The homeowners wanted an open space that would function smoothly for their family, so designers knocked out a section of the wall to create a physical connection between the kitchen and dining room to make serving food easier.
Entertaining's a breeze with a dining room that flows right into the open kitchen. Against the window, four cross-backed stools and a long counter can be used as a breakfast bar or as extra seating when the owners host parties.
This open-plan kitchen and dining room is unified by a striking rust-red accent wall that bridges the two spaces. White cabinetry is sleek, with modern lines and integrated appliances. Under-cabinet lights draw attention to the accent wall and provide task lighting for food preparation.
An eclectic mix of styles adds character to this white kitchen. Wooden dining chairs and bamboo Roman shades bring warmth and natural, textural element. Wire bar chairs introduce some midcentury modern flair.
This outdoor kitchen and dining area are covered by a custom-designed pergola, providing coveted shade, as well as the framework for beautiful lighting fixtures and a patterned relief for the eye to follow.
This indoor-outdoor space features a kitchen complete with a sink and a stainless steel grill, as well as a dining table and chairs that fit the aesthetic of the Spanish-style Austin estate. Rough stone walls, arched openings and dark-stained wood are among the touches that define the home's style.
Stone tiles in warm shades ground the southwestern kitchen and dining area, while exposed wood beams bring a rustic note to the space. The entire area is designed as an entertaining hub off the swimming pool and outdoor living space.
This cozy, cottage-style kitchen is decorated in pale green and neutral tones with a dark hardwood floor. Bright yellow serves as an accent color, and a weathered sideboard adds a rustic touch to the space.
The round Edison bulb chandelier doesn't overpower this small dining room with its airy style. A rustic wood dining table pairs surprisingly well with mid-century modern wicker dining chairs. White beadboard ceilings and walls give these adjoining spaces a cozy cottage feel.
The cabinets were custom crafted by Benchcraft Custom Woodwork, out of Rift Sawn Oak finished in a warm grey stain. The accented island in grey creates the perfect backdrop for The Artistic Tile Estrella Silver Blend, adding sparkle and dimension. The Perimeter Stone is Pietra de Cardosa and the island stone is Blanco Karibib edged in a reverse bevel. The bright red Currey Pendants add a touch of whimsy amidst the neutral sophistication while in contrast, The Dorrivracht faucet adds a bit of edginess.
With plenty of seating and beautiful ocean views, this is the perfect place for family dinners or entertaining guests. The unique light fixture that hangs above the table feels old but looks new, giving the room a rustic elegance.
This Austin urban oasis is the pure definition of open concept living. The kitchen is modern, bright and light, with stone-colored cabinetry to match the marble island, an elegant circular chandelier and large, wooden dining table.