By Heike Grunwald. Kitchen. Thursday, August 24th 2017, 03:50:46 AM.
Natural light is an important element of traditional kitchens which should benefit from as much sunlight as possible while also using artificial lighting as appropriate to offer a setting in which eyestrain does not become a problem through the preparation of the family meal. While many so-called "Modern" kitchens feature bold colors and stark contrasts, and smooth surfaces which invite sterility and regimentation into the ritual of food production, a traditional kitchen is a place where everything need not be uniform, where quirks and variations in both food and furniture are accepted as part of the room‘s charm and ability to evoke nostalgic memories.
But no matter what color and material you decide to use for your kitchen, it is important that you aim for simplicity and functionality because those are the basics of contemporary design. This will give your kitchen a sense of openness and efficiency.
One of the more vital things to think about when selecting tiles will be that you need to be sure the tiles chosen for the countertops, walls, backsplash and floor, compliment each other. If you select the ones with patterns and colors which jar with one another, the kitchen ends up appearing messy and won‘t be a cohesive design. In order to prevent this, you‘ll need to initially view different interior design magazines to obtain ideas concerning what patterns of styles and colors appear attractive together. Color blends in the instance of tiles which work will be different for various kitchen décor styles. For the cottage style kitchen, the patterns such as flowers, stripes within bright and sunny colors such as coral, lime green, yellow, and peach, appear just right. For the Mexican style of kitchen, a white and red striped tile that has décor to compliment will appear stunning.