How to combine colors in the interior of the kitchen?
The right combination of colors in the interior of the kitchen plays an important role in shaping the mood of the owners of the home. There are certain rules for the arrangement of colors, adhering to which you can create a harmonious color scheme that creates an atmosphere of home warmth and comfort.
Basic rules for the layout of flowers in the interior
When choosing a color scheme for a room, two basic points should be considered:
- Dark shades visually reduce the boundaries of the room, and light ones make it possible to visually push the boundaries of even a small room;
- The design of the room can be colored as well as achromatic (black and white).
When developing a color scheme, you should use special tables in which the most harmonious combinations of colors are given. The tables allow you to decide on what additional colors to choose to the basic color scheme. The use of tables will facilitate the selection of furniture and decorative interior elements. Get an idea of how to combine different shades in the interior will help the photo with ready-made design solutions.
With a monochrome version, it is necessary to correctly combine the base color and its shades. With a single-color design, to get an interesting design, you must use the maximum number of shades. In monochrome design, you can combine base and white colors. Sometimes white in the interior is successfully replaced by beige or silver. Examples of monochrome kitchens can be viewed on the photo.
In order to design a monochrome kitchen does not look boring, you must:
- besides the dominant shade, choose two or three additional;
- functional areas of the kitchen should be divided using different shades;
- the use of different textures will make the design more interesting;
- contrasting accents of green, brown, orange or another bright color will advantageously dilute the monochromatic color range, the main thing is not to overpower the room with bright details.
Analog color range
An analogue combination of colors in the interior of the kitchen will allow you to create an original room design. Correctly pick up analog shades will help special tables. For example, for orange, analog are brown, green, yellow and blue, so when designing a kitchen you can safely combine these shades, they will harmoniously interact with each other without causing dissonance and negative emotions in the room owners.
Examples of the layout of analog colors in the interior of the kitchen can be viewed in the photo.
Photo: a bright example of a kitchen in analog color scheme
Complementary colors in the interior of the kitchen
The combination of complementary colors is the most difficult task, as for the harmonious combination it is necessary to choose the right colors-companions. The interior of the kitchen with a complementary combination of colors is a stylish and fashionable solution that can be implemented independently, guided by certain rules.
The complementary scheme allows you to combine colors such as orange and blue, green and yellow, brown and red, peach and blue. The most popular combinations are orange with purple or blue, green with yellow and brown, and blue with peach and yellow.
You can recreate a complementary design, if you combine orange, green and brown with black or white.
Examples of kitchens decorated in orange, green and brown in combination with black and white can be viewed in the photo.
Three-color design of the room
Triad design allows you to recreate almost any style from classic to high-tech. The main one is of three colors, and the following color schemes are considered to be successful combinations:
Achromatic interior is very popular when finishing kitchens. Such a solution is suitable for decorating the premises in such styles as high-tech, minimalism, modern, Scandinavian style or Provence. The main options are the following combinations:
- black + white;
- silver metallic + white;
- white + brown, in combination with green (olive, pistachio) and terracotta;
- white + orange, peach or nude.
Tip: so that the room does not resemble a hospital ward, wall decoration can be diluted with bright spots of green or orange color, as well as with black and white photographs in metal or brown frames. The achromatic design is suitable for rooms with large window openings, in which the absence of bright colors in the design is compensated by the view from the window.
Photo: original kitchen design in achromatic design
Implementation of the basic rules will allow to realize different colors in the decoration of the kitchen. The color of the furniture should be a few tones lighter than the flooring and darker than the shade of the walls. With a light flooring preference is given to furniture facades, made in a contrasting color.
You can combine white and black with almost any shades. This rule also applies to colors such as beige (nude), gray, metallic, chocolate and coffee.
The dominant shade should be only one, the other colors should harmoniously interact with it and be used for zoning a room or placing accents.
In a multi-color interior design, no more than three primary colors and no more than five shades should be used.
Matte colors look more subdued, and the brightness of the surfaces will give them a glossy finish.
Bright elements in the interior should be decor items, therefore, the furniture and decoration of the main surfaces should be a few tones lighter.
Before you begin to develop the design, you should study the table of the interaction of colors and only then proceed to the choice of materials for decoration, furniture and decorative elements.
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