A new wall of cabinetry in the kitchen offers pantry space from floor to ceiling and even houses a microwave. “Everything’s on pull-out drawers,” says homeowner Lynielle Long, who enjoys sharing bits of fresh ingredients with the children while she’s cooking. “That way, they play with their kitchenette and feel included in the meal prep while I work.” New hardwood flooring features a mix of plank sizes.
Streamlined cabinetry with long, stainless steel pulls are paired with squared white countertops in this contemporary kitchen. A mosaic tile backsplash adds a pop of color and visual interest to the space.
Ultra thin mosaic tiles run horizontally along this kitchen's backsplash, creating subtle contrast against the vertical grain of the sleek cabinets. Linear cabinet pulls complete the contemporary look.
A simple and sleek mudroom provides convenient spot for jackets, shoes and toys right inside the door. Stunning hardwood floors are the perfect juxtaposition to the ultra-white cubbies and cabinets in this tidy mudroom.
Keep it simple. By using a modest color palette with just a pop of color from the red chair, this bathroom demonstrates simple elegance in a small area. If possible, avoid buying window treatments to create an illusion of more space. “A minimalist look eases the budget,” says Stephanie Andrews of Atlanta-based Balance Design.
Shiny black countertops add a sleek touch to this contemporary kitchen that boasts state-of-the-art stainless steel appliances and custom wood cabinets. A bright blue backsplash adds a dash of color and Mediterranean flair.
The intense hue of the upper cabinets in this kitchen was chosen for its mood-lifting qualities. Studies have shown that the color orange stimulates optimism and a positive outlook. Considering most of us spend a little time each morning in the kitchen, starting each day with a cheery outlook is ideal.
As seen on HGTV's Love It or List It, designer Hilary Farr reconfigured the former dining room into a stunning kitchen by adding stainless steel appliances and dark cabinets that pop against the tiled backsplash. To keep some of the home's traditional character, crown molding was added to the new cabinets for a classic look.
Integrated finger pulls give the gray cabinets a modