One of the most intriguing topics that most homeowners and business enthusiasts have is whether to remodel their kitchens with a contemporary or modern look or to try to redesign by going traditional and classical.
Remodeling kitchens has always been a challenge to every homeowner. The most decisive part of this is when the homeowner must look for a final design as part of a home makeover. Thus, before looking for materials, equipment, and other gadgets that will add a fresh look to your kitchen, you must first browse over various possibilities of a certain kitchen design.
The most common kitchen type is the traditional design with its formal and elegant look that resembles American or European home preferences for a kitchen way back in 18th, 19th, and early 20th centuries.
This traditional kitchen will surely have fluting corbels, crown and rope mouldings, ornamentations and trims, cabinets with cherry design, drawers with walnut design, countertops made of mahogany, raised panel cabinet door styles, antique appliances and fixtures, natural materials, and stone fixtures.
Another kitchen design that closely resembles the traditional is the Victorian style. This kitchen style has cathedral arch doors, raised panels, ornate accents of mouldings and trims. Further, most of the kitchen fixtures are made of dark and heavy wood types.
The Italianate design is similar to both the general style of the traditional and the Victorian style. Italianate kitchens are generally painted cream and most fixtures have carved designs of fruits and other images of nature.
Another variation of the traditional is the Georgian type with the signature look of square panel raised doors with the typical, heavily accented crown mouldings and stacked cabinetry that reaches the ceiling. A painted black island for the kitchen is also a common look.
Further, most traditional styles cover other European and American kitchen designs and structures. These include the Colonial, Edwardian, Farmhouse, Regency, Cottage, Plantation, Estate, Cape Cod, Federal, Bungalow, Queen Anne, Early American, Neoclassical, Shaker, and Manor looks.
A kitchen must have a cheerful and welcoming aura at all times for the household and for the guests. Choose a traditional kitchen style has always resembled a sense of comfort and order.
It is always invigorating for every busy household to have kitchens that are quite different from today’s look of a modern kitchen. The traditional style of a kitchen shows that such area is filled with patterns that brighten the homeowner and add further appeal for the whole house or establishment.