When it comes to choosing a material for a kitchen countertop, the first choice that comes to the mind is granite. Its longevity and durability is what makes the material an ideal choice for heavily used surfaces, including the kitchen countertop. However, several other countertop options that offers the same qualities of granite albeit the costs and maintenance involved.
High quality furniture can save a buyer a lot of stress. I’ve gone through several stages of furniture buying process in my adult life. Like a lot of people, my first apartment was furnished by IKEA, plus a few roadside pick-ups and some pieces from a reuse center. Of course, it doesn’t feel so adult when your particle board kitchen table wobbles with the weight of a dinner plate. And it only takes one ripped dust rag to understand why the bookshelf with exposed nails was left on the curb in the first place.
Natural materials like wood, stone and others when used in interior decoration have the power to give a new lease of life to a room. Many interior designers strive to bring the best of natural elements into home décor projects at hand, as they know the real worth of bespoke look and an environmentally friendly feel they add. Here is a list of natural materials you can use in your modern interior design:
Thinking of revamping your kitchen? Then you would probably know that most of the money allotted for the project would towards sprucing up the countertop. If you are apprehensive of spending too much for the same, here are some affordable materials that would help you get a kitchen countertop that shines like new, albeit at a much lower cost than expected.
Udukuri is a traditional wood crafting technique used in Japan
that allows woods to be polished while preserving a coarse grain pattern. Designer
Jo Nagasaka used the same traditional technique in his new ColoRing collection
which allowed each item in the collection to get a smooth and vivid paint
finish on their surfaces.
The mushrooming nature of urban areas has definitely created a living-space crunch. The kitchen space is often compromised over that of the living room or bedroom. However, the lack of space need not mean a characterless, cramped and storage-lacking kitchen. All one needs is a dash of creativity and here are some elegant ideas.