Kitchen Cousins Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri transform this outdated kitchen into an open space that combines the casual breakfast nook. A large kitchen island clad in stainless steel countertops provides plenty of prep space. Simple white barstools are a great spot to grab a snack or sit to chat with the cook.
This bright California kitchen is a study in pleasing contrasts. White cabinetry is set off by dark-stained accents. An eat-in area combines contemporary lighting with vintage farmhouse-style furnishings for a harmonious blend of transitional style.
This lovely country kitchen features a soft color palette with cream walls, dusty blue cabinets and a sage green island. A casual dining area with country-style wood furniture completes the charming design.
A casual dining area provides the perfect place for morning coffee or a quick bite in this contemporary kitchen. Stylish gray leather chairs surround the small glass dining table, and two drum pendant lights illuminate the space.
This transitional kitchen features white cabinets and a white backsplash paired with a gray stone countertop, giving this space a updated and gorgeous look. Dark wood barstools line the counter to provide a casual eat-in space.
This neutral kitchen mixes classic, tailored pieces like upholstered barstools from Restoration Hardware with sleek, updated touches like pearly Ann Sacks subway tile. A large island with barstools creates a casual eating area beneath elegant glass pendant lighting.
To give the family a casual eating area, designers had a large kitchen island installed in the center of the space. The addition of this element in the kitchen adds seating and functional counter space and storage space for the family.
Bold orange walls provide contrast against dark wooden cabinets in this contemporary kitchen. Three art panels decorate the neutral wall facing the kitchen, adding texture to the sleek room. Pendant lights hang above the white peninsula countertop, illuminating the casual eating space.
Stately and sophisticated, this kitchen creates a graceful mood with a white palette, subtle pink accents and lots of natural light courtesy of large windows and a glass door. The oversized island offers casual eating as well as plenty of prep space.
Exposed wood beams bring a touch of natural warmth to this sleek and chic modern kitchen. The space isn't huge but the centralized island adds another large countertop as well as a casual eating table and top-of-the-line appliances will keep any chef happy.
A bold damask wallpaper surrounding the range creates a striking focal point in this white kitchen. A wood island with leather barstools provides a casual eating area and extra workspace. Two large wood chandeliers provide soft lighting above the island and kitchen sink, creating a rustic elegance in the space.
This transitional townhouse in Cherry Creek, Colo. uses soft browns and creams to create an elegant, flowing design. A window seat is paired with traditional tables and pendant lights for a casual eating spot, while the kitchen island provides another dining area. Cream upper cabinets contrast against the mocha cabinets, while a brass chandelier adds a touch of glam.
This rustic great room, with its gorgeous stone fireplace, is also full of clever conveniences. Along one side wall stretches a long countertop with built-in storage nooks that can be used as a desk or casual eating spot. A marble slab extends from the fireplace providing an extra tabletop or display space in warmer months.