When creating a space that will really transport you, always remember that it’s the little details that count the most. The colors, textures and aesthetics of these little vases and statues help to complete the story that the space is telling. Many of the pieces have been collected during the designer’s travels.
Together with the dining room, the kitchen comprises an expansive space. The marble island helps divide the space while providing room for the sink and additional storage. The backsplash continues the feel of water in the space which is accented by a few well-placed pieces of art, including the designer's initials: MB.
As seen on HGTV’s Property Brothers, this kitchen’s cabinets were refreshed with a deeper, richer stain, and small mosaic tiles in teal were installed as a colorful, contrasting backsplash. A hanging cage pendant light over the sink creates an interesting focal point.
As seen on HGTV's America's Most Desperate Kitchens, designers were able to open up the floor plan to create a larger kitchen space and to add a large island with integrated range and a generous amount of storage space. A pass through window was closed off to convert the old dining room into a bar area with additional storage.
This formerly dark and uninteresting kitchen gets a whole new life with beautiful blue cabinetry, delicate pendants and roman shades with a subtle graphic print. The backsplash is the star of the room: gray tiles in a chevron stripe.
Rustic and country touches make this coastal style kitchen, designed by HGTV Design Star contestant Danielle Colding, inviting and fun. From the chalkboard pantry door and cabinets to the rustic pendant lights, this room is casual and family-friendly.
The main countertops are honed Carrara marble for a classic look that's ideally suited to a baker's kitchen. In addition to its elegant appearance, the smooth marble offers a perfect surface for rolling out dough. Bright teal cabinets create a striking contrast and add bold color to the space.
A dramatic, pearl-finish backsplash and contemporary stools modernize this renovated traditional kitchen for fashion-forward homeowners, packing it with charm and interest. Designer Marci Barnes expanded the original kitchen footprint and opened up the room to the dining area and attached sunroom to further update the space.
The open concept kitchen features a large island with counter height cane back stools, ideal for casual dining. A small sink allows room for food preparation, while two pendant lights hang front he exposed beam vaulted ceiling.
The cheery yellow walls in this transitional kitchen are perfectly complemented by a bright turquoise backsplash. Crisp white cabinets add to the kitchen's happy vibe, while a turquoise dining chair complements the backsplash.
Kitchens serve as not only a place to prepare meals, but also a main gathering space in the home. Look through these pictures for great kitchen design ideas and be inspired to create a new look for your kitchen.