Beige is one of the safest and versatile colors, which can be a starting point in the design of the kitchen in any style. Beige kitchen, wall, Wallpaper, floor, aprons, table tops, curtains, tables and chairs in neutral tones, designers are valued for practicality, the ability to “calm” bright accents “soften” the dark tone make the atmosphere a feeling of warmth and harmonize with all colors of the spectrum.
Beige color is all around us, but it is so neutral that we can not ignore it. In nature, beige found in the form of sand, stones, shells, light wood, faded plants, animals… color and even the color of our skin is a shade of beige, so it goes well with almost all colors of the rainbows. But to create in your kitchen the desired mood and style, you need to choose the right color companion.
Color “beige” has over 1000 variations, from shades of light brown to cream. It can have neutral, warm and cool temperature and this must be taken into account, making the colour.to content↑
Consider, on which side the kitchen window
If you choose the color beige as the main focus, they most often are made wall.
When choosing Wallpaper or the shade of paint for the walls, focus on what side of the world beyond the kitchen window. For the “South”, is well lit by natural light kitchens, is more appropriate cold gray-beige tones for the “Northern” and the dark – light and warm sand, cream, straw, olive and beige shades.
The photo shows an example of how to look for kitchen walls in beige tones, cold and warm temperatures.
However, this principle stands to benefit not only the choice of tones of Wallpaper, but and the choice of cuisine beige. In the following example, the photo on the left we see a gray-beige the kitchen, “warmed” wooden furniture, and on the right a “warm” kitchen, which “cooled” glossy facades, glass and chrome parts.
If you have already formed the beige interior of the kitchen, then, based on this recommendation, you will be able to update it by adding cold or warm accents. For example, in this white and beige kitchen, the role of the “cooling” of accents perform blue candle, appliances and apron.to content↑
Create optical illusions by playing with the shades
If medium and small kitchens need a visual increase in space, it is large – in the creation of intimacy and comfort. This help very simple rules of color:
Warm colors tend to visually zoom in slightly and ease, and cold (even in a dark color) – a bit of distance and weight items and objects.
Also, don’t forget about the famous principle that light colors enlarge the space and make it lighter and the dark – reduce and absorb light.