Color Splash: Cool Blue Kitchens

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An unspoken rule of thumb in interiors is never to rely on blue in rooms like kitchens or dining rooms in which meals is being presented. The idea is that blue tones are both unnatural and also make food look unappetizing. I am not sure how accurate that is, but I do know that rules are meant to be broken and blue kitchens are all looking trendy and present for me.

Carla Aston | Interior Designer

Ease into the idea with a profound matte color of grey blue onto the cabinets. On some days it will look more grey and you’ll feel like you picked a fantastic modern hue. On other days it will appear more blue and you’ll pat on the back to be adventuresome.

David Wilkes Builders

Another way to transition into blue-kitchen land is to decide on the lightest color of ice blue one can find. Your kitchen will feel modern and fresh, but other materials and colors like white and wood countertops can take centre stage.


As your appreciation for gloomy deepens, so will your spectrum. An azure-like teal adds glowing visual interest to the reduced cabinets of the modern kitchen.

Mark pinkerton – photography that is vi360

Here a true blue buff went for it using different shades of blue cupboards, wall color, as well as furnishings.

The right color of pale blue can take on a classic country feel with the correct pairing of period lighting, cabinet door faces, and drawer hardware.

Niki Papadopoulos

Retro mod can be felt by A greenish-light blue in a -’60s soul.

Leonard Grant Architecture

Turning to the dark side, navy blue is hot hot hot and midnight blue cupboards can feel glamorous and sexy. Yes, a kitchen could be glamorous and sexy.

If you enjoy the navy blue thought but can not commit to all your cabinets, consider incorporating it into the middle island and using lighter cabinets for the remainder of the room.

Frederick + Frederick Architects

Or incorporate a little navy. It looks with stainless steel appliances and cabinetry that is grey.

Erica Islas / EMI Interior Design, Inc..

Do you wish to provide navy blue an opportunity but you worried it won’t be hot forever? Try it on for size with paint color. It generates dramatic comparison with milder cabinets. And even if it feels too dark for you, can lighten up using a new paint color next season.

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