Kitchens have so many design choices that they’re actually never ending. A Lewis chandelier and Leyden sconces from Hudson Valley Lighting brighten our 2016 kitchen of the year The banquette — covered in Interlude from Thibaut’s Portico collection of Sunbrella fabrics — presents cozy seating round a Grothouse walnut table with metallized banding.
“Cobalt was a enjoyable approach to steer clear of the typical all-white kitchen,” says Mark D. Sikes , who chose Farrow & Ball’s Stiffkey Blue for this cheery island; the stools are by Serena & Lily, the Roman shade is in a China Seas cloth and the rugs are from Dash & Albert.
And if you’re looking for a durable, simple-to-clean possibility and love the standard enchantment of hardwood, think about a wooden-look different akin to vinyl or this glazed ceramic tile, which you can even use on the wall as a country backsplash.
Fairly than committing to painting your cabinets or choosing a loopy-colored appliance, infuse color by way of your equipment, like in this kitchen area spotted on DesignSponge , who ran with teal and lightweight blue accents by way of vases, plates and tabletop appliances.
One other pragmatic kitchen adorning thought is adding a chalkboard to jot down notes, occasions, grocery lists or recipes, as well as a big calendar that the household can all contribute to. Adding a succulent arrangement or herb garden to the windowsill livens up the house (literally) and might stability out designs that will feel too heavy in one factor or another.