By Bi5MiLl4hRunamuckfestival. Dinettes and Breakfast Nooks. At Monday, November 12th 2018, 05:46:08 AM.
If your home is a more modern home with modern furnishings throughout, then you may be wondering how you are ever going to find furniture for your breakfast nook. Most furniture for this room is of a more traditional or country theme and it is sometimes hard to find kitchen nook sets that can fit into a modern kitchen. There are certain features to look for, though, that will help you find the right nook set for your modern living space. The materials of construction, the style of the table and breakfast nook seating, as well as the color schemes can all play a part in making your kitchen furniture look more modern.
Once you know what style you are looking for, the next step is to consider the materials of construction. The most common material for kitchen furniture is wood. However, it is extremely uncommon to find natural wood or wood that is stained in a modern kitchen. The only way you will find wooden furniture in a modern kitchen is if the wood is painted. Some more common materials of construction in modern furniture are metals such as chrome or aluminum, glass, or rich upholsteries. Modern furniture is usually more typical in a house without children so it is alright to have upholstered dining nook furniture.
The style is probably the most important factor when it comes to finding the perfect modern kitchen nook set. Some decorators will give generalizations like you cannot use bench seating in a modern kitchen and that is simply not true. Benches can have a place in a modern nook if they are done right. The only general rule that applies universally to all modern furniture is that the lines and design need to be simple. The table and chairs will have simple straight legs rather than ornately carved ones. The tops of breakfast nook chairs and benches will be straight lines rather than arched ones.