Design in black and white has always been popular. Today it belongs to the classics of interior solutions. However, not knowing some of the subtleties, you can not receive the apartment, and the absolute bad taste. In black-and-white interior with many nuances. An important role is played accessories and items that act as bright spots, without which black and white will look too strictly, and sometimes just boring.
What finishing materials to choose for walls black and white kitchen
If we are talking about black and white kitchen, this does not mean that these two colors should not be diluted with other colors. So, the classic version of the flooring in the kitchen – square tiles black and white, laid in a staggered manner. But how boring and officially it looks! As uncomfortable to be too “hospital” white. So often this technique is used in the manufacture of white tile, like adding white to shades of malachite, mother of pearl, beige, olive.White after this no longer felt so cold, but for him is the ability to visually enlarge the space.
Black color doesn’t require such drastic measures. His presence makes the atmosphere of the kitchen more comfortable. Do not get involved in too dark a Wallpaper, if they opt for black-and-white interior. This will greatly aggravate the situation, making it too dark. The choice should be made in favour of the bright Wallpaper.
The same principle applies to the choice of paint if you plan to paint the walls. Depending on the selected style of Wallpaper or painted wall can be applied to any stencil pattern. Use Wallpaper with a black silhouette illustration on a white or light background. It should be remembered that the smaller the pattern, the more pronounced the effect of visual expansion of space.And from these considerations, choose Wallpaper, given the size of their own kitchen.
By using a different arrangement of the same elements or the pattern on the finishing materials it is possible to change the geometry of space. Striped Wallpaper vertically, “lift” the ceiling, horizontal location, they will make the kitchen below, but more square. This technique is used in long, but narrow room. There also used contrast a lot. On the walls along the length of the kitchen use a light finish, and along the width – dark. The same method applies different texture.Along the length and a smooth finish, and along the width – rough, coarse, for example, stone walls, or its imitation. If the walls are finished with tiles, often use a mirrored insert, arranging them vertically or horizontally. Also used finishing materials with a pattern, tile murals, inlay, chrome fittings and communication pipes.
Using the interior black and white color, it is important not to overdo it, alternating them. Otherwise, it would seem that the interior is overloaded, and long to be in this kitchen it will be very hard. On the contrary, encouraged smooth and not too frequent changing of hints.to content↑
Options for the flooring in black and white kitchen
Finishing materials for kitchen floor in black and white as much as for the walls. The price range on them is great too, and everyone can find all the necessary depending on available funds. As already noted, the most common material for the floor is tile. Its location in a checkerboard pattern – a characteristic feature for several styles: French, hi-tech, minimalism. Suitable such laying is not in every kitchen, but only the spacious. In a small space it is more appropriate to lay on the floor light material, which can visually expand the room. Today there are many new technologies and materials for finishing floors. One of them is self-leveling floors. You can create any pattern on the floor. The surface is glossy, which requires black and white kitchen interior. But if on the ceiling in certain places to position the spotlights, which will be reflected from the floor, it will look very impressive.to content↑
For finishing floors often use mosaic tiles.
In this case, the black and white elements will prevail in the tile pattern, but they should be diluted with bright inserts: red or yellow. If you decide to make the floor completely black, then: a) it needs to be glossy; b) walls and ceiling in this room will have to be in bright colors. One of the options to create a kitchen interior provides for its finish only in bright, predominantly white, and the furniture is black. Acceptable to create multi-level ceiling structures and to issue the lower tier of the figure in black, but with thin delicate lines, which should be highlighted in spotlights which give off a warm light. It is not necessary to use the light in cold tones, as is an unpleasant feeling. If the furniture in the kitchen used black and white, you should not use the same color for the floor finishing. This will overload the interior, make it too strict. It is better to put laminate natural wood shades, preferably light.to content↑
Oriental style black and white kitchen
The combination of white and black, as any combination of contrasts, it carries a deep philosophical meaning: in every man fights black and white, good and evil. Black and white – Yin and Yang, Eastern philosophy. It is in Oriental style, these two colors are quite common.
If you decide to decorate the kitchen interior in Oriental style, you must use the following decorative elements: ceiling beams made of timber with a square cross-section, layout of the kitchen apron in dark colors – the female element of water, white plastic Windows – the rise of light over darkness. Feng Shui forbids the use of dark tones in the design space around the stove or the fireplace, as it is believed that it eats up all bright and warm, which is the fire. As in other styles where you use mainly black and white colors, in the Eastern smoothing of the contrast is achieved through lighting.
The coldness of the interior will soften light warm shades and barking a soft warm light. As for the dark floor, it is permissible to use this tone. This is not to say that the color should be just black. On the contrary, sex should be warm, and not only in the literal sense. It needs shade to give a feeling of warmth. This effect will help to achieve coating of natural wood shades, even dark wood, or tiles that mimic natural stone in warm colors. If the walls and ceiling of the kitchen in the Oriental style white, and the floor and furniture black, without bright accents can not do. This can be decorative items red, brick, light green, light brown colors.