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Is a Darker Coloured Kitchen your Dream Style?

When scrolling through Instagram and flicking through the pages of your favourite home magazine you will notice the trend for bold blues and nature-inspired greens being incorporated into hand-painted kitchens. We as a kitchen company have seen the trend for darker, coloured kitchens continuing this year and still being popular amongst our clients.

What size room is your kitchen in?

If you want to introduce a darker colour scheme into your kitchen space, then it’s perfect for making rooms feel more enclosed and somewhere you can cosy up in. If you are lucky enough to have a larger room, dark hues can create focal points as well as providing a sense of balance. If it isn’t designed properly then the darker colour can make the room feel cramped and in some cases gloomy.

Have you got a small kitchen? Break up the cabinetry with open-shelving and glazed wall cabinets to maximise the amount of natural daylight and make it flow around each and every corner. You will certainly create that ‘lighter’ feels in the kitchen.

The popular accessories for a darker colour scheme

When we look at the accessories that are popular with royal blue and forest green kitchens, gold and bronze tones are often seen and chosen. There is now a vast selection of hardware and taps to choose from and to suit your budget, so you can always keep up with current trends.

Just remember before finalising your handle choice, check you can get the tap to match.

Choosing the worktop within your dark kitchen design

If you choose to have dark furniture, lighter coloured, natural stone and wooden worktops will contrast beautifully. They allow other elements and textures to be incorporated into the interior and help balance the scheme.

With this type of worktop, they are easier to keep clean, and they enhance the amount of light in the room too.

Will this style trend suit your home?

Interior style trends are similar to fashion, you still need to consider if this overall dark trend will suit your room and of course your whole home. Say your property is a small countryside cottage, then a more classic neutral scheme might suit the property better.

If you would like to know more about our handmade bespoke kitchens or see more pictures of our projects contact us today – we look forward to hearing from you.

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