Interior Design Q&A: Mixing Light, Dark in Kitchen

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Question.

We have maple cabinets with a white wash porcelain glaze. The appliances are white. We would like to add a dark granite counter top (many shade of brown) and a dark hardwood (like cherry) floor. Would this combination work? If not, what would you suggest?

Answer.

The mix of the dark and light could create a beautiful and unique kitchen design. The latest trends tend to shy away from being too perfectly matched and lean more toward mixing textures, colors, finishes, and wood species. The assortment of products and styles help to keep the space interesting and exciting over time. Make sure to ask for samples of each product to take home and compare with one another in your home. The light in your home could make things appear much different than when you view them in a store or showroom. Please contact us for more information or to schedule a consultation. Thank you.

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DISCLAIMER: This article is provided as a reference guide only.  A qualified, professional contractor like the Tuckey Companies should handle all interior design, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, remodeling, metal fabrication, and restoration projects.  Information presented here is of a general nature that may not be applicable in all situations. Tips, articles, and accompanying information do not represent an official recommendation of the Tuckey Companies.

(Text Copyright 2016, The Tuckey Companies)

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