We can fairly say that kitchen expenses take up most of your renovation budget no matter if it's a BTO flat or a resale apartment. As a smart homeowner, you will definitely want a functional kitchen design that doesn't give up the aesthetic as well. Here are 8 hot kitchen designs from ted iD, which you can get inspirations from for your dream kitchen, no matter if you are a really good cook or just needing a place to showcase your nice and beautiful kitchenware.
1. Enclosed kitchen #kitchen pantry
Using a dark gray color, laminates the neat carpentry work and gives this 4-room HDB kitchen a stylish look. The enclosed setting with glass panel and swing door prevents cooking smells from the kitchen pervading the entire house while heavy cooking is in progress.
* Bonus point: A full height cabinet for food pantry is easier to access rather than a top hung cabinet.
2. One sided kitchen #glassy backsplash
These country style cabinets with white quartz countertop successfully brings new life to this old resale flat kitchen. When you have a long and spacious kitchen, you can choose to focus your working area on one side and leave the other side for other functions.
*Bonus point: Use painted glass as kitchen backsplash for a touch of modernity for a resale flat.
3. Open concept kitchen #kitchen island
This open concept kitchen is very much suitable for tiny apartments as the clean and simple layout will make your limited space look spacious. The stylish wood-grain like a Kompacplus countertop is a must for such as a Scandinavian home.
*Bonus point: Consider a kitchen island as your cooking ingredients prep area, dining area or even a spot to enjoy good wine with your friend.
4. Half open concept kitchen #partition bar counter
Not a fan of a totally open kitchen? Have a look at this half open kitchen, which you can interact with your guests or family members while preparing your delicious food.
*Bonus point: A half height bar counter serves as a partition between your kitchen and dining area, also as storage cabinets.
5. Minimalistic kitchen #no top hung cabinets
Have a well-organized and minimalistic lifestyle? Go cluster-free and opt out the top hung cabinets. Keep your eyesight level clean to create a spacious layout.
*Bonus point: Use vanguard cube tiles to extend the visual length of your kitchen.
6. Industrial style smart kitchen #pipe shelves
After you hack away the partition wall between your kitchen and dining area, replace it with a mechanic dining table. Suitable for a mini family in a tiny apartment, this dining table is detachable to save some space while not in use.
*Bonus point: Instead of boring shelves or cabinets, use open pipe shelves instead for storage.
7. Irregular shape kitchen #vibrant color
Have a super big kitchen? Try to maximize the space usage of your kitchen by doing an irregular shape or layout. Use parallel top hung and bottom cabinets for storage, suitable for big families or mature homeowners who collected or inherited an amount of nostalgic kitchenware from their previous generations.
*Bonus point: Use vibrant but perfect match colors to brighten up your kitchen.
8. Clean-cut kitchen #glossy surface laminates
This clean-cut design with glass windows and panels allows more natural light to enter the space, which creates a lively atmosphere for your kitchen. The U shape kitchen layout lets you move more efficiently when preparing delicious food for your loved ones.
*Bonus point: Choose glossy surface laminates for your kitchen cabinets for a contemporary look.
4 Easy mind steps for your kitchen design:
1. Plan your kitchen layout based on your cooking style & habit. (ex. heavy duty or light duty kitchen)
2. Choose suitable materials (ex. countertop, cabinet, laminations) based on your needs.
3. Choose reputable items for your kitchen utilities. (ex. hood, hob, sink, tap etc.)
4. Get accurate visualization of your kitchen based on your floor plan before renovation.
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