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5 KEY ELEMENTS OF A TRADITIONAL STYLE KITCHEN

Despite the rise in contemporary and modern designs, traditional kitchens are still among the most popular kitchen styles.

Their basic colour palette and magnificent design scheme create a beautiful space that’s sure to stay within style trends for a long time.


Traditional style kitchens are timeless and last through the ages.


The traditional kitchen style is extremely popular as it is a warm and inviting design.

When choosing a traditional kitchen design, aesthetics and practicality are primary considerations.






If you're looking to create a traditional kitchen that will become the true heart of your home, as well as being stylish and practical, you'll need inspiration.


We have compiled a list of 5 key elements that will give you the traditional kitchen you deserve.


1. Neutral Colour Palette


Traditional Kitchens are all about using a classic colour palette, unlike contemporary kitchens focusing on crisp and cool colour schemes to give the area an edgy style.


Tip 1 – If your layout is long and narrow, opt for a high-contrast colour scheme to add dimension.




2. Focus on Cabinets


Having painted cabinets, especially shaker cabinets suit the traditional style in kitchens.

Floor to ceiling cabinets are extremely trendy and can elevate the cabinet design and increase storage options.


Tip 2 – For a calming look in the kitchen use a light minty green shade for cabinetry. Extremely trendy colour.




3. Keep it Classic with White


All-white kitchens are slowly losing trend, but that doesn’t mean you should not paint the walls white.


White walls with wooden flooring which adds depth and gives a ‘BOHO’ look to the kitchen space.


Tip 3 – White walls and shelving can provide you with the flexibility of update your utensils, appliances and dinnerware to match the background.





4. Decorative Lighting


A classic, Victorian era chandelier is perfect to give your kitchen the traditional style it needs.

It can really enhance the ornate and detail-oriented aspects of the room.


Having decorative lighting can really pull the whole classic look together.


Tip 4 – Lighting should be picked last, after the entire kitchen has been designed and visually imagined, but it should be kept in mind throughout the entire process.





5. Symmetrical Design Scheme


A functional and stylish traditional kitchen can be achieved by maintaining a symmetrical design throughout the whole kitchen.


Tip 5 – This can be achieved by making your oven or range cooker the centre of attention and carefully positioning the lighting.





At Hardis we can help you make your dream kitchen into reality.


With 30 years of industry experience, we promise the best custom made residential and commercial furniture solutions.


Visit our website today or shoot us a mail and let one of our experts make your kitchen dreams come true.



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