Retro kitchen ideas

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From the slightest touch to an explosion of style, adding retro chic to your home is a great way to pay homage to your favourite era and have fun at the same time. Whether it is through colour palette or iconic furniture choice, explore retro chic through some of our great retro kitchen ideas. From vintage kitchen ideas to incorporating evocative colour into your scheme, you can create a retro look even in a small kitchen.

There are certain design ingredients that make up the ideal retro-chic recipe. A palette of colours that are so of their moment, plastic furniture once ground-breakingly space-aged, spiky plants and a hint of iconic imagery. It may sound like the potential for design disaster, but it all comes together so beautifully in these retro kitchens.

When it comes to kitchen storage ideas, standalone units are now being embraced in modern open-plan spaces where the kitchen literally takes centre stage. But they were once the bread and butter of a retro kitchen. Paint your freestanding furniture in a contrasting palette of primary colours for a true retro look.

Take a look at these retro kitchen ideas to give your contemporary or traditional kitchen a nod to the past with nostalgic, olde worlde touches.

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