Kitchens that come in fresh white or neutral have always been a favorite but  lately I have spied some fabulous modern kitchens with an warm look to them. This kitchen  by Kenneth Brown is super stylish and creates but lately I have spied some fabulous modern kitchens with an warm look to them. This kitchen  by Kenneth Brown is super stylish and creates a very user friendly space with the kitchen table doubling up as an island workspace. A soft warm colour palette and that fantastic light pendant really make this kitchen an inspirational space.

Kenneth Brown Design

The industrial style is also on my radar. of course its not a new trend but there are lots of new ways it is being used in homes.

Can you spot the one design element that is common in these 3 kitchen?

via Kitchenism

 

It’s lighting and the use of fabulous pendants to make the kitchen really come alive.

Don’t ever underestimate the impact that lighting has in a kitchen.  Everyone seems so focused in getting the cabinetry and appliances right but don’t give enough thought or budget to lighting.  It can make a huge design impact.

Via Kitchenism

 

I promise to post about the virtues of fab kitchen lighting soon.  Stay tuned