Two lantern pendant lights hang between exposed wood beams in the ceiling. Below the lights a small kitchen island creates a cozy eat-in space with two leather seat wood chairs. Forrest green countertops add a pleasing deep color against the yellow walls and built in white cabinetry.
In this family-friendly kitchen from Therese Kenney of Drury Design, a slanted ceiling opens up to a built-in dining nook. A banquette boasts seating around a square table, while the upholstered cushion calls out the two-toned walls. A pendant light accentuates the tall ceilings above the table.
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 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.
Here, warm wood accents and a rich yellow walls evoke a French country feel. The stone floor has a rugged quality, while decorative molding and elegant lighting have a touch of Old World sophistication.
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!
Peel-and-stick adhesive backing has come a long way, baby — there’s a pattern available for every kitchen style these days, and you can even design your own at Spoonflower. This cabinet was lined with Spoonflower’s removable wallpaper by DIY blogger Jessi Wohlwend at PracticallyFunctional.com (the design shown is “quatrefoil lg yellow” by designer misstiina).
This kitchen was designed to accommodate an enthusiastic cook and entertainer who wanted a contemporary feel that would not be at odds with her colonial townhouse. To create this look, NVS Remodeling & Design used frameless Dura Supreme cabinetry in maple, painting the perimeter units in a creamy white and the island in a surprising splash of yellow (Sherwin Williams Butterfield with Espresso glaze).
One of the goals in this kitchen makeover was increased storage. Designers achieved that by extending a row of cabinets into the dining area. The long island and cheery yellow barstools act as visual separation between the kitchen and living room.
A vintage pink refrigerator is positioned against a yellow wall on which are several small clay animals. Brightly-colored iron chairs sit around a rustic wood table carved from a tree. A mosaic tile counter and painted hood continue the colorful look.
An open and airy feel is created in this yellow traditional kitchen with white cabinets and custom blue drapes. A trio of globe pendant lights provide task lighting and anchor the large kitchen island.
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.