Beautiful rustic wood cabinets complement the wood-topped island in this open, eclectic kitchen. A mix of recessed lighting and pendant lights highlights the stainless steel countertops and triple stainless steel sinks.
Dark distressed cabinets with built-in wine racks create a sophisticated and masculine atmosphere in this eclectic kitchen. A mirror above the the counter enlarges the space, while floating shelves provide easy access to kitchen essentials.
The kitchen in Williams' Sacramento, Calif., home is now sleek, modern and entirely functional. Renovations included tearing down two walls, building a custom kitchen island with hanging storage and installing stainless steel appliances.
The design in this snack center instantly delivers a sense of fun and creativity. Blue cabinets and a yellow leather bench vie for attention, and the sheen of the concrete floor reflects the sparkle of the imaginative lighting fixtures.
Custom sage green cabinets are topped with clean white countertops in this eclectic kitchen. To open up the space, floating shelves are used instead of upper cabinets. Gray-and-white mosaic tile backsplash creates an eye-catching display.
An indoor swing, a teepee, a climbing wall – this bright and vibrant home was built for family fun. In this open-concept kitchen, dining and living space, white walls and architectural details form a clean, crisp background for brightly colored fabrics and accessories.
The bold polka dot wallpaper and custom pop art continue into the adjacent kitchen and dining area. Here, dark wood cabinets provide a rich contrast to the white walls, while recessed and pendant lights ensure that the room is well-lit for meal prep.
The 13-foot-wide kitchen in this small home does double duty: It's both the laundry room and the cook space. A clever custom table attached to the island creates family dining space and a surface for folding clothes.
It may be by far the most common kitchen island shape, but the rectangle isn’t your only option. Angled and even curved designs can work better in your space, like this stunning oval designed by Anthony Baratta. The oblong island, which mirrors the shape of the recessed ceiling, is a custom design built in English sycamore wood, with a Pyrolave countertop in a custom lime color and reverse-painted glass door panels.
A closer look at the industrial barstools reveals cowhide cushions, which bring an unexpected edge to this eclectic kitchen. Thanks to their splashes of white, the cushions easily complement the modern marble island.
This fun, family-friendly dining room and kitchen gets its color from bold furniture and accessories, including brightly patterned Mexican tile on the backsplash. Open shelving and a sleek waterfall design on the island give the space a contemporary, streamlined look that underlies the eclectic decor.
Pairing together the perfect mix of country and modern style, this kitchen provides a cozy atmosphere and ample space for food preparation. A linen-lined ceiling fixture gives the room a down-home feel, while sleek cabinet hardware provide a contemporary vibe.
In this bright and happy kitchen, a long island provides space for six sunshine-yellow barstools, allowing the whole family to hang out while food is prepared. Mexican tile creates a fun and colorful backsplash, while open shelving adds decoration and keeps needed items at hand. The white backdrop allows accessories and fabrics to pop.
The industrial, concrete countertop is extended until it floats above the floor. The visual effect is continued up the wall with laminated veneer lumber floating shelves. The colorful walls pop in contrast and make the room feel vibrant and exciting.
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.