them when not in use. Feel free to add or mix furniture with different Asian influences.
With transition on the horizon, color experts have identified a need for optimism as yellow emerges as a popular color choice in 2009.
Blue is also on the horizon for '09. Although dark blues have fallen out of favor to purple, bright and light blues are staying in the forefront.
From warm to cool, to black-ish to brown-ish, gray is the new neutral color for '09.
Punchy colors of punch--as in those fruitalicious red to pink to orange colors--will continue enliving kitchens in the new year.
Cabinetry Color vs. Wall Color
Painting your kitchen walls is an easy way to add color and personality to your space. Soft blue wall paints, which are calming and easy to live with, are also versatile as they work well with both light and dark cabinetry. The color can balance cabinetry with a darker finish, such as cherry spice, or accent cabinetry with a lighter finish like maple butterscotch.
If you prefer the colors in your home to be trendy, consider using dramatic hues to brighten your kitchen walls. If you are not quite ready to make such a bold commitment, buy a small container of paint and test it on an inconspicuous area of the wall to see how it works with your kitchen and your style. Or consider a smaller accent wall.
A good combination of kitchen colors in the scheme of your decoration can make your kitchen look livelier and more appealing. However mismatched color schemes can ruin your decor.
Cool, light and dull colors that keep contrast to a minimum can expand a rooms dimensions to appear larger than it actually is. While warm, dark, bright colors with several contrasts can actually shrink a space in the minds eye.
Although white continues to be the number one color used for kitchen appliances and bathroom fixtures, other colors are frequently used in designing these two rooms.
Orange: Stimulating/ Increases Appetite
Yellow: Stimulating/ Increases Appetite
Blue: Relaxing/Decreases Appetite
Indigo: Relaxing/Decreases Appetite
Violet: Balance/Relaxing/Decreases Appetite
Many of us are unable to have a color for the cooking area and eating area for our kitchen due to limited space. Best option is to combine a relaxing and stimulating color. For example, chose a blue paint with red undertones. Even though you do not see the red, the vibrations of the color circulate in the room to stimulate the space.
Final Paint Decision
Be brave when you decide on your kitchen paint color. Do not worry what others will think or if it is the style of the year. Design the kitchen for you and your family not for your extended family celebrations. Have fun and enjoy the process.
A small decoration may make the kitchen spirituale and make you enjoy the life.
Here are some kitchen faucet styles below:
Single-handle Faucet: In this case, there is one lever or knob that often forms a part of the spout and controls hot as well as cold water.
Two-handle Faucet: This type of kitchen faucet has the spout as well as both the valves combined on a single base unit.
Widespread Faucet: Widespread Faucet has all the three items - hot-water valve, cold-water valve and spout, mounted separately.
Restaurant Style. Large spray heads are attached to the end of a long hose that hangs from the wall near the sink, offering an easy way to grasp and spray with one hand.
Chrome and brass fixtures are the most common type and are available in a variety of polished and brushed finishes. Pewter, nickel, and copper are also available.
Many easy-care finishes won't corrode, tarnish, or discolor.
Powder-coat epoxy can give faucets a touch of vibrant color.
Specialized finishes such as brushed nickel, matte brass, antiqued bronze, and even black iron can give your bathroom or kitchen unique style.
With a good valve, water temperature shouldn't change abruptly as you adjust from cold to hot. In addition, to prevent burns, a scald-guard or temperature-limit feature is offered by several makers for single-control faucets. With these, you can remove the handle and adjust the maximum water temperature the faucet will deliver—a wise feature if you have small children (most plumbing codes now require these types of valves in new residential construction).For water conservation, all new faucets are now mandated to deliver no more than 2.5 gallons per minute; some provide additional adjustable flow rate restrictors.
Stylish with a purpose, the long arch over the range actually conceals a lowered ceiling under a stairway. Centered in the room, a large butcher-block-topped island easily seats a crowd and is well lit as well. Warm gold on the walls makes the room feel cozy.
Countertop tile is continued on the backsplash.
A subtle diamond floor pattern draws the eye into the space. Wire shelves over the range top keep cooking oils close at hand. Small arched corners were fit with wine racks.
Shallow ceiling beams add intimacy and warmth to this kitchen. Buttery-yellow beaded-board cabinets provide plenty of storage, including a spice drawer, a foldaway mixer stand, and large shelves for pots. Traditional soapstone countertops complement the cabinets' warm hue.
Glass-front upper cabinets and open niches display a pottery collection.
Lots of windows and light fixtures keep the room bright and cheery.
A big, uninterrupted island of solid cherry adds lots of work surface.
Recessed lights in the display nooks shed light on favorite items.
It took more moxie than money to give this kitchen its color and cost-conscious character. Most of the budget went to stainless-steel appliances. Working with other existing elements kept the budget in check.The island was refaced with budget-friendly beaded-board panels.
Old cabinets were refaced and painted for new life.
Vintage furnishings, including a worn demilune table, add character. Simple plates make affordable artwork.
English Country: Slightly more proper than French country, English country style relies on a square cabinet design accented by curves. To maintain a handcrafted look, light or natural cabinets in pine or oak are prevalent. A sizable wooden mantle range hood, wood cutouts in valances, and intricate crown and rope molding add authenticity.
To get the feel and look of a country kitchen, add some accents. To name a few, we have the gorgeous flowers, lush green plants, fresh fruits and vegetables.
Traditional goods alway is wonderful and fashion.So is the kitchen decoration.
Traditional kitchens have formal, elegant looking characteristics of American or European homes of 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries. Expect to see crown and rope moulding, fluting corbels and other ornamentation and trim, cabinets with cherry, walnut and mahogany, raised panel cabinet door styles, antique fixtures and appliances, or wood, stone or other natural materials.
Victorian is a traditional kitchen with cathedral arch doors and raised panels, accented by ornate mouldings and trims. Dark and heavy woods feature on the cabinets.
Italianate is much like Victorian style, the former relying on elegant cabinetry details, especially on the mouldings and trims. It is generally painted cream with intricate raised paneling, and have onlays, rope moulding and custom carved reliefs.
Georgian works in cherry, walnut and mahogany for the cabinets. Square panel raised doors are typical, heavy crown moulding and stacked cabinetry that reach the ceiling are not uncommon. Black accents like a painted black island are also common.
Other traditional styles are Edwardian, Colonial, Farmhouse, Plantation, Regency, Cottage, Cape Cod, Estate, Bungalow, Federal, Queen Anne, Neoclassical, Early American, Manor, and Shaker.
Generally speaking , it helps to know if you prefer a more classic or more modern look. Making that decision will help you start to narrow down choices on everything from wall color to cabinet doors. Picking a very specific design theme, such as French Colonial or Art Deco, gives you even more of a design road map.
Mixing and matching styles typically is called eclectic, while a look that blends traditional and contemporary elements is considered transitional.