Kitchen furniture differs in different parameters. Today we look at the distinctive features of the tables and figure out what points to pay attention to when choosing.return to menu ↑
Glass furniture looks elegant and gorgeous. It will look beneficial in your kitchen. Despite the glass construction, it is very reliable, as glass has an increased level of strength and protection against mechanical damage. As a result, the glass surface becomes resistant to scratches, temperature extremes and other negative factors.
Glass furniture looks elegant and gorgeous
It does not require any specific care, and the glass surface is easily cleaned from visible dirt.
Such a kitchen accessory can have wooden, plastic or metal legs, which in combination with glass look great. Such a surface favorably emphasizes the particular style of the kitchen.
Also the glass itself can be:
Such a surface favorably emphasizes the particular style of the kitchen.
On the surface of the glass can be applied original ornament or photo printing. Many designers emphasize that plastic or chrome-plated chairs are great for glass surfaces. This combination will perfectly fit into the style of minimalism, loft or high-tech.BoardThe surface should be made of high strength tempered glass. Such glass does not shatter into fragments in case of serious mechanical damage.
You also need to take into account the fact that transparent glass does not visually take up a lot of space. Many owners of small apartments prefer to use this furniture.
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Behind him is the process of taking food, a celebration of celebration. It should be really convenient, practical.
You need to choose a color in advance. To do this, pay attention to the shade of the wallpaper or the color of the headset. Also, it will not be superfluous to pay attention to the quality of the furniture, because you want it to serve as long as possible. Modern table should have the following qualities:
- Moisture resistance. Due to the increased moisture resistance the furniture will last a very long time. Moisture-resistant countertops are very easy to clean. As a rule, a wet sponge and a soap solution are used for this.
- Environmental friendliness. This condition must be met. Kitchen accessories made from poor quality raw materials are no longer suitable for further use.
- Reliability. A very important parameter that should not be neglected. If the tabletop is strong, it will be very difficult to damage.
There are countertops made of acrylic, metal and plastic, but it is precisely wooden tables that are popular. First, wood is an environmentally friendly material. Secondly, the tree looks rich. Thirdly, wooden models of furniture can be chosen for a different style, for example, country, classics, aristocracy, modern, hi-tech.
Must be really convenient, practical
But there is one small drawback - natural wood furniture has an overestimated value.
However, this circumstance does not frighten some lovers of the classics. A better option are solutions from the particle board. In such models, only legs are made of solid wood, and the tabletop itself is made of wood board.In order for the chipboard surface to last as long as possible, it must be protected from moisture overload. Otherwise, stratification or swelling of the wood board may occur.
But in this matter you can cheat, and buy furniture from wood-based panels, which is covered with a water-repellent layer. So you will kill two birds with one stone at the same time - the funds and acquire a quality product. These countertops are absolutely not afraid of moisture and have a beautiful view.return to menu ↑
Table with chairs
Any table is complemented by chairs, almost everyone knows about it. Chairs should be:
Any table is complemented by chairs.
If you want to buy furniture in the style of high-tech, then its design must contain chrome or glass elements. If you are a fan of classic style, in this case, we recommend to buy furniture that is made of solid wood.For modern kitchens, ideal chairs made of acrylic or plastic. As a rule, such models have an original form and highlight the dining area. Such a non-standard solution will surely attract the attention of your guests.
Buying chairs, you can show some kind of creativity. For example, it is not necessary to observe a uniform color background. You can pick up black chairs to the white table or experiment with other color variations. The seat of the chairs can be made of rigid, semi-rigid or soft material.
For a large family
You can also purchase a separate countertop, and already to her to order chairs. Combined solutions always look unique and unusual.BoardChoosing chairs with soft seats, you need to pay attention to the quality of the material used. For example, a low-quality leatherette may crack over time. Return to the menu
As a rule, round-shaped countertops look particularly impressive directly in the middle of the kitchen. No wonder the knights of King Arthur sat at a giant round table. Agree, the rounded shape of the table top encourages people to communicate and causes pleasant emotions. Such furniture visually expands the space and does not create the impression of massiveness. Due to the fact that the tabletop has no sharp corners, it will not create inconvenience in a limited room.
