What really makes a kitchen beautiful? The answer to this question is hard to define. There are many things that make a kitchen exquisite. It’s about personal choice and tastes; nevertheless, certain elements must be in proportion for a kitchen to have that “it” factor. It could be the layout, the wall color, mix of textures, dramatic backsplash, the lighting. Whatever the décor, in order for a kitchen to be exquisite it must have “balance.” So, whichever way you choose to assemble your kitchen, balance is the key. Here are five kitchens by Barlow & Barlow, that have that “wow” factor and effortless balance.
1. Gatti House-Apartment One
This rococo kitchen is the ultimate in conceptualisation. It’s not only beautiful, it’s amazing! The layout is highly sophisticated. The marble island, grey trimmings, and iconic black-and-white floor, all unify to create a kitchen that at first glance looks like a magnificent wardrobe with the huge mirrors. This design would be fabulous in a bathroom as well.
2. Penthouse Design
This kitchen is a contemporary styled kitchen where sleek design and minimalism play a key role. The colors are rich in tone and the symmetry is straightforward. The kitchen cabinets have a Eurostyle flair encased in a stupendous layout that is practical and impressive. The marble counter top and suspended metallic trimmed globes for lighting, add a refined elegance.
3. Art Director And Stylist
This kitchen is finespun and emits casual style with usability. The immense brickwork backsplash, verdure embedded in earthly pots, and the engaging window view, bring a certain earthiness to the room. The rich blue hue add to the down-to-earth concept of the space, while the recessed lighting keeps the ambiance nice and mellow.
4. Gatti House-Apartment Two
Wainscoting exudes an elegant aroma, no matter where it’s placed, and this includes kitchens. An assemblage of decorative boards, panels, and moldings, kitchens have taken on this decorative concept in unique ways. The brushed steel wall sconce and suspended lamps, create a mellow ambiance for fine, easy dining in this kitchen set-up.
This kitchen is a splendid illustration of the influence small details can have on gorgeous decor. The copper two-handle kitchen faucet is an old style gem. Facile minute vases adorn the window seal, while fruit in a ceramic bowl add a sprite of sun drenched color. The look is earthy and insouciant. The essence of this kitchen design is rustic, while the overall style is contemporary. It’s a flawless combination that works.
The kitchen is the most expensive room in a home to decorate. After you add up all the expenditures like counter top, cabinets, appliances, lighting, and so on, there is little wonder why this room is so special. So, why not make it beautiful!