By Ysolt Yilmaz. Kitchen. Published at Friday, May 19th, 2017 - 16:25:19 PM.
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Now we will present to you a meaty article about modern minimalist and contemporary kitchen. As we know the concept of minimalist resonates more frequently up to this day, and more design rise day by day.
The question is, how to start and what is the main point? Being minimalist is always great, but in this section, we will show you how this simplicity is blended with modern taste and give birth to new way of contemporary style
We will also share with you what is the difference between modern and contemporary look, which is most of the people does not know.
Alright, then what are you waiting? The inspirational design does not come every day, so we hope you can enjoy it and be inspired.
White is the first thing comes to mind when we talk about minimalist design. White cabinetry is one of the simplest ways to light up your kitchen and space-savvy too. Another advantage of white cabinets is to clear up some space and get the modern style at once.
As proof, we will show you the examples pictures on our list below.
[caption id="attachment_220" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Fabian Tan Architect - Eiffel Chong
[/caption]For creating a smooth sleek look, this kitchen themed all white and used a handle-less cabinetry.
[caption id="attachment_225" align="aligncenter" width="800"] CplusC Architectural Workshop[/caption]The white cabinetry in this kitchen is pimped up with the warm-toned wood along the upper windows and on the island. What a beautiful mix!
[caption id="attachment_229" align="aligncenter" width="726"] CplusC Architectural Workshop - Murray Fredericks and Simon Whitbread
[/caption] A various sizes of white cabinets make the wall look more geometric and the minimalist concept hardware made everything to stay calm and smooth.
[caption id="attachment_231" align="aligncenter" width="800"] SHED Architecture & Design - Mark Woods[/caption]Smooth white cabinetry in this kitchen lighten up the wood and blends splendidly to give a more voguish look.
[caption id="attachment_232" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Pitsou Kedem - Photograph by Amit Geron[/caption]White cabinetry and concrete floors take this kitchen to another level of modern and factory look.
[caption id="attachment_234" align="aligncenter" width="800"] OMB (Office of Mcfarlane Biggar) - Photography by Ema Peter Photography[/caption]Once again white cabinets reveal the natural light that flows through the windows and make the kitchen look vivid.
[caption id="attachment_236" align="aligncenter" width="505"] Evolution Design - Photography by Peter Wuermli[/caption]
The white sensation of the wall cabinets streams up with the rest of interior, and the backsplash and wood countertop heats up along with it. The wall of white cabinets in this open kitchen flows with the rest of the white throughout the interior, and the wood countertop and backsplash warms up the white.
[caption id="attachment_240" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Steven Stept and Irit Axelrod and Feldman Architecture[/caption] The walls of white cabinetry contrast the concrete in this apartment and blasts up a modern feel throughout.
[caption id="attachment_241" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Robson Rak Architects and Made by Cohen - Photography by Shannon McGrath[/caption]A bold contrast is created by the black sliding barn door in this kitchen against the all white cabinetry and light-toned wood flooring.
[caption id="attachment_243" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Form Studio and Elizabeth Bowman - Photography by Bruce Hemming[/caption]A homey sensation created by soft lighting, white cabinetry and warm wood over the stove.
[caption id="attachment_245" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Barnes Coy Architects - Photography by Paul Domzal / EdgeMediaProd.com[/caption]It is an absolute white. The living space and entire kitchen look dazzled because of all white islands, countertops and cabinetry.
[caption id="attachment_247" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Choeff Levy Fischman - Photography by Robin Hill [/caption]The dark island and chairs make a distinctive look with the white cabinets in this kitchen. A perfect match.
[caption id="attachment_248" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Ong & Ong Architects - Photography by Derek Swalwell and Tim Nolan
[/caption]A warm wood flooring charms up the hardware-free white cabinets in this contemporary kitchen.
[caption id="attachment_250" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Robert Bailey Interiors - Photography by Josh Dunford[/caption]A perfect blend of this all white minimalist kitchen and the all warm wood creates a more contemporary look.
[caption id="attachment_252" align="aligncenter" width="940"] Desai/Chia Architecture. Photography by Paul Warchol[/caption]A minimalist, streamlined and modern look created by the white cabinets without hardware.
[caption id="attachment_254" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Lippmann Partnership - Photography by BHR Estate Agents[/caption] A spotlessly clean and shining kitchen themed all white except for the appliances.
[caption id="attachment_257" align="aligncenter" width="630"] Cecconi Simone Inc. Photography by Joy von Tiedemann[/caption]
A flawless amount of black to contrast the white cabinetry in this modern kitchen.
[caption id="attachment_279" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Robson Rak Architects & Made by Cohen - Photography by Shannon McGrath[/caption]All white cabinetry being interrupted by a scarce of black details, including the sliding barn door, the stove and the stools.
[caption id="attachment_280" align="aligncenter" width="800"] LSA Architects - Photography by John Wheatley from UA Creative[/caption]While the wood floors keep this kitchen feels warm and homey, on the other hand the marble countertops, steel appliances, and white cabinets give it a super contemporary taste.
[caption id="attachment_282" align="aligncenter" width="800"]
Over Under[/caption]Small decorative elements like the green kettle, red art piece, and black appliances smashed the all-white principle, yet it still looks fascinating. A taste of contemporary kitchen.
[caption id="attachment_284" align="aligncenter" width="940"] NORM Architects[/caption]Mother nature’s light flows through the windows and intensify the look of a modern kitchen.
[caption id="attachment_286" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Scenario Architecture - Photography by Matt Clayton[/caption]The white contemporary cabinets in this kitchen appear to fuse right into the white walls and trick your eyes as if they reach up to the ceiling.
Okay, that is a lot of proof for you to show. Once again white, as the purest color, is one of the keys to making your kitchen look modern and minimalist too.
