Pool House & Wine CellarContemporary Kitchen, Nashville
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Contemporary kitchens. Contemporary kitchens can be very sleek, but while a purely modern kitchen often celebrates structure and grid, a contemporary kitchen is often more playful in form and finishes, including elements of other styles and creating its own reflection of the times.Guide: 6 Elements of a Contemporary Kitchen
2. Old materials used in a new way. Contemporary design is often know to push the boundaries of what we know. Sure, everyone knows concrete sidewalks and glass windows, but what about concrete or glass countertops in kitchens? New and improved products are added to the marketplace every day. From concrete to glass to solid-surface materials like quartz, which tries to achieve the look of natural stone without the maintenance concerns, there are more options for homeowners than ever before.
Another view of the kitchen shows that the yellow onyx was paired with light creamy tones and just a touch of dark wood for a natural-looking, well-lit, softly colored kitchen that still feels very contemporary. You don't have to pair onyx with black every time; other colors can also be excellent choices.
The family uses the pool house for all kinds of activities, from housing guests to gathering outside for family barbecues and hosting charity events. Wondering about those vibrant yellow kitchen counters? They are 3-Form Chroma in Marigold Yellow, a resin that is under-lit here.