Published at Sunday, 06 August 2017 by Iven Muller in Kitchen Style, with total 32 drawings.
Natural light often gets great emphasis in Tuscan-style kitchen designs, whether filtered through semi-translucent curtains, or windows with no curtains at all. If there are window coverings, they will often be light, bright and airy. Other natural features, from furniture to flora, are common—window boxes bursting with flowers and rustic tables and benches of raw wood can often be found in Tuscan kitchen designs.
Bold, teal blues and greens reflect the spectacular colors of the Mediterranean waters and are common for walls, accents or even larger elements like cabinets or kitchen islands. Walls, countertops and floors often feature beach-like sandy tans and beiges, setting the stage for the design to be infused with more impactful colors elsewhere. Pops of red, yellow and green can be added using smaller design elements like rugs, curtains, storage containers and glassware.
When it comes to materials, Mediterranean kitchens tend toward natural ones, or at least natural-looking synthetics. Hardwood floors are common, usually in lighter shades to continue a light, bright and welcoming feel. Cabinets are often constructed from high-quality woods like cherry; they can be left in their natural state, stained or painted to add a colorful element to the design.