Brown has the preconceived notion that it is a boring color! But harness the right shades and behold! You have a fabulous and striking brown kitchen.
“ The kitchen is the room which holds together the entire décor. Brown is a neutral colour that can bring together the various colors and create a cohesive theme” says Zaman of Mark Interiors. If you have a knack for colours and have a flair for design it is the easiest colour to work with.
Brown Color Kitchen
Brown comprises of a multitude of colors from Golden brown to tan to dark brown to light beige to biscuit…the list is endless. The trick is to use the right shade to complement the right lighting. Dark brown walls go well with cream or pale yellow cabinets and brown veined marble countertops and darkwood floors if you have a large kitchen.
Brown Kitchen Trends
If you do not have the luxury of a large kitchen use wood or wooden finishes in introducing shades of brown. Pooja of Bagri Interiors insists, “Wood is never just brown, the finish would have an underlying shade. The stain might have undertones of yellow, cream, gold, blonde, cherry or even blue. Look for hues in the same family to avoid fussiness. The colors should complement and not clash or compete.”
Brown Kitchen Designs
Your selection of the right finishes is very important to the look of your kitchen. The appropriate finish married with the right color palette can create a gorgeous feel. A glossy gold wall with weathered dark wood flooring with a chocolate brown granite countertop and metallic appliances makes for a visual treat.
Different finishes used on cabinetry coming veneers and paint, stone and wood can create magic. Taps, sinks, accessories and appliances in assorted finishes, add a whimsical touch to the kitchen décor. Geometric pattern in tiles with brown accents can tie the look together. White stone or black granite can create an interesting contrast in texture.
Brown works well with minimalistic decor, Sleek and structural finishes create a subtle elegance.
Wood is a versatile medium to design with. Wooden flooring can add a subtle brightness to the room. A light shade of pine in a soft finish can bring light into the room whereas a darker stain can bind bolder colors like orange, blue or pink together. Cabinets in honey gold or blonde shades add warmth, white cherry or walnut trims can make for a cozy look.
Nowadays wood finishes are available in a variety of veneers and washes. They add gloss to the kitchen and more importantly they are fairly inexpensive. They are also easy to refurbish and can be instrumental in frequent variety in your kitchen’s décor,
Wooden look in the appliance stable is quite in trend today. All large appliances like the refrigerator, oven. Stove and chimney are available in wood colours. They can be teamed with brighter colors like yellow or teal blue to create an eclectic look.