Generally speaking, kitchens are given a ton of attention, and with good reason: they're where everyone gathers, where the meals are prepared, and are generally the heart of the house. But, just because the kitchen is important doesn't mean that it has to be ornately furnished. These days, we're seeing more and more low-profile kitchens, the goal of which is to be clean, smooth, and functional, without gaudy trappings or other-the-top furnishings that distract attention from elsewhere.
- Contemporary kitchen design breaks barriers by connecting great rooms or living rooms with the kitchen area by creating a inviting space that is great for entertaining and bonding.
- Modern innovations in the design and materials used to create cabinetry has made it possible to create a distinct architectural aesthetic that allows for synthesizing multiple spaces.
- Modern kitchens can conceal appliances by using principles of integrated home design that emphasizes blending colors and styles to create camouflage.
“There’s a different story being played out by some kitchen designers today: kitchens that merge seamlessly into the rest of the main living space.”