Give relief to your kitchen! - 2016
MATERIALS, COLORS, STYLES... THE CHOICE AND COMBINATION OF MATERIALS FOR CREDENZAS AND WORKTOPS CAN CREATE A TRULY UNIQUE KITCHEN.
"Cement tiles and metro tiles are kitchen staples, combining vintage spirit and innovation. White, cream or pastel-patterned, cement tiles are always charming, but to play up the difference, opt for patchwoik: it's possible to make a made-to-measure selection for a personalized credenza, or even paint your own tiles with stencils and paints (at eleonore-deco.com). Or opt for colorful metro tiles! Zelliges are also making a comeback for their exotic charm. And let's not forget today's hottest trend: self-adhesive vinyls in trompe-l'oeil geometric patterns.
Wood and stone: the authentic duo
In real or reconstituted natural materials, wood and stone also take over kitchen surfaces to give them relief and character, since these surfaces are often textured.
Visit waxed concrete or smoothed fine mortar, has been very much in vogue in recent years, and in the kitchen it covers any surface superbly, with a soft, matte finish. It's particularly popular in renovation projects, where it's easy to install and produces stunning results. As for glass and Corian, they are appreciated for their hygienic genius, while giving the room a futuristic look.
Last but not least, credenzas are no longer just used to protect the wall: they can now be used for storage. Mobalpa, for example, has developed iPractis, a system for fitting to the back of the work planAesthetically pleasing and functional, with a truly ingenious space-saving approach". Claire Lelong-Lehoang