Open Floor Plan Kitchen Mixes Rustic, Modern Styles
The homeowners were ready to update their 80-year-old home in a historic part of Nashville. The old kitchen was impossibly small and impractical, but Kitchen Cousins Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri remove walls to open up the floor plan, install sleek white cabinets that contrast against the multi-colored tiled backsplash and create a large island with plenty of prep space.
This U-shaped kitchen features light brown wood slab doors with a painted and distressed finish that adds texture. A lively mosaic tile onyx backsplash and neutral countertops finish off the look of the space, while simple wooden stools provide space for casual seating along the countertop.
Open Floor Plan Kitchen Mixes Rustic and Industrial Styles
To open up this formerly small kitchen, a wall was removed and replaced with a spacious island that integrates a glass-top range and much-needed cabinetry. Contrasting against the black quartz countertops is a backsplash made from white subway tiles, which extend up to the ceiling. Open shelving with wrought iron brackets provide convenient and attractive display for dishware and accessories.
With new appliances, and cabinets, this kitchen has the rustic modern feel the Altermans were looking for. With all the extra cabinet space, much of the old clutter is gone, and it has a new clean, modern look.
Rustic Kitchen with Built-in Cabinets, Pendant Lights, Wood Beam and Island
Change the look of existing pendants or garage sale finds with interchangeable shades, says Ili Hidalgo-Nilsson, architect and designer with Terracotta Design Build in Atlanta. You can alter the room’s design style and add color with this simple change. Here, textured glass shades catch the eye and soften the light over the kitchen island.
The kitchen in the King home has been completely transformed and repositioned. Some of the key elements of the kitchen are the open shelves, the black granite countertops, the brick backsplash, a vent hood, stainless steel appliances, industrial light fixtures and a custom island, as seen on Fixer Upper. (after)
Open Floor Plan Combines Kitchen, Dining and Living
Kitchen Cousins John Colaneri and Anthony Carrino took a narrow and dated galley kitchen, blew out some walls and created this beautifully open floor plan in a luxe new space that marries kitchen, dining area and living room. The window between the dining area and living room is actually a single, large span of glass. The framing elements -- technically termed mullions -- create the effect of individual panes and are actually a decorative accent added separately.