More and more homeowners choose houses in part for their open layouts, such as kitchens that flow directly into living rooms instead of being separated by a wall. If your current kitchen design falls into the “closed off” category, and you want to spend your remodeling budget elsewhere, don’t fret. There are many simple and inexpensive ways to make a closed kitchen seem larger than it is.
How Can I Make My Closed Kitchen Design Seem Bigger?
Replace the Cabinet Doors With Glass
Replace your cabinet doors or your entire cabinetry system with glass. The ability to see into the cabinets makes any kitchen design appear larger than it is while also helping you remember what is where so you don’t find expired dry goods lodged in the back.
Use Light-Colored Paint
Use light-colored paint such as a pastel yellow or neutral beige hue to open up your closed kitchen. Dark colors make any small space seem even more claustrophobic. Pair your chosen paint with light-hued, complementary window treatments that allow as much sunlight in as possible for an airer kitchen.
Avoid “Busy” Designs
Save complex design ideas for the rest of your house and use decor pieces sparingly in your kitchen. Busy backsplashes and an abundance of wall decor create a cluttered, small feeling, so choose a few key pieces that again complement your color scheme. As far as your backsplash goes, choose uniform subway tile or another light-colored option.
Go for Smaller Furniture
Opt for small yet comfortable kitchen furniture featuring clean lines and not a lot of detail. Bulky furniture with thick legs and dizzying patterns contribute to a cluttered look and take up too much floor space.
Use Reflective Appliances
Replace dated, inefficient appliances with reflective versions to add even more light to your kitchen design. Stainless steel refrigerators and stovetops offer a modern, sleek look while reflecting natural and artificial light perfectly.
Revamp your kitchen design with assistance from Broadway Kitchens & Baths, the remodeling company proudly serving Manhattan, NY and Englewood, NJ, for over 20 years. Enjoy customizing your kitchen and bathroom to your exact specifications with these talented designers and fully licensed and insured installation team. Call (212) 260-7768 today to schedule a consultation or visit the company online for service details. Get the latest design news on Facebook.
We have endless varieties in design, materials for each and every part of your house and bathrooms are no more exceptions.
People want to have spa-like environment, sometimes they want to transform their bathrooms as equivalents to natural bath locations with amazing natural interiors designs. Now days people have custom made bathrooms with amazing bathroom cabinets.
People want their bathroom to be made in a way that when they use this place should give them a sense of relaxation.
Bathroom cabinets are mainly of three types as shelf cabinets, wall mounted cabinets and the classic one floor-wall cabinets. Some time we have all of them together in our bathrooms and sometimes only a specific one. It all depends upon the space, our needs and money off course. Needless to say the range of designs, looks, colors and range of finish we want in our Bathroom cabinets is endless.
We mainly classify Bathroom cabinet’s designs as Rustic, space age, modern, classic, minimalist, traditional, country style etc. This cabinet comes in many colors topped by classic white, black, brown and multicolor combinations are also in trends. Now a day's Cabinets with mirrors on it is also in trends. This is for small bathrooms with limited space.
While having a cabinet for your bathroom one should keep in mind that it should be spacious and have lots of storage area according to your needs.
You’re dreaming of a stunning new kitchen with the best appliances, and the selection and buying process doesn't have to be complicated. Broadway Kitchens and Baths will walk you through the key steps and show you the way to bring home Sub-Zero, Wolf, and Cove, just as we’ve done with hundreds of satisfied home owners.
This exquisite open concept modern space combines several varied materials. Beautiful warm wood tones in the solid wood wide plank floors meet the vertical lines of the Ultracraft Silver Elm slab door. Uppers wall cabinets are made of a high gloss white Ultracraft South Beach in bright white. Countertops and backsplash are glass and black marble with waterfall sides on the island. Under cabinet lighting adds a special glow to the space. The Custom hood was built on site. The Smoked bronze glass in warms up the space and is framed out in polished chrome. There is a secret bi-fold compartment built to store a television above steam oven. Tall units on the ends conceal the refrigerator and additional pantry storage. Low profile hardware on all the cabinets adds to the simplicity of the design. This room is very modern however lends itself beautifully to the comfort and ease of any family use. The bathroom cabinets are also using clean simple lines – consistent throughout the home. Countertops are a solid color with undermount sinks. Notice the hardware choices on the Hanssem and Ultracraft vanities compliments each door style.
These rooms were done by one of the designers in our NJ location Shy Rasheed.
All Rooms Designed by:
Shy Rasheed of Broadway Kitchens & Baths
Offering an extra surface for food preparation, storage and somewhere to eat, a kitchen island can be used to divide an open-plan room into distinct areas. To fit one comfortably, your space should be at least 3.5m x 3.5m with a metre gap between the island and base units, allowing room for cupboard doors and walking around.
At its simplest, the island can include a mix of cupboards, drawers and open shelving areas but adding a hob, microwave oven, sink or dishwasher will work the design to the max.
A hot water tap and pop-up electrical sockets for the worktop are useful extras. Good lighting is essential – consider recessed downlights, a stylish pendant light for decorative effect or both. Plinth lights create an atmospheric wash of light across the floor.
To make it a distinctive focal point, choose a contrast colour for the island or team natural materials such as wood and stone with steel, glass or granite. Incorporating curved ends will soften the shape.
Your kitchen requires a lot of storage space. Broadway kitchens and Baths helps homeowners organize their kitchens in the most efficient way. We analyze your kitchen design than start adding shelves and generating new ideas for storage spaces. With having a lot of shelves, you can have space to keep jars, bottles, plates, and more stuffs in a proper manner. Add a few decorative pieces, to give your kitchen a personal touch.
Dan D’Agostino of Plan Architecture in Little Falls contracts Broadway Kitchens & Baths to handle the kitchen remodeling as a standard colonial-style home in bergen county gets a transitional transformation.
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