Three simple pendant lights illuminate the long island in this Arts and Crafts-inspired kitchen. Neutral cabinetry is complemented by granite countertops, while a stainless steel hood above the Wolf range adds a contemporary element to the space.
A subtly marbled white countertop waterfalls over the edges to the floor of this long kitchen island. Hanging above, a mix of shapes form a pendant light display with a warm glow from the copper colored interiors. The surrounding white elements of the kitchen keep the space looking light and spacious.
Wood countertop on the long kitchen island serves as a beautiful centerpiece in this neutral, traditional kitchen. The light neutral color palette and hardwood flooring creates a timeless and classic design making this kitchen functional and stylish.
The U-shape evolved as storage needs increased. It provides a massive expanse of counter and storage space as well as great flexibility. The G-shape is the basic U with another little leg. It is great for a one-cook kitchen and allows the work area to be spread out.
Various shapes of pendant lights hang over a long kitchen island creating an unexpected and fun lighting mixture. The soft marbling of the countertop stretches over the sides of the island for a fully white effect. Barstools with wood tops line the island facing the large window and sleek white built in cabinetry and drawers.
The long kitchen island allows for plenty of space for prepping meals and dining. Neutral granite countertops, pendant lighting and a black coffered ceiling add classic finishing details to the design.
This kitchen of the HGTV Dream Home 2014 is the heart of the first floor's open concept living area. Warm browns, cool tans and brilliant yellows balance the industrial feel of the restaurant-style appliances and a granite island that's nearly 16 feet long.
The 18-foot-long kitchen island houses two stoves, a glass top and gas range, as well as a mix of quartz and butcher block countertops to fit different prep needs. A stainless steel range hood with integrated lighting runs the length of the island. Dishes are stored in open shelving underneath the window that overlooks beautiful city views.
The cottage-inspired kitchen opens up to the dining room and living room, creating a family-friendly space. Hardwood floors ground the rooms, while creamy white cabinets combine with classic neutral countertops.
When designing seating for a small space, it helps to think outside the box — or, in this case, beyond the rectangle. In this condominium kitchen by Krieger + Associates Architects, Inc., the prep/dining island is wider at one end to accommodate diners, and narrower at the other to improve traffic flow.
This renovated kitchen is a functional and comfortable space with a combination of mixed metals, sleek white cabinets and countertops, and new stainless steel appliances. A long kitchen island and barstools were added to the center of the room for easy food prep and extra dining space.
A dark wood base on the kitchen island looks rich against the walnut floors and light walls in this transitional kitchen. White marble serves as a stunning countertop and backsplash. Fuzzy white barstools with a black metal base bring a contemporary element to the stylish design.