The kitchen is often the social hub of the home, especially over the festive period when family and friends gather to drink, eat and of course, be merry!
And, with Christmas just around the corner, it’s highly likely that you’ve already started planning festive gatherings, family meals, and Christmas parties, right?
But is your kitchen ready? Today, the kitchen is no longer just used just for cooking. Instead, more and more people are creating inviting spaces that can be used to cook, dine, and entertain.
If you’re planning on hosting a festive party this Christmas, we’ve created a helpful guide outlining some of the ways you can turn your kitchen into the perfect entertainment space this year.
Over the past few years, kitchen islands have continued to increase in popularity. The ultimate entertainment space, a kitchen island is a great space for friends and family to get together at dinner parties and other festive gatherings.
This is because a central island will allow all of your guests to gather round in one space, without people feeling isolated at different corners of the room. And to add yet another versatile dimension to this space, why not add some comfortable bar stools – this will allow you to create the ultimate social area.
Due to the multi-functional nature of a kitchen island, you will also be able to prep and cook food in this space when you’re not using it for entertaining.
Integrate comfortable seating
When you’re hosting a party, it’s important that your guests have an area where they can take the load of their feet, kick back and relax.
So, if you’re planning on using your kitchen as the main social area in your home, seating is a necessity. From a designated dining space through to comfortable soft furnishings such as sofas, beanbags and giant scatter cushions; there are lots of ways that you can incorporate inviting seating areas into the design of your kitchen.
Embrace the latest technology
There is no denying that technology is advancing at an unprecedented rate. As a result, there are now a whole host of entertainment systems, devices and gadgets that will allow you to create the ultimate entertainment space in your kitchen.
And whether you’re planning on hosting a large family gathering or an intimate night in with your nearest and dearest, there are lots of entertainment options to choose from.
From integrating a state-of-the-art music system, a television mounted on the wall and mood lighting through to a chocolate fountain, popcorn machine for movie nights and food prep Apps, there’s plenty of options to choose from when it comes to updating your kitchen with the latest technology.
Here at Kenneth Installations in Glasgow, we are experts in our field, especially when it comes to providing bespoke kitchen designs that are stylish, durable and accommodating. For more information about any of our services, please do not hesitate to get in touch. Our friendly, accommodating and helpful team are always on hand to answer any questions that you might have – big or small!