Blue color has a soothing property, it creates a feeling of coolness, because it is associated with the sea, the sky. Therefore, the kitchen in blue, as in the photo - one of the best options for rest from the bustling everyday life.
Blue color is very pleasant for perception, adds nobility and refinement to the room.
Summer, cloudless sky, sea at the feet. Or maybe a clear sky on a frosty January day. All this - shades of blue. He brings your life calm, peace, but for interior decoration is not such an easy option, so it is very important to choose the right combination of blue with other shades, make proportions, otherwise it will not soothe, but annoy.
The deep blue color of the sea wave creates the atmosphere of the Mediterranean Riviera
Blue refers to cold shades, such tones in combination with other cold paints soothe the nerves, awakens a tendency to think, contemplation. If you choose dark colors, it can lead to depression, apathy, so it is important to carefully use the color.
Using watercolor on the walls creates a fresh and light atmosphere in the kitchen
And if you choose a combination of blue with warm bright shades for design, you can create an atmosphere of summer freshness in the kitchen, then blue will lift your spirits.
Blue color blends well with wood
Important! Blue color in the kitchen suppresses appetite: you can choose such tones, if you keep to a diet, take care of your body shape.
Shades of blue
The results of the study on favorite colors in women and men show that 57% of men consider blue as their favorite color, and among women 35% admitted this, with women choosing light shades, azure, blue. But under the blue hides a lot of tones.
Gentle blue tint of the lower cabinets creates an atmosphere of lightness and freshness
Among the shades most often distinguished:
- Indigo - dark, with a purple tint;
- Electrician - blue or blue with a grayish tint;
- Purple - blue with a reddish tinge.
Purple shade is ideal for creating modern interiors
What color does blue match?
All shades are combined in different ways with different colors, and this should be taken into account when preparing to draw out the kitchen in blue. The azure kitchen will be different from the cobalt, and the blue interior, as in the photo, will be different from the indigo-colored kitchen.
The design of the kitchen should be guided by the golden rule - do not use more than three colors in the interior
We have already said that this paint should be handled very carefully - it should not prevail, prevail during the design of the kitchen, especially if the latter is not large. Therefore, it is better to use it for the interior only as an additional color or to place blue accents on the light kitchen.
Important! It is better to choose the blue color for the kitchen, the windows of which face the sunny side, otherwise the kitchen will seem gloomy, especially if saturated and dark colors are chosen.
The blue color is perfect for kitchens that face the sunny side.
If you make furniture for the kitchen in blue, as in the photo, it is important to know that rich and dark shades of blue visually reduce the room, so for small kitchens it is better to do with using blue on the apron of the work area and decorative elements.
On the apron look very stylish tile with a blue ornament
Classic can be considered the following color combinations:
- Gray - it is better to choose the shades as close as possible to each other, making the walls gray and the furniture blue. You can add some light accents.
- Blue and metallic color is a variant of the color kitchen, characteristic of modern styles.
- Sapphire color and white - a variant of the bright kitchen of blue and white tones. This combination suggests options: blue walls and white or white-beige furniture. The blue-white combination characteristic of country styles - Scandinavian, Mediterranean - allows any proportions in the use of bright and bright colors.
- Beige-blue version - for the kitchen, where there is not enough natural lighting.
The blue color looks very noble in combination with an apron and table top made of white natural marble.
Choosing brown most often means wood. Calm, classic design space kitchen. It is better to choose among shades of light wood - it can be light beech, ash, birch, milk oak and similar variants. If you choose this combination, you can make the blue walls, and the furniture - wooden or use rich cobalt tones for the fronts of kitchen cabinets.
Blue is the perfect backdrop for wood furniture.
Important! The combination of ultramarine or cobalt tones with a brown tint of milk chocolate or cinnamon will allow you to create a harmonious, comfortable space.
