10 May 2021


Design trends come and go, but the white colour kitchen continues to be one of the most popular choices for kitchen renovators. It offers a timeless look and is versatile enough to suit most homes. It’s also a great choice for smaller spaces due to the ability of white to reflect light. Today, we’ll be looking at some of our favourite design ideas for creating the perfect white kitchen.

Add drama with contrast

A white kitchen doesn’t have to be dull, and you can add some interest with the addition of contrast to your predominantly white palette. Have some fun with patterned splashbacks or feature wallpaper. If you have an island bench, you can also create a unique look by making this a feature colour to contrast with the other cabinetry. Stainless steel can also offer contrast, with a feature rangehood or sink. Of course, you don’t need to go big with contrast – have a play with colourful accessories and appliances for a look that you can change over time.

Use texture to create warmth

Creating texture can add some warmth into your new white kitchen. Timber flooring is a great option as the wood grain brings warmth, while also being practical for the kitchen. You can also create texture with your cabinetry with details such as moulding or glass fronts. Stone benchtops are not only practical but also provide a visual warmth. Warm metals can also soften up the space – think copper, brass, bronze and polished nickel. Metal can be integrated easily with the cabinet handles or knobs.

Get the lighting right

A white kitchen gives you the opportunity to incorporate some interesting lighting choices into the space. Think about some textured pendant lights or industrial-style options to make your lights a real feature. For a touch of luxury, there are plenty of chandelier lights which give that opulent feel. Don’t forget your more practical lighting, such as under the cabinets and over food preparation areas.

Try open shelving

Open shelving is a great way to inject some personality into your white kitchen. Display your crockery and other kitchen items for a functional and attractive look. Shelving also gives you the opportunity to introduce colour and texture, as you can opt for timber or metal shelving options. Open shelving also looks great when combined with closed overhead cabinetry.

If you need help with the colour scheme of your new kitchen, speak with the award-winning designers at The Maker. We lead the industry when it comes to innovative kitchen design, and all of our kitchens are customised to meet your individual needs. We use the latest design trends to ensure your new kitchen is both functional and beautiful. Make an appointment to visit our showrooms and see what inspires you!

For white kitchen inspiration, contact The Maker today on 1300 270 000.

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