How to Feng Shui Your Kitchen

The kitchen is a space where family members and guests often congregate. It almost has a gravitational pull, so it makes sense to acknowledge that the kitchen has a unique energy, and to try to make sure that energy is all flowing in the right direction. That's where feng shui comes in. Rules of feng shui design can often seem indecipherable to those who are unfamiliar with the concept. Learn more about this type of design in our infographic below!

Feng shui is all about maximizing the flow of positive energy (Chi) in your home. The placement of certain objects or pieces of furniture is believed to greatly influence this flow. Even the shape of pieces of furniture can be influenced by feng shui, which values rounded shapes like an oval table over sharp corners.

If you have a hard time making design decisions in your home, using feng shui principles can be a huge help to guide you in the right direction, especially when it comes to picking a color scheme! Determine your kitchen's direction in your home, and then use our guide to find out which colors to use. Each color scheme is derived from the five Chinese elements: wind, fire, earth, metal, and water. Read on for more tips on how to feng shui your kitchen!