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.
Designed to be a chef's kitchen, the layout of the space keeps everything needed within reach. A pot rack has pans and ladles right next to the professional-quality stove, which features a pot filler and fryer. Sleek gray cabinets combine with stainless steel countertops and backsplash for contemporary style.
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.
Using continuity in finishes and maintaining a simple, sleek and chic design allows the flow in this stunning, contemporary living space to transition seamlessly from the eat-in kitchen to the family room. A stunning Etch pendant light by Tom Dixon sets off the beautifully geometric shapes while an abundant use of white, from the frosted dining table to the long kitchen island, is interrupted by the use of wenge wood and green accents of the table settings. The island is designed as one long block with two sinks.
Thanks to the sliding glass doors that lead out onto the patio and to the pool, this kitchen boasts lots of natural light. That light is complimented by the dark furniture in the dining area, including a large dining table that seats the family comfortably and the banquette seating at the back of the room. The contemporary design of the space keeps ornamentation to a minimum, but the family has chosen to add a geometric wall design that spruces up the space and adds a touch of flair to their otherwise neutral kitchen walls.
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.
The open layout of this neutral contemporary kitchen connects it to the rest of the home and to the beautiful outdoor surroundings. An abundance of light and air is grounded by natural textures, creating an engaging design for family life and entertaining. An eye-catching wood dining table is the perfect place to dine in.
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.
Designer Denise Maksimowitz embraces the trapezoidal footprint of this kitchen with custom cabinetry that incorporates top-quality appliances. A modern glass range hood is a cool, contemporary addition to the space, while the granite backsplash below follows the same curve of the hood.
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.
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.
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.
In a sleek, contemporary kitchen, texture can be the best way to add dramatic interest. In this space, designer Laure Antonetti Schutze of L. Antonetti Design chose a rich metallic basket weave for the area behind the cooktop. "Our client wanted a kitchen backsplash with a 'wow' factor,” she says. “We used a woven copper that's not only beautiful but a conversation piece for the space." Over time copper will naturally develop a rich patina; to maintain the original shine, apply sealant, as the designers did in this project.
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.
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.
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.
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.