Natural lighting plays a huge role in creating a good mood and comfort in the room. A well-designed window in the design of the kitchen will give the room coziness, will not obscure the sun, emphasize the chosen style, hide it from prying eyes.
Even a small area of the kitchen windows can make more spacious and lighter.
Kitchen window design
Window decoration is the final touch in creating an interior composition and gives the kitchen space a harmony and a complete look. The design of window openings depends on the chosen stylistic direction, it is designed to complement, emphasize it, strengthen the impression made.
Classic straight cut curtains on the kitchen will emphasize the elegance of the recreation area and will give comfort to the kitchen room.
There are a lot of ways to design windows in the kitchen:
- Roman and traditional curtains.
Roman blinds are ideal for windows with a working area instead of a windowsill
In the classical style, the window opening becomes an independent element of the interior, and its decoration is given a very great importance. Traditionally for window decoration are used:
- Accessories (pelmets, podhvaty, brushes, tape).
Holders are an indispensable element in the design of the kitchen window
Portieres choose long and heavy, which match the colors with lamp shades of lamps or furniture upholstery. Usually they are tied with brushes with brushes symmetrically on both sides of the opening. But, if desired, or some constraint, allowed their location on the left or right. The following photos demonstrate such options. Near the curtains adjacent light air curtains, the length of which should be maximized.
The traditional combination of the design of kitchen windows - curtains straight cut with light translucent curtains
Since the classical kitchen is characterized by the use of mainly natural materials, then the curtain rods must be wooden or metal. They should be beautiful, with vintage tips, harmoniously combined with the facade and fittings of the kitchen set. The use of hidden ceiling moldings is also permissible.
Stylish decoration of the cornice in the bay window of the kitchen
Materials for framing windows are:
- Velvet and so on.
A translucent curtain will look great on the kitchen window
When choosing colors for curtains of classic cuisine, it is necessary to adhere to natural colors and their shades: sand, green, blue, chocolate, milk. Acid unnatural tones are categorically excluded.
Rolled curtains of pastel shades from natural materials fit perfectly into the interior of the kitchen in a classic style.
Attention! Deep rich tones can add to the interior of gloom, make it uncomfortable; Light, unobtrusive shades will be an excellent choice.
For rural style, curtains are considered to be a typical decoration of windows. They are made of light natural fabrics that let in natural daylight well. Most preferred materials:
A short curtain in the Provencal style kitchen complements the original decor.
Most often, their length reaches the level of the window sill, but the curtains in the floor are also suitable for Provence - the following photos convince.
Important for curtains is their color, pattern. A floral print, as well as images of seashells, domestic animals, and kitchen utensils are especially suitable. Characteristic are neutral pastel colors with bright accents: purple, coffee, green. Shades should be muffled, soft. Ruffles, frills, ribbons are actively used for decoration. They can repeat the tone of the curtains or be contrasted.
The industrial loft style does not accept cute printed curtains, curtains, tulle. Windows, similar to production, characteristic of this direction, may not be decorated at all. In some circumstances, it is not very convenient, therefore, the following options apply:
- Roller blinds;
- Straight to the floor;
Laconic, unpretentious roller blinds, gently covering the window opening, will give the kitchen comfort. Their counterparts in the Japanese style, reminiscent of sliding screens, vividly emphasize this design trend. Long straight curtains on the grommets are also considered appropriate, convincing subsequent photos. Particularly appropriate for window decoration are gray, brown, blue tones without a pattern with a metallic sheen.
To emphasize the simplicity and brevity of this style, use a special design of openings. Curtains on the windows can soften the coldness of this flow, give it comfort, coziness. The most characteristic of minimalism are Roman, roller, Japanese curtains. In addition, fabric curtains attached to the ceiling with magnets or hooks will be appropriate. Suitable textiles for windows are white, blue, brown, sometimes red, without a pattern.
Attention! The material for the curtains are both natural materials and artificial. An indispensable requirement for them is the absence of a pattern.
Kitchen design with one window
The importance of natural light cannot be overemphasized. If the kitchen has a single window, it is necessary to use daylight as efficiently as possible.
A very well-known design technique for extending the window sill and turning it into a multifunctional tabletop is very successful. When equipping such furniture design, you must take care of its durability and reliability in advance, because it will replace a full-fledged dining table. Such a tabletop, if desired, can be extended along adjacent walls and used as an additional working surface.
If the kitchen area is small, the device can be folded, which will save space and make it possible to eat in front of the window, enjoying the views and natural light. Under the window can be located drawers and shelves for storing kitchen items. Photos of kitchen design with a large window are presented below.
Car wash location
A good solution is also considered the placement of a kitchen sink near the window. It is known that the hostess spends most of the time in the kitchen at the sink, so the use of natural light here is most justified. The worktop near the sink can be used as a place for cutting products, packaging them and other things.
If the sink is located under the window, then the most acceptable options for its design are roller blinds, blinds or short curtains. Such options are most successful, practical, do not cause inconvenience, and also minimize sanitary procedures in the kitchen.
Attention! Short curtains are necessary if there are pots with flowers and decorative elements on the windowsills.
Kitchen design with two windows
If your kitchen has two window openings, then you have the opportunity to enjoy plenty of natural light and a sense of freedom.
If the windows are too close
Location and installation of furniture structures depend on the location of the openings. If the pier between them is small, then you should not clutter it with wall cabinets. In this case, the most successful is placing a soft sofa or a dining table with chairs under the windows. Successful options for such placement are shown in the following photos.
Very tall windowsills
If the height of the window sills allows, then you can place a trendy design element near the windows - a bar counter. In this case, you need to purchase high bar stools and a comfortable corner for fast meals ready. It is easy to extend such a tabletop along the wall, thus creating a new working surface for the hostess and the opportunity for all family members to sit at the windows.
Low window sills
It is convenient to extend window sills that are too low, and convert them into drawers and cabinets for storing kitchen utensils, as well as comfortable seating. The following pictures depict how such seats are decorated with pillows or mattresses.
Location of windows on one wall
With this option, the kitchen set is installed along the opposite or adjacent wall, creating a linear layout of the kitchen. Moreover, such a layout can be mounted cabinets or abandon them, which will facilitate the design, will give the room airiness. This allows you to leave free a significant area of the kitchen and comfortably equip the dining area.
Kitchen furniture can also be located along adjacent walls, L-shaped. That will increase the number of storage spaces and give the hostess an additional work surface. A corner kitchen with a window in the middle looks very stylish.
The location of the windows on the two walls
The arrangement of furniture structures in this case depends on the walls on which the windows are located, opposite or adjacent. The following photos will give ideas for organizing such a room.
When designing a kitchen and decorating windows, the most important thing is to preserve natural light, to create coziness, comfort, and a good mood.