The natural wood shelves are accented against the crisp white wall, chevron tile backsplash and white curtains. The open shelves create a space to store go-to dishes for easy access while also adding a decorative element.
Taking a left past the kitchen leads guests right into the dining room. Here, another midcentury buffet displays the family's favorite items, with geometric prints and teal accents adding period-appropriate color and charm.
For easy access and pride of place display, designers situated the wine storage directly within the wall between the kitchen and dining room. This makes the perfect bouquet always within arm's reach in the center of the home, but it also showcases the homeowners' love for fine wine.
The family had a great collection of blue and white Transferware that that they wanted to incorporate into the design of their new kitchen, so display shelves were added to display these beautiful dishes.
Vintage hand tools are assembled into an artful display on the second floor of this Mexican restaurant near the exposed kitchen. The restaurant's design is a sophisticated nod to the burgeoning farm-to-table movement in Tijuana, Mexico.
A little wallpaper goes a long way in this French country kitchen, where toile and painted wood create a romantic backdrop. A frilly valence frames a small utility sink while glass-front cabinets allow for a functional display of kitchen necessities.
The kitchen bay windows frame a view of the Pacific Ocean. Beautiful walnut cabinetry frames the space, topped with a green granite. Glazed gray floor tile compliments the muted tone of the countertop to ground the space. Colorful house plants decorate the countertop for a bright and homey finishing touch.
In between the breakfast room and kitchen, built-in display cabinets flank the doorway and elegantly showcase formal dishware. Below, additional cabinets provide ample space for storing serverware and other kitchen essentials.
There's modern influence in this gorgeous country kitchen. Wood bar stools and hardwood flooring add warmth to the room against the clean, white surroundings. Painted brick adds texture without overpowering the design. Simple decorative touches on floating shelves and behind glass door cabinets put the finishing touch of personality in the room.
This open kitchen emphasizes family-style entertaining with a large dining table near the kitchen sink. Stainless steel floating shelves allow for an artful display of kitchen essentials, while boxy red ottomans and an earthy mosaic backsplash balance the dark gray hues throughout the kitchen.
To create shelving that fit the style of the kitchen, designers of America's Most Desperate Kitchens added some wood shelves suspended by metal bars to create industrial style shelves above the stove in this bright kitchen space.
Dark gray cabinets are striking in a kitchen, especially when set against a white backsplash with Moroccan-style tile from Walker Zanger. A white quartz-top island surrounded by black Arhaus counter stools also has high-contrast, high-impact style—yet it’s easy to clean after crafting marathons. Above it, Sonal hung two giant lanterns by Savoy House in a finish that plays off the cabinet color.
“We’d liked that the kitchen was in good shape, but it was bland,” says Katie. All the oak cabinets needed for pep was a facelift, in the form of vivid green paint and brass hardware. Small-scale subway tile for the backsplash made the space seem bigger and brighter; ditto for the hip cement floor tile from Granada Tile. The pattern plays off the delicate print of the Thibaut-fabric Roman shade.