Round furniture is the best choice if:
- The family is small. Round-shaped tables are designed for a maximum of 6 people, even if you choose a large worktop. If you want to accommodate more than six people, in such a case there may be difficulties with comfort. For a family with one or two children, this kitchen accessory is ideal.
- Small room For small kitchens, round worktops with a diameter of up to 1.5 m are perfect. Due to the fact that the worktop does not have sharp corners, it is easier to sit at the table. It is also very easy for him to maintain a spontaneous conversation, since the rounded shape of the table top is conducive to this.
- If you have small children. To prevent possible injury, choose furniture without sharp corners. It is very difficult to keep track of running around little fidgets. Sharp corners are a serious danger to children. Of course, you say that you can hit the round tabletop as well, but such a blow will be much safer and less painful than, say, hitting the back of your head with an acute angle.
- The shape of the room itself. For example, if you plan to place the table on the aisle or in the bay window, in this case it is better to choose a round tabletop. This way it will be much easier for guests to get into the depths.
- If already there are certain forms of chairs. As a rule, the corresponding chairs, also on the same support, are ideal for round tables on one leg. Often, these models can rotate 360 degrees, which is very convenient.
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The most compact are sliding models. When folded, they take up very little space, and when they are folded out, the whole family can dine after them. Folded furniture has a fairly modest size.
Have you heard about the round sliding table tops? If you start to rotate it clockwise, the diameter doubles. Rotation in the opposite direction, respectively, reduces the diameter. Very convenient and practical, is not it?
The so-called book tables are also very popular. If necessary, you can fold one edge or expand, to receive a large number of guests.
As a rule, to decompose or conversely fold folding kitchen furniture, great effort is not required, this procedure takes little time.return to menu ↑
Interior designers recommend choosing the space in front of the window. Countertop sill is an excellent option when every free meter of free space is worth its weight in gold.
Tabletop sill is an excellent option
Countertop sill is very popular due to the fact that it is easy to perform most of the improvised means, given the style of the room. At its discretion, you can create various interesting options, where the tabletop-sill can be stationary or fold.The easiest option is to place the worktop along the entire sill. Many small apartment owners do just that. The result is an additional work area and a place for eating.
Also, the table top-sill can be of large size, smoothly flowing into the bar-rack. This is a great design solution for modern kitchens. Such U-shaped furniture can divide the room into several zones.
Saves space in the kitchenBoardIt is best to use solid solid wood, laminated chipboard or granite slab as the chosen tabletop. In this case, the table top-sill will last a very long time. Return to the menu
As a rule, to fold or fold this furniture, you need a minimum of effort. After simple manipulations, a square table is obtained from a rectangular table, and an oval from a round table. Real magic or engineering genius! Such an acquisition is suitable for small premises.
Also, some countertops-transformers provide the presence of retractable chairs. But It is worth noting that the models have significant drawbacks, in terms of ease of use. It is not always convenient to sit on retractable chairs, and over time they become loose.
Such an acquisition is suitable for small premises.
Before buying such furniture, you should make sure that it is in good condition. Also, the furniture should be laid out and arranged very easily. For such furniture can be purchased separately chairs, which are coordinated if necessary.return to menu ↑
Corner in the kitchen with chairs
What do we associate with the kitchen corner? That's right, with comfort. This sofa will surely please your friends and relatives. This is a great place for home tea, socializing or just relaxing. The use of this type of furniture has significant advantages:
- Ability to place a large number of people at the table. If we take into account that part of the guests will be placed on the soft corner, and the other part on the chairs, then the number of available seats increases. In addition, on the kitchen corner is much easier to make room than, for example, on the same chairs. In crowded but not mad.
- Charming atmosphere of warmth, softness, comfort. Once in the kitchen, where there is a couch, you unwittingly understand that this is not only a place where food is prepared, but also where friendly tea parties are organized.
- The couch is a great place to relax and watch television. This decision is relevant for apartments with one room, when family members disagree on viewing a particular television program.
- Sofas have additional compartments and bedside tables in which you can store dishes.
- Textile upholstery corners can be a variety of colors and shades. By the way, the upholstery itself can be changed over time if it loses its appearance, becomes dirty or has become unusable.
