Plenty of white gives this modern kitchen a bright, clean feel. It boasts shiny white cabinets, open wood shelving, and gray and white marble countertop and backsplash. Dishes in black and white, and small personal touches, like a plant and books, provide plenty of visual interest.
The kitchen's walls are painted with Farrow & Ball's "Off-White" and the woodwork "Old White" for a clean and straightforward appeal. An antique black stove sits in front of two floating shelves that keep cute teacups and other dishes on hand.
Natural light from the window highlights the homey, natural design of the kitchen. Floating shelves displaying dishes and black and white photographs decorate the subway tile backsplash wall over white drawers and countertop. A natural wood island is the perfect texture for a country design.
A deep farmhouse sink with a brushed nickel faucet make washing dishes a breeze in this kitchen featured on Property Brothers . The black countertops pop against the white subway tile backsplash in the transitional space.
A trio of industrial-style sconces provide task lighting over the kitchen sink and prep area. Black quartz countertops top the muted gray cabinets, while white subway tile creates a contrasting backsplash. Open shelving with wrought iron brackets keep dishes and mugs handy.
Pretty taupe cabinets and a white subway tile backsplash mix with contrasting black countertops in this cottage kitchen. Upper glass cabinets display favorite dishes and glassware, while a butcher block in the center adds extra counter and prep space. Open pantry shelving keep spices handy.
Style meets function in this modern farmhouse kitchen by way of a matte black range hood, a crisp white subway tile backsplash and wrap-around marble countertops. On the opposite wall, floor-to-ceiling cabinets frame the farmhouse sink and so make it even easier to put away dishes after dinner.
This kitchen features natural wood cabinets paired with open shelving for storing dishes and other kitchen necessities. Black countertops and a matching backsplash add a sleek touch, while white metal stools allow for casual dining at the peninsula area. Stainless steel appliances complete the look of the space.
This kitchen features white cabinets paired with black countertops and a gray tile backsplash. Cane top wood stools are arranged at the peninsula to provide a spot for casual dining, while blue dishes are placed throughout the kitchen to accent the similarly-hued window frame. Hardwood floors complete the look of the space.
This kitchen features white cabinets paired with a full-height blue glass tile backsplash. Open shelving displays neatly arranged dishes, while colorful chairs are arranged at a custom dining table made from a pine top and steel legs with rollers. Black leather stools at the wood-topped island provides extra space for seating.
A favorite kitchen element is a farmhouse sink with a window just above. If you're going to be cooking or doing dishes, why not have a beautiful view in sight? This lovely space is also defined by its custom refrigerator, which matches the white cabinets perfectly. High cabinets are ideal for storing infrequently used pots and pans, and the simple black backsplash behind the range adds an understated punch of contrast.
Don’t forget the floor. In this kitchen, a black-and-white carpet runner matches the plates and dishes on display in the cabinets above. A small area rug with a pattern or palette that matches your dinnerware is a simple and easy way to create a cohesive look in your kitchen. Designer Michelle Mentzer says another go-to styling choice is to add a plant or flowers for a bit of greenery.
For the renovation, the clients' desire was to strike a balance between mountain-rustic and modern, so they kept the exposed beams, wood ceiling and walls to bring the rustic look into the design. They modernized the space by adding sleek, white cabinets and black countertops. Then, they added cool pendant lights, a bold wall color, a matching backsplash and unique window treatments. The open shelves give the couple storage space while displaying the couple's dishes.
A multi-level island offers extra functionality in this sleek, contemporary kitchen designed for the home chef. The sink is at a level that's comfortable for washing up hands or dishes, while the lower counter is designed for baking-specific tasks. The of the higher level conceals electrical outlets at a convenient spot for using stand mixers and other small appliances. The white cabinetry, stainless steel appliances and black countertops make bold, bright statement while maintaining this kitchen's purpose and pleasures.