To create a light and airy look in this contemporary kitchen, materials were chosen for their luminosity and sparkle. Afrormosia wood cabinets offer texture and a natural luster, while the Ice Age granite backsplash behind the range blends a white background with gorgeous flecks of gray and taupe. Stainless steel and specialty glass accents shine, bringing a radiant energy to a typically utilitarian space.
As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, Sarah transformed a dirty and cramped kitchen into a contemporary space fit for a chef. To achieve the look, she installed a gray subway tile backsplash, chic modern cabinets, vein cut floor tile and sleek stainless steel appliances. Sarah avoided the cost of relocating the home's heating system by blending the radiator in with the kitchen's white trim.
A rich red wood finish on the island grounds the light and airy design of this kitchen. The white granite countertop blends beautifully with the white cabinets and gray and white tile backsplash. The natural wood look of the bar chairs compliments the hardwood floor finish for a simple and timeless look. A modern black and stainless steel range hood adds a punch of unexpected style blending.
The kitchen is one of the home’s larger spaces and TaLaya and Kerrick took full advantage of the opportunity that afforded. A striped rug stands out against the modern, black cabinetry and plants are sprinkled throughout the kitchen for a touch of greenery. For a modern touch, white subway tile with gray grout creates a stunning kitchen backsplash.
A corner of this modern kitchen features an area of cabinetry that's perfect for a coffee bar. Ceiling-height cabinets are clean-lined and modern, with a warm wood finish that creates a striking balance against the cool grays of the walls and backsplash. The island sports a modern waterfall edge, while barstools feature a bold teal hue that's repeated throughout the open concept space.
This design concept was created to incorporate a functional living space with modern minimalism. A custom butcher block counter has space for stainless steel chairs and includes built in storage. One end contains a refrigerated wine rack while the other contains custom shelving. A small tile backsplash features white and gray tones to match the brightness of the white room and stainless steel appliances.
Nothing breathes new life into a worn, outdated kitchen better than freshly painted kitchen cabinets. Once you decide on the color, finish and type of paint you want, the sky really is the limit on the look you can achieve. This distinctive kitchen gets adventurous with its use of orange and matte gray cabinets that coordinate nicely with the brown tile backsplash, hardwood floors and a daring gold pendant lamp.
As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, Sarah transformed a dirty and cramped kitchen into a contemporary eat-in space fit for a chef. To achieve the look, she installed a gray subway tile backsplash, new modern cabinetry, vein cut floor tile and a sleek stainless steel gas stove and vent hood. A cozy breakfast nook is nestled in front of the bright bay windows for casual family dining.
As seen on HGTV's Fixer Upper, Chip and Jo turned the old space into a bright, clean kitchen with new cabinets, wood floors, Carrera marble countertops and light gray paint with white trim. The old drop ceiling was removed, adding height to the room, and a wooden support beam was added. A subway tile backsplash, floating wood shelves, and stainless steel appliances were also installed.
As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, Sarah transformed a dirty and cramped kitchen into a contemporary space fit for a chef. To achieve the look, she installed a gray subway tile backsplash, chic modern cabinets, vein cut floor tile and a sleek stainless steel gas stove and vent hood. Sarah also freed up counter space by tucking the microwave into the cabinetry below.
Warm wood tones, muted gray-greens and charcoal exemplify the casual, comfortable vibe of this pub-inspired dining room. The custom bar includes four pro-quality taps, white subway tile backsplash and a custom shelf with under-lighting that illuminate bottles or decorative items. A chalkboard accent wall is the perfect spot for homeowners to add a personal touch, while stamped-tin ceiling tiles bring historic character to the space.
Smooth woodgrain cabinetry and island base showcase a beautiful, warm tone against the white walls and gray tile flooring. A skylight allows natural light to flood the space, keeping it bright and refreshing. Diamond-like pendant lights hang over the white countertop of the island and white leather bar chairs with stainless steel base and built-in foot rests. A turquoise backsplash adds a bright pop of color to the room.
A sleek, sharp island fills the floor space in this shining midcentury modern kitchen. Mustard yellow bar chairs add a retro influence and counter the bright finishes of the walls and cabinetry. Gray and white tile create a full wall backsplash pattern behind floating shelves and a stainless steel range hood. Glass pendant lights bring extra light to solidify the bright finish.
Fixer Upper hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines painted one wall a neutral gray and brought in shiplap for a feature paneled wall, matching detail in other parts of the home. A white subway tile backsplash and quartzite countertops add a modern element to the rustic space. Industrial-style shelving made from plumbing pipes and wood planks offer open storage, and a custom kitchen island made from vintage wood contributes style and utility in the kitchen.
Known for her super luxe, traditional spaces, design diva Candice Olson focused on function as well as form when designing this long galley-style kitchen for a busy family of four. She chose white wall cabinets to keep the space bright but decided on a dark stain for the island to break things up. Gray, gold and black linoleum floor tiles add a playful touch and echo the colors found in the glass tile backsplash.
Unable to completely remove a load bearing wall to create an open floor plan, Sarah Richardson widened a doorway and cut a large serving window out of the wall between this kitchen and living room to create a semi-transitional space. She updated the kitchen with a gray subway tile backsplash, new countertops and stainless steel appliances for a chic, contemporary look. As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential.
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.
As seen on HGTV's Love It Or List It, Too, Designer Jillian Harris modernized this west coast home by removing a pillar that sat in the middle of the entrance. She painted the walls with Behr Cotton Knit and installed engineered hickory hardwood flooring with Tremblant stain. The kitchen entrance was removed and the pantry and office desk area were closed in to create the laundry room. The Ceasarstone kitchen countertops, London Grey and Stone Grey, were extended along the back wall. Jillian removed another pillar in the centre of the kitchen and modernized the existing island with clean straight lines. Jillian completes the kitchen with Antique Imperial Mist subway tile for the backsplash.