A stained butcher block island creates a gathering place in the Atlanta townhome of a couple who loves to entertain. The wood, brass Bertoia-style barstools and Edison bulbs create warm contrasts to the black and gray finishes in the kitchen.
A smart layout offers easy access from the dining room through the cooking zone in this open kitchen. Stainless steel appliances shine with the reflection of recessed lighting, while wood cabinetry warms the cool brown tile floors and the expansive vaulted ceiling.
This design embraces the size of this kitchen and the asymmetry of the built-in cabinetry by staining some of the cabinets a deep espresso color and leaving the cabinets on the primary wall (with stove and microwave) in a lighter maple. A fun touch visible in this photo is that the end of the peninsula is painted in chalkboard paint. Red accents, including a large clock, add pops of color throughout the space.
This imaginative contemporary kitchen, designed by Rhonda Knoche, uses thin curved metal strips to accent the cabinets, door, even the kitchen island. Hints of rust red warm up the predominantly gray palatte.
The eat-in kitchen features a breakfast nook with a circular wooden table and gray lattice back chairs. A circular pendant light hangs above the table, while surrounding windows offer natural light. Wide plank hardwood floors complete the look of the space.
Pops of red energize the cool grays and blacks in the kitchen, most imaginatively in the faucet for the sink. A cylindrical stainless steel range hood is a striking design statement that also draws the eye upward to visually add height to the room.
Sleek, white cabinetry extends to the ceiling, maximizing storage in this transitional kitchen. A backsplash of blue-gray marble covers the wall and provides a cool counterpoint to the warm wood island, which is topped by live-edge walnut.
With an industrial-like style, this contemporary kitchen got sleek new gray cabinets, complete with an appliance garage to keep clutter to a minimum. Stainless steel appliances and metal barstools polish off the room.
Gray cabinets framed with white molding add visual interest to this small kitchen area. A tray ceiling with recessed lighting adds height to the space and brightens the room with white beadboard. A wood island juts off the the sleek counter space, providing a casual dining space and extra storage for wine bottles. Glass-front cabinet doors allow the yellow cabinet interior to shine through for a pop of yellow, which complements the yellow undertones of the tile backsplash.
A place for everything and everything in its place is the design motto of this elegant country kitchen. With lower cabinets on three sides of the space, upper cabinets scattered throughout and a rustic, storage island, this small kitchen has plenty of storage space to keep the homeowners organized.
As seen on HGTV's Cousins Undercover, the newly remodeled kitchen of the Weber family home features an open concept with the old wall removed that separated the kitchen and dining room. The new kitchen has new cabinets, new kitchen appliances, new kitchen island with butcher block top and a new 12-foot glass door leading out to the new deck. (after)
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.