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Colour pops that cut the mustard in the latest kitchen designs from Schüller
Using a splash of colour to create a focal point in the open-plan kitchen is a game changer, instantly injecting va-va-voom into spaces that have style but perhaps, lack lustre. Enter the colour pop, the clever way to use colour to direct the eye and heighten the response to a living space.
With so many colours and combinations available, picking your pallete may seem an impossible task, but right now, it's pretty easy. With earthy tone kitchen fronts fast becoming the choice of design conscious homeowners, the perfect pop partner will always be yellow.
"Adding colour doesn't have to be a big deal, and today's open-plan designs come with a lot of creative options," says Wayne Dance at InHouse Inspired Room Design. "The aim is to unite and highlight the overall design, and whether you opt for fronts, walls or accessories - yellow is the ideal lynch pin for rich, neutral cabinetry. With the focus on the layering of texture, tone and colour, it's a canny combo - contemporary chic with a boost of colour that warms the heart."
The trick, is to design with purpose. A splash of yellow is more dramatic and relevant when it's applied for more than visual cheer. Colour pop reaches far beyond the injection of feeling, and it works best when it is applied as a design tool.
Floor to ceiling cabinets in a dark grey would dominate any room, so the clever use of yellow deflects the gaze, creating a visual highlight that adds warmth and contemporary style. This visual trickery maintains the calm, low level style of the kitchen space, and let's be honest, it's a pretty cool look.
The ALEA range, part of the schüller.C collection. The image is of Havana brown matt velvet, with sunny yellow satin lacquer.
The sophisticated combination of dark grey and rich natural grain is not one to be messed with but with a pop of colour, the 'trés cool' factor is raised several notches. Never underestimate the power of the accessory. Here, two perfectly proportioned chairs in just the right shade of mustard yellow, inject instant feel good and create an anchor that unites kitchen and living area.
The Corona range, in titanium metallic ground effect, with Cremona fronts in old oak barrique synchronised pore effect - replicating the look and feel of natural wood, is part of the 2020 schüller.C collection.
Wall panels are the contemporary alternative to splashbacks and a great way to inject colour pop into the kitchen. Rich yellows add real depth to the cool linear grounded appeal of ceramic concrete fronts. Opting for a satin finish adds that all important textural layering and create subtle interplay with natural and additional lighting.
The Elba range, part of the schüller.C collection, as shown in Concrete quartz grey effect with wall panels in sunny yellow high gloss.
The schüller.C collection is available from Schüller's UK and Ireland network of retailers. For details contact InHouse Inspired Room Design at:
T: 01661 842304
9th November 2019