Warm tones from the wood cabinets and polished tile floors soften this modern room, creating a comfortable cooking space. The mottled glass-front cabinets bring a lightness to the space without fully revealing the dish ware -- and possible disorganization -- that lies behind. Unique red and chrome barstools at the kitchen island punch color into the kitchen
Tones of silver and gray define this kitchen, from the gray wood cabinets to the stainless appliances to the granite countertop on the kitchen island. While stark and modern, the room also feels well-composed and inviting.
Although the cabinets in this modern rustic kitchen were custom made, architect Ili Hidalgo-Nilsson with Terracotta Design Build in Atlanta says there’s a key space-planning tip here. Depending on your kitchen layout, use the space above your windows for storage that you don’t need every day. Floating reclaimed wood shelves would well work in these spaces and can be found at home decor stores, for example.
Use a high gloss paint in a color that matches your other decor on some of your cabinets to give your kitchen a luxury lacquer look. Use the same hardware throughout the kitchen to maintain a cohesive look, as designer Diane Foreman did in this 2016 National Kitchen + Bath Association Design Competition winner.
Mixing different tones and types of wood makes for an elegant, modern kitchen. Here, gray wood cabinets together with hardwood floors and metal-and-wood barstools bring a depth to the space. White walls, high ceilings and a minimalistic approach assure the room feels light and airy.
This Craftsman home is actually so spacious that the owners have access to two different kitchens. With wood cabinets, a large island, black pulls and sleek pendant lights, this one is the perfect blend of rustic and modern.
Not all updates are modern. Give a wood cabinet a “rustic update” by replacing the existing cabinet doors with chicken wire. Athens Building Co. created a wood frame for the wire inset. It can make even a china collection fit into farmhouse style.
Using high-quality and unique materials allow a space to be at once simple and upscale. Here, a modern kitchen boasts granite-colored, clean-lined cabinetry and kitchen island, plus striking bar stools crafted from a gorgeous, honey-toned wood. The flowering tree painting brings life into the room.
Pea green shaker style cabinets provide soft color without distracting from other elements of the kitchen. A simple rustic wood table serves as a kitchen island. A whitewashed vaulted wood ceiling makes the space feel airy and bright.
Funky cabinets and floating shelves create an eye-catching wall in this hip, modern kitchen. A bright white, tile backsplash adds texture to the space while gorgeous, dark wood cabinets bring in warmth. Photos, maps, and books are lovely personal touches that sets this urban kitchen apart.
Leanne Ford is an expert at creating texturally interesting tableaus. Here, a wooden midcentury modern cabinet gets topped by a photograph and two sculptural objects, as seen on HGTV's Restored by the Fords.
This kitchen features flat-front white cabinets trimmed in dark brown wood. A vibrant orange tile backsplash adds a pop of color, while stainless steel appliances create an updated look. A back door provides quick access to the patio area.
As seen on Home Town, the Walker's Laurel, MS existing kitchen was dark and outdated with wood paneling on all the walls, old metal cabinets, and a refrigerator stuck in the opposite corner from the kitchen. After the renovations, their Laurel, MS kitchen now features new hardwood floors, a complete redesign of the kitchen with bright walls, new cabinets, concrete countertops, a large island for entertaining, a new tile backsplash and bright colors to help the room stand out.