Part of its charm, like country, is that it brings the outdoors in, so patterns can include fruits, flowers and butterflies. You can mix and match. It's a design that is open to interpretation and appeals to all ages and personalities.
Modern industrial style has seen a revival of sorts in the last few years. With many young homeowners opting to turn their space-conscious lofts into cool bachelor pads, the trendy industrial-styled kitchen is here to stay. There are obviously are plenty of advantages of going in for this daring look. For starters, you will have no trouble in clearly defining what constitutes an industrial kitchen. Exposed brick walls, metallic beams and tubes and wooden surfaces can be effortlessly integrated into this look.
They are not "purist" kitchens, she says, but rather a more eclectic combination of styles that incorporate more detail and ornamentation than the simple clean lines of most modern styles, Drury adds.
The need to bring the outdoors in to represent this style means the space will include natural materials on the floors, in the cabinetry and with furnishings. You might see marble, brick, stone and even wood on the backsplash, for example, Broerman adds, and other materials and surfaces that give the space a handcrafted look.
The perfect farm-style kitchen and the classic hearth are pretty much inseparable, and it is the cozy hearth that sits at the heart of this beautiful and timeless kitchen. Undoubtedly, it is the farmhouse kitchen that seems the most ‘at home’ when coupled with a beautiful fireplace that has a stone or brick surround. Modern farmhouse kitchens tend to combine the practicality of modern design, shelving and kitchen appliances with this traditional appeal to offer the best of both worlds.
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