I get excited when I come across a kitchen that is so different from the same ole’ trends. When I found this retro inspired kitchen, I couldn’t get over how refreshing it felt, even though it was inspired by design that was in fashion decades ago!
Fittingly, it was designed for a home built in 1957! Located in middle of Tiergarten Park in the Berlin, the home’s exterior was preserved as a historical landmark, but the current owner reimagined the interior in 2012 with the help of the BFS Design Flachsbarth Schultz.
The bronze light fixture and throwback wallpaper pattern had me at hello. They are one of the few fabulous things that came out of 1970’s style. I could see myself walking into this space in Palm Springs then, but also right now! The clean modern line of the kitchen counters and dining table, combined with the mid-century chairs feel completely contemporary.
But what I love most about this space is its color palette. The rich and smooth combo feels so brave and modern against white walls and minimalist cabinetry. I love the spicy cayenne pepper, brick-like color of the Eames chairs mixed in with the white and black. With that last little pop of the steely-blue ceramic vase, this color palette is pure perfection!
What are you guys thinking of this fearless color palette? Does the ode to an other era inspire you, or just make you wish it stayed in the past? Don’t miss the entire home tour here – it’s just as stellar!
kitchen images BFS Design Flachsbarth Schultz