Kitchen Styles Part 1: The Contemporary Kitchen

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Jan 29, 2015 6:30:00 PM

Brakur_ContemporaryWhen talking about contemporary and modern kitchens those two terms are often used interchangeably. However, this is not entirely correct. When we are talking about kitchen styles that are contemporary we mean a style that is the current trend. They include kitchens that are at the forefront of technology and design.  Some contemporary kitchens can be modern, but include other styles of kitchens as well.

So what does a contemporary kitchen style include or look like in 2015?

  • Clean and streamlined surfaces
  • High functionality with many unique storage options
  • Brakur_Contemporary_2Furniture style design features
  • Open shelving with fewer wall cabinets
  • Larger windows
  • Multiple cabinet colors
  • Advanced technology such as Wi-Fi enabled appliances
  • Non-traditional seating areas
  • Cutting-edge appliances such as built in coffee makers and induction cooktops
  • Hidden outlets
  • Decorative lighting
  • Transparent features
  • Under counter options such as microwaves and refrigerator drawers

When it comes to designing a kitchen there were always be trends and fads. Some technology can quickly be outdated. Our kitchen design experts at Brakur Custom Cabinetry can help you design a kitchen that is not only contemporary but guide you towards those trends that won’t quickly be obsolete and outdated.  If you are planning on designing a kitchen in 2015 you will be excited to know that you have more options than ever before and can customize your kitchen so you can enjoy it for years to come. If you would like to talk to one of our design experts about the contemporary options available click here.

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Topics: Chicagoland, Kitchen Remodel, Chicagoland Kitchen Remodel, Custom Cabinetry, Kitchen Styles

Located in Shorewood, Il, Brakur Custom Cabinetry, Inc. has been providing high quality locally manufactured cabinetry since 1965. Brakur is the largest manufacturer of custom cabinetry in Northern Illinois with a 100,000 plus square foot, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and more than 80 employees.

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