You must grasp what characterizes a modern kitchen, whether you choose for a simple, minimalist design or want a more eclectic aesthetic. It’s not simply cutting-edge technology, or even minimalism and clean lines. The principle of function governs the contemporary design. This is especially true in a modern kitchen, which is often the focal point of the home and where function and flow lines are critical.
A kitchen may be made to feel more modern by including a few simple design elements in addition to its practicality. Continue reading for our top 5 design ideas for creating a modern kitchen so you may steer your design in the direction you choose.
Place Backsplashes in a Straight Line
There are several patterns that can be used while tiling tiles:
- straight stack
- straight stack
- brick pattern
plus a slew of others If you want to give your kitchen a more modern appearance, we recommend using a straight stack rather than a more staggered arrangement. Not only is it more streamlined, but it is also easier to install, has less lipping, and usually only requires a few cuts. This is compatible with the modern concept that form is derived from function.
Replace Any Old Appliance
Today, appliances come in a wide variety of forms. Despite the fact that Subzero and Wolf are America’s Sweethearts, many businesses offer high-end appliances that don’t have to be expensive. High-end models like GE, Samsung, Thermador, and even Frigidaire have features such as:
- With WiFi Connect enabled, you can receive notifications on your phone if the fridge door is left ajar, a water filter needs to be changed, the dishwasher’s pod supply is low, or a leak is spotted.
- Induction cooktop technology
- The ability of a convection oven to trap moisture and provide a more equal and consistent temperature.
- drawers for a microwave
- Drawers and compartments with climate control and customization possibilities
- refrigerators with a countertop depth but plenty of interior space
- LED lighting
Even while we love all of the bells and whistles, the truth is that upgrading to matching stainless steel appliances will give your kitchen a much-needed modern “refresh.”
Keep Your Decors Simple
In a contemporary kitchen, less is more. Countertops, cabinet profiles, hardware, and fixtures should not be excessively detailed. Instead of an ogee or beveled edge on your countertops, go with a straight or relaxed edge. Select a simple knob or straight bar cabinet pulls. Instead of a more traditional door, choose a cabinet with a flush panel or in the Shaker design. Use open shelves instead of upper cabinets. Keep it simple, flowing, and useful.
Try Geometric Lighting
Pendants, chandeliers, and sconces, when done properly, can bring the finishing touch to a modern kitchen. Geometric-shaped lighting fixtures are trendy, but circular pieces can soften the room’s square edge and straight lines.
In either situation, avoid utilizing traditional lighting equipment like candelabras and fabric lampshades.
Make Things Uniform
Choose bowls, vases, and candlesticks with clean lines and modern materials. Display some geometrically framed abstract paintings. Select some vintage furniture if you want to go more Mid-Century Modern. To complement the aesthetic, your furniture and interior design should be stylish but subtle.
Jersey City Remodelers, a family-owned business formed in 2006, is a design-build firm that specializes in high-end remodels, house additions, and bespoke residences. With our headquarters in Jersey City, NJ, we serve clients. We are an award-winning member of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry and have an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau.
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