Design and Decor

How to create a harmonious cuisine with a Chinese spirit: a real example from Moscow

Many designers use the principles todayChinese housing arrangement in its interior, to bring into the house of harmony and peace. What Chinese methods should be adopted for the kitchen, we will tell in this article. Designer Eva Shebarskaya within the framework of the TV project "Made with taste" on TNT has faced the task of remaking an old uncomfortable kitchen that has not seen repair for 13 years. The hosts are a young, bright, active family with an 11-year-old daughter. However, the interior of the kitchen was stuck in the distant 2000s. The problems of the kitchen are obvious: insufficient number of outlets, old set of bright yellow color, faded wallpaper, lack of curtains on large windows, too small and uncomfortable work surface, insufficient space for home appliances. Having become acquainted with the heroes, Eva Shebarskaya firmly decided to create an eclectic interior with elements of Chinese techniques in the 13-meter kitchen. Eva Shebarskaya, interior designer Graduate of the Academic School of Design and School "Details". He is fond of eco-design, decor and studies old architecture.


First of all, the designer changed the layout andcarried the island with a hob to the center of the kitchen. First, it created the right working triangle, and secondly - it allowed the hostess to cook in front of the window, rather than looking at the wall. And finally, she organized a stove and a sink on different surfaces. By the way, the kitchen island, designed according to the sketches of the designer, mirrored the shape of the kitchen bay window. In the continuation of the island, Eva set up a table and a cozy garden bench next to him. It is convenient to rest here with the whole family.

Style and color

Interior stylistics - eclecticism. Here the designer combines stucco molding on the ceiling with art luminaires on cords, classical balusters, modern furniture, as well as original author's finishing materials. The color scheme is very interesting: a calm basic shade of the walls in combination with green flowers, symbolizing youth, life and beauty.

Furniture and decor

The kitchen set designer has picked up so thatunite in the interior of the kitchen male and female beginning. So, glossy white facades are combined with dark textured wooden inserts. Mirror in the kitchen is provided specially. In his reflection, the image from the TV screen will be seen when the person is sitting with his back to him. The main decorative elements of the kitchen - a wooden wall panel and a kitchen apron, painted in a dark green color. The main decorative interior of the kitchen - woodensquares on the wall, hand-decorated with round mirrors. This brings to the interior Asian themes. The kitchen apron, supporting this idea, is made of a rubber floor mat and covered with tempered glass. These details of round shapes, according to the designer's idea, symbolize the endless energy. The warmth and cosiness of the kitchen is restrained in textiles. On the bench is a bright mattress and crocheted pillows, and on the windows is a Chinese mint-colored curtain. The designer decorated the door to the kitchen with a special fresco to paint on which you can draw, and then easily wash with a usual wet sponge. So the interior of the kitchen will never get tired of its owners! As a result, this space, uniting the preferences of each member of the young family, has become a harmonious space for rest, cooking and cheerful feasts!

Tips for creating a functional kitchen from Eva Shebarskaya:

  • To make the space visually higher, use vertical lines and designs in the interior, for example a narrow full wall mirror or high racks.
  • Use in the interior of complex colors withadding shades of gray. This will give the room a depth and naturalness. And to make the interior visually more interesting, add an accessory with a cool color to the room with warm colors.
  • If the walls in your interior are of a complex shade, then with the help of warm and cold light you can create a completely different atmosphere. Under different lighting shades of decoration will differ.
  • Materials used:

    • kitchen set - Leroy Merlin,
    • floor - Fine Floor Rus,
    • plinths, moldings, rosette on the ceiling - Europlast,
    • a fresco under a list - Renaissance Fresco,
    • a glass apron, a mirror - the "Moscow Mirror Factory"
    • curtains - design bureau "Visson",
    • table - "A.R. Iipex. "