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.
Everyone knows how powerful exposed brick walls can be when designing and decorating a space. But what about brick floors? They’re very interesting too and you can see here an intriguing example where a brick floor was used for a modern kitchen.
Although the French country kitchen has few contemporary tendencies, as far as décor goes, there are still some subtle ways to introduce a more modern feel. For example, using darker woods or painted surfaces on, say, the island combines with the lighter surfaces of the rest of the kitchen in a more modern aesthetic.
Although ceramic tiles are the most popular choice for kitchen flooring, this is not the only option. shows us here just how beautiful a kitchen with a wooden floor can be. This is a good option when you want the kitchen’s design to match the rest of the open floor plan. The wooden floor allows you to connect all the spaces.
focused here on making the neutral look natural and on turning the kitchen into social space. The oval dining table is perfect for socializing while the open shelves maintain the décor open and airy. The pink accent chair is an unexpcted detail but it definitely has a lot of charm. When the color palette is minimal and includes neutrals such as black, white and gray, you can make the interior design stand out by using interesting combinations of materials, finishes, prints and patterns. Halard-Halard used that startegy when designing this kitchen.
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