Last modified: 2020-06-22 | Approximate reading time 4 mins
Your kitchen and dining room are places for gatherings and festivities. Either with family or with your partner, whether your kitchen is large or small, you need to have a space that is both practical and efficient in order to give you the possibility to prepare all your meals.
However, being organized doesn't have to mean a lack of style. In movies and tv shows, there are plenty of good ideas for inspiration created by talented designers. In many of these cases, it is easy to recreate these decors with your own personal twist. Here are some tv shows and movies to spike your creativity.
After moving into her newly rented house, Jules leaves its rustic and vintage charm untouched. The old owner being an elderly woman, the place has a mix of antique furniture and wallpaper in the dining room, as well as a touch of pastel tones in the kitchen.
Without a doubt, the Italian villa's kitchen in Call me by your name deserves a special spot on this list. Already mentioned in our article on 10 films to inspire your interior decor, the rustic farmhouse style of the room will charm more than one.
If you're lacking storage space in your current kitchen, you can also get inspired by the ideas used in this kitchen like the hanging pans or the knife magnet.
Source: Elle decor
Jane and Michael's house has an authentic retro vibe to it. With the pastel colours like mint and soft yellow, paired with a backsplash of a similar colour, the kitchen fits perfectly. The appliances and furniture looking like they're straight out of the 50s work perfectly with these tones and complement the look.
More on the kitsch side, Betty's kitchen is as colourful as her character. The yellow wallpaper with green and orange flowers, the red ruffled curtain panels and the green fridge all mix in oddly well into this flamboyant kitchen decor.
Source: Elle decor
This TV decor has wowed more than one person with its mid-century style. The Drapers' house is the perfect American dream cliché and their kitchen, although small, is not only welcoming but has everything accessible to make meal preparation time easier.
A modern twist for a Victorian icon, the Dickinson series revisits the life of American poet Emily Dickinson with a contemporary eye. Despite being set in a different time period, the home is designed to reflect the beauty of the Victorian era and its style. The dining room, embellished with frescos, velvet curtains, golden accents and dark wood furniture, is to die for.
The 5 roommates' loft kitchen in New Girl is modern and minimalist. The metallic island serving both as a table and as counter space offers extra storage, in addition to the open shelving on the wall.
Source: Elle decor
The houses that are seen in The Help, a story set during the 1950s in the south of the United States, offer many decors ranging from the charm of the 1930s to 1950s retro style. Each of the kitchens presents a unique style that seems frozen in time.
Even they spend most of their time in the basement, Eric and his friends often find themselves in his parents' kitchen, which is a perfect image of the design of that era. Patterned tiles and a brown fridge, leather stools and hints of green; this kitchen is perfect to feed anyone's nostalgia for 70s style.
In another loft, one of the protagonists' kitchen in Addicted To Love seems like it is made for Pinterest dreams. For lovers of wood, open shelving and of the farmhouse look, you will find your inspiration in this SoHo loft.
Source: Roman and Williams
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