One of the most popular urban interior styles is modern. It combines modern achievements and natural motifs, promotes space, lightness, minimalism. This style is suitable for all rooms, regardless of their shape and size. It is used for decoration of the room intended for cooking. The modern kitchen looks spacious, stylish and fashionable.
Style "modern" called modern classics
Distinctive features of style
Modern can be called one of the most flexible styles, as it is not limited to the same materials, colors and shapes. That is why each kitchen of this style is unique, has its own individual characteristics. The general features of the Art Nouveau style include:
- The combination of strict geometric shapes and smooth lines, asymmetry;
- Choice of furniture and finishes with smooth glossy surfaces;
- Use of different materials: glass, wood, plastic;
- The priority of functionality over decorative;
- A large number of modern home appliances;
- Minimum textiles;
- Avoid the use of small accessories.
The texture of the surfaces of the facades should be smooth and shiny
Tip! The abundance of gloss and the use of predominantly light colors make modern the ideal style for small kitchens.
Kitchen set with white glossy surfaces fits perfectly into the kitchen interior
The main quality of the finishing materials of the Art Nouveau style is low cost, but practicality. They must be resistant to wear, moisture, mechanical damage. The interior of the kitchen in modern style can be seen in the photo from the designers.
There are several options for materials that can be put on the floor, and they will look organically in a modern style.
This material attracts inexpensive price, durability, resistance to moisture, abrasion, regular washing. The main disadvantage of linoleum - the formation of dents on the installation of large-sized furniture.
For the floor, you can pick up linoleum with imitation of wood or natural stone
The tile is able to withstand a large amount of moisture; any dirt can be wiped off its surface, including using household chemicals. The tile can be monophonic, with patterns, with imitation of leather, wood, marble or other surface. In the kitchen on the floor is not recommended laying glossy tiles. You can accidentally slip on it and get injured. It is better to install a smooth matte tile, as hard-to-clean dirt and grease will accumulate in the corners of the embossed patterns. Photo kitchen in modern style with a tile of light shades can be seen below.
The floor tile looks very impressive and very easy to clean.
Cons of ceramic tiles:
- When a heavy utensil falls, it is most likely that a chip or crack will appear on the pot or on the tile;
- The tile is cold to the touch, therefore, it is necessary to install under floor heating system under it.
In order to avoid chipping and cracking resulting from the fall of heavy objects, it is better to use ceramic granite
Bulk floor is a floor screed using a self-leveling compound. Self-leveling floor has no seams, it is environmentally friendly, durable, fireproof, resistant to moisture and ultraviolet, immune to chemicals, easy to install. Using a self-leveling coating, you can create a monochromatic glossy or matte surface, with a two-dimensional or three-dimensional image, an imitation of quartz, slate, marble. Photos of self-leveling floor in the interior of the kitchen of modern design of 2017 can be seen below.
Self-leveling floor helps create a perfect flat surface.
This is a very expensive flooring option. Available in the form of boards (parquet) or tiles. It is necessary to purchase materials from hardwood, they are more durable. Best for the kitchen is suitable for thermotree. Wood is aged under the influence of high temperatures, after which it becomes insensitive to moisture, drying out and swelling.
Wooden parquet slats fit perfectly into the interior of the kitchen in the style of "modern"
The vertical surfaces of the interior in the Art Nouveau style serve as a background for other elements, so for them a calm color is chosen: cream, ashy, light brown, and blue-gray. The main color of the style is white. In it you can arrange all surfaces. Modern kitchen in white color looks clean, fresh, spacious.
In the kitchen in the style of "modern" look good neutral colors on the walls
The following materials are suitable for kitchen walls.
Vinyl wallpaper is suitable for the kitchen. They do not absorb odors, they are not afraid of moisture, grease, steam, they are easy to wash and even brush. Their only drawback - they do not let the air through, so the room will have to be aired often.
In addition to the coating based on vinyl, for the kitchen fit glass wallpaper or liquid wallpaper. Glass fiber can be painted, they are resistant to moisture, steam. Liquid wallpaper is easy to apply and forms a seamless surface. Photos of beautiful kitchens in the Art Nouveau style are presented below.
The main advantage of this material is the ability to create original wall designs with your own hands. The plaster allows air to pass through, conceals small defects in the walls, and is applied to any surface.
It is inexpensive, easy to apply, dries quickly, is not afraid of moisture and frequent cleaning. Coverage can be quickly updated with your own hands.
Attention! The main nuance of the use of paint - the need for surface preparation. Any cracks and cavities will be very noticeable on the painted wall.
