Bold hits of blue punctuate this neutral contemporary kitchen, which is otherwise characterized by white walls and pale wood trim. A large mid-century tulip table seats six, with a modern chandelier above that connects via its bold hue to the modern chairs below. Pendants above the islands have a woven design that lends the space a casual vibe.
One of the unique features of this space is the gray penny round tile backsplash. This element combines a splash of glamor with the clean lines and neutral color palette of the contemporary design, creating a softer, yet still elegant space. As seen on America's Most Desperate Kitchens
A dark hardwood floor contrasts beautifully with the bright, white design of this transitional kitchen. A neutral subway tile backsplash brings color to the white cabinetry and large island. Stainless steel barstools allow the island to not only be great for prep and display, but also for dining. Contemporary globe lights hang down for a decorative and functional addition.
This fun and eclectic family kitchen combines design styles and offers whimsical details that give it a lighthearted flair. A long island features a contemporary waterfall top, while basket-style pendants bring a casual vibe. Open shelving hangs against a backdrop of colorful Spanish tile. Beyond the dining space, an indoor swing is a playful touch.
The neutral-hued kitchen of this Boston penthouse allows the view out its windows to play a major role in the decor. Simple ash brown pendant lights hang above the counter and sink areas, while the oak cabinetry features a gray wash finish that blend well with the selected flooring. White walls and countertops complete the contemporary design.
This open-concept kitchen offers the best of both worlds, providing an elegant ambiance while maintaining a creative and fun design. The bar stools, black-and-white drum shade pendant lighting and clear table add whimsy and the dark, contemporary style cabinets and soft recessed lighting establish elegance combining the two worlds into a perfect space for gathering.
Leather bar chairs blend beautifully with the wood finishes used as accents in this kitchen design. Four heavy, black pendant lights form a square above the polished island countertop. Natural wood exposed beams compliment the finish of the china cabinet giving a country influence to the contemporary style.
Smooth ceramic wood and polished marble countertops create beautiful finishes in this modern kitchen. Unique, spiky pendant lights add some contemporary flair and shape to the sleek design. A dark backsplash made of small tile in shades of brown adds a contrast to the light, soothing color palette.
Polished gold pendant lights draw out the gold details in the range hood, cabinet handles and barstool legs. Exposed wood beams echo the light hardwood floor to ground the bright, white kitchen design. A large white marble backsplash matches the island countertop for a cohesive and cool contemporary look.
Neutral granite countertops bring a beautiful pattern to the smooth surfaces in this contemporary kitchen. A black dining table is connected to the island, utilizing the open design well. White leather upholstered chairs pop against the sleek black dining table. Tall gray cabinets and a row of pendant lights complete the space.
Cooking dinner is easy and fun in this contemporary galley kitchen with sleek white cabinets, stone countertops and stainless steel appliances. The design makes the most of the compact space with plenty of prep space on the counters and storage in the cabinets. The unique pattern on the hardwood floors finishes off the room.
Contemporary meets country charm in this spacious, eat-in kitchen. Charcoal gray cabinets and gray stone countertops blend perfectly together without appearing too boring. A gray and white chevron tile backsplash breaks up the monochromatic space, adding a touch of contrast, and the large island pairs with country-style barstools to complete the lovely design.
The contemporary kitchen features a black-and-white color palette with stainless steel accents. The large black island with a stainless steel countertop provides bar dining with sleek barstools. The original 1970s house was constructed on a series of telephone poles cantilevered off the canyon floor, so they become a unique part of the interior design.
As seen on Buying and Selling, Drew and Scott designed Daniel and Vanessa's kitchen to have a clean, contemporary look. With grey custom cabinets and a white subway tile back splash, the space is warm and inviting. They use natural pops of color such as the fruit and flowers to brighten up the space. See it at hgtv.com.
As seen on HGTV's Love It or List It Too, Jillian Harris' overall design began by removing the fireplace obstacle at the entrance, adding around 5 feet to the kitchen. The wall that separated the kitchen from the dining room was removed, The London Grey kitchen island was placed on wheels so that it could easily be moved if more space is needed, it also double as a portable bar-perfect for entertaining. The backsplash is Calcutta marble, which is considered timeless, but was made more contemporary by laying a herring bone design. The floor is Rosedale series, light grey. Walls were painted Silver Drop. Kitchen counter tops are Stone Grey. The small kitchen counter bench left of the stove doubles as a homework desk for Joyce's boys-a request she made so that they can be close while she cooks.
The new owners of this five year-old single-family home in the Ukrainian Village area of Chicago sought a more expansive, casual and contemporary feel. Being a professional chef, the husband found the existing kitchen stifling and wanted to infuse it with light, efficiency and room to move.
By eliminating the wall separating the kitchen and the living room, the design allows natural light to flow in. The sleek new finishes and lighting in the kitchen, along with the modern cabinetry, stovetop and hood, achieve a more contemporary feel. The bold transformation creates an expansive new space that is easy and bright, inviting a chef to casually create and family and friends to join in the fun.
Believe it or not, this is a kitchen in a Civil War-era home! The designer retained original elements of the house -- such as the wood beams and ceilings -- but added contemporary elements such as a plethora of cabinet space and a large, marble-topped kitchen island. A unique, painted folk art spring screen brings splashes of color to the room.
The owners of this California contemporary home chose to keep the galley kitchen because it fit the character of the house. The design team removed a partition between the kitchen and laundry to open up the space and included a mix of walnut and white cabinets to keep the vibe funky and young. As a cost-saving and time-saving feature, the cabinets use Ikea boxes with semi-handmade fronts. A colorful rug pops in the neutral space.