To have the harmonious look of German design in your kitchen, go modern! Modern style was evoked by the Bahaus movement of the 1930s. This style emerged after the end of world war; it had a tendency towards purism which made designers involve certain materials like : metal. The German style gives you uniqueness and elegance as it focuses mainly on applying geometric figures in designs. These figures can appear in rectangular tables and seating in kitchen designs. Light also plays an important role here; it accentuates the angles of these geometric figures.
Neutral tone-on-tone shading are very popular in German designs so instead of incorporating a neutral color with a vibrant one, try pairing a neutral color with similar colors or shades. Tone-on-tone, for example, can appear in white, black, and grey. Your design can have the industrial look of the German style.
How so? Some designers recommend adding stainless steel backsplashes and accessories in your kitchen which will give your kitchen the glossy look which the German style is famous for. For the glossy look, you can also add glass in cabinetry, and granite and concrete in flooring. Granite and concrete can be replaced by glossy linoleum, it will cost less and make less fuss.
Here are some tips on designing your German styled kitchen:
Three main things to think of while designing your kitchen are form and function, storage and lighting. German styles are famous for the harmony they bring between the designs and the function of the objects placed, they also present a lot of alternative materials that suit your budget, needs and space.
Kitchens are mainly visited when cooking, eating or cleaning that’s why they should be designed to help you move freely and function efficiently. The design varies according to your needs, as on whether you spend a lot of time in the kitchen, invite friends, have parties or use it rarely during your day.
This will decide how much free space you need at your kitchen. Likely, when it comes to storage you are advised to consider how much space you need for the kitchen utensils. Last but not least, lighting your kitchen should be done in a manner that each corner gets sufficient light. German style is a comfort you deserve!