To create a seamless design in this Spanish Colonial kitchen, designers covered some of the new appliances in wood panels with an antique finish. This creates the elegant space that the homeowners were hoping for.
"People are having 'stainless steel fatigue' so we are paneling all of the appliances so they disappear and make the space look larger," says Christopher Grubb. Grubb predicts more wood tones and less gray and white for cabinetry over the next year.
Cabinet door panels discreetly conceal some of the built-in appliances, keeping the warmth of the cabinetry as the main focal point of the room. Low storage innovations enable the child to access the kitchen items with ease and safety.
Custom steel panels are integrated into the cabinetry that surrounds this cooking area. The range features hidden roll-out trays that store kitchen accessories, and controls for the Gaggenau cooktop are drilled into the steel panels.
As seen on Love It or List It, Too, once a family room with dark wood paneled walls, this new laundry room fulfilled Kelly's request for a proper laundry room with storage. Her previous closet laundry room off the kitchen was too small for modern appliances and did not have space for folding or storage. The foxglove wallpaper was part of the Scandinavian feel of the overall renovation design.
This charming kitchen offers plenty of style and practicality. The solid-surface countertops and butcher-block island offer ample prep space, while stainless-steel appliances make it efficient. The white recessed-panel cabinets provide lots of storage and style.
This impressive kitchen features a contemporary design with rich wood cabinets, stainless steel appliances and a two-tier island. A gorgeous wood paneled ceiling adds interest overhead and helps warm the sleek space.
This kitchen was renovated with custom white cabinetry and designed to include more storage, larger prep surfaces and energy efficient appliances. Walnut wood panels wrap the wall and ceiling, showing off a skylight and four pendant lights positioned over the kitchen island. A bright orange backsplash adds a pop of color.
As seen on HGTV's America's Most Desperate Kitchens, designers found a way to keep appliances from being so obtrusive-they hid the microwave in the kitchen island and covered the refrigerator with wood panels, creating a seamless, elegant design.
Designer Leanne Ford keeps this country kitchen feeling sophisticated with a striking dark gray and white color palette, accented by stainless steel lights and appliances, as seen on HGTV's Restored by the Fords.
This contemporary kitchen feels so warm and appealing with wood cabinets, paneling and floors. Linen dining chairs are a welcome layer of texture. And the family foodie will love the full line of Miele appliances!
This warm, luxurious kitchen features dark wood finishes, exposed beams and arched openings throughout. A peninsula offers extra seating, while a breakfast room opens to the space. Faux finished walls continue into the living areas. Integrated wood-paneled appliances add to the room's warmth.
Concealing unwanted features is the name of the game In this modern kitchen. Behind these elegant custom panels, a back entrance to the home, a pantry and a refrigerator hide in plain sight. Hiding these undesirable but necessary features in this kitchen creates a seamless design that keeps the space looking elegant and sophisticated.
To update the outdated kitchen, designers added new cabinets that were more functional and modern, but still remained true to the historic home's Tudor design. They then concealed the kitchen's major appliances with wood panels that made them blend in with the cabinets, creating a seamless design that is modernized, but still nods to the home's past design.