Man Returns Home Shocked by What Roommate Has Done to Kitchen: ‘Chaos’

Basic gray and stark white are out and creamy off-whites and warm grays are in says Stacy Garcia, CEO and Chief Inspiration Offer at Stacy Garcia Inc. Kitchen shelving ideas – whether open shelving or hidden within a cupboard or behind pocket doors – are a great option if you have the wall space. In this space, ‘the basement floor was lowered to improve the head height, the un-used rear courtyard was fully enclosed, and a glass roof was added for light,’ explains Tom Rutt, found of TR Studio. An expanse of glass – paired with characterful brickwork – is often effective.

  • Try out different layouts, designs and styles from the comfort of your home.
  • Erin Williamson Design chose flat-front dark walnut cabinetry to ground this spacious all-white kitchen.
  • The wood backsplash and stone flooring bring a rustic style while the black cabinetry, open shelving, and window trim elevate the dramatic factor of the space.
  • There were no dishwashers or ovens in the kitchen, and people usually ate off of plates and bowls.

Though they seem to contain the traditional designs often, yet the main target is to keep it simple. The view must not be very decorative yet it needs to be sleek, sexy, and sophisticated designed to keep the clutter to a minimum. Normally, upper cabinets have wasted space at the top, but these scalloped ones minimize wasted space while adding a stunning design feature that’s one-of-a-kind.

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A neutral patterned wallpaper makes the boards stand out, and turquoise cabinetry adds a fresh and bright feel to the narrow space. The second challenge faced by Nigerian homeowners when choosing a kitchen design is the high cost of imported materials. Most high-end kitchens require expensive appliances, fittings, and finishes which are often not readily available locally. A kitchen is the heart of a home, and nothing makes it more homely than keeping up with the latest trends. In Nigeria, homeowners are always looking for ways to make their kitchens more functional and stylish. In this section, we will explore some of the popular design trends that have emerged in Nigerian kitchens.