This Valentine’s Day made me reflect on the power the color red can bring to a home. As a designer, red is not the first color I may recommend for homeowners to consider in their kitchens. But today, we love how people want to express themselves throughout their home, especially in their kitchen. Depending on how you use it, red can add a sense of heat and interest to your kitchen design.
Red grabs our attention like no other color. It reminds us of love, desire, speed, and strength. As a versatile color, red can be elegant, nostalgic, trendy or retro. Red will make a statement in your kitchen, for sure. With a variety of design options, you can introduce the color into the heart of your home through custom cabinets, painted walls, or accented decors.
Installing red cabinets makes a huge statement in your kitchen. The color is powerful and fits well into modern decors. If you are designing a space that has a cozy, cottage feel, have a kitchen hutch customized with the eye-catching shade.
Today, kitchens are all about layering, and homeowners are wanting a wide variety of finishes to break up the room and add warmth. Consider adding a bold color to diversify your kitchen with a red kitchen island. The red will go well with a white and black color scheme.
Break up the traditional look of your kitchen with an accent wall. The red will draw attention to a particular section, such as a corner banquette or kitchen backsplash. Just be sure you choose a shade that will compliment the other walls.
Dare to be different and incorporate the enticing color into your countertop. I know we have some lovely options for red in quartz, granite, soapstone, corian, and glass CT.