How to make the kitchen in high-tech style?
The high-tech kitchen is an extremely functional space that includes a maximum of household appliances that facilitate the process of cooking. High-tech is quite a fashionable trend in the design of the kitchen. This interior is in demand among urban residents, the rapid pace of life which does not allow you to spend precious time on household needs. As a rule, the kitchen, decorated in the style of high-tech, harmoniously with other areas of the house, having a man-made design.
Photo: original chair idea
For high-tech style is characterized by the presence of non-centered lighting, with which creates the impression of freedom and spaciousness. Preference is given to spot lighting. LED strip can be located both around the perimeter of the ceiling and along the contour of the furniture.
Tip: if the window opening in the kitchen is small and not enough for full natural lighting of the room, then you can compensate for the lack of light with the help of light-colored decoration of the main surfaces and facades of the kitchen unit.
Photo: spot lighting on the walls
Choosing home appliances
The concentration of technology in the interior of a high-tech kitchen should be maximized. Non-traditional elements act as a decor:
- fume hoods;
- functional elements of household appliances.
A characteristic feature of the high-tech style is the cultivation of communications, which gives them a decorative look. The traditional decor in such a kitchen is completely absent, and the emphasis is on the technogenicity and functionality of the main elements of the interior. Examples of successful decoration of communications can be viewed in the photo.
Photo: decorating a high-tech kitchen hood with lighting
Furniture in kitchen design
The arrangement of furniture in the interior depends on the size of the room, the number of family members and the configuration of the kitchen.
High-tech implies the availability of modern materials: plastic, metal-plastic, composites, plexiglass in the decoration of furniture. Tables with glass tops, plastic chairs with futuristic design, transparent furniture - these are the main elements of high-tech style.
The presence of modular furniture allows you to change the design and transform the work area into a recreation area without cluttering up the room space with unnecessary elements.
Wooden facades are not excluded from the interior, which are harmoniously combined with metal, plastic and glass. Stainless fittings that merge with furniture fronts, gives the design of the kitchen a thematic focus. To choose the perfect kitchen set, corresponding to the high-tech style will help ready-made design solutions presented in the photo.
Room color scheme
High-tech style is characterized by the use of bright saturated colors: red, green, blue, yellow, black, white, gray. Complementary combinations, for example, metallic with red, black with white, gray with black, black with yellow, etc. look original.
The game of contrasts makes it possible to emphasize the technogenic design, and the decor in the form of metal utensils emphasizes the general thematic focus of the interior.
The advantages of hi-tech in kitchen design
Technogenic style has a lot of advantages, which include:
The layout of the working area allows you to spend a minimum of energy on the implementation of basic cooking processes. The lack of lush decor reduces energy costs for the implementation of the cleaning room. The durability of interior elements and finishes is due to the use of modern materials that are resistant to mechanical and chemical influences, inert to biodegradation, resistant to ultraviolet radiation.
Household appliances and communications themselves are interior decorations, and the strict design of the space ensures order in the workplace and in the dining area.
On the basis of high-tech formed several areas, namely, eco-tech and bio-tech. These two styles allow you to combine in the technogenic space the usual eco-elements: ceramic dishes, natural materials, wooden furniture.
The combination of eco-style and high-tech allows you to move away from the traditional decoration of the window opening and use in the design of the kitchen not only blinds or blinds, but also classic Roman or English curtains.
In general, the kitchen, decorated in technogenic style, is aesthetic, and the facades, made of modern materials, emphasize the order and cleanliness of the room.