Look for unused or unnoticed spaces to create storage for a kitchen design that combines style with function. Designer Diane Foreman, of Neil Kelly Company used a pullout spice rack to optimize space in this 2016 National Kitchen + Bath Association Competiton winning kitchen. The pull-out rack is not only conveniently placed next to the cooktop, but the narrow cabinet and hardware provide a touch of modern color and flair. For more inspiration, look at HGTV’s 20 Smart Kitchen Storage Ideas.
Light and bright, this transitional kitchen features white Shaker style cabinets, gray stone countertops, a farmhouse sink and a white and gray glass tile backsplash. Symmetry and storage were important ideas for this stylish kitchen.
Getting a high-end look in your kitchen is possible with a couple easy ideas. Taking cabinetry to the ceiling gives a kitchen a custom look, recessed lighting and stainless steel appliances finish the look.
Light and bright, this transitional kitchen features white Shaker style cabinets, gray stone countertops, a farmhouse sink and a white and gray glass tile backsplash. Symmetry and storage were also important ideas for this kitchen.
Symmetry and storage were important ideas for this kitchen. The client wanted to have both her grandkids in the kitchen or serve appetizers to adult guests while she was preparing foods. A peninsula was added to provide seating and to allow for a functional cooking area.
Symmetry and storage were important ideas for this kitchen. The client wanted to have both her grandkids in the kitchen or serve appetizers to adult guests while she was preparing foods. A peninsula was added to provide seating and to make for a functional cooking area.
This vintage copper bundt pan is proof that practical can be pretty. Too pretty, in fact, to hide away in a box. Filled with spices, tea towels, wooden spoons and other kitchen essentials, this collection will put a smile on any foodie's face. Browse 14 more vintage-inspired gift ideas.
“Our client had the fantastic idea to use rolling tool cabinets in her kitchen,” says architect Nick Pancheau. “We designed a simple kitchen island combining seating and storage in a single movable piece. We selected a lime-green finish to match the fritted glass lamp shades made by the client; a subtle dark-green soapstone countertop rests atop the cabinets.”
The swings-as-barstools idea in this modern kitchen came from the family's travels – they saw similar swings in a bar and never forgot them. The kitchen was designed to be a fun space for the parents, their kids and their friends. Since they often entertain, the goal was to make the kitchen and living room one open, flexible space with an airy feel and a strong connection to the outdoor view.
Designer Bo Li used big design ideas to turn this small kitchen into a stunningly spacious, transitional space. Patterned upholstery gives the kitchen island seating a decorative touch while white cabinetry and rich textiles to enrich the space. A breakfast bar like this one can serve as an informal place to eat, or as functional seating for when your party guests inevitably end up in the kitchen with you. This granite breakfast bar doubles as a kitchen island and features comfortable upholstered stools.
For another molding idea, go the extra step by creating a diamond design on your vent hood to connect sections of cabinets. For this high-end kitchen, Atlanta designer Michele Gratch also brought in luxe barstools and surfaces but then accessorized with affordable items from home decor stores.
Can you guess the ordinary object that stars in this extraordinary storage idea? Inspired by a magazine, Christina Roy of 2 Little Hooligans turned a kitchen stool upside down, added caster wheels and tied on fabric bags for a truly repurposed wrapping station.
The kitchen in this Oregon vineyard estate home turns into a public tasting room on weekends. To allow for privacy when desired, and openness when needed, a drop-down screen was installed to use during "wine tasting" hours to partition off the kitchen. When the homeowners want a more open flow, the screen retracts into the ceiling, a great idea for any home with an open kitchen that is sometimes better left unseen.