The kitchen is a living room that is at the heart of the house! Place of passages, meetings and exchanges, it requires to be arranged in a perfect balance, between style and functionality. Here is a selection of the most beautiful kitchen styles that are sure to inspire you!
THE INDUSTRIAL KITCHEN, OUR FAVORITE FOR A FACTORY ATMOSPHERE
The industrial kitchen is one of the most popular kitchen styles! In terms of materials, the “factory” kitchen loves metal such as steel or iron. The mix and match is also part of the characteristics of the industrial style: to bring the much appreciated warmth into the house, combine metal with wooden furniture and a brick wall, for example. Finally, do not hesitate to integrate some plants in your kitchen like here, where the interior designer offers us a balanced mix between hot and cold, wood and metal, one of the characteristics of the industrial kitchen!
THE MINIMALIST KITCHEN, FOR AN AIRY DECORATION.
Minimalist decoration is a strong trend! She conquered the fields of fashion and beauty, but also interior design. The minimalist kitchen combines clean lines and light hues with functional objects. In this kitchen, we hunt for objects that are not necessary. The goal is to offer a simple and airy place, where you can find yourself easily. For this, your essential furniture will be sober and refined. Be careful, however, not to make your kitchen too impersonal. The minimalist decoration hunts for the superfluous, not for decorative accessories! Do not hesitate to add some decorative elements to your kitchen, as long as they respect the minimalist spirit with clean lines and colors.
THE CONTEMPORARY KITCHEN: CHIC AND MODERN!
The contemporary kitchen breaks the codes of decoration. It is modern, elegant and innovative. To adopt this style of decoration in your living room, it is important to bet on noble materials such as wood, marble or even Dekton. Inspired by the minimalist style, the contemporary kitchen offers light and clean lines. Finally, the colors are carefully chosen to harmonize with the various elements present.
THE AMERICAN KITCHEN, MUCH MORE THAN A SIMPLE OPEN KITCHEN!
Usability is the word for American cuisine. Particularly suitable for spacious and bright spaces, it knows how to bring hearts together! One might think that the American kitchen is ultimately just an open space, but nay! This kitchen makes the link between the living room and the kitchen, at the heart of the house, to create a real living space. The key element of this style of decoration is the central island which replaces the kitchen table. It is chosen as large as possible: it will serve both as a work surface and as a bar table, for lunch. If you want to adopt this style of decoration, think functionality, space and conviviality!
SCANDINAVIAN CUISINE, WHICH NEEDS NO INTRODUCTION!
The virtues of Scandinavian decoration are no longer to be praised! Aesthetic and warm, this decoration makes our interiors real cocoons of well-being. For our greatest pleasure, this style of decoration invites itself into our kitchens. Here, the Scandinavian decor allows us to have a pleasant, friendly and functional kitchen. If you are looking to create this atmosphere, you will need light wood furniture, soft colors that invite calm and serenity. In a Scandinavian kitchen, you feel good!
THE JAPANDI KITCHEN, A NEW FASHIONABLE STYLE OF DECORATION!
Combining the friendliness of Nordic decor and Japanese minimalism, the “Japandi” kitchen, a contraction of “Japan” and “Scandi”, promises a warm, bright and functional space. To adopt this style of decoration, there are three infallible rules. The first is to turn to sober and neutral shades such as beige or cream. You then absolutely need natural materials: wood, stone and wicker will therefore be welcome. Last rule, which will make all the difference, opt for subtle accessories and objects in order to respect the minimalist requirements of Japandi decoration!
FENG SHUI, TO MAKE YOUR KITCHEN A HAVEN OF PEACE!
Feng Shui is an art that comes to us from ancient China. Its purpose is to harmonize the energy of a room in order to create a place where the serenity, health and prosperity of its occupants reign. This philosophy, which means “wind and water”, is based on essential foundations. Yin and Yang, which represent darkness and light respectively. The eight directions, which represent the cardinal points as well as the five Chinese elements symbolized by Fire, Wood, Earth, Water and Metal. The objective of Feng Shui is to use all these principles in order to allow the good circulation of Chi, the vital breath that surrounds us.
In terms of decoration, Feng Shui materializes some of these elements through shapes, colors and materials. In order to be able to allow the free circulation of Chi, there are rules of association and non-association to be carried out in the layout of your kitchen. One of the most important rules is to keep fire away from water. In the kitchen, these two elements are characterized by the sink and the cooking area. Finally, remember to let the light penetrate your interior and to choose the materials to respect the balance of Yin and Yang.
THE ECO-RESPONSIBLE KITCHEN, THE DINING AREA THAT CARES ABOUT THE PLANET!
With the growing awareness of ecological concerns, more and more practices are emerging with the aim of preserving our environment. In decoration, as in all areas, it is possible to act in order to reduce our footprint on the planet. Eco-friendly cooking provides solutions. The first is to opt for furniture designed in a sustainable way. For this, wood is highly recommended. Be careful, however, to invest in wood from sustainably managed forests. Prefer the FSC or PEFC label, which will allow you not to go wrong! OSB is another popular material for this type of kitchen. Usually used in construction sites, this panel made of wood chips has it all. It is recyclable and made from recycled materials, and it is also economical and solid! Once your furniture has been chosen, all that’s left to do is perfect your eco-responsible kitchen decor. To do this, turn to the classics: the sorting bin, glass jars to put food in as well as aromatic plants in pots. The planet will thank you!
RUSTIC DECORATION, FOR A COUNTRY KITCHEN!
The rustic kitchen is a decoration that smells of the great outdoors! Friendly and warm, it has its own charm. With its raw and authentic materials, the rustic style kitchen is a welcoming space in which to live. To adopt this style of decoration, you will need solid wood furniture, decorative items in natural materials such as rattan, terracotta or ceramic. To complete the whole thing, do not hesitate to integrate various and varied plants into your kitchen!
PROVENÇAL CUISINE, SUNNY AS YOU WISH!
Originally from the south of France, Provençal cuisine with the good scent of lavender comes to brighten up our interiors! Inspired by the country houses of the south of France, the Provençal decoration is both chic and warm. In a Provençal space, there are several elements. First of all, there is the furniture, which we prefer imbued with the charm of the old. Natural materials are also present: stone or brick wall, ceramic sink, but also raw or solid wood furniture. There are also plants: bouquets of flowers or aromatic plants in pots, for example. As for decorative accessories, Provençal cuisine loves everything that is antique! In terms of colors, light shades dominate with an attraction for white, beige or yellow and olive.
THE COTTAGE STYLE, FOR A CHARMING ENGLISH KITCHEN.
The cottage kitchen is the British version of our Provencal kitchens. The decoration of the cottages, these charming country houses, is characterized by a mixture of styles. On the border between tradition and modernity, both chic and cozy, but also pretty and refined. The cottage kitchen is inspired by all these influences to form a delicious cocktail. If you want to adopt this style of decoration, your furniture should be chic, classic and sober: a ceramic work table, a chair synthetic space units. Go for collections here. The decorative elements will take care of bringing warmth and charm to your room. Here is a small selection to stay in the Anglo-Saxon spirit: porcelain tableware, liberty pattern napkins or floral wallpaper. Of course, this list is not exhaustive! On the color side, the cottage kitchen allows itself all colors, with a preference for pastel shades.
THE VINTAGE KITCHEN: WHEN RETRO COMES BACK INTO FASHION.
The vintage decoration is imbued with an irresistible charm. In the company of its antique furniture and its antique decorative accessories, this style of decoration brings character to our interiors. To create a retro kitchen, the watchwords are antique furniture and vintage materials. Formica, which was the star of the kitchen during the 1960s, therefore finds its place in a retro space. Be careful, however, not to fall into the total vintage look which can quickly become heavy and too old-fashioned. Our advice? The mix and match!