These serene, uncluttered kitchens take minimalism to the next level
These pared-back kitchens feature clean lines, restrained palettes and tons of light. They’re timeless, effortlessly modern and offer a lesson in ‘less is more’.
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Sitting pretty in a relaxed summer-holiday house on the Spanish island of Mallorca, this kitchen is ele
All white kitchens have their origins in the northern hemisphere where long winters call for reflective surfaces that breathe light into gloomy homes. Glossy surfaces reflect light and are the perfect antidote to dark, cavernous spaces. Mix the two to create a luminous, airy kitchen.
John Dammerman, marketing manager at ELK, says that high-gloss white melamine kitchens are popular at the moment.
‘In the past, melamine formed the basis of a kitchen, but there is a trend towards the material as a focal point,’ he says.
This pale, lacquered minimalism; an Alpine-inspired palette, means that shapes and textures ste