Classic Italian cuisine
Italian cuisines in classic design are the constant favorites of fashion trends in the design of apartments or private houses. They are not subject to the passage of time: they are always at the peak of popularity, having a number of its features.
In the article we will dwell on the nuances of choosing such furniture, we define the main criteria for a successful purchase.
Italian furniture has always been famous for the beauty of design and zealous storage of age-old traditions of manufacturing products with high quality and performance characteristics. These kitchens are among the elite: they are distinguished by high status, as well as a variety of lines and shapes.
Classic design needs elements of elegance, sometimes even deliberately conspicuous.
Kitchens of Italian manufacturers are able to satisfy the taste of even the most demanding customer, they are variable in size and decoration.
Such furniture is made exclusively from natural materials. it oak, cherry, beech wood. In addition, elements of the headset can be polished stone. Such furniture is expensive, it is not affordable for everyone. However, the look of her is completely different from the budget interior compositions.
This is the high cost of decor, aesthetic appeal with a pretense to palace pomp, perfect proportionality and noble color range.
A kitchen set can be decorated with elaborate carvings, elements of forging, and unique decor in details. Somewhere it is imitation of stucco, the presence of gilding and ornate motifs.
Sometimes the headset is made in a deliberately underlined old style, in other models there may be a tendency towards a certain simplicity, but the lines, symmetry and elegance remain the main features of the classical style that make it recognizable.
Due to the external massiveness of such furniture for its placement you need enough space. Otherwise, it will not look beautiful, creating a feeling of bulkiness and hinting at the absurdity of the purchase in a particular room. However, if the square allows, it can easily become a decoration of the kitchen, and especially with the support of similar furniture for the dining area.
As for the apron, then under such a headset you have to select a panel with a simple design so that it does not create the effect of alyapistosti.
Today, Italian cuisine in a classic style can be very diverse. These are linear variants and L-shaped kitchens, as well as modifications in the form of the letter “P”.
Products of the first type are installed in kitchens whose shape tends to a narrow rectangle. L-shaped kitchen sets are suitable for different kitchens, and therefore this furniture is versatile and good for different layouts.
As for U-shaped headsets, such furniture is bought mainly for large rooms in which it will not create the effect of reducing space.
Kitchens from Italy in the style of the classic can be single and bunk. The first options consist of floor cabinets with drawers or tables for the placement of the sink, a work area, as well as all kinds of display cabinets that are better than other furniture are able to convey the spirit of a classic interior.
Such tables can have stone countertops, carved legs. Cabinets can be linear and angular, due to which they are able to functionally fill the corner of the kitchen in the dining area.
Products with two tiers are nothing more than tables of the floor type and wall cabinets. Depending on the design features of the kitchen and the location of the window openings, the number of upper elements may differ from the number of lower cabinets. This allows you to vary the design of the kitchen. And the headset itself can be both built-in and traditional.
Design solutions of Italian-made kitchens are multifaceted. Often it is the headset that sets the main line of the concept of style, being a central part of the interior. The kitchen may include a peninsula or island. At the same time the table-island can be a real decoration of the room. For example, due to the large size, it may have side shelves with carved fences.
Often these tables are decorated with imitation columns, glass facades with internal illumination. It looks very beautiful and status, and on the working surface of the table can be placed washing, and inside it - sets of expensive dishes.
Such islands are located not far from the headset itself, so as not to violate the rule of the working triangle. On top of the table highlight massive chandelier.
The facades of Italian kitchens are rarely performed without florid decor. More often they are decorated with gilded carvings., the panels themselves have projections with a carved pattern that follows the shape of doors or drawers. At the same time, the facade of the table-island can have not only two, but also up to six different doors for organizing small items necessary for cooking. However, whatever the design, it can be traced symmetry, as well as the presence of a key module.
To create the main emphasis of an elite kitchen set from a solid wood array, a niche can be used. As a rule, in the center of such a furniture ensemble have a colorful panel of tiles or other heat-resistant material. Together with the lighting and plaster stucco looks such a design is not just beautiful, but also expensive. Bottom composition complement the built-in oven. On the sides, it is completed by identical display cabinets with their characteristic feature - glass facades.
How to choose?
In the richest choice of furniture for the kitchen, an ordinary buyer may simply get confused. Therefore, there is always a risk of buying fake products at the price of the real one.
Mark a few rules for a successful purchase.
- Without any constraint ask the seller for a certificate. It shows the country of origin.
- Pay attention to the walls of the store's office: if he sells Italian kitchen furniture, they will surely have letters of appreciation or diplomas manufacturers in Italy.
- Italian food is expensive, it is not made from wood derivatives.
- This furniture is guaranteed not only on a set of modules, but also on its individual elements.
- Luxury kitchen is not exchangeable.. If the seller claims the opposite, it means that before you fake.
- When purchasing, you have the right to request from the seller legal data of the factory. If the supplier works directly with the manufacturer, it will not be difficult for him to provide the necessary information.
- Purchase must be carried out in a trusted store.. Scroll through the information about it online in advance, look at customer reviews about the product purchased in this store. This will allow to collect more reliable information than the seller’s advertisement.
What to consider when buying?
Classic style is diverse in the choice of colors. And yet, so that the furniture does not seem massive, try to choose it in bright colors. This adds greatness to the design and contributes to the introduction of light spots into the interior.
A bright suite makes the interior lighter, and the atmosphere in the kitchen more relaxing and cozy.
In addition, it softens the perception of kitchen space, which is usually replete with a number of small parts.
Pay attention to the size of the kitchen. After its installation, there should be enough space to move around the kitchen. Nothing should create traumatic situations and impede the work of cooking. The same island should not visually press on the dining area: size, height, shape - everything should be in harmony with each other.
If it is not possible to illuminate the table from above, buy furniture with a module that has enough space for the location of the lamp with candles. When the installation complicates the location of windows or a doorway, it is easier to order the product under the individual characteristics of the layout.
If you plan to place the desktop at the window, pay attention to the height of the window sill: the installed module should look beautiful, because the classic design does not tolerate imperfections.