Pops of red stand out against the black penny-round tile wall in this contemporary kitchen. To add architectural interest to any kitchen, carry the same tile used on the backsplash up onto the rest of the walls.
Removing a wall and storage closet opened up the space providing a clear view to the dining room and leaving space for the addition of a large kitchen peninsula and plenty of lower-cabinet storage. A small pass-through window opens onto a newly updated breakfast nook.
After: Contemporary Breakfast Nook With Inset Paneling
Simple updates to the built-in cabinetry including new hardware and copper countertop, along with fresh white paint, inset paneling and twin sconces, give the breakfast nook a warmer and inviting feel.
The studio apartment contains a small kitchenette, pull-out sofa and bathroom/changing room. The dark cabinet colors create a calm, tranquil environment and work with the bluestone paving that extends into the poolhouse.
Exposed reclaimed wood ceiling beams add a rustic touch to this contemporary kitchen. The long kitchen island is clad in stainless steel countertops and features a base of rough-hewn wooden legs made from driftwood. Bright white cabinets add lightness to the space, while a custom touch is a concrete apron-front sink.
Contemporary Kitchen With Black and White Cabinets
This contemporary kitchen features black and white cabinetry, which creates a pleasing contrast within the space. A large island provides ample prep space, while black and white barstool cozy up to the raised bar.