Yellow fills the interior of the kitchen with a cheerful mood and summer warmth; in the photo of the room before and after the repair you can clearly see how everything is transformed. Solar colors invigorate, stimulate the appetite and help focus on mental activity, much more often they are used in the decoration of kitchen dining rooms. However, bright yellow color should be applied carefully, too much of it can be tiring. To prevent this from happening, it should be diluted with soft neutral shades.
Yellow color creates a bright, sunny atmosphere in the kitchen
The influence of color on the psychological state
The yellow color in the kitchen will dispel the seasonal blues, lift the mood in rainy weather. This shade is good in interiors where there is little natural sunlight. Golden gamma looks warm and cozy, making the room brighter and setting up a cheerful mood.
Even a slight blot of yellow in the interior of the kitchen creates a cheerful mood
In its pure form, yellow is very active, it improves the appetite, if you adhere to any diet, it is better to choose soft tones. As a last resort, use this shade in accessories.
Bright accents used in the Scandinavian style kitchen
The safest amount of yellow in the interior of the kitchen is 30%, the rest should be in other tones. Too bright design will please the first time, but quickly get bored. To avoid this, it is better to choose harmonious soft combinations - the brightness should be balanced by a neutral gamut. Variants of kitchen design in yellow color can be seen in the photo below.
Yellow color works great in combination with gray monochrome in the kitchen
Nuances of use
This color visually increases objects in volume, without making the interior heavier. Yellow and its shades can be safely used in small kitchens, they will seem larger. A single accent wall of lemon shade is enough to make the space become more spacious. In addition, the golden tones visually make the kitchen higher.
Lemon shade on the walls and ceiling brings in fresh colors in the kitchen's interior.
Bright shades of yellow should not be used as a background, they should be present in the form of decor or small lockers, chairs, curtains. Enough to fit into the interior of the kitchen one element of juicy sunny color, so that the room becomes lighter and happier.
Light blotches of yellow flowers in the decor significantly enliven the interior.
Important! If you want to use yellow for wall decoration, choose golden beige, peach, bright canary or lemon shades should be avoided. They are good for highlighting specific elements of the kitchen - apron, countertops, etc.
Mustard shade brings a warm touch to the kitchen interior
Golden shades are a warm range, it is an excellent choice for dark kitchens located on the north side. Elements of bright color decor are relevant in areas where winters last much longer than three months a year. In the photo below you can see the design options of the northern kitchens in yellow tones.
Pastel yellow shades create a comfortable atmosphere.
Shades of yellow
The solar scale differs in a big variety of shades. It can be warm, cold, bright and saturated or pale, almost translucent. Some tones calm, others, on the contrary, cause a surge of strength and emotion.
Acid yellow shade fits perfectly into the interior in the style of "loft"
For modern interior styles in the kitchen it is better to choose brighter options, pure colors without admixtures of green or gray. This canary, honey, amber, corn, mango color, yellow-orange, sunflower. Variants of using different tones of yellow color in kitchen design can be seen on the selection of photos below.
In kitchens in classic styles, softer muffled shades would be more appropriate. The most popular are curry, saffron, mustard, golden brown, ocher. There is also a neutral gamma, which can be used in the design of any kitchen; these colors do not attract attention and are quite suitable as background colors. These are light shades of yellow: sandy, golden-beige, straw. Their eyes do not get tired, they do not overload the interior.
Important! The brighter the selected tone, the smaller it can be used for the kitchen interior. This may be an accent wall, decorative objects, some parts of the headset.
Combinations with other colors
The combination of colors in the yellow kitchen is diverse, this color is in harmony with many other shades of the spectrum. For the interior of the room is more appropriate to choose contrasting combinations, or select a neutral range that complements the golden details. If you wish, you can take the most daring combinations, for example, with red or lilac, but you should understand that such an interior can quickly become boring. In fact, it is a choice at your own risk. Several options for the design of the kitchen yellow in combination with other colors can be seen in the photo below.
White universal color, it is combined with anything. This is the most optimal choice for those who are afraid to make a mistake in the design of the kitchen interior. This combination is suitable for rooms of any size. On a white background, yellow elements appear brighter, as if filled with light from the inside.
Important! The brighter the tone of yellow, the more white should be in the design of the kitchen.