About 20 years ago it was these materials that got off all the walls of the room intended for cooking. Today, tiles are usually used only to finish the apron. This material is durable, durable, not afraid of moisture and heat, has a large assortment of colors, patterns, most models have a democratic price.
For the ceilings in the Art Nouveau style choose warm pastel colors: cream, sand, lemon. But most often it is made out in a classic white color. Below you can see photos of white kitchen in modern style.
Ceilings are often decorated with photo printing with the image of plant patterns. In the mandatory case, the ceiling is equipped with a complex lighting system. The following materials are used in the interior of the modern kitchen.
Usually made from drywall - an inexpensive and flexible material that can be given any shape with your own hands. This material does not require a perfectly flat ceiling, but requires a finishing coating. For the kitchen, you need to purchase a special moisture-resistant drywall and it is desirable to cover it with glass fiber.
It is hygienic, practical, durable, looks beautiful. For an interior of modern style, ceilings with a matte surface are more suitable.
It is cheap, takes up little space, and is quickly attached to the ceiling. This finish can be recommended for budget renovation and rooms with low ceilings. Polystyrene tile fire hazard.
When choosing furniture, it is first necessary to take into account its functionality and capacity. The kitchen should be furnished only with practical and really necessary furniture. Such a room will be easy to clean, and therefore regularly kept in perfect cleanliness.
A modular kitchen wall is suitable for a modern kitchen. It is roomy and compact, it looks discreet and concise. It can be made of MDF or natural wood. Photos of the kitchen from the array in modern style can be viewed below.
Headsets are selected as modules of strict rectangular shape, and with smooth wavy elements. The choice of headset shape depends on the size of the room:
- For a small kitchen, you should choose a straight or angular kitchen wall. The corner element of the headset should not be sharp, but rounded. It can be curved both inwards and outwards. Photos of modern corner kitchens in modern style are presented below.
- In kitchens with a large area, you can install a set with an island, which will serve as a cooking table.
Wall cabinets of the headset do not necessarily have to have deaf facades. Allow inserts of transparent or frosted glass, but without stencils and drawings.
The color of the headset depends only on the wishes of the owners of the home. You can pick up the kitchen wall calm gray, white, brown or highlight its bold bright colors: blue, yellow, red, green. Photo kitchen under the tree in the Art Nouveau style can be viewed below.
Decorate the kitchen is capable of a two-color set. The following combinations look harmoniously: black with yellow, brown with orange, burgundy with gray, white with light green, blue with cream, black with white. Important condition: the lower tier of the headset should have a darker color. Photos of luxurious black and white Art Nouveau cuisine can be seen below.
Tip! If the top tier of the headset is the same color as the wall decoration, it will merge with it, it will become almost imperceptible. As a result, kitchen furniture will seem lighter and more compact.
Table - the central element of the dining group. Usually it has a rectangular shape, but the oval will successfully fit into the modern interior. Chairs or a small soft sofa are placed around the table. Tables and chairs of the Art Nouveau style are made of wood, plastic, metal, glass. Their main feature is a simple form. Instead of a full-fledged dining table in the modern kitchen, a bar counter is sometimes installed. It looks stylish, takes up little space. The furniture of the dining group can have both calm tones and bright colors.
In the interiors of kitchens in the Art Nouveau style, it is often possible to observe the unification of the furniture of the working and dining areas. A table designed for eating can simultaneously perform the function of a work surface.
In the process of decorating a room design, it is necessary to take into account that modern is an ascetic style that does not need a large number of small details. Elements of the decoration of the kitchen, you can choose from these items:
- Wall Clock. In this style, clocks with large numbers and small hands are usually selected. Watch with a mirror facade or retro design will look beautiful. You can see the wall decor in the kitchen in the Art Nouveau style in the photo.
- Vases. Must have a simple form. You can add zest to the interior by placing a vase of the same frosted glass as the doors of the wall cabinets.
- Ware of white or bright color. Vases with vegetables or fruits are capable of enlivening the interior.
- Curtains. An excellent addition to the modern design will be the curtains of shiny synthetic fabric with an asymmetrical ornament on the plant theme. Elegant curtains for the kitchen in modern style can be seen below in the photo.
- Other textiles. On the mind can be located essentials: tacks and towels. To avoid busting with textiles, instead of a tablecloth on the dining table, you can use beautiful napkins.
Kitchen design in the modern style is suitable for people who appreciate comfort and convenience, preferring the low-key elegance of pathos. Adhering to the basic principles of style, you can create an interior in which peace and harmony reign.
The main advantage of modernity is that it does not have a strict framework, the style created for experimentation and expression of their individuality.