A minimalist feel in the kitchen
Have you ever had the feeling that your home has too much furniture and other design elements that are just collecting dust? The problem only gets worse with time, which is why minimalist thinking aims to rid the design of space of everything superfluous. The origins of this trend are unclear, but it is known that it is becoming more pronounced every year!
Where to start? How to bring a minimalist design feel to your home and kitchen?
It’s all in the details
We need to start with the smallest elements. Understand which items are necessary in the kitchen and which are not. There’s no need to buy an appliance if it will be neglected, take up space and interfere with your daily kitchen chores.
It’s also important to pay attention to the decor you use in the kitchen. The saying fits perfectly here: “Too much of a thing is too much of a thing!” It’s understandable that open shelving, a painting, ornate lighting and more are needed to keep a kitchen space from being monotonous, but moderation is necessary.
Colour palette with low contrast
When the kitchen furniture is still in the planning process, but it’s clear that minimalism is what you want to include in your kitchen space, there are three key things to stick to. The kitchen space should be designed to be light, bright and maintain clean lines.
Neutrals are your best friends, they not only create a clean mood but also give the room a feeling of spaciousness, which is especially appreciated in compact kitchen spaces. A colour palette that does not contain strong contrasts will not create elements that stand out, thus complementing the flowing mood. In addition, a wall panel will both create a cohesive look and add functionality to your kitchen!
For a single, fluid design – storage solutions for everything!
Most of your kitchen space is probably taken up by various appliances that you use every day, like your toaster, coffee machine or whatever. Although they are kept there for convenience and to be at your fingertips, the reality is that these devices spend most of their time just taking up unnecessary space.
To prevent this, it is worth thinking about storage solutions. Whether it’s upper wall cabinets, floor cabinets, open shelving or other solutions, it will take some planning to get it right, but it will definitely pay off. Cleaning the surfaces is already a big step towards a minimal kitchen design!
A minimalist kitchen not only adds value to your home, but also gives you a sense of accomplishment and makes everyday kitchen tasks easier. Minimalism is not just a design style, it’s a way of life to stick to!
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