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Kitchen without closets: advantages and disadvantages

At first glance, this is an idea for the strong in spirit.housewives - what if we give up the upper cabinets in the kitchen? Unusual, unusual, and not so impractical given today's storage solutions. Read about the pros and cons of abandoning the "top level" in our article. At first it is difficult to even get used to this idea. How can you voluntarily lose almost half of the storage space in the kitchen, where there is so much you need? But the advantages are becoming more and more obvious - lightness and airiness in the interior, a lot of light and free space, the ability to decorate the walls that are open to your eyes at your discretion, and so on. Topless kitchens are not easy, but also a way to exercise your willpower while giving up on unnecessary things. What do you need to consider? You need enough space If the area of ​​the room is less than 6-7 meters, then the lifestyle without upper cabinets will have to be rather austere. However, if a couple of pots and pans are enough for you, then why not. In an open space, for example in a kitchen combined with a living room and dining room, you can already turn around quite well. By the way, you can refuse from cabinets only in that part of the room that is adjacent to the windows, thus increasing the amount of air and light in the room to the maximum. And the opposite wall may well have column-cabinets up to the ceiling. Kitchen Artex factory Varenna, interior "Kitchen interiors" It is important to brightly decorate open walls What used to bewas covered with cupboards, now in plain sight. It is necessary to think over not only the kitchen apron, but also the finishing of the entire wall. Bright wallpaper or ceramic tiles? Neutral colors or eccentric decorations? Maybe it is worth arranging small open shelves here to showcase a collection of souvenirs - it's up to you. Irina Zaitseva, interior designer: - The rejection of the upper cabinets makes the kitchen airy and light. This is an unusual option, a kind of departure from tradition, but a very interesting way to add lightness to the room. Young people now have much less utensils than their parents and grandmothers, many are accustomed to eating, mostly ready-made, so the issue of a shortage of storage space is completely resolved. And the vacated walls can be decorated with plates, posters, open modular shelves with interesting decor. Kitchen Phoenix factory Varenna, interior "Kitchen interiors" Provide storage space Having lost usefulthe area in the upper tier, think about how and how to compensate for it? Extensive approach - add pillar cabinets, organize a pantry in the hallway, hanging systems for small items, recesses for boxes and jars built into the worktop, trays and cutlery containers. Solutions typical for you will come to your aid: pull-out and unfolding shelves, corner cabinets, vertical drawers. The intensive method is a rethinking of everyday life and the rejection of all that is superfluous. Why do you need three plates for each, three will be enough. Household utensils are essential for lovers of cooking, and not for those who only heat up pizza and fry an omelet. Throw away everything you haven't used in years and see how little space you really need. Kitchen Vulkano factory Intuo, salon "Kitchen interiors" Kitchen island - additional space Ifsquare meters are enough, be sure to install a kitchen island. This is an additional working area, and the ability to build in shelves and organize a dining area. When the upper half of the space is free, being exactly in the center of the room, having dinner or relaxing at the bar, you will feel spaciousness and lightness to the fullest. The island will unite the design, act as a connecting element, but not in the vertical, but in the horizontal plane. Kitchen Matrix factory Varenna, salon "Kitchen interiors" You will have to bend over more often Everything you need now -at the bottom. The load on the muscles in your legs and back will increase, so try to keep everything else as comfortable as possible. ... All passages are wide enough. Nothing too heavy, the doors are easy to open. Sink with a shower tap, which allows you to spray less water, and will reduce the amount of cleaning, by the way. Let everything be thought out in the kitchen, so you won't make a single unnecessary movement. Inna Raskina, interior designer: - To make a beautiful, comfortable, and most importantly - "tasty" kitchen project, you need to reincarnate for a while into its "mistress". But what should I, a designer, do if I design a kitchen in a house that is still waiting for it? The romantic hostess in me does not want a "kitchen-kitchen" as we are accustomed to seeing it, but sees a kind of airy, bright space that disposes both to comfortable cooking and to a pleasant pastime both alone, with family, and with friends, always! She does not want to overload the work area, where the stove and sink are located, with heavy and oppressive furniture. And now she has a whole wall for room for imagination and decor. She lifts the apron to the ceiling, decorating it with light-colored ceramics or simply glass, decorating the working area with low hanging lamps. The glossy surface will reflect the lighting, which will make the interior of the kitchen visually more spacious and lighter. And on the vacant wall, she will make a beautiful composition of shelves for storing permanent dishes, rails for kitchen utensils, posters under glass, clocks and funny metal signs with cute inscriptions. How can one refuse such beauty? Especially if there are still utility rooms where you can organize a pantry ... facebook.com/inna.raskina.3

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