Kitchen Remodeling Ideas: Traditional vs. Contemporary Kitchen Design

Kitchen Remodeling Ideas: Traditional vs. Contemporary Kitchen Design
Kitchen Remodeling Ideas: Traditional vs. Contemporary Kitchen Design
May 24, 2022 Russ Busa

When it comes to kitchen remodeling ideas, the choices can often seem overwhelming.  However, working your way through these choices boils down to a deceptively simple question: Do you prefer traditional or contemporary kitchen designs?

The look and feel of your kitchen should reflect your personality and tastes.  After all, your kitchen is the heart and soul of your home  – and you want to make sure that it’s just as tasteful and unique as you!

For those who aren’t sure of the difference between contemporary and traditional kitchen designs – or who just need a few kitchen remodeling ideas – here’s a quick list of these designs’ characteristics:

Contemporary kitchen designs can offer homeowners with a more dynamic and innovative kitchen style that’s anything but ordinary. Clean and open interiors are the contemporary kitchen’s hallmark, while modern appliances and a minimalist design complete the look of this chic kitchen space. 

This type of kitchen emphasizes efficiency and sustainability, as well as simplicity. These typically use modern materials such as stainless steel, glass and plastic. Cabinets and appliances are typically all white of stainless steel. This look  is popular because its very clean and open. It makes the space feel larger and more airy. Advance smart technology is also a common feature in modern kitchens to further enhance their efficiency, simplicity and futuristic feel.

large modern kitchen with white cabinets

Traditional kitchen designs look stellar in period homes, including Victorian and traditional-style houses. Traditional kitchens have a more rustic and homey feel; wooden cabinets in gorgeous wood finishes dominate the space, while appliances are designed to seamlessly blend in with the country feel of the kitchen. 

Other features include a room-centered stove, a farmhouse sink and plenty of storage space. A traditional kitchen can be a perfect addition to any home.

Not sure which style appeals to you? Check out some photos of our latest kitchen remodels. Then call Sterling Homes today at 508-277-1020!  As part of our kitchen remodeling service, we will refer you to one of our partner kitchen designers who can customize and design your kitchen space, leaving you with the designer kitchen look that you’ve been dreaming of. 

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