A French country kitchen will often, although not always, incorporate a farmhouse- (or apron-) style sink into its design. Even amidst other elegant touches, this simple sink orm looks perfectly at ease. A luxurious detail but one that makes sense with the large-gathering focus of a French country kitchen is the wall-mounted pot filler faucet, installed above the stove. This is a traditional feature that has disappeared in standard kitchens, but it’s quite useful for the family chef!
French country kitchens play upon the history of families gathering around the fireplace by designing stoves and/or other cooking spaces that are reminiscent of fireplaces. This is accomplished in a variety of ways, including the use of brick or stone around the stove, an archway, or decorative hood, for example. Unique, decorative hoods abound in the décor and design of a French country kitchen. And even if they didn’t you could not ever go wrong with a gorgeous copper number like this one.
One way of adding pattern and visual interesting to a kitchen is with tiled flooring. Of course, simplicity is also an option but sometimes a décor needs to be grounded by something in order to feel complete.
Furniture-type details on the kitchen cabinetry and/or island increase the warmth and comfort of the kitchen itself. Warmth and comfort. These are the essence of what a French country kitchen aspires to have. An island is indeed an important component to the French country kitchen. One way to highlight the feature is to make it a different color than the rest of the kitchen. Keep the same warm, muted palette, just add a contrast for visual interest.
A modern kitchen can be minimalistic and inviting at the same time. This is beautifully shown here by . This is a kitchen where white, black and wood come together to create harmony. In addition, the brick wall now painted white further increases the charm of the space. A similarly beautiful kitchen design was designed here with a large wall units which incorporates ample storage space for all the necessary things in such a space. In addition, the large island offers additional drawers as well as a built-in wine cooler.
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