When making kitchen remodeling plans, you will have a lot of different options to choose from. Ranging from things like different appliances, different themes, different materials, etc. but what it all really boils down to is two different choices: A modern kitchen or a traditional kitchen. Choosing one over the other will dictate what your options will be and how your overall design will be viewed.
The traditional kitchen
This type of kitchen finds a good balance between a warm welcoming kitchen design and functionality. Most of the materials you will be working with would be wood and natural stone. Commonly found within traditional kitchen are painted cabinets, curtains on the windows, and a floor made out of wood, tile, or stone.
It is not unheard of to mix in some elements of modern kitchen design along with a traditional kitchen. Things LED lighting or stainless steel appliances. Just take note if they blend well with atmosphere of the kitchen.
The telling elements of a traditional design are as follows:
- Warm design focused on being comfortable.
- Natural looking finishes
- Practical and homey
The modern kitchen
This type of kitchen focuses on efficiency and on a sleek minimalist kitchen design. Materials used for this type of kitchen usually consist of granite, stainless steel, and manmade materials. Modern kitchens are not as homey as traditional ones but they are much neater and usually have a seamless appearance and a lot of free space.
The telling elements of a modern kitchen design are as follows:
- Minimalist and efficient
- Neat and sleek design.
- Spacious and convenient.