White kitchens are a classic mainstay in the world of kitchen design, but a chic new trend is subverting the ultra-clean look of floor-to-ceiling white and adding a natural, minimalist touch to kitchens all over the country. Grey kitchens are an up-and-coming contemporary design trend that is anything but drab. This versatile trend in kitchen design can add a beautiful update to any home, and since grey can be paired with either warm or cool tones, it’s sure to fit into your unique home design scheme. Here are 5 great ideas for a contemporary grey kitchen that are sure to inspire.
A contemporary beach kitchen is easy to achieve and sure to make your home feel warm all year round. Try pairing subtle grey cabinetry, paint, or countertops with warm neutrals like sand. Use clean lines in your design scheme (minimalist hardware and uncluttered floating shelves) for a simple, beachy kitchen.
Using a darker grey like charcoal is a great way to make your kitchen feel more chic and elegant. Charcoal is a rich color to use for your cabinetry, walls, or backsplash, and is sure to make your kitchen feel that much more glamorous. With a classic charcoal and white color scheme, plus a chandelier or other sparkly hardware, your elegant kitchen will be dinner party-ready in no time.
Grey can also be used to achieve a warm and welcoming kitchen great for any family home! Dark woods paired with a subtle grey are great for any kitchen and will make it really feel like the heart of your home. Mixing it up with a metallic countertop or backsplash can help make the most of the light in your kitchen and elevate your homey kitchen.
Grey is a great way to bridge the gap between neutrals, and it can be easily used to tie together a cool, minimalist design scheme. Try using a grey with blue undertones to avoid an industrial feel and combine it with white cabinetry for a fresh and simple take on the modern kitchen.
Contrast is key in design, and grey is a great base color to create some really interesting focal points. Try a bold accent wall set against grey to really open up your kitchen and add some of your unique personality to the space. A grey island also serves as its own bold accent in an otherwise white kitchen.
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