A lowered ceiling panel hovers above the open plan kitchen, one of the home's many stunning architectural details. Glossy concrete floors make a vibrant textural contrast to the kitchen's rough limestone walls.
Counter stools offer a chance to mix up styles in a kitchen. Add a touch of the unexpected by introducing midcentury modern, sculptural lines to a traditional or transitional kitchen by using wooden or metal stools. Fluid shapes placed against the rigid lines of cabinets strike up a nice balance.
The wall between the kitchen and living room is long gone, and a new, black iron retaining wall with gridded windows now defines the space between the kitchen and the foyer in an inviting way. "That wall is like, Let's get on the other side of it!," Joanna said. New hardwood floors, a massive new kitchen island, a teal backsplash and opulent new brass pendant lights complete the kitchen's transformation.
As seen on HGTV's House Hunters Renovation, the home owner's moved the kitchen away from the front door and opened up the space to facilitate entertaining and to allow more light in from the cottage's western-facing windows. An expandable dining table gives the couple flexibility and saves space.
Sleek and warm, this midcentury modern eat-in kitchen exemplifies how form and function can meet beautifully. Walnut floors and cabinets enhance the room's uncluttered look and play off the light coming in from the floor-to-ceiling windows. The kitchen island is a perfect spot for a quick breakfast, while the dining table seats six for family dinner or entertaining.
A rustic round wood table surrounded by white Eames dining chairs creates an interesting mix in this transitional eat-in kitchen. A cluster of small globe pendant lights illuminates the dining area and complements the neutral walls.
This gorgeous walnut kitchen island extends well into the kitchen, providing the ultimate place for casual dining. Recessed lighting above warms the wooden tones of the island with white custom cabinets on each side.
Guests can saddle up to the kitchen island on midcentury modern barstools, complete with molded seats and tapered legs. The open nature of the kitchen allows the chef to interact with guests while taking care of last-minute prep.
Pewter gray cabinets and stainless steel appliances serve as a handsome foil to this open plan kitchen and dining area's redwood ceiling. Reconfiguring the layout in the lakefront cabin allowed designers to show off views and make interiors feel lighter and more airy.