- Corner can serve as a sofa. For example, guests unexpectedly came to you, and sleeping places are limited. Use the corner as a bed.
Great place for homeBoardWant to buy a quality corner? In this case, we recommend choosing models from genuine leather. Genuine leather does not crack with time, and it is very easy to care for it. Return to the menu
Desktop in the kitchen
In order for the hostess to facilitate the process of cooking, she must have a comfortable table at her disposal. In this issue, the main role is played by the worktop, because in fact it is the main process of cooking.
Many sincerely do not understand that thanks to a convenient working surface, it is possible to speed up and simplify the cooking process. What are the advantages of a worktop? First, the tabletop must be durable. On such a surface will not remain scratches and marks from sharp knives.
Secondly, in the table should be shelves and drawers. This is incredibly convenient, because at hand the hostess will have access to the dishes.
What other characteristics should have a working surface:
- be sustainable;
- the raw material of which the tabletop is made must be resistant to high temperatures and mechanical damage;
- the surface of the tabletop should be easily cleaned from visible dirt;
- on the surface there should be no backlash and gaps, in which dirt and water, as a rule, accumulate;
- furniture should not just be reliable, but also beautiful.
The surface of the tabletop should be easy to clean.Worktops can vary not only in their configuration and characteristics, but also in location. As a rule, they are located in the center of the headset. This can be a regular cabinet with two doors and additional drawers for storing dishes.
Also for kitchen studios often use work surfaces on wheels, which can be moved depending on the needs of the hostess.
It is very popular to place such furniture in the center of the room. In this case, the work area is separated from the kitchen.BoardEspecially profitable and richly looks marble coating. This material has excellent characteristics. Also look great steel countertops, which are almost impossible to scratch with a knife during cooking.
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Bar counters are most often installed in kitchen studios. The rack can be a continuation of the working area, and can divide the space of the room.
Corresponding chairs are selected to the rack, most often on a long leg, which is equipped with a swivel mechanism. This duet looks just great.
Undoubtedly, bar counters are quite an unusual solution. But let's consider what advantages this furniture still has. For example, saving space, the atmosphere of a cozy bar right in the kitchen, where you can enjoy your time with friends.
Bar counters are most often installed in kitchens studios
Ordinary dining countertops, designed exclusively for food. Bar counters have convenient additional compartments for storing dishes. This is incredibly convenient, because every kitchen is full of dishes that need to be stored somewhere. Also, if desired, large household appliances, such as a coffee machine or an electric oven, can be embedded in the rack. Such a design move will emphasize the originality of the room.The bar counter is primarily compact and practical furniture. Any room with this furniture will look special. If you are a fan of the classical style, then this solution is unlikely to suit you.
Bar counters are quite an unusual solution.
But this is not all, many will be interested to learn about the varieties of this furniture:1Main bar counter
In this case, the bar counter is the center of the room space. Such a project is suitable for spacious rooms.
These racks may vary in shape:
As a rule, this is a separate part of the headset, made in a certain style, which creates the effect of overall integrity.2Rack built into furniture
In this case, the rack is a continuation of the worktop. There are many variations of placement: as part of the work area, the "island" or even the continuation of the window sill.
This project is suitable for spacious rooms.
The latter option is suitable for small kitchens.3Rack partition
Such furniture is most often used for apartments with redevelopment. In this case, the bar counter divides two residential areas. The stand is an extension of the wall, and is located parallel to the kitchen set.
Also, the installation of the bar counter will be an option in the case of a kitchen and loggia.
A unique design solution that you will surely enjoy.BoardBefore you begin to combine the loggia and the kitchen, you need to look at the project of your apartment and identify the load-bearing walls.
There are many variations of placement.2Kitchen table do it yourself
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You can do in several ways:
- To order.
- Do it yourself.
If you chose the first option, then you should first draw imaginary furniture on a piece of paper and specify the exact dimensions.
But you can make it for the kitchen yourself. At first glance, this may seem like a rather complicated undertaking, but it is not. First you need to prepare the following materials and tools:
- wooden boards, at least 3 cm thick;
- coating varnish;
- plane, hacksaw;
- grinding and milling machine;
- electric drill, screwdriver;
- varnish brush.
