Designing a Coastal Style Kitchen for Summer
With winter on its way out, it’s easy to find yourself thinking about the warmer months. If you’ve been considering a kitchen renovation, kickstarting it in spring means you can make the most of your new space all summer long.
Opting for a coastal kitchen design means when the weather cools down again, it’ll still feel like summer.
Read on to learn how we achieved the coastal look with this kitchen in Clovelly.
If you’ve got the room, designing an open-plan kitchen and dining space is a great way to maximise the kitchen’s potential and achieve the coastal look.
Positioning the kitchen toward the back of the house, so it flows onto the backyard is one of the hallmarks of a coastal home. This allows for easy flow between outdoors and in, and comes in handy when entertaining.
Light and bright
The best coastal kitchens embrace the relaxed summer feel by keeping it light where it matters. Opting for a predominantly-white palette can open up a small room and make it feel cooler. Not to mention, white is far less likely to date as the years go on.
Carrera marble benches and rattan light fixtures work to contrast plain kitchen joinery whilst maintaining the seaside look.
Installing a horizontal window above the prep area in place of a splashback, as we did in this Clovelly kitchen, is another way to maximise natural light and bring a pop of colour to the space.
Teemed with timber
Choose furnishings that accent your kitchen, without making too big a statement. The addition of a timber dining table to match the wooden floorboards adds a sense of character and uniformity.
The Award-winning team at Apollo Kitchens has over 50 years experience creating kitchen joinery solutions. Visit our kitchen showroom to start your renovation today.