To counter the limited square footage in this home, designers combined the kitchen, breakfast nook and dining room into one larger, easy-flow space. Upper cabinets are accessed by a fun library ladder. The dining table is hand-crafted out of live-edge spalted elm.
The vaulted ceiling expands the overall size of this all-white kitchen, which is designed to be a family-friendly heart of the home. A huge navy island accommodates the kids' baseball team and hides scuff marks, as well as adds color to the space. The barstools are chosen because they're easy to wipe clean. Tucked in the corner is a cozy banquette breakfast nook.
The kitchen island with its distressed and stained mahogany butcher-block provides a spacious prep area for the avid baking enthusiast and serves double duty for serving and entertaining. The backsplash beneath the upper cabinets is oversized subway tile in white, with white grout.
This sleek kitchen originally had a low ceiling, but the designers were able to raise it in the center which helped visually open up the room. The light fixtures are petite enough not to obstruct the sight lines.
This blue and white kitchen and dining combo features white cabinets, stainless steel appliances, and a large crystal chandelier over the dining table. Light blue walls add a distressed buffet table add a colorful cottage feel to the space. While blue, white, yellow, and pink accessories and floral elements give the room a spring-like feel.
An unusual light fixture brings stylish personality to this eat-in kitchen where a bright yellow banquette and barstools fill the room with energy. For extra storage, there are drawers under the bench, so clever!
This compact kitchen benefits from an open plan design that incorporates an eat-in bar. Rich wood barstools balance the glossy cabinets and white countertops for a fresh look. A sleek pendant light and recessed lighting keep the space feeling open and bright.
Lucite dining chairs enhance the open, airy feel of this space since light easily travels through them. White oak floors and white Shaker cabinets effortlessly brighten the room. A large peninsula connects the dining and kitchen areas while also defining the two distinct spaces.
With a green accent wall and four wire-backed stools in teal, this modern kitchen doesn't shy away from color. A large island sits front and center for quick meal prep and cleanup while still complementing the sleek modern appliances.
This transitional kitchen features painted blue cabinets paired with oak cabinets and marble countertops. A white subway tile backsplash provides a fresh accent for the stainless steel range hood and oven, while wide plank hardwood floors add a finishing touch. Recessed lighting illuminates the space.
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.