The glass-front wood cabinets in this traditional bar area are perfect for displaying pretty drink ware. The leather upholstered barstools and classic marble countertops help the bar area maintain elegance and timelessness.
A custom-finished island contrasts with white cabinetry to make a dramatic statement at the heart of this transitional kitchen. A wire globe chandelier by Restoration Hardware and island pendants by Currey & Co. bring an old-world touch to the space that blends nicely with the industrial feel of the wood and metal bar stools. Quartz countertops add a sleek and stylish touch.
The high ceilings and open floor plan in this transitional kitchen scream elegance. A large island allows for plenty of prep and entertaining space, while the velvet barstools add a hint of sumptuous color and texture.
This custom crafted shot glass display case adds a beautifully unique functional element to this home bar. The back lighting adds a cool light element to the warm look of the space. Stone flooring adds a textural element to the room below the tall, contemporary barstools and small, sleek bar.
Custom cabinets and a stainless steel vent hood top off this bright and lively chef's kitchen. Friends and family can gather around the painted island while the gourmet meal is being prepared. The walnut countertop and rattan barstools warm up the crisp white cabinetry and subway tile backsplash.
Swap out your matching kitchen chairs or barstools in favor of more interesting options — you could paint them, replace them with a set of colorful vintage chairs, or simply give them a makeover with new slipcovers or cushions. You can sew your own or browse Etsy for custom handmade versions like the red barstool cushion shown here from Britta Leigh Designs.
A closer look at the industrial barstools reveals cowhide cushions, which bring an unexpected edge to this eclectic kitchen. Thanks to their splashes of white, the cushions easily complement the modern marble island.
This kitchen is designed with gray custom cabinetry, crisp quartz countertops and chef-grade appliances for homeowners who love to entertain. Hardwood floors unify the different areas in the open concept layout.
This reclaimed wood kitchen island lends a rustic vibe to the space, which also features white diamond painted hardwood flooring. To save space, the wooden barstools were custom built to fold under the bar when not in use.
Inspired by the clients' ideas and preferences, this transitional kitchen remodel is packed with custom features. They include a spacious island – designed for prepping and entertaining, dark chocolate cabinetry, light granite countertops for contrast, built-in Sub-Zero refrigeration and stainless pendants. The full height granite backsplash provides a dramatic look and is practical for easy cleaning.
Palecek barstools upholstered with Lee Joffa fabric line the custom walnut island in this remodeled transitional kitchen. The metallic pendant lights hanging overhead bring unique charm and add color to the neutral space.
This multi-functional space gets loads of natural light and has an easy flow, making it an ideal spot for entertaining. The stylish mix of modern and traditional furniture includes warm woods and leather, tying the home to its ranch setting. A custom, zebra-striped rug by Liora Manne anchors the dining table.
The vision for the space was to create a livable, functional area for the homeowners. By removing the one wall in the space that used to define the kitchen, the designers were able to open the floor plan up and maximize the square footage and natural lighting. The renovated kitchen now features custom white cabinetry, wood countertops, breakfast bar and teal barstools, staying true to the cottage feel.