Stained alder cabinets and granite counters are the backdrop for this contemporary makeover. The aim was to create a kitchen that felt and looked more spacious, had ample storage and created a connection with the backyard.
With entryway space being limited, a geometric cabinet from CB2 gave this family of three a much-needed landing pad for shoes, keys and mail. Shoes can be stored inside and the top is an easy catch-all. The small ottoman is just right for putting on and taking off shoes.
This light and airy kitchen is livened up by a bright pop of color, in this case a bright green on the base cabinets. Glass-front cabinets and a paneled and beamed ceiling serve to add extra character.
Marianne Brown designed this custom bath cabinet with colorful floral wallpaper behind the shelves. The wallpaper adds a pop of color, pattern, and personality to the bath, balancing the sterile nature of bathroom fixtures.
Cabinet door panels discreetly conceal some of the built-in appliances, keeping the warmth of the cabinetry as the main focal point of the room. Low storage innovations enable the child to access the kitchen items with ease and safety.
For classic, transitional style, the basic cabinet hardware was replaced with high-end satin brass pulls that add warmth to the glossy red drawers and door fronts. To add a layered element, the brass hardware was paired with the stainless sink. To successfully mix metals in a room, choose no more than two different finishes.
Don’t forget the dead air space underneath upper shelves — it’s a smart place to stash mugs, dessert plates, baking sheets and other compact kitchen items. The Container Store offers under-cabinet shelving in vinyl-coated wire that adds usable real estate to existing cabinets without taking up any extra space in your kitchen.