Cold color becomes warmer when combined with saturated - yellow, orange. With this combination of colors should not be equally, one of the colors should dominate - blue kitchen, orange walls, a little gray - for example, a gray working table top.
Blue shades are gorgeous in combination with bright colors.
When combining blue with green, the main thing is to choose the right shades, saturation, otherwise the interior will become exotic. You can stay on the choice for the design of the kitchen blue or turquoise tones - for the three kitchen walls, the fourth wall can be made green, the floor - turquoise. In the dining area, put the blue chairs.
You should be very careful when combining green and blue in the interior of the kitchen.
Combination with red. The red interior itself looks very aggressive, and the combination in the correct proportions with blue will provide an opportunity to get an interesting, unusual design. One of the colors should dominate, usually red is used to a lesser extent. The combination of blue walls with a red furniture set will be harmonious. To achieve complete harmony, you need to enter some more color: you can add an interior with a beige-gray ceiling, gray tile on the floor. Chrome elements, such as chairs, will complement this unusual modern interior.
The rich red color of the lower kitchen cabinets perfectly complements the deep purple color of the walls.
Blue kitchen in different styles
This color is often used to create interiors in various styles. It will harmoniously look in luxurious Art Deco interiors, modern, rustic styles. Different color combinations make it possible to create both a kitchen space permeated with the popular spirit and an ultra-modern cooking zone.
One of the variants of folk styles, the interior, imbued with the cold northern spirit, combines light, spaciousness with home comfort. It is characterized by a lot of white color. The combination of white walls, light-blue furniture fronts with tiles on the floor in gray-white-blue colors with a characteristic ornament will allow to achieve harmony.
For the Scandinavian style choose blue pastel shades.
Other options are presented in the photo gallery:
- Blue wall in combination with white when finishing the interior and kitchen furniture in light wood color;
- The soft blue color of the walls goes well with the gray - the fronts of the cabinets;
- Pastel blue walls, white kitchen furniture, wooden kitchen countertops, rattan wicker chair seats in the dining area.
The blue tint of the walls organically complements the white furniture in the interior of the kitchen
In the Mediterranean sea style presented in the photo, the whole design is kept on blue: the shades of the sea and the heavenly expanse in combination with white, sandy, light gray looks especially stylish. White or gray walls, kitchen furniture with blue facades, textiles, designed in the same colors, look very expensive.
Blue color is definitely present in the Mediterranean-style kitchens.
For the embodiment of kitchen design in the style of the French province, the use of cornflower as an accent is characteristic. Blue-white cell or a strip on the curtains, tablecloths, small floral pattern of blue, cornflower-blue tones on the wallpaper, flower pots tied with blue-white ribbon - note the photo: how cute little things create comfort in a rustic spirit.
Provence style prefers combinations of natural materials of pastel shades.
Minimalism and hi-tech are ideal options for kitchen design, if you really want to add bright colors to it. Pay attention to the photo, as the cool blue color perfectly combines in the interior of the kitchen with metallic, which is so fond of high-tech style. Light gray walls, furniture in the color of an electrician or another saturated color, chrome or matte metal parts. This kitchen does not look dull due to the large number of metal parts.
The turquoise tint of the walls perfectly complements the white kitchen furniture.
If we talk about the use of this color in the Russian interior, Gzhel immediately comes to mind. Traditional white and blue motifs for Gzhel painting will be the highlight of a simple Russian-style interior. There is no need to overload the interior with this decor - just an apron in the kitchen area and a few painted plates on the shelf. Complement the design of the cushion on the chairs of white and blue gamut.
To create a cozy atmosphere of the Russian hinterland, just add a few accents to the interior.
Everything should be in moderation, especially when it comes to blue color in kitchen design. The right choice from the abundance of shades, tones of this color can create a joyful mood and sad, increase the appetite or completely deprive it, create a bright sunny summer in the kitchen or a cold Scandinavian interior. Do not be afraid of non-traditional kitchen design: look at the photos and boldly fill your life with bright colors.