Brown cabinetry with recessed panel and glass-front doors are shown in this design by Christine Donner. Wine storage is cozily tucked into the bottom corner, and a mirror adds the illusion of more depth and light. Under-cabinet lighting gives the space a warm, inviting feel, just right for entertaining.
Vertical-grain walnut cabinetry pairs elegantly with white walls, stainless steel appliances, a modern kitchen island and the rich hue of the walnut floors. Glass-front kitchen cabinets add to the impression of open space and shows off eye-catching dinnerware and glassware. Lighting under the island creates depth and adds to the elegance, illuminating leather bar chairs.
Exotic zebrawood cabinets make a statement in the contemporary kitchen where tall, narrow glass-front cabinets display beautiful dishes. White drawers keep the kitchen from becoming too dark and add nice contrast.
This modern kitchen features open niches for showcasing glassware. Dark wood lower cabinets contrast agaisnt a stone and stainless steel accent wall with purple tinted lighting. The island's glass countertop is matched by the dining table's glass top.
This old colonial home had many smaller rooms that needed to be opened up and integrated to make the space more usable for a modern day family. Floating glass shelves add a contemporary touch to the white brick backsplash of this transitional kitchen. Dark brown countertops are paired with white cabinets for a striking contrast.
This kitchen features flat-front white cabinets trimmed in dark brown wood. A vibrant orange tile backsplash adds a pop of color, while stainless steel appliances create an updated look. A back door provides quick access to the patio area.
Wood details throughout this dining room enhance the country look and feel of the design. A set of white chairs alternates with a set of brown chairs around the long dining table. Detailed trim framing the doorway and windows echoes the detailing on the large wood china cabinet. A neutral rug complements the creamy walls and continues the theme of mixing dark and light.
Beautiful dark green lower cabinetry and an island give this kitchen depth and gravitas. The delicate glass pendants and glass-front upper cabinets, all in fresh white, make sure the space also feels light and bright.
Crisp white Shaker cabinets pair with a beautiful marble subway tile backsplash in this kitchen. Two cabinet doors feature a glass front to display dishes, while dark countertops provide subtle contrast.
This craftsman style home was built in the 1940s and remodeled to preserve the historical character while adding modern amenities. The updated kitchen features Alder cabinetry with glass-front cabinets and an understated backsplash that brings out the warm browns in the wood.
This spacious kitchen features a dark wooden kitchen island with a glass front built-in cabinet and neutral granite countertop. Bar stools line the island and provide a casual spot for dining, while three cylindrical pendant lights hang overhead.
Generous ledges extend beyond the edge of this kitchen's island making a comfortable dining table. The room's dark brown hardwood floors are a grounding contrast to the fresh, white cabinets and walls.
This contemporary bathroom features all-over gray and white marble tiles and a glass enclosed shower. A wall-to-wall mirror is positioned above the double sink vanity, which has a white countertop, sleek brown cabinets and chrome hardware. A lively red runner in front of the vanity adds a colorful touch.
A glass panel tinted in a dark brown hue is hung in front of a window at the 2016 San Francisco Decorator Showcase, obscuring a less-than-ideal view. Two squares were left without paint to allow the natural light into the kitchen. As day turns to the night, the squares come to match the painted parts of the glass.
With distressed black cabinetry and warm wood accents, this traditional kitchen boasts a dark, dramatic palette. Cabinets with custom leaded glass panels display elegant china, and a sophisticated chandelier completes the look.
Create interest and texture with a collection of everyday and vintage bathroom items. This Victorian Gothic wall cabinet is filled with vintage cosmetic jars, ivory grooming implements, shells, sponges, towels and soaps. “If you have glass-fronted shelves, use it as an opportunity not just for storage but for display of interesting objects,” says Susan Sully, author of the book “Past Present: Living with Heirlooms and Antiques” in which this home was featured. Sully also recommends painting the back of a cabinet a dark color to make light objects really stand out.
This spacious kitchen renovation features white Shaker cabinets paired with brown quartz countertops and a mosaic tile backsplash. A large window and glass front doors on either side of the kitchen allow natural light to flood the space.