Cable railing doesn't inhibit views from the kitchen to the living room like wood or wrought iron railing would. Modern chrome light fixtures balance rustic elements like cowhide bar chairs and butcher block counters.
The kitchen’s center island includes a bar sink and saddle stools for casual seating, with a blue base that coordinates with the surrounding maple cabinetry with beadboard panel detail and some glass fronts.
A closer look at this luxe, contemporary pool house reveals sliding glass doors trimmed with black. Inside, guests will find a spacious living room, open kitchen, laundry room, wet bar and a full-sized bathroom.
This view looking into the kitchen shows the cohesive color scheme and coordinated look of the space, with blue bar stools at the island that provide casual seating for light meals or chatting with the cook.
This home exterior exudes Mediterranean style with arched entryways, a tile roof and iron detail work. A pool, several covered patios and an outdoor kitchen with a bar, make this home perfect for outdoor entertaining.
On HGTV’s Fixer Upper, Joanna's design plan took into account the home's space constraints. Nonetheless, the kitchen features a generous sized island with bar seating where meals can both be prepped and served. A vintage refrigerator, vent hood, floating shelves and new wooden flooring completes the kitchen design.
The television is embedded into a brightly-colored fireplace in this eclectic living room. The connection to the kitchen provides a convenient place to sit at the bar with drinks or prepare meals while entertaining guests.
The tiny home's functional downstairs floor plan includes an open concept kitchen and living room. The kitchen, although small, makes the most of its space with large, lower cabinets, full sized appliances and a kitchen island with a breakfast bar that seats four. Adjacent to the kitchen is a living area with a stylish sofa and chairs. A rug adds definition to the design.
A 13' long island with a kitchen sink, prep sink, dishwasher and microwave provides plenty of space to prep, cook and clean on one side, while a breakfast bar provides seating for five on the other side for eating and entertaining.
Modern furnishings and punches of bold, primary color pack a major design punch against an all-white palette. White kitchen cabinetry is sleek and modern, and a breakfast bar surrounded by modern barstools takes maximum advantage of this condominium's small footprint.
The sleek, contemporary pool has a zero edge and flows seamlessly with the lawn. The outdoor kitchen features a bar, comfortable sitting area and flatscreen TVs, while a hot tub is the perfect spot to relax in this chic backyard.
This deck has an outdoor kitchen complete with a bar and living room with furniture that will survive the elements. Use durable materials like redwood, stone furniture and outdoor pillows to ensure your outdoor entertaining space holds up to the weather.
Black cabinets are paired with neutral stone countertops and brown tile floor in this home theater wet bar and mini kitchen. Small brown square tiles create a eye-catching backsplash, while glass upper cabinets allow the homeowners to display glassware.
On the other side of the kitchen island, a deep sink and large counters give the owners room to wash and cut vegetables. Meanwhile, guests can take a seat at the bar and enjoy a glass of wine before dinner.
The dark wood cabinetry, neutral tile backsplash and beige walls help make this cozy kitchen a warm and inviting atmosphere. A built-in wine refrigerator is the perfect accompaniment to bar seating and provides additional countertop space for entertaining. Design by Beth Haley
Hinges on these custom kitchen cabinets allow the doors to lift vertically, revealing a collection of stemware and bar glasses. The cabinets, from a condo featured on HGTV's series Million Dollar Rooms, are streamlined with minimal adornment, a hallmark of modern design.