The shelves and frames for the custom barn doors in this kitchen have been stained to match the cabinets and the base for the kitchen island. The natural color of the wood is infused with a hint of charcoal to coordinate these details with the cabinets and the gray and white tile floor and wall. As seen on America's Most Desperate Kitchens.
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.
The homeowners loved the idea of having a butcher block countertop, so designers added one section of butcher block on the side of the stove. This section gives the space a bit of warmth that complements the brass drawer pulls and door knobs on the cabinets.
A stone fireplace surround adds a rough contrast to the smooth surfaces in this contemporary kitchen design. An L-shaped woodgrain island is lined with white bar chairs for an eat-in space. A trio of circle pendant lights hangs above adding light to the recessed lighting and decorative light fixture in the connecting dining room.
This ADA-compliant kitchen was custom-designed for accessibility and mobility in a wheelchair. Two high-tech motorized wall cabinets can be lowered to countertop height for easy access. Sleek, light cabinets and stainless steel appliances create a contemporary aesthetic.
Black barstools, countertops and a range hood create contrast against the white cabinets and light gray walls in this contemporary kitchen. A solid piece of Douglas fir is raised above the countertop on the kitchen island, providing a spot for casual dining. The wood paneled ceiling, which coordinates with the island and flooring, brings warmth to the dynamic space.
The contemporary design of this kitchen capitalizes on the open layout of the home. White walls and natural lighting from the windows make the room bright and welcoming. Gray lower cabinets and frosted glass upper cabinets supply plenty of storage. Gray granite countertops add some movement to the smooth finishes.
Rich hardwood flooring connects the contemporary living room and kitchen in this open design. A dark ceiling and navy-blue walls create a sultry background and allow the natural light from the window to shine extra bright and illuminate the sheen in the throw-pillow fabric.
A large green watercolor is complimented by green details to decorate the bright and fresh design in this kitchen. Upholstered chairs with nailhead trim are pushed against the large island set up for stylish bar eating. Angled gold light fixtures add a contemporary flair above the island.
This contemporary kitchen design provides a dedicated space for a breakfast nook and a workstation for cooking. The dark stone countertops play well against the white subway tile backsplash and cabinetry.
This imaginative contemporary kitchen, designed by Rhonda Knoche, uses thin curved metal strips to accent the cabinets, door, even the kitchen island. Hints of rust red warm up the predominantly gray palatte.
This contemporary kitchen design features an open design with a kitchen island, dark cabinets, stainless steel appliances and white countertops. A tiled backsplash adds some small color to the white and brown kitchen.