Styles and Colours
Various Styles and Colour Palette
The first step is to understand the basic elements of each style in order to determine how the new space will be created. Colours, textures and shapes that best represent the essence of a particular lifestyle are then integrated into the kitchen design. Finally, smart accessories and details seal the unique décor.
Understanding how each style conveys different emotions, impressions, and atmospheres is key to deciding which style is best for the space. Colours anchor the unique individuality of the space to generate a one-of-a-kind décor that reflects personality and one’s lifestyle.
And That’s How a Signature Kitchen is Created
The Contemporary style is strongly influenced by Modern design, but it stays very close to current trends. The Contemporary design is dynamic, meaning that it constantly evolves to adopt what is popular and fashionable at the moment. It usually showcases unconventional materials, bold colours, and shapes from other eras that tend to follow current trends. The Contemporary style is for people who like change, and who are willing to refresh their living space on a regular basis.
The Modern style is based on clean, smooth lines, polished surfaces, and a strong presence of metals. It can be recognized by its uncluttered, airy atmosphere, and the use of natural materials. Simplicity and clarity are two standard elements of Modern style, where forms blend into function. Colours are predominantly neutrals with hints of accent colours scattered throughout. The Modern style is for people who like clean, open spaces, with a penchant for anything retro.
The Classic style is derived from Greek and Roman designs and makes extensive use of architectural elements such as crown moulding, furniture toe kicks, and corbels. Symmetry and order define the Classic style. The 5-piece door is always associated with Classic. Its palette is composed mostly of earth tones, and colours found in nature. The Classic style transcends time and is a sure bet for those who seek lasting harmony and balance.
The Transitional style is strongly influenced by Classic, but it adds a touch of Contemporary to create a perfect balance between the two styles. Timeless elements, clean lines, and the use of the colourful contemporary palette, Transitional design will focus on versatility and endurance. Always remaining within the boundaries of elegance and comfort, the Transitional style is for people who love the traditional with a trendy twist.
Also strongly influenced by Classic, the Traditional style is orderly, calm, and carries soft lines throughout. Capturing the essence of classic European décors, it often features reproductions of elegant furniture or antique pieces. The Traditional style promotes a mid-range colour palette, highlighted with vibrant artwork or decorative accessories. The Traditional style is ideal for those who love comfort and class.
Colour plays a key role in generating well-being. Since the home is a place of rest and creativity, discovering one’s personal colour palette and incorporating it into one’s surroundings helps the mind be at peace when at home. Colour can stimulate or soothe. It can evoke different emotions and create specific atmospheres for each room in the house. Colour brings focus to certain areas, creates artistic accents, and contributes to the home’s unique personality. Nuenza’s designers are trained to assemble unique palettes that integrate hues and tones that create perfect harmony for any lifestyle.