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5. Kitchen appliancesKitchen appliances play a vital role in enabling the kitchen to function efficiently. Make it a point to purchase only those kitchen appliances that are required by you.Kitchen appliances are available in various choices and a wide price range. Note that the built-in kitchen appliances, as in this image, are more expensive than freestanding kitchen appliances.The kitchen appliances include items such as microwaves, cooktops and ovens. Make sure that the visual appearance of the kitchen appliances complements the overall design of the kitchen.Check out kitchen products on Houzz
Add an island…An L-shaped design works well in an open-plan room, as it will fit neatly into a corner and allow people to move around the space easily. However, you could find it a little unsociable, as you’re forced to turn your back on guests while preparing food. If you have room, consider incorporating an island into your design. Even a small unit like this one will add a sociable feel to the kitchen, and bring in an extra work surface and more storage – a win-win.Know these things before designing a kitchen island
16. Dark tonesBlack, grey and white surfaces work together to bring life to this kitchen. A360 a r c h i t e c t s chose to sheen the surfaces for a rich, luxe aura. Contemporary furniture and appliances add to the lustre.
Let the chimney vent the fumesA chimney prevents the entire area from becoming too smokey or claustrophobic because of pungent smells. With its sleek design, it will also enhance the decorative value of your open kitchen. A chimney right atop the stove effectively absorbs fumes, preventing them from exiting the kitchen. This kitchen from A360 Architects is a practical example of infusing the open kitchen style in your contemporary home, using a sleek steel chimney.