Although contemporary and modern already become popular styles lately, some people love classic, vintage and retro designs. Why? What makes these designs so special? If you take a look at the photos of nostalgic kitchen design, there are so many alibis to adore them and can’t be expressed by words. Here are some guides if you have an interest for a vintage, nostalgic kitchen design.
When preparing a plan, you must learn and form the vintage skeleton of the kitchen. In this matter, you will need the right walls and floor. Consider covering the walls with glass blocks or use the same material for backsplash. Why glass blocks? Glass element will give a positive effect for any kitchen that lack of lights, bring a spacious illusion into the room.
What about the floor? Well, if you see a lot of nostalgic kitchen design photos, a black and white checkered floor was a popular choice. You can make the pattern with linoleum, ceramic or other tiles. Besides black and white, some people also opted to red and black, an alternative pattern with retro atmosphere.
Finding retro kitchen furniture is a little bit difficult in a modern era, but some manufacturers still produce in limited numbers. One of the famous brands is Smeg, produces retro fridges with the latest technology. Besides the fridges, this brand also have ovens and cookers too.
Adding a bar island will boost the visual impact, but don’t forget to include bar stools. There are many options available, but consider choosing metallic stools with black cushions to match the black and white checkered floor. The last thing to do is installing a proper lighting system. Choose neon as the overhead lighting will boost the retro style.
Do you love vintage kitchen and want to have it? Better find references from now on! Spend time to look at nostalgic kitchen design photos through internet, books and magazines. Some furniture are available through online stores, but go to thrift stores can be alternative option to find cheap items.