Modern Kitchens, 5 Bright Design Trends

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Changing colors LED lights, built into kitchen islands top, contemporary kitchen interiors

Kitchen designers share modern kitchen design ideas for 2012 that are amazingly creative, surprising, bright and optimistic. Simplicity and bold kitchen colors, light design and convenient ergonomic storage, efficient and decorative contemporary LED lights, colorful hi-tech appliances and traditional design ideas demonstrate modern kitchen design trends 2012.

Modern kitchen cabinets, small appliances, tableware and utensils in bright colors create dynamic, bright and cheerful designs. Sunny yellow and optimistic orange, airy and comfortable light blue and green, energetic red and inspiring purple colors are modern kitchen design trends 2012.

Inspired by spring dandelions, juicy oranges, delicious strawberries, kiwi and blueberries, modern colors dramatically change the way home interiors look. Shiny finishes and glossy wall paint bring youthful energy and more light into modern kitchen decor.

5 bright modern kitchen design trends

Sunny yellow and white kitchen colors, modern kitchen design trends 2012

1. Simplicity and bright kitchen colors

Sunny yellow, combined with white wall paint, adds warmth and freshness to modern kitchens. Yellow cabinets and small appliances, white ceiling, floor and walls create exciting contrasts, inspired by egg whites and yolks,  make contemporary kitchen interiors look bright and impressive.

Colorful small appliances for contemporary kitchen interiors, modern kitchen colors and design trends 2012

Bright yellow and red kitchen colors are good for digestion. Light blue and green are calming and relaxing colors that help loose weight. Orange shades look optimistic. Purple colors inspire to experiment and can turn you into a famous chef.

Purple kitchen cabinets, modern kitchen colors
Green-white kitchen colors, white kitchen cabinets

Orange gas stove burner, bright kitchen colors and design trends 2012

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2. Light kitchen island design

Light kitchen island, floating in the air, is one of modern kitchen design trends which is great for creating more spacious interiors. Light kitchen island designs provide valuable storage space and decorate contemporary kitchen interiors, offering functional and comfortable, airy and stylish ideas.

Orange color and LED lights, modern kitchen design trends
Contemporary kitchen interiors, black-red kitchen colors, light kitchen islands design

Modern kitchen design, simple and sleek masterpieces
Contemporary kitchen cabinets design

3. Changing color lighting design

Kitchen cabinets, wall shelves, stove hoods, kitchen island tops and drawers include changing color lighting design. Changing kitchen colors help improve mood and create festive and dynamic or romantic and relaxing atmosphere. Changing kitchen colors make kitchen design look fresh and new every time a different color is selected.

Changing color lighting design with LED lights, contemporary kitchen design trends
Changing colors LED lights, built into kitchen islands top, contemporary kitchen interiors

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Modern kitchen color trends, white kitchens

4. Computer workstation design

Designers offer comfortable spots for computers and small ergonomic workstations that became a part of contemporary kitchen interiors.

Comfortable workstations with shelves for contemporary kitchen interiors, kitchen design trends

Recipes libraries and internet connection for working or chatting with friends make contemporary kitchen design multifunctional and pleasant.

Sining table with built-in computer workstation, modern kitchen furniture design trends

Small workstation design is one of  hi-tech kitchen design trends 2012.

Contemporary furniture design for modern homes, dining table with built-in computer workstation, kitchen design trends

5. Modern kitchen design in classic style

Classic kitchen design is always in style. If you do not like bold kitchen colors and quick changes in contemporary kitchen interiors, classic and always modern kitchen design is perfect for your home.

Classic white kitchen cabinets with traditional shelves and glass doors, one of modern kitchen design trends

Beautiful china and traditional furniture, wooden kitchen cabinets with shelves and glass doors look wonderful, warm and inviting. The combination of traditional kitchen design, light colors and hi-tech appliances in retro-modern style create gorgeous, comfortable and bright kitchen design.

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Lighting design for coffee lovers

  by Ena Russ   

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