Not Your Mother's Kitchen

November 04, 2020

Not Your Mother's Kitchen

Not Your Mother's Kitchen


 

If you are in the process of building a new home or remodeling the kitchen in your existing home, now is the perfect time to rethink the design. Kitchens don't need to look like traditional kitchens in order to be both appealing and functional. In fact, one of the latest interior design trends in kitchen construction and remodeling calls for no upper cabinets. Your new kitchen will make quite a statement with this sleek look!

The aesthetic appeal of this minimalist look is undeniable -- clean lines, uncluttered wall space, an open and airy feeling.

With no upper cabinets, your kitchen will look brighter and larger. There will be more light for your work space, and your countertops will not have areas of deep shadow. Take this opportunity to experiment with bold wall lighting. Perhaps try lighting from two different walls.

No upper cabinets mean no more stretching on tippy-toe to reach the punch bowls on the top shelf! No more dragging the step stool out of the closet or lugging a dining room chair down the hall in order to get what you need. Having no upper kitchen cabinets is advantageous for people of shorter stature and those with mobility difficulties. Lower cabinets with drawer bases allow you to reach everyday items more easily.

The clean, unbroken lines of a kitchen with no upper cabinets will enable you to draw attention to different focal points than in a conventionally-designed kitchen. One focal point might draw attention to your backsplash, which can make a dramatic statement in color, form or texture. Your range hood can also become a focal point in the kitchen, and you can incorporate it into the kitchen as a sculptural element.

The openness of the space, lack of clutter and interesting focal points make spending time in the kitchen more fun and stress-free. With no upper cabinets and incorporating design focal points, the kitchen can become an extension of your living space, since it will function as a welcoming gathering place and not just a cooking area.

There is a cost savings in having no upper kitchen cabinets. Open shelving is much less expensive than kitchen cabinets, and a great way to show off some of your prized kitchen items.

Visit our website at https://www.fossilblu.com or contact us for more inspiration and ideas.

If you are in the process of building a new home or remodeling the kitchen in your existing home, now is the perfect time to rethink the design. Kitchens don't need to look like traditional kitchens in order to be both appealing and functional. In fact, one of the latest interior design trends in kitchen construction and remodeling calls for no upper cabinets. Your new kitchen will make quite a statement with this sleek look!

The aesthetic appeal of this minimalist look is undeniable -- clean lines, uncluttered wall space, an open and airy feeling.

With no upper cabinets, your kitchen will look brighter and larger. There will be more light for your work space, and your countertops will not have areas of deep shadow. Take this opportunity to experiment with bold wall lighting. Perhaps try lighting from two different walls.

No upper cabinets mean no more stretching on tippy-toe to reach the punch bowls on the top shelf! No more dragging the step stool out of the closet or lugging a dining room chair down the hall in order to get what you need. Having no upper kitchen cabinets is advantageous for people of shorter stature and those with mobility difficulties. Lower cabinets with drawer bases allow you to reach everyday items more easily.

The clean, unbroken lines of a kitchen with no upper cabinets will enable you to draw attention to different focal points than in a conventionally-designed kitchen. One focal point might draw attention to your backsplash, which can make a dramatic statement in color, form or texture. Your range hood can also become a focal point in the kitchen, and you can incorporate it into the kitchen as a sculptural element.

The openness of the space, lack of clutter and interesting focal points make spending time in the kitchen more fun and stress-free. With no upper cabinets and incorporating design focal points, the kitchen can become an extension of your living space, since it will function as a welcoming gathering place and not just a cooking area.

There is a cost savings in having no upper kitchen cabinets. Open shelving is much less expensive than kitchen cabinets, and a great way to show off some of your prized kitchen items.

The sleek, high-end look of your new kitchen will make a beautiful statement.  Your family and guests will know right away that this is not your mother's kitchen!

Visit our website: https://www.fossilblu.com for more inspiration and ideas.






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