Architect gives suggestions that will make all the difference in the tastiest corner of the house. Nothing better than to gather family and friends in the kitchen to put the hand in the mass and put the conversation on the day, is not it? This room is the definition of union, coziness and affection, as it is a place full of unforgettable moments for most people.
How to make your kitchen perfect
However, precisely for this reason, it is worth thinking about all the details of the kitchen in order to provide a pleasant and functional space, meeting the needs of each family. So, with the help of the architect Alessandra Gandolfi, we’ve put together some tips to help you renovate your kitchen. Check out!
Kitchen and practicality must always go together. Currently, the market offers several accessories that contribute to the millimetric organization of all corners of this room: from seasoning organizers, cutlery, pans, planned joinery with large drawers, tippers, hollow doors and drawers, to strategic partitions, built-in waste, tower ovens, cooktops and more.
According to Gandolfi, it is always necessary to opt for efficiency. “In addition, it is also essential to use materials that are easy to maintain on a daily basis and that guarantee the safety of the environment, such as non-slip floors and washable surfaces, for example”, highlights the professional.
Think carefully about surfaces
For every style and need, there is an ideal type of coating to be applied to kitchen countertops and countertops. If you favor optimization and agility, the ideal are ultra-compact surfaces such as Dekton and Laminatto. In addition to not staining, these synthetic materials are modern and have technology to withstand heat, being extremely resistant and long lasting.
Quartz and Silestones are some of the hardest minerals found on Earth, that is, they fulfill the expected performance for countertops very well and also offer several colors in smooth tones that perfectly dialogue with the decor.
Granites are also super functional and fulfill the function, they are options that are attractive for their cost-effectiveness, but they have a very characteristic aesthetic that may not harmonize with the rest of the project.
For those who want variety, porcelain tiles can be a great option. With various prints, textures and finishes, the material has been widely used when covering countertops, adding practicality to day-to-day cleaning and durability to the project. However, the workforce for this type of application must be highly specialized to ensure the desired result.
Finally, the Marbles that are the least suitable for this type of composition, with the exception of the Paraná White Marble. Very similar to Granite in terms of resilience, Paraná Marble is a very beautiful material that can be used in kitchens, as long as it is waterproofed.
Spot colors and lighting
For those who love the proposal of a more colorful and striking setting, the architect’s tip is to work the colors in punctual details. “This must be dealt with strategically so as not to clash with the rest of the house, especially if the kitchen is structured in an open concept”, he points out.
Furthermore, the lighting is also, without a doubt, the key point of the room! It can change the color of the food and even directly influence the well-being of those in the environment, so it is necessary to use general light that is functional, in addition to spot spots in the countertop area and in meal preparation areas.
In the background, indirect lighting can be created in niches, tears in strategic places in order to generate that pleasant feeling of warmth.
Electronics: technology, connectivity and innovation
As in any home, the kitchen also receives a lot of investment in technology, connectivity and innovation.
You must keep in mind the format you want to organize your utensils and appliances. Either in an apparent way, leaving them exposed as part of the décor, or stored in specific places. Don’t think twice about abusing the huge variety of items that exist on the market to make your routine easier.
Think of the kitchen as a whole
The accompaniment of an architect is essential so that the expected result can precisely meet all the particularities of each family. With a macro vision, this professional sees the whole, delivering better technical, decorative and operational solutions.