Look great options, made of wood. It is best to use an array. Such furniture looks equally beneficial in the kitchen and in the living room.
Also, if you have a certain experience in the carpentry craft, you can make a wooden worktop with steel elements in a common construction. This type of furniture is popular. The combination of wood and metal look unusual and, at the same time, fascinating. It will not complement, but decorate your kitchen.BoardBefore starting work, everything must be carefully measured out and additional calculations must be made. You also need to comply with established safety rules.
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The decor on the table
Many are accustomed to create a unique decor on the holiday table, so that it looks in accordance with the situation. However, the decor can be not only festive, but also everyday. It should be noted that the decoration of the dining table is a real art. This allows you to create a unique cozy atmosphere in the kitchen.
In fact, it is not necessary to be a designer to decorate the furniture in a special way. It does not matter where the table is located, it is necessary to decorate it with a central composition.Most often the decor is placed in the center of the tabletop, just at the intersection of the axes, and already around the central decoration are the devices when serving. In the case when the table is moved to the wall, and not standing in the center of the room, the decor can be shifted from the center.
Of course, the most common decor option is a vase with artificial or fresh flowers. Undoubtedly, this decoration looks great. Flowers give the dining area elegance and brightness. They also bring a touch of natural beauty to the overall interior.
The choice of the vessel in which the flowers will stand also plays a great role.
A universal solution would be the choice of a transparent vase, which would be appropriate to look at any background and in combination with any dishes. You can also choose a vase that will match in color with kitchen utensils, or vice versa, will contrast with it.BoardUnfortunately, it is not always possible to decorate the table with fresh flowers. Well, for these purposes spruce or willow branches are perfect.
Decoration decorative dishes
However, the decor of the table in flowers is quite a banal decision, because everything is being done absolutely for what kind of celebration do not come. In this regard, the question arises, what options for the decoration of furniture still exist?
Well, let's look at them:1Basket, vase or dish with fresh fruit
This solution looks no less elegant than the option with flowers. Fruits make the dining area more comfortable and appetizing. Moreover, you can pick fruits by color, which will match the overall interior. For example, if the room is dominated by orange shades, in this case it is possible to decorate the dining area with oranges.
Instead of fruit, you can also use vegetables, this is especially important in the autumn season.
In white colors2Candles
Especially beneficial candles look in stylish candlesticks. But you can use for decoration and thick candles without candlesticks. Candles give a romantic touch to the dining area, and on the everyday dining table they look just cozy and gorgeous.
By the way, it is not at all necessary to set the candle on fire; it in itself looks elegant and beautiful.3Empty vaseIt is not necessary to put flowers or plant twigs in a vase. By itself, the original vase adds its unique flair to the decor, complementing the dining area. It is best to pick up a vase to match the kitchen furniture. But, at its discretion, you can experiment with the color palette.
Hi-tech style4Transparent tank with some filling
The main advantage of this solution is that the color of the scenery is easy to change.
All that is required for this is to change the content. Multicolored candies, dried eggs, beads, marmalades, tinted water, flower petals, coffee beans, and so on can serve as fillers for transparent containers. In general, show imagination, maybe you will come up with a more original and creative decoration in this regard.5Glass jug or decanter
This decor is a classic, it is particularly beneficial emphasize rustic or stained glass style.6Coffee pot or kettle of ceramics
Almost everyone loves coffee and tea. There are warm and relaxing associations with these drinks. A coffee pot or kettle on the table causes warm feelings, cosiness and comfort. Even if you put a tea coffee set on the table, the latter will immediately change.
Wooden elements make the room more comfortable7Fragrant baking
Imagine that you have on the table in a beautiful basket stored toasted pies or buns, carefully covered with a paper towel. Such a spectacle will not leave anyone indifferent to anyone, and the kitchen will resemble a cozy rustic hut in which different goodies are prepared. You can also buy the so-called "fake" pastries.8Tablecloth
You can do as simply as possible by covering the kitchen table with a beautiful tablecloth. You can buy ready-made tablecloth in the nearest store, or embroider it yourself, making it unique and one of a kind. By the way, if you have difficulties with embroidery, in this case you can order a tablecloth from a professional seamstress.
In view of the foregoing, the matter remains for small - to decide which model of the table will suit you.