For the huge double ovens, HGTV's Kitchen Cousins built a dark wedge cabinet, an elegant contrast to the white lacquer throughout the rest of the kitchen. The cousins outfitted the homeowner's espresso bar area with a shining stainless steel backsplash.
A 19th-century Japanese Mizuya is wall mounted and split into two sections to act as upper and lower cabinets in this Asian-inspired kitchen. Custom cabinetry mimics the style of the client's prized tansu chest in the adjacent dining room.
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 stunning craftsman style kitchen features all-over bamboo cabinets paired with glossy black granite countertops. An exposed beam ceiling adds a rustic touch, while the wood paneled range hood finishes the look of the space.
Because the rest of the home features mostly light shades, the designers chose dark wood finishes for the kitchen to add contrast. The marble backsplash was sourced from a local stone slab provider and cut into rectangular vertical tiles.
This kitchen was reconfigured to showcase a central island with waterfall edges and light open shelving. Custom walnut cabinetry with brass and matte black accents keep it feeling both warm and masculine. The adjoining breakfast nook follows the same line of minimal Scandinavian monochromatic finishes with a punch of design energy via the brass tulip table base.
Moroccan details inspired the custom laser-cut aluminum screens, hand-carved Spanish cedar doors, custom stone mosaics and special finishes, which are woven through the interior of this Murray Hill townhouse in New York City. These details capture the essence of the Moroccan influence while still maintaining the modern visual and spatial language.
Rectangular tiles for the backsplash are laid vertically, creating height between countertops and open shelves. Warm woods contrast against the bright white walls and backsplash for a Scandinavian-inspired kitchen.
Walnut cabinetry pairs with streamlined white countertops in this Scandinavian-inspired kitchen. Open shelves keep glasses handy and allow for an airy, bright feel. Vertical rectangular white tiles make for a striking backsplash.
This contemporary remodeled space squeezed a lot of design elements into a small galley kitchen. A mixture of glass, stone and dark wenge stained wood makes for an exciting backdrop framing the beautiful Chicago skyline.
This kitchen features a yellow accent wall and brown wooden cabinets. Blue pendant lights hang above the kitchen island, while the nearby dining area boasts a wooden table. Exposed beam ceilings throughout and countertop succulent plants add a Southwestern feel.
The chef-inspired kitchen showcases professional-grade appliances, a huge island with vegetable sink, gray granite countertops and rich brown cabinets. Diamond-laid tile is used for the flooring, while rustic stone creates a rustic backsplash behind the oven and range hood.
The large rustic island centers this farmhouse kitchen and provides extra storage and prep space. An open shelf in the island keeps favorite cookbooks handy, while a pair of pendant lights illuminates the pretty white countertops.
This secondary kitchen boasts a professional style 36-inch built-in grill, accentuated by dark concrete countertops and a Dutch-style entrance door. Beautiful neutral tile flows from the floor up to the kitchen countertops, blending with the tiled backsplash and giving this kitchen a sense of fluency.
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.