Low and High Contrast Kitchen

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Low Contrast Kitchen

Low contrast kitchen Light colored walls White switch plate and switch White countertop Light colored cabinets and pulls Light colored cabinets and pulls Light colored cabinets and pulls Light colored cabinets and pulls Red apple Dark cutting board Small white kitchen timer Light colored cabinet interior White dishes White mugs White microwave White dishwasher Small cutting knife Light colored floor mat Light colored floor Light colored walls Sink and lever faucet

The low contrast kitchen shows a light colored cabinet and cabinet top. White plates are set on a light colored shelf. The microwave is light colored and has no distinguishing tactile markings for the settings. The timer is small with no tactile markings or contrasting colored numerals. The cutting board is a dark color against a light cabinet top, but the object to be cut is a dark red apple and does not contrast against the cutting board. The light switches are a light color against a light wall. There is a light colored dishwasher set into light colored cabinetry. All of these features provide examples of low visual and textural contrast.



High Contrast Kitchen

High contrast kitchen Light colored walls Light colored walls Black switch plate and white switch Maroon countertop Light colored cabinets with maroon pulls Light colored cabinets with maroon pulls Light colored cabinets with maroon pulls Light colored maroon cabinets with maroon pulls Contrasting cabinet edge Maroon cabinet interior Red apple White cutting board Large white kitchen timer with black background and large white numbers White dishes White mugs White microwave with black outline and colored bump dots on the buttons Black dishwasher Pivot knife with knife blade screwed into cutting board Gooseneck lamp Lighting under cabinet Lighting under cabinet Lighting under cabinet Blue floor mat Light colored floor Sink and lever faucet White soap dish with orange soap

The high contrast kitchen shows a light colored cabinet and dark cabinet top with dark colored pulls on the cabinet doors. White plates are set on a dark colored shelf. The microwave is white against the dark colored cabinet top and shows tactile markings on the settings. The timer is large with large white numerals against a black background. The cutting board is a light color with a dark apple and a dark handled pivot knife set into the cutting board. There is a light soap dish with dark colored soap. The light switches are light against a dark background. The dark colored dishwasher is set into light colored cabinetry. All of these features provide examples of high visual and textural contrast.

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