In a new house or apartment, the first place where the repair and refining, is the kitchen. Before the hosts there is a serious task: how to arrange it so that it meets the needs of all households. In addition, the size of the room dictates their rules. And decide on the design and style is very difficult, especially if it comes to the combined area – the kitchen-living room. In this article we will analyze the most suitable interior styles for such a room.
Today, designers skillfully combine many styles. Bold experiments allow you to create a multifunctional, comfortable, from the point of view of ergonomics, and, most importantly, stylish, not deprived of individuality space. Use different traits of different styles much more interesting than sticking to some one.
Modern kitchens can be organized by adhering to fusion or eclectic style, They combine many destinations in themselves, such as Loft, Eco-style, modern, chalet, contemporary and even sea or style 60s. Eclectic combines incompatible, it concerns not only materials and items of different style, we are talking about objects from different eras. Fusion has the same concept and unites not only styles, but also culture, mix bright paints, various textures and materials.
Nevertheless, sometimes you want a single and holistic space. Consider as popular today Modern style for kitchen-living room.
In modern modern, there are little from his historical appearance.
The main distinguishing features still have, they include:
- A combination of clear geometric lines with smooth;
- the presence of a large number of modern equipment and gadgets;
- smooth glossy surfaces;
- Almost complete absence of textiles;
- minimum decor;
The kitchen decorated in the Art Nouveau style is the perfect solution for a small room. Prostor to him will give the brilliant glossy surfaces of the facade of the kitchen headset, not burdensome decorative parts and neutral color gamut. The kitchen headset itself can be clear and straight, and maybe asymmetrical. For example, the angular headsets curl on the corner, it is convenient from the point of view of saving space and security (no sharp corners).
Initially, this style was distinguished by high cost of arrangement, But despite this, now we can afford to add furniture from any material – wood, glass, metal, even plastic. Multicolored chairs of an unusual form of plastic will be raw and accent cuisine. The color palette is dominated by light tones, but they can be diluted with bright accents. Often, such accents are the facades of the kitchen headset, they can be performed in several colors.
Like the surface of the whole headset, apron and a countertop must be smooth and shiny. Tabletop and apron make from the same material as the facades – MDF or plastic coated with acrylic, varnish or film. But the apron can also be from a matte glass or with a bright contrasting pattern.
Earlier in the modernity, soft muted light prevailed, now we appreciate well-lit spaces. Therefore, point lamps came to a change of one chandelier throughout the ceiling.
Ethnic Destinations in Design include such styles like Mediterranean, English, Italian, Moroccan, East, American. They are combined by culture and traditions. Consider in more detail one of them for the interior of the kitchen-living room.
The style of the birth during the reign of Queen Victoria in the XIX century, imagined the replicas of the most luxurious styles of Baroque and Rococo with their gilding and stucco. As well as a colonial style of immigrants.
- Furniture only made of natural wood, preferably antiques;
- the presence of oriental motives both in the decoration and in the subjects of the decor;
- restrained color solution;
- High-quality and expensive textiles.
The kitchen-seating area in this style is furnished with a white-dairy header of a wood array with fillety facades and gilded handles. Tabletop and sink made of natural stone, and apron from Spanish ceramic tiles with oriental pattern or white brick. By the way, in such an interior, any household appliances fit harmoniously, drawing up in the portal. Dining group made of natural wood, chairs upholstered expensive textile material with patterns in the tone of wall decoration.
For decoration of walls, patterned expensive wallpapers or fabric are chosen, in cases of limited budget – paper wallpapers. Ornament usually from strips or colors. The ceiling whisked with a faded chandelier framed by stucco and the same perimeter cornices. And on the floor only polished parquet or porcelain stoneware with high wooden plinths.
Color range Usually in beige, sand, golden and light gray tones with a predominance of dark or mahogany. Decor serve porcelain figurines, dishes, paintings in expensive baguettes and vases.
Historical directions are so ancient that there are quite a few centuries, and have managed to undergo changes more than once. But for them is still characteristic of natural materials – country, rustic colonial. And Demonstration of Luxury – Art Deco, Baroque, Classic. Consider one of them.
For the kitchen-living room it is best to choose Country Style. This rustic style happens in different designs – Russian, English, American, Italian.
There are general features that combine them:
- Natural materials for furniture, decoration and decor;
- Furniture and decor items, made as if with their own hands;
- deliberate composition or loss in the elements of the situation;
- The predominance of the natural palette of colors;
- The predominance of natural ornaments – flowers, patterns, peas;
- Many textiles.
Kitchen set, despite the fact that it is made of an array of wood or veneered chipboard or MDF, should impress the ease. Because for this style, the upper cabinets are replaced by open shelves. Such shelves decorated with beautiful dishes, in the case of Russian Country – Gzhel.
Facades, usually violent, natural shade of wood or white. Countertop, like the whole headset of wood, and apron of ceramic tiles with ornament. The dining room is also from wood, but chairs can be wicked or forged, different colors.
In the decoration of the walls use painting, wooden wall panels, ceramic stove, floral ornament or plaster. Beam ceiling, you can arrange with wooden beams. Country kitchen should be light. Give preference to bright shades of green, brown, olive, beige and cream. Decorate it with textiles, knitted napkins, tablecloth of flax, motley plaids and blankets, sitse curtains.
What style of choose?
We reviewed three popular styles from different directions, you can pick up for a kitchen-living room any of them.
However, the choice depends on the following factors:
- area of the room;
- redevelopment capabilities;
- budget opportunities;
- functional load (whether the kitchen will be a snack or there will be constantly cooking).
Interesting interior design ideas
Characteristic for modern smooth rounded lines and glossy facades in a juicy cherry blossom.
Modern, but with direct kitchen headset geometry.
English Milk Style Kitchen Headset with Pilencated Facades and Exhaust Portal.
Beautiful example of english kitchen style with elegant decoration in the form of a chandelier over the table.
Light spacious kitchen with abundance of textiles, tree and stone.
Air Blue Kitchen With Furnace Imitation Around Plate.
What kind of kitchen style to choose, see below in the video.