Because the rest of her home is full of pattern, owner and designer Sarah Wittenbraker kept the kitchen clean, white and fairly minimalistic. Black countertops and a navy blue island create just the right amount of contrast, though.
This young family of five wanted a large kitchen where they could entertain year round in sunny So Cal weather. A white-on-white color palette creates a timeless atmosphere. A huge navy island accommodates the kids' baseball team and hides scuff marks, as well as adds color to the space. The barstools are easy to wipe clean.
Classic white built-ins provide plenty of storage in this eat-in kitchen with expansive navy island with a marble countertop. Five bar seats sit beneath three large brass pendant lights providing space for guests to enjoy a family meal.
Two modern chandeliers hang above a traditional kitchen island with a white farmhouse sink. The space also includes a small breakfast nook with a metallic pendant light, round wooden table, fabric-covered chairs and a long wooden bench.
The kitchen has a clean, coastal feel in a transitional way. Designers added color in kitchen seating areas, notably by including simple navy blue Tolix stools. Subtle periwinkles, blues and seaglass tones dominate the kitchen area, even repeating the seaglass color on the island lighting, bringing in a pop of color in the island area.
A straight-up classy kitchen, this navy blue-and-white color scheme feels both nautical and clean. Spacious, white cabinets provide ample space for all a cook's cookware and gadgets. Featuring a blue base, the kitchen island is surrounded with simple, white stools for eating in.
A large built-in bookshelf transitions from this open-plan kitchen to a cozy living area. A kitchen island looks out over the living room, and the bookshelves provide a place for the TV and various decorations.
This warm coastal kitchen mixes hardwood ceiling beams with crisp white walls and cabinets in this transitional space. Two wicker pendant lights hang above the kitchen island with seating for guests beside a faded navy hutch.
The lackluster kitchen of a new construction home is reinvented as a high-design masterpiece. The biggest splurge is the storage-packed kitchen island, which is made of welded steel and silvered alder wood topped with a concrete work surface.
The spaciousness of this kitchen is highlighted by the bright color palette. A navy cabinet is a rich accent piece that draws the eye against the white surroundings. A runner rug pulls the navy coloring into the rest of the room next to the large island with eat in bar space and globe pendant lighting.
A green seashell patterned backsplash gives this spacious contemporary kitchen a coastal design. White cabinets provide lots of storage and blend perfectly with the double kitchen islands topped with blue and white quartz countertops. Navy and white bar chairs provide seating beneath woven basket pendant lights.
The kitchen island was painted a soft navy and topped with white Imperial Danby marble to create depth within the space. The eat-in kitchen opens up directly to the outdoor pool area, perfect for indoor-outdoor entertaining.
This oversized marble kitchen island balanced with brass pendant lights gives this kitchen a sophisticated feel. The navy tones in the handmade tile backsplash brings in a pop of color over the stove, with nearby built-in appliances.