6 simple ways to make your open-concept kitchen look effortlessly chic and timeless

By now, most homeowners would have heard of HDB’s decision for all new HDB BTO units to be built with open-concept kitchens. Now this move was made in response to more home buyers requesting to have the kitchen integrated into the living area, and why not, because an open kitchen not only makes the living room feel spacious and welcoming, it also creates a multi-functional space for your family to work and play in. Here are 6 ways you can enhance the look of your open-concept kitchen and transform it into a cool place to hangout and dine in.

The best part is, you can find all these solutions in one convenient location. A one-stop shop for all your home renovation and furnishing needs, IMM houses a variety of furniture shops and interior design firms to help you with your home renovation. Browse and visit design studios easily as they’re all located on the 3rd floor of the mall, including Outlook (#03-02B), G’Plan (#03-28), Space n Living (#03-28A), A Win Design (#03-28C), Artis (#03-28E), Spacious Planners (#03-31), Edgeline Planners (#03-32) and many more.

1) Build a unique island that serves as a dining space

Aside from breaking down the walls in a bid to create a more spacious kitchen, designers at Posh Living (#03-28B) extended the space by incorporating an island that doubles as a gathering and dining area in the home. This way, you can save on having to craft out another dining area in your home, especially if you have limited floor area to work with.