White is not the only one yet. Actually, there is another, and we called it the essential element of the contemporary kitchen. Now we will give you information about what aspects, aside from white, that essential to create your modern or contemporary look kitchen.
There is a slight difference between modern and contemporary kitchen. What is it? We will answer it with the articles below. Stay tuned to us.
"Contemporary" typically means of the moment or current, the design of right now. When it comes to kitchen designing terms, contemporary means cutting-edge design and technology and use of new trends and materials. Let us begin with:
There's been an eternal quest for technology in almost every industry and its aspects. Appliances have no exception. Advanced features, lighter materials, durability, and better performance are the things that the engineers look up the most.
Say goodbye to old-fashioned ovens, faucets, curtains, and cabinetry. Now is the time for smooth, fashionable and high-functioning electronics in the world of appliances, such as built-in coffee makers, high-performance hoods, etc. You can look at the pictures down below for example
[caption id="attachment_288" align="aligncenter" width="850"] Cutting-edge Appliances[/caption]
[caption id="attachment_290" align="aligncenter" width="661"] New Way Order For Old Materials[/caption]
The concept of contemporary design is to think outside the box of what we know. We all know concrete sidewalks and glass windows, but what about concrete or glass countertops in kitchens? It is a new way of using that kind of material. From concrete to glass to solid-surface materials like quartz, which tries to achieve the look of natural stone without the maintenance concerns, give more options for homeowners to customize their kitchen.
[caption id="attachment_291" align="aligncenter" width="662"] Colorful Countertops[/caption]
Let’s say goodbye to standard gray concrete countertops, now is the time of vast array of colors, patterns, and inlays. It also had an upgraded quality which is more long-lasting, lightweight, and better colorant than ever. Concrete is contemporary, yet it looks warm and natural on the other hand.
[caption id="attachment_292" align="aligncenter" width="800"] VIVE [/caption]
This glass and black sliding door divides the central part of the kitchen from a dining area and gives the space a modern minimalist industrial look. The exposed hanging bulb and metal bar stool also emphasize that contemporary style.
Do not hesitate to use a lot of pattern. Usually, a purely modern kitchen uses a little ornamentation, but in contemporary kitchens, there's often a lot of patterns. Glass tiles are a favorite, but don’t underestimate stone and ceramic. Most of the time, Contemporary kitchens often emanate homeowners’ personality, and the backsplash is a first choice component to do that.
[caption id="attachment_296" align="aligncenter" width="402"] Elegant Backsplash[/caption]
Many patterns suit best for every personality. You can choose whether it is rectangular, square or round, horizontally or vertically. It is up to you.
[caption id="attachment_297" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Charming Backsplash
Stretch from hidden outlets and aluminum appliances to fresh options in glass-front doors and under-cabinet lighting, the new contemporary kitchen takes advantage of every newly updated gadget, convenience, and product in the coolest way possible.
[caption id="attachment_298" align="aligncenter" width="664"] Under-cabinet Lighting[/caption]
Pop-up hidden electric socket are a brilliant innovation for islands. Here is the example picture:
[caption id="attachment_300" align="aligncenter" width="658"] Pop-up Hidden Electric Socket[/caption]
Recently developed and upgraded storage solutions are seen throughout most cabinet lines.
[caption id="attachment_302" align="aligncenter" width="665"]
Recently developed and upgraded storage[/caption]
Next is Stirring decorative and functional lighting solutions. Here is the example picture:
[caption id="attachment_304" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Stirring Decorative and Functional Lighting [/caption]
[caption id="attachment_310" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Contemporary Kitchen Using Multiple and Layered Materials [/caption] One of the biggest revealing signs of a contemporary kitchen is the use of multiple, layered materials with lots of pattern and texture. Modern kitchens have a tendency to be more discreet and lack ornamentation. A various types of wood and stone, shifting planes of countertops, round lights contrasting the rectilinear elements and even some pattern in the fabric on the chairs being showed in the shot above.
[caption id="attachment_312" align="aligncenter" width="401"] Blending of Ceiling, Island and Cabinet[/caption] The contemporary style is kept by the shape of the dropped ceiling, shaped raised island and the mix of cabinet.
[caption id="attachment_314" align="aligncenter" width="658"] Contemporary Kitchen With All Shapes [/caption]This contemporary kitchen have all the shapes available: an angular roofline and windows, wall cabinets with shifting heights.
In addition to the various shape-related element the materials, such as natural and painted wood tones, stone tile, glass countertops and metal. This sort of layered mixing is a signature element of contemporary kitchens.
[caption id="attachment_315" align="aligncenter" width="663"] Luxurious and Classy Kitchen[/caption]Combining materials, such as the metal, wood and stone here, can make a kitchen look contemporary, luxe and classy at once.
[caption id="attachment_317" align="aligncenter" width="660"] Kitchen with Orange Bar Stools[/caption]When a modern kitchen is more ornamented with texture and pattern, it goes contemporary. The glass tile, concrete countertops, whimsical lighting and bar stools add another layer.
[caption id="attachment_319" align="aligncenter" width="663"] A Smooth and Modest Kitchen[/caption]For your information, contemporary can be smooth, modest and extensive as well. The muted countertop surface contrasts with the different tile materials on the island and the stylish modern light fixture.
[caption id="attachment_320" align="aligncenter" width="426"] A pair of Bell Jar Pendants in Crystal Glass[/caption]
A pair of Bell Jar pendants in Crystal glass hangs over the kitchen island. The Bell Jar modern lighting take on a traditional, classic glass shape. A friendly space for the homeowners and their guests provided by the delightful pendant’s light. The coziness of the immutable Edison style bulbs stands out against the neutral palette and steadies the cool tones in the space.
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