It should be understood that the elements of lemon color will attract attention on a snow-white background. Think in advance about what details of the interior you want to emphasize and what to leave hidden.
White can be chosen as in its purest snow-white version, and pick up softer options - milk, vanilla, cream. Soft shades of white are best combined with pastel shades of yellow, and snow-white is better to compose with bright colors.
The classic version, often found in nature. Each of us saw autumn leaves in the trees with our own eyes. All shades of yellow are combined with different tones of brown. This autumn combination can be diluted with details of other colors - blue, blue, brown, tobacco, red, olive.
The yellow-brown combination will fit well into the classic style of the interior, if you choose muted shades. Such a range will not get bored with time. The most successful will look combinations with dark woods - ebony and wenge. Also looks beautiful oak or walnut. Kitchen interiors in yellow-brown colors can be seen in the photo below.
The most harmonious combination created by nature. Both of these colors harmoniously complement each other, it is only the choice of shades. Green balances the brightness of lemon, the main thing is not to be mistaken with the choice of tone, otherwise the interior of the kitchen will be too aggressive. For example, the herbal shade of green looks more harmonious with the color of egg yolk. Such combinations are good for eclectic interior styles.
This combination can be found every day - in the sky. Sunny and deep blue or azure blue immediately refer to the summer sea and summer. You should not choose too bright colors, they will ruin the interior. It is better to dwell on more muted versions of one of the colors. This range is well suited for Oriental styles, Provence, Mediterranean style. The interiors of the kitchens in yellow-blue are presented in the photo below.
Silver gray or steel is a great option to highlight the brightness of yellow. This color is appropriate in the kitchen - it is practical, dust is not visible on it. Such combinations can be used both for classic kitchen interiors, and in modern design.
A very contrasting combination, but with the skillful use of both colors, you can get a truly original interior. It is important not to disturb the proportions - a 50/50 combination will most likely remind of bees. Black and yellow gamma is suitable for high-tech, where golden tones favorably emphasize the strict black color.
Particularly advantageous look glossy surfaces - the ceiling, the facades of the headset, countertops. If you are planning a classic design, you will have to add more wood. The interiors of the kitchens, made in black and yellow colors, can be seen in the photo below.
This shade is perfect for the golden scale. To make this kitchen design look harmonious, it is important not to overdo it with contrasting shades. Better to choose lighter pastel combinations. But even in this case, the combination of lilac and yellow in the interior of the kitchen may look too hard, so you should add another color - beige, gray or white.
In its pure form, an extremely aggressive combination of shades. So that such brightness does not get tired eyes, and a calm mood was not replaced by irritability, one of the colors should be muted or lighter. This is the only way to soften the sharp contrast. How red and yellow colors look in the interior of the kitchen, you can see in the photo below.
Surface Finishing and Apron
For wall decor, you can safely use white or beige, shades of gray and brown are also good. If you want brightness, you can choose a green or blue gamut, and make the accent wall the brightest, painting it, for example, in a cobalt color. The following photo shows the variants of the yellow walls in the interior of the kitchen.
The flooring can be bright, visually expanding the space. Dark shades are suitable for spacious kitchens, advantageously highlighting the yellow furniture. As for the ceiling, the classic version is a bright scale.
Kitchen furniture occupies a large area, so its color plays an important role in interior design. The headset must be of high quality, durable and functional. The material of the facade and body depends on the chosen interior style. If you plan to make a yellow kitchen, you should consider a number of nuances:
- Facades made of natural wood or smooth glossy plastic look more advantageous.
- The color of the headset can be any and in harmony with the decoration of the kitchen. Monochrome facades or color modular sets - depends on personal taste.
- Furniture should not blend in with the background. If the walls are yellow, let it be brown, gray, white and so forth. But on a neutral background of the decoration the sunny colors of the facades will favorably emphasize their design.
Glossy facades are appropriate for modern interior styles - minimalism, hi-tech, fusion, etc. If you choose a classic, Provence or Country, you should purchase a set with matte surfaces. If desired, you can also combine different textures, such as in the following photos of the kitchen in yellow.
The design of the kitchen is yellow in color because it requires a proper selection of accompanying shades. The slightest mistake in the tone of blue or red, and the interior will turn out completely tasteless. Competent combination of colors is a guarantee of success in creating a beautiful and harmonious interior.