Integrate the kitchen with the dining room or the dining room, you can be a very practical and attractive, offers us comfort and style at the same time. An open kitchen is more functional and offers many possibilities, with a closed and conventional’t get, but also leads to some consequences that we must consider before choosing the aesthetics of this space.
When we choose to integrate them, the bars and kitchen islands function as transition elements, acting as spacers, and marking the distinction between the two spaces. Allow you to divide up the area visually and create different environments.
In addition, one of the best benefits is the amplitude that is obtained when you create an open space and without walls. And if at home you have many square because the rooms are small, this option will allow you to save a great amount of space.
The furniture, the important choice
When you open the kitchen to the living room or dining room, we should pay attention to the furnishings that we choose to be aligned perfectly, offering continuity and creating harmony. Keep the same design, colors and style can be the key to ensuring the proper integration of the spaces. Follow the same line of decorative is a safe bet.
To lack of space or to get a result more aesthetic, we can also integrate the appliances in the kitchen. Will be there, but neither of us will give an account. Shall not occupy more space and seem to be hidden.
The floors and walls to separate spaces
Change the color tone of the floor or the walls allows to distinguish the areas when we have open spaces. With a paint of another color, wall paper or tiles, we will be able to differentiate the rooms creating a nice visual sensation and aesthetics very elegant.
Pros and cons of open kitchens
On the one hand, allow us to serve perfectly to our guests and maintain a conversation with them while we cook, create more room and space-saving; they have more light; they are more practical and functional because you streamline tasks; and they are aesthetically perfect.
However, in an open space increase the noise and spread the odor towards the living room or the dining area, a factor that is taken into account because it is not always pleasant. Although you can avoid choosing a good hood that retain all the smells and that don’t make noise.
Also, if you prefer a kitchen is closed we will have more privacy and more decoration possibilities, because we can break with the aesthetic and to have more freedom to choose the design and style of the kitchen. In this way, it is also better preserved the order and, in the case of the kitchen upside down, to the living room and dining room won’t lose its good looks.
The cladding glass
To stay with the good of both alternatives, the enclosures interior of glass allow integrate and divide the spaces depending on your needs. In addition, mark style and provide lots of elegance to the room. It is a great option for those who do not end up deciding. Also, the glass will allow light to access more easily and to be distributed better in the space.
Design of floors and walls to differentiate spaces
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Central island in the kitchen
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Kitchen bar to separate spaces
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The extractor hood to retain odors
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Integrated appliances in the kitchen
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