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How can Blue work for You?

blue kitchen trend for 2017

The heart of the home and the hub of the party, your kitchen has most likely seen a lot of use over the past few weeks, but if your home improvement plans for 2017 include a kitchen over-haul, then look no further. Here at Homematas, we have over 25 years of experience in relation to kitchens (as well as bathrooms) and although white and neutral have been and remain popular for many homes, this is a guide to help you make blue, work for you.

Why Blue?

Blue is tipped to be a popular colour for homes this year, and with a range of shades, from pastels to rich royals, blue is a colour that can be used to full effect in a range of homes and kitchen schemes, from traditional to contemporary.


From blue doors to blue worktops, bluey greys to chalk blues, utilising blue colours throughout your kitchen is easier than you might think. In contemporary kitchens with an emphasis on high gloss and reflective surfaces, blue cupboards can be extremely eye catching, especially when used in contrast with the usual white and grey kitchen design. The blue can add depth to a contemporary, all white design, that can otherwise feel slightly bland or clinical, providing a welcoming touch of personalisation to your modern kitchen. Check out our Porter door design for more ideas.


An ever-popular stalwart, the traditional kitchen often makes more use of colour and personalisation in design when compared with the straight and smooth gloss of contemporary kitchens. Emphasising matt finishes and often with edged wooden cupboards, blue has remained and continues to be a popular colour choice for paint and tiles in traditional kitchens. However, blue cupboards and work surfaces are also perfect for traditional kitchens, attracting the eye and creating visual interest within the kitchen. Just check out our Cornell range in China Blue for design ideas.

In conclusion

Blue is tipped to be big for 2017 as pastels and rich colours make their way into our kitchen and bathroom designs. Blue offers such a depth of colour that pastel blues and royal blues can fulfil either requirement. Here at Homematas we have a range of shaded blue doors and work surfaces, to help make blue work for you.