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Let us spark your imagination with ideas, trends and examples of unique kitchens we have designed for clients.
First-hand feedback from our clients, industry bodies and media. Learn about our approach and design beliefs.
Understand our design deposit, service levels and installation. Let us answer any questions you may have.
See behind the scenes, meet the team, and come and experience our studio at our exclusive events.

Mastering Colour in the Kitchen

Colour plays a pivotal role in shaping the ambience of any space, and the kitchen is no exception. From influencing our moods and appetites to shaping the overall aesthetic. With the wide array of kitchen colour ideas we can choose from, it is important to keep in mind how a colour scheme can significantly impact how we feel in our homes.

Here we will explore the secrets to mastering colour psychology in luxury kitchen design and discover how to harness its transformative power to craft a truly bespoke kitchen design that reflects your personality and lifestyle.

kitchen colour ideas using colour psychology

Colour Can Change How We Feel

Colour psychology is a fascinating field that explores the emotional and psychological effects of different colours on human behaviour and perception. In the context of kitchen design, understanding these effects can help you create a space that not only looks beautiful but also enhances the overall mood and atmosphere.

Each colour has its own unique properties and associations, which can profoundly impact how we experience a room. Even the smallest pops of colour have the potential to make a significant impact on how we feel.

 

The Key Colour Groups & Their Qualities

Blues: Known for calming and serene qualities, blue kitchens are an ideal choice for creating a relaxing space. Lighter shades of blue can evoke a sense of tranquillity, while darker blues, like navy blue, can add real sophistication and depth.

Timeless Shaker Ascot Kitchen front on| The Myers Touch
Our bespoke hand-painted in-frame cabinetry was painted in Farrow & Ball Plummet and Hague Blue tones to create a sense of depth between the kitchen island and the wall cabinets to create an elegant, yet calm kitchen dining space. Photo by Paul Craig.

Greens: Symbolising growth, renewal, and harmony, green is inherently soothing and evokes feelings of freshness and vitality. Incorporating shades of green into your kitchen design can create a connection to nature and promote a sense of well-being.  From soothing sage to forest green, green kitchens have grown in popularity in recent years.

TMT Showroom | Mobelife kitchenette | The Myers Touch
TMT Showroom | Copatlife kitchen display | The Myers Touch
Calming accents of green have been incorporated into our new showroom displays. Colour doesn’t need to dominate to create impact! Photo by Mark Hardy.

Neutral Tones: Neutral colours like white, beige, greige, and grey are versatile and timeless choices for kitchen design. They provide a neutral backdrop that allows other elements in the space to shine while creating a sense of balance and harmony.

This modern shaker cabinetry was painted in a muted Paint & Paper Library Opus shade - a sophisticated greige neutral that contrasts with the rich, Smoked Oak veneer cabinetry on the island. Photo by Paul Craig.

Yellow & Golds: Bright and uplifting, yellow is associated with warmth, optimism, and happiness. Gold or brass accents in the kitchen can infuse the space with yellow energy and positivity, making it an inviting place to gather and socialise.

Jennings Gold Leaf | The Myers Touch
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Here we used a luxury gold leaf feature that injects warmth into this white high-gloss modern kitchen design. Photo by Paul Craig

Reds: Often associated with passion and energy, red can stimulate appetite and conversation, making it an excellent choice for dining areas within the kitchen. However, it’s essential to use red sparingly as it can also be overpowering if used in excess.

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Our Interior Design service offers full colour consultancy, considering elements such as the soft furnishings & décor that complete the overall colour palette.

By carefully considering the psychological effects of different colours, you can create a kitchen environment that not only looks visually appealing but also supports the feelings that you want to foster in the space. Whether you’re aiming to create a cosy, intimate atmosphere, or a vibrant, energetic social hub, understanding the fundamentals of colour psychology is key to achieving a truly personalised space and your unique version of the dream kitchen.

If you’re ready to start the design process or would like more details about our design services, please get in touch or visit our Winchester kitchen showroom. Our contact form can be found here.