Modern Victorian Kitchen, it’s quite confusing, as we know that Victorian kitchen identical with the traditional and semi classical design. Actually we can modify it, so it will look a bit modern. For example, let’s replace the wood-burning stove with a modern stove-top, or replace the scullery with dishwasher.
Things to Consider
Furniture that Should Exist
Kitchen table is one of must have equipment, it’s completed the Victorian kitchen. Place a plain teak wood table with modern glass chair could bring modern atmosphere at our Victorian kitchen.
Sink, this is one of most important equipment in there. Originally it should located at the scullery, you may blends an old butler-style sink, tiles and open plate rack above it. That’s so awesome! For the sink material you may choose porcelain or enamel over cast-iron, this material is most durable, heavy, strongest, resist staining and chipping.
The Proper Finishing
One of the most important thing to consider is lighting, task lighting could be best option for your modern Victorian kitchen. Task lighting is simple and elegant, almost located over the central worktable. Chandeliers with simple plain shades could be another best option for you. Place down light in each corner of room, it would emphasize the beauty of your modern Victorian kitchen.
Tiles, Victorian kitchen couldn’t be complete without the presence of tiles. Have you hear about subway tiles? That could be best tiles to be placed at our modern Victorian kitchen, because it featuring a contemporary concept with traditional twist.
About the layout, almost Victorian kitchen has a central work-space (you may place a kitchen island), plain cupboards and open upper shelving, that designed for a busy cook. Functional, efficient and traditional molding should be presented there. Wooden back-splashes and units could strengthen the Victorian concept.