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Exploring Different Design Styles for the Kitchen

Last updated 6 years ago

From modern dining sets to old-fashioned hutches, there are a variety of ways to tailor your kitchen’s décor to your personal style. Here are three popular and timeless kitchen design themes that can help you create a unified look in your dining area.

This classic kitchen style provides a cheery feel by using cozy décor and country-style patterns such as checks, floral print, or gingham. Natural wood cabinets with a weathered or distressed finish provide a homey, old-fashioned feel. Country-style kitchen furniture may include curio cabinets that hold charming knick-knacks, patterned stools, and wooden dining sets.

Traditional-style kitchens are more formal than country kitchens, with dark woods and decorative trim evocative of the 1700s-1900s. Antique-style tables and chairs, wine cabinets, and wooden hutches complete the look of a traditional kitchen.

Modern kitchen design embodies minimalism in every sense, with clean, geometric lines; basic colors; and uncluttered surfaces. Many modern kitchens are bordered in chrome and wood, with solid-door cabinets that hide away dishes, foodstuffs, and other small items. Modern-themed dining sets are generally found in basic black, white, and chrome, with armless chairs that accentuate the open space of a kitchen.

This kitchen design blends elements of traditional and modern décor to create a custom feel. For example, stainless steel appliances may come together with traditional wooden cabinets to create a sleek look that is warmer than purely modern design. A transitional kitchen may incorporate furniture such as modern barstools to complement a granite center island.

For more information on these and other kitchen design styles, or to browse the largest selection of kitchen and dining room furniture in San Diego, visit the Casual Dining & Bar Stools showroom today. Call (858) 578-5881 to learn about our custom furniture options!


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