The kitchen credenza is a practical object that helps you maintain your kitchen. In contemporary interiors, it also has an aesthetic value. The choice of a credenza is part of the design steps of the wall decoration of your meal preparation area.
The credenza may have a small size but it is an important element that facilitates your household chores and beautifies your kitchen.
Modern kitchen credenza with tiles and mosaic effect
In the past, the space reserved for the credence behind the sink and the hobs were most often occupied by a tile wall covering. In the absence of modern materials and advanced manufacturing techniques, tiling was considered the most suitable coating for this area of the kitchen walls. This is understandable because the quality we look for most often in a credenza is that it is easy to clean. Of the natural materials used in the past, tiles were best placed to offer this quality.
Modern kitchen credenza with tiled effect and wooden furniture
Today, there is a greater choice of materials for the surface of the kitchen credenza. However, some people still prefer tiling for its classic look and sometimes even a little vintage, for its traditional side and because it allows to turn the area of the credence into a real work of art with interesting mosaics. These are the benefits that only tiles could bring you. However, compared to other modern materials, tiles are more difficult to clean and this is their main disadvantage. In particular, it is the joints that cause maintenance problems, because the spaces between the tiles must be subjected to an energetic rubbing and a renovation procedure that only allows you to keep their aesthetic appearance.
Modern design kitchen credenza with marble effect
For a modern kitchen, you can also enjoy a contemporary style credenza: glass, stainless steel, concrete or artificial materials such as the corian , for example ... These credence are characterized by their beauty that does not give in to the tile coating. Whether you want to decorate your walls with a modern design or a vintage look credence panel, you will be able to find a contemporary credence that meets your requirements. And, thanks to the possibilities of printing images, you could also make your credence a decorative accent of the room: an image of a Zen atmosphere, the expression of the greedy spirit or the decor that makes you want to eat only balanced dishes are just a few of the many options!
Decorative wall idea with modern kitchen wood splashback
In addition to all these new possibilities for decorating your kitchen, credenzas made of contemporary materials are also easier to install and clean. Made of panels, they require less installation effort and can also be asked by everyone. In other words, you will not have to wait for a professional visit to have this type of credence. Suddenly, the choice of such an accessory will advance faster your kitchen design work! As for the cleaning, it is easier to maintain because most contemporary credence have a surface with a dirt protection (sometimes lacquered effect). There, no rubbing joints: a simple sponge with a cleaning product would be enough to give the walls of your kitchen a flawless look! Have you already chosen the materials and colors of your kitchen credenza? If you still hesitate between different possibilities, the pictures could inspire you!
Credenza idea for white kitchen and modern style wood
As for tiled splashbacks, there are small squares, or commonly called tiled credence, or large tiles, what everyone calls kitchen tiles.
Kitchen credenza with mosaic effect in white and beige
As for the contemporary credence, here is an example of credence with lacquered surface. It may be the plastic of a new type or other contemporary material. Its appearance gives a futuristic look to the kitchen in question.
Blue kitchen credenza with lacquered surface
Contemporary tiles can be made of large tiles that complement, thanks to their colors, wooden or plastic furniture in the kitchen.
Kitchen wall decoration with modern credence
Stainless steel when the credenza occupies only a very small part of your wall, just above the plates of your stove or slate when it occupies only the top of the sink. The rest of the kitchen that you see below is laid out as a living room or if not, as a beautiful, well-appointed dining room.
Black kitchen with credence slate and stainless
Here is how your credence can have a function that until now we have not mentioned: the decorative element function. It's nice to combine the functions of the credence so that you can have something that protects the painted wall from stains left by messy substances that are reminiscent of contemporary posters that decorate after being created for spaces like kitchens or living spaces. , cafes or rooms in general.
Original Kitchen Wall Decor Idea with Hobs Credenza
We go back to the most widespread model of credence: tiling. What is more particular here is that the kitchen is dressed in wallpapers which bring a little contrast to the mostly white and mostly light kitchen.
Small white kitchen and credence with checkered effect
And here again is a new material that serves as a credence in this modern kitchen.
Contemporary kitchen wall panel and credenza
This material obviously exists in several colors, which allows you to make your choice in complete freedom and tranquility.
Green kitchen credenza for a zen atmosphere
The small American-style mosaic that covers floors in bathrooms and kitchens is still very fashionable and highly appreciated by consumers. Its effect subway interior is remarkable! It is most likely its somewhat vintage appearance that makes it so successful among these particular amateurs.
Scandinavian style kitchen credenza tile
When your kitchen and living room are one, it is almost recommended to think of its kitchen credence. Here is for example, how the metro effect mosaic would not go at all in a kitchen open to the living room. Why ? Simply because the living room has a cocoon style that has to go with the style of the kitchen. It is the style of the stay that must dictate the style of the kitchen. Not the opposite. It is for this reason that the credence takes this yellow color so that it fits well with the accessories chosen for the show. In this particular case, the kitchen credenza has a specific decorative function.
Credenza idea for studio kitchen and accent wall in yellow
If the accessories with which the credence must complement each other are red, you will find a red kitchen credenza, of course!
Modern crédence in red for white kitchen
On most pictures, you probably noticed that the kitchen splashback was in contrast to the rest of the furniture in the kitchen. This is also the case on the image presented below where you see that when the kitchen is black, the credence may be white so that everything is not dark and monochrome.
Modern kitchen credence idea in black
Your credence can light up or represent a window allowing direct light to penetrate directly into your kitchen? You're in luck ! Often the worktop in front of the credenza is where you do the most pre-dinner preparation and cooking things, and you need a lot of light to do that!
Contemporary kitchen credenza with center island
Whether your kitchen is modern or traditional, the credence has an additional function and you are looking for a special effect, do not forget to take advantage of the moment of the development and decoration work because the kitchen is a sacred place and the more it will respond to your taste, the more you will spend pleasant moments! Enjoy it fully!
Modern kitchen credenza in black with lacquered effect