What Makes Contemporary Kitchens So Appealing? There’s a big difference between contemporary kitchens and modern kitchens. A contemporary kitchen features a variety of styles and accents from traditional to modern.
Here’s a look at some of the things you should know about contemporary kitchens.
Contemporary Kitchen Appliances
Contemporary kitchens have all the latest high-tech appliances with top-of-the-line technology. The appliances used in contemporary kitchens are packed with the latest features.
They deliver great performance, are aesthetically pleasing, long lasting and very well designed. They have a very stylish look and feel to them and have a very good functionality.
Contemporary Kitchen Styles
Contemporary kitchens feature a variety of materials, patterns and textures. They have bright contrasts which really stand out. You won’t find the sort of extravagant decorations and designs in contemporary kitchens as you see in other types of kitchens.
Instead, you will find a plenty of variations in the type of stones used in the countertops or in the woodwork used in the cabinets. The countertops are of several different types and materials and come in a variety of shapes and sizes.
Contemporary Kitchen Lighting
The light fixtures used in contemporary kitchens are a work of art. They are notable for their lack of details and the minimalist approach. They are remarkable in many respects, not the least because of the color, texture, size and design.
They provide the lighting you need, which could cover the entire kitchen or specific areas, such as the countertop on the kitchen island. In this respect, they fulfill a very functional requirement. The light fixtures used in contemporary kitchens are hence much more than just decorative items.
Contemporary Kitchen Backsplash
One of the things most contemporary kitchens are known for are the backsplashes, rather, patterned backsplashes. Backsplashes are added to such types of kitchens as a way to include some color and pattern into the kitchen décor.
That’s because most contemporary kitchens have white walls, so adding patterned backsplashes to the walls make them all the more interesting. You can use different types of backsplashes such as those that feature ceramic, glass tiles, stones and mosaic. You can choose your type based on your personal choice or what suits your personality the best.
Contemporary Kitchen Design
One of the most interesting things about designing a contemporary kitchen is that you will get to use the same old materials in a number of different creative ways. The styles used in contemporary kitchen change all the time, but the materials used never change.
It is very rare for new materials to be introduced to contemporary kitchens; all that happens is that the designers find new ways to use the old materials. A lot depends on the creativity of the designer as they have to come up with several interesting ways of using the same basic elements.
You are welcome to talk to our team of expert custom kitchen and kitchen cabinet designers for more great ideas and inspiration on your contemporary kitchen. Just walk into any of our luxury showrooms in Calgary and Canmore or contact us anytime.