4 Open Kitchen Design Ideas for a Spacious Home

If you are considering kitchen remodeling in Dallas, an open kitchen design might be the perfect solution for you. Open kitchen designs provide more flexibility in kitchen arrangement, and open-plan kitchens and home value have a tight correlation. 

An open kitchen design is a great idea for many reasons. So today, the team at NG Platinum Homes is here to discuss four open kitchen ideas that can make your home more spacious. 

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Open Kitchen Designs for a Spacious House

An open kitchen design has no barriers, flowing naturally from one area of the home to the next. By ditching the single-room design, you can give yourself more space and really enhance the value and useability of your home.

Best Open Kitchen Design in Dallas and Houston

1. Create Zones

One of the easiest ways to differentiate your kitchen area while keeping it open is to use certain features to highlight different locations. Repeated use of elements creates smaller “zones” that separate the open kitchen from the living area and dining area. For example, you can designate kitchen areas through different colors or fixtures, such as rugs or lighting changes. You could also distinguish different areas through the countertop and cabinet materials. 

2. Expand Outdoors

Most open kitchens are contained entirely indoors—perhaps with a few windows over the cookware. A unique twist on an open kitchen design is to take advantage of your outdoor living space and expand outside. Opening your kitchen to the outside world takes full advantage of square footage and integrates well with other features, such as inside/outside bar seating. 

3. Open Shelving

Cabinets are an important storage feature, but an open kitchen works better with more streamlined elements and less clutter on the walls. You can eliminate cabinets and maintain storage space through an open shelving design. Open shelving can create a modern, minimalistic look that has excellent decorative potential. 

4. Focus on the Island

Kitchen islands are a great idea as they allow for more counter space. You can make the island the focus of your open kitchen design by expanding its size and adding cabinets to increase functionality. A large kitchen island can not only act as a dining table but can also house kitchen appliances, such as a range stovetop or dishwasher. You can also add more cabinets to your island to increase storage and free up space on your walls.

Kitchen Designs in Houston and Dallas

NG Platinum Homes is a true one-stop shop when it comes to kitchen design. Whether you are looking for open or closed kitchen designs, our experienced design team can provide superior remodeling service. We pride ourselves on our dedication to customer service, and we won’t stop until you are 100% satisfied with our work. 

If you are interested in an open kitchen design, contact NG Platinum Homes online or call today at (281) 271-3838 to receive an estimate! Let us help you create the perfect kitchen for your needs.

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