This kitchen is fully updated to modern standards, but maintains a 1920s feel. Polished nickel fixtures and an extra-wide apron sink are among the room's classic touches. A dark island pops in the gray and white space, and its Carrara marble top continues onto the kitchen table.
This 1920s farmhouse's kitchen was newly renovated to give it an elegant update while keeping the farmhouse feel. New stainless steel appliances paired with white cabinets give it classic elegance. The floor tiles and deep wood table contribute to the cottage-style ambiance.
This 1920s farmhouse kitchen keeps lighting simple and minimal, as reminiscent of its history. Made-over with all new furniture and appliances, it's able to keep its historic feel with simple decoration, a small storage table and original floors.
Curtains are used in the wallpapered entryway as "portieres," a traditional treatment in a doorway without a door. Brad Cruickshank of Cruickshank Remodeling said the look was fitting with the 1921 home. Also, the doorway is the separation between the formal front rooms of the house and the informal portion with the family room and the kitchen.
Originally built in the 1920s, this kitchen was dated with dark finishes and inefficient storage. A new free-standing island and a mix of ultra-white and dove gray helps it stay bright from sunrise to sunset and offers plenty of space to prepare meals and tackle clean-up.
Designer Rebekah Zaveloff mixed dark wood with black and cream accents to tie in with architecture of 1920s Tudor home. Charcoal grout and school house lights add vintage feel. Black accents and chalkboard inserts on refrigerator add depth. A chalkboard refrigerator is a handy message center.
"This kitchen's neutral gray-and-white palette with warm wood accents make it balanced and timeless. It would not feel out of place in a 1920s bungalow or a modern home," says interior designer Katelyn Rountree.
A decorative tile backsplash adds pizzazz to the cooking area in this newly renovated kitchen, which gives a nod to its 1920s roots. Glass mosaic tile blends with white cabinetry and professional appliances to form a kitchen that is fully updated for modern life.
During this 1920s home's renovation, the kitchen was opened up to the family room via this graceful arched doorway. The detail echoes the unique curved cabinets of the home's original architecture seen here in the kitchen and elsewhere throughout the house.
A built-in desk and window seat make maximum use of space in this classic kitchen redo. Contemporary flooring and hardware combine with classic lines to create a space that gives a nod to 1920s architecture.
Designer Kari McIntosh Dawdy used bright colors and accents to transform this kitchen, adding a contemporary feel to this 1920s home. She selected white cabinets and gray countertops that can handle the orange tones that pop within the room. Especially captivating is the soft orange-colored ceiling, which helps to frame the entire design.
Designer Kari McIntosh Dawdy transformed this kitchen with bright colors and accents, giving this 1920s home a more contemporary feel. She selected white cabinets and gray countertops that can handle the orange tones that pop within the room. Especially captivating is the soft orange-colored ceiling that helps to frame the entire design.
We're not pretending that this stunning white kitchen designed by Lucy Earl, co-owner of the Michigan design firm Jones Keena & Co, is anything other than the highest end, but the pairing of elegant white cabinetry with vintage-inspired hardware is a lesson any homeowner can learn. "When the hardware is as big as this," explains Earl, "it becomes an important detail." The long polished nickel handles add a dramatic and glamorous touch to the kitchen. "We were going for a 1920s icebox look," notes Earl when discussing her choice of cabinet hardware from Christopher Peacock, "you can get a similar feeling by buying the small latch hardware they used in the 1920s," she adds.
A built-in wine refrigerator turns this butler's pantry into a convenient storage and serving area. The kitchen of this 1920s home got a glam update that preserves its historic feel. Furniture-style feet on the cabinetry are among the period touches that bring character to the space.
The living room needed fun, durable seating to accommodate the family's teenage son and his friends, so designers added a tough, blue sectional and faux green leather ottoman that doubles as a coffee table. To provide display shelves, shelves were built into the half-wall separating the kitchen and dining room from the living room. These shelves are made of dark, rich wood, which, along with the white walls, ties this space into the rest of this family's 1920s Spanish home.