Color in the Kitchen: Red

By Lisa Frederick


Is there a better kitchen hue than red? It calls to mind warmth and cheer, richness and spice—everything we associate with the hub of the home. Try one of these approaches to add a touch of red to your space.

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Neutral Territory

This warm, rustic kitchen proves that red can work as a neutral, so long as you choose the right shade and apply it judiciously. The soft brick color on the cabinetry enlivens the space without shouting and creates subtle contrast with the natural wood beams. A brightly patterned rug further pulls the color into the space.

If you like this kitchen style, get more ideas with Country Kitchens: Design Elements & Ideas.
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