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Guide to Modern Kitchen Designs NZ

Updated: Jul 27, 2022

Kitchens play a major role in our lives. They are not just places to cook food, but they are also a great place for family to hang out with each other and spend some quality time together. With more and more kitchen design ideas coming up and professionals to take care of the job, various different types of kitchens designs can be chosen. The style of each kitchen design is different but the functionality and purpose is more or less the same. Let’s have a look at the different modern kitchen designs NZ.

Different Kinds of Modern Kitchen Design NZ

Each different kind of modern kitchen design is different from the other. They more popular ones include:

·Classic Kitchen

·Traditional Kitchen

·Modern Kitchen

·Industrial Kitchen

·Cottage Style Kitchen

Let us now have a look at the key elements of each kind of kitchen design.

Classic Kitchen

Classic kitchens use a timeless kitchen design that never goes out of style. However, a classic kitchen must not be confused with a traditional kitchen design as both are different. Classic kitchens use a neutral color scheme to give an over fresh and clean look. However, due to the neutral colors, maintaining these kitchen can be difficult, so they are not for everyone.

Traditional Kitchen

Traditional kitchens use a lot of kitchen furnishings and fittings to make it more functional. Traditional kitchens are more detailed and work well in larger spaces. Some of the intricate features you will find in traditional kitchens include cabinets, countertops, ceilings, and more. Traditional kitchens also use a darker colored palette and furniture pieces that might seem huge or bulky. Unlike traditional kitchens, modern kitchen design features a lighter palette.

Modern Kitchen

Modern kitchens, also known as contemporary kitchens are completely different from the traditional kitchen design. Although the works are used interchangeably, there is a different between contemporary and modern kitchens. For example, the first difference is that modern kitchens lack ornamentation. Similarly, contemporary kitchens borrow designs from other styles as well and keep the old trends coming back in fashion. Contemporary kitchen designs change according to times to reflect the modern trends of the decade. They borrow elements from both modern and traditional designs.

Industrial Kitchen

The use of specific materials is what gives the name to industrial kitchens. Industrial styled kitchens often use materials such as concrete, cement, and iron. They are also referred to as New York style apartment design as they first originated from the USA.

Cottage Style Kitchen

As the name suggests, cottage style kitchens are designed to give a sense of warmth and comfort. They are usually inspired from old English cottage kitchens and exude coziness. Many people living in bungalows and villas are reverting to cottage style kitchens to bring a traditional feel to their homes.

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