Heart of the Modern Home As we alluded to earlier, the modern kitchen is much more than a place to just cook and is increasingly becoming a part of the larger living space visual that blurs the line between each particular area. Add to this the balcony, deck or patio outside that extends this space outdoors, and it is barely a surprise that kitchens these days become the focal point of the stylish, trendy interior. Large sliding glass doors, bi-fold doors, sweeping windows and at times an open, pavilion-style design ensure that the distant coastline or the sparkling beach just outside is visually a part of the interior
Counter Makeovers Your kitchen counter can set the tone for your entire culinary space. If your budget doesn‘t allow a do-over, try a makeover! Concrete creates a neutral, modern finish, and it can be directly applied to your existing countertop to give it a refresh. Learn more at A Beautiful Mess:
Gone are the days when the kitchen was filled with just polished plastic surfaces and design that was typical of the 90#x2019;s #x2019;cubicle#x2019; trend. Modern kitchens are once again going down the classic route and textural contrast is back in style, big time! With that mind, designers are turning towards both wood and natural stone to provide the necessary contrast even while keeping the ergonomics refined and cutting-edge. Apart from the warmth of wood, it is the exquisite elegance of marble that seems to be the preferred choice as cutting-edge kitchen compositions are being selectively draped in marble.