Yes using orange extensively in the kitchen is not as straightforward as it is with other colors. But with a hint of creativity the right shade and lighting you can more than just ‘make it work’. In the modern kitchen do not just limit yourself to paint when you start thinking about orange.
Lanterns might have found their origin in the serene Japanese homes and lavish palaces centuries ago but they as much a part of modern day lighting across the world today as your typical pendants and chandeliers.
If you are looking for pendants to complement warm orange wooden tones in the kitchen think of those made out of porcelain ceramic or other organic materials. They feel more nature-centric have a matte finish and should give the entire room a radiant yet calming visual appeal. Brighter the orange pendants the more neutral your kitchen needs to be!
When it comes to choosing the right fixture for your home then it is often a careful blend of form and function that comes to the fore. Modern pendants are generally stoic refined and slim lighting fixtures that tend to complement the neutral color scheme of the contemporary home and its sophisticated appeal.
DIY Paper Lanterns from Serendipity Soiree are one of our absolute favorites when it comes to gorgeous lantern designs. They seem ornate yet understated and fit into a wide variety of styles and themes. If you feel that they are a touch too ‘cute’ then try out the elegant Illuminated Yarn Lanterns which feel a bit more airy.
It is also a standalone decorative piece that needs to improve the aesthetics of the room even when not in use. With slim and minimal pendants taking over the world the last decade and a half has seen the increasingly take a back seat. But revival of vintage retro and industrial decorating styles has once again cast the limelight on this timeless delight.