Corbel brackets and Victorian, square section pilasters help to frame this working kitchen alcove.
In order to try and make the traditional brackets and room screens a little more modern, the sizes and proportions were exaggerated.
A beautiful stone alcove housing the cooking range is the focal point for this open kitchen layout. Lots of honey-colored wood cabinetry fills the remainder of the space, and dark gray and black countertops complement the dark tile floor.
The all-white cabinets and farmhouse sink contrast beautifully with a black subway tile backsplash. Nestled in a wall of the kitchen alcove, open shelving provides a convenient spot for everyday necessities and daily pantry items.
A stainless steel oven, range hood and refrigerator stand out against the white cabinets in this kitchen alcove. Beige tile backsplash complement the neutral granite counters, both adding texture to the space.
This kitchen alcove used to hold a washer and dryer. Designers moved both to a new laundry room and turned this space into a much-needed pantry. Painting the shelves gray is a tasteful way to dress them up.
This modern functioning kitchen has loads of counter space and storage for a young family. A corner nook features Talisman granite, glazed cabinetry and travertine backsplash, creating a great display area.
An alcove with extra cabinetry and plenty of storage space serves as the perfect pantry in this contemporary kitchen. A large skylight illuminates the space, while bright white cabinets make the whole area appear larger.
The limestone cooking alcove is located conveniently next to a kitchen island prep area for easy access to ingredients. Identical chandeliers bring elegance and glamour to the space. Gray kitchen cabinets and black countertops create a sophisticated color palette.
The open eat-in kitchen has a raised bar with comfortable barstools for counter dining, as well as small breakfast table set into the window alcove. Chrome light fixtures add a contemporary vibe to the space, while a center island provides extra counter space for prep work.
A massive stainless steel range hood hangs over this cooking alcove, which houses a glossy black stove with brass trim. White Shaker cabinetry with brushed nickel handles make the kitchen feel spacious and bright.