The homeowners love to entertain, so designers wanted to create a space that was functional for them. To do this, they made sure to keep the space feeling light and open by raising the arched doorway that separates the kitchen and living room space and removing the door that previously connected the rooms, creating a clear line of from the kitchen into the living room. They added a peninsula that provides seating, keeping the space functional, but they also included a small area to the left of the breakfast bar that acts as a sort of pass through, making food service between the rooms easy.
The Midcentury Modern kitchen features linear mosaic tile and a suspended sculptural chandelier. Custom chrome swivel barstools were upholstered in a metallic snakeskin patterned fabric for a fashionable statement at the bar.
In this kitchen featured on HGTV's Cousins Undercover, load-bearing beam is lined with reclaimed wood paneling. The paneling along with the butcher block countertops offers a rustic touch in this cottage-style kitchen.
This transitional white kitchen features plenty of cabinets and drawers, ample storage for kitchen necessities. Neutral granite countertops complement the hardwood floor and gray wall color used throughout the kitchen.
By widening the arches that separate the home's spaces, designers were able to create a more open concept home design that would give the homeowners a more functional kitchen without sacrificing their stylish space.
Vertically-hung mosaic tile creates a dramatic backsplash in this traditional eat-in kitchen. Under cabinet lighting illuminates the backsplash's natural hues which complement the dark wood cabinets. A stainless steel range hood helps to tie in the metallic pendants and hardware.