Laurent Living Room, September 29th , 2017. Calm living room, opening up the rooms surrounding a central hub can be a great way to enjoy the benefits of open-plan living without totally giving up on privacy and those all-important places in which to stow clutter. Here, a home office and dining room are open but quite separate from a calm living room that remains a dedicated place to flop and relax.
Laurent Kitchen, September 29th , 2017. Trying to find a home for all your pots, pans and other cooking paraphernalia? The kitchen is the heart of any home, but that means it can get cluttered, busy and in need of some serious organisation. Find the most practical storage ideas with our pick of the best cupboards, shelves and trolleys. Got no wall space? What about a hanging rack from the ceiling. Need to have a dedicated food cupboard? Try a freestanding larder. Whatever your dilema, make we’ve got plenty of ideas to help organise your kitchen and turn that cluttered space into a thing of beauty!
Laurent Kitchen, September 29th , 2017. Geometric kitchen splashback, if you love the tradtional black-and-white floor tiles, but you want something a little different, try the monochrome look with wall tiles instead. Here, the splashback is made of ceramic tiles in a zig-zag pattern, which follows the shape of the shelf, too. Industrial-chic kitchen, if you’re designing a monochrome kitchen, but are worried the effect will be too harsh, try a few black accessories teamed with bright primary colours; it really works in a utility-style kitchen like this one.
Laurent Living Room, September 29th , 2017. Living area that opens to the garden, the large bi-fold doors in this open-plan living area help bring the outside space in during the summer months. Open-plan space with artwork, plants, artwork and an inventive mixture of textures creates a unique look and brings a multipurpose space to life.
Laurent Living Room, September 29th , 2017. All white living space, a mix of different types of furniture can often be too busy or overbearing. For a more relaxing ambience, select furniture from the same colour palette to continue your design theme in two areas, linking them together. Lighter wood finishes such as maple and birch give a feeling of space. Here, an original fireplace, double doors and parquet flooring lend a grand feeling to this spacious, open-plan living room.
Laurent Kitchen, September 29th , 2017. Cream country kitchen with large island unit and dining table. A cream painted kitchen is the perfect choice for a cottage with low ceilings, as it makes the space feel light and open. Create this look with Shaker-style base cabinets, cream wall tiles and pale flagstone flooring. If you have space, an Aga will suit a country kitchen perfectly. As an alternative to wall cupboards, install a kitchen island in centre of the room to provide plenty of storage.
Laurent Kitchen, September 29th , 2017. Vintage-style cream kitchen with red tiles. Go for cheery retro style! Cream is the perfect backdrop to a vintage-style decorating scheme. This country kitchen has a range cooker set into the chimneybreast, framed with a tiled splashback and painted wood overmantel shelf. Add a playful look with printed textiles in fun designs such as teacups, or classic red-and-white checks, and use shelves to display enamel kitchen signs and quirky memorabilia.
Laurent Living Room, September 29th , 2017. In a large open-plan space you also have the freedom to experiment with oversized designs, everything from statement furniture, wall art or a bold, large-scale design on soft furnishing fabrics or an eye-catching rug. Create zones for different activites so that an open-plan space works well. Furniture can be used to cleverly break up an area with pieces such as storage cabinets being used as a room divider.
Laurent Kitchen, September 29th , 2017. An L-shaped kitchen works well in an open-plan kitchen design. A row of kitchen units runs along one side of the ‘L’, while a row of low-level units runs along the jutting out portion of the ‘L’ – an easy way to create a barrier between the kitchen prep and dining or living zones.
Laurent Kitchen, September 29th , 2017. Black and white kitchens for monochrome fans. A black and white scheme is always a sophisticated choice for a kitchen scheme and, whether you favour a traditional or modern scheme, monochrome is a palette that works perfectly both ways. From a chequerboard tiled floor for a 1950s diner feel, a black range cooker against classic white cabinetry for a country ambience, or the new wave of graphic patterns, outlines and silhouettes, there’s a black and white design to suit any scheme.
Any content, trademark/s, or other material that might be found on this site that is not this site property remains the copyright of its respective owner/s. In no way does Warqabad claim ownership or responsibility for such items, and you should seek legal consent for any use of such materials from its owner.