Kitchen Trends: Dark Hues

Kitchen Trends: Dark Hues

The past few years have seen a significant shift in our approach to colour in the kitchen, with previously pale palettes and the Scandinavian obsession of recent times being replaced with a love for decadently dark kitchens.

From timeless navy to on-trend teal and inky black, there’s never been a better time to embrace these darker tones in your kitchen. Not only do they add a sense of personality to your kitchen, they are also extremely practical and perfect for covering up any marks or sticky prints left by the kids!

Pair deep rich hues with reclaimed timber to create a real design statement in your kitchen, whilst keeping the space practical and stylish. We love to combine mixed materials such as painted units with stainless steel appliances and salvaged cast iron to give the kitchens a contemporary update. By experimenting with natural salvaged materials, each piece of wood is different and therefore each kitchen individual to the owner.

So, whether you’re keen to embrace this bold shade and make a statement on your walls or cabinetry, or would rather experiment with darker tones through the use of accessories, this 2018 kitchen trend is here to stay.

Little Greene colours left to right: Hicks’ Blue, Royal Navy, Dock Blue.

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  • Making the most of all available space, these bespoke integrated bookshelves provide the perfect place for the homeowner’s extensive collection of cookbooks!
  • Tucked into the corner, rich natural wood cupboard doors conceal the morning coffee station with the collection of mugs, boxes of flavoured teas and all-important coffee machine all neatly hidden away to keep the worktops clear.
  • Complementing the classic country style of the rest of the kitchen, we love the traditional farmhouse taps in our latest project, Oxford!
  • Featuring handy extra storage and worktop space, adding an island to your kitchen provides the ultimate spot for both cooking and entertaining.
  • We’re celebrating the end of the week with fresh, seasonal greens and a generous slice of goat’s cheese for a taste of summer! Image: Pinterest
  • Introducing our latest project – Oxford! Taking inspiration from the traditional country kitchen, the Oxford project explores classic Shaker style in a relaxed colour palette.
  • It’s all in the detail. From brass to polished chrome, the handles of your cabinetry provide the final touch to complete your dream kitchen vision.
  • A classic painted finish to your cabinets can add a sophisticated and unique edge when combined with hints of reclaimed wood and statement stainless steel.
  • How about a mid-week treat of blackcurrants with caramel ice cream? Recipe from @mkarstad
  • We're delighted to unveil our brand new brochure featuring all our latest kitchen designs, head over to our website to request a copy for yourself.

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