The Kitchen Bistro: An Inspiring Home Design Idea

April 10, 2017

Interior Decor ideas  Bistro Kitchen Design Houzz on Canva

The kitchen Bistro is a classic looking home design idea, that we believe can help make our interior design more enjoyable. In today’s world, our busy schedules require us to put in more effort when it comes to getting together with our loved ones.  Those evening dinners that once were a familiar occurrence, are now becoming a rare commodity.  How can these moments where we sit down together and savour a new-found recipe become more frequent?   This kitchen is more than a simple interior decor resolution, it’s the backdrop to those junctures where you cross paths with your spouse on a spring morning before that 9am meeting.  Those small, but charming occasions that add a breath of fresh air to our day.  

The Bistro Kitchen is relaxed and elegant.  It’s a place where you can engage with your family members over some tapas or a frothy espresso.  In the space, there is a small table that fits two people comfortably, and four snugly.  Classic white subway or herringbone tiles dress the backsplash and walls of the kitchen; making the space casual and light.  There are no upper cabinets within the interior design scheme of this kitchen.  Rather, open shelving is anchored to the wall with iron brackets.  On the shelving is beautiful glassware and white dishware that pose as “art” to “viewers.”  Industrial light pendants and sconces hang from the ceiling and walls, a characteristic typical of the French bistro.  Metals are layered in the decor, you can find gold, copper or iron on the hardware and fixtures.  The floor is covered in a jacket of patterned, Morrocan-style tiles, which warmly invite you into the space.  The tiles skillfully offset the other industrial characteristics of the space.  As for storage, lower cabinets, a butler’s pantry and kitchen island all provide room for those well-needed kitchen gadgets.  These cabinets are often designed to showcase their veiled dark paint tones and shaker-style doors.  

The bistro kitchen turns the typical kitchen into a miniature art gallery.  It’s a place where you can prepare your own meal, but feel as though you are on a date with your spouse in a small Parisian public house tucked away in an off-beaten path.  

Take a look at this commercial kitchenette that we designed, inspired by the Kitchen Bistro.  Its main features are the Moroccan tiles, industrial pendants, bistro tables and casual stools. Get more Interior Design Ideas from URBANDALE CONSTRUCTION EXPERIENCE CENTRE.

Interior Decor Ideas Urbandale Construction Experience Centre Kitchen Design

 

Interior Decor IdeasStyle at Home Kitchen  Bistro

This kitchen interior features: open top shelves, industrial lights and white subway tile in the herringbone pattern.  Check out more Home Decor from Style at Home.

 

Interior decor ideas Coco Kelley Kitchen Bistro

This kitchen’s interior decor consists of wood lower cabinetry with a rich patina.  The distressed cabinetry adds weight to the design of the space while the upper portion of the room remains sans cabinetry, allowing it to be open and light. Take a peek at Coco Kelley to see the rest of this gorgeous Home Design.

 

Interior Decor ideas Lauren Conrad Bistro Kitchen Design

White dishware, plants, baskets and other small decor elements are elegantly displayed on the open and industrial style shelves of the bistro kitchen. Source: Lauren Conrad Home Decor

 

Interior Decor ideas  Bistro Kitchen Design Houzz

White subway tile in a herringbone pattern create and subtle, yet interesting design on the wall of this kitchen.  The perfect backdrop for the open shelves of the bistro kitchen. Source: Houzz

 

Interior Decor Ideas North and Navy Ottawa

Moroccan tiles are the main statement in this interior design ensemble.  They form a pattern that is reminiscent of and old world cafe.  They are the canvas to the typical 5pm crowd.  Source: North and Navy Restaurant Design Ottawa

 

Interior Decor ideas Ellen Degeneres Bistro Kitchen Design

The open concept of this kitchen along with the artisanal tiles create an interior decor that is gallery like; something that would entice even the most amateur of cooks to create the most exquisite dish.  Source: Ellen Degeneres Kitchen Design via My Domain

At West of Main, we are always looking for design inspiration...and a good spot to eat.   If there is a local resto that you would recommend because of its stylish interior or good eats sent us a message via hello@westofmaindesign.com.

We'll be back again soon with some more West of Main updates, thank you for reading!

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Team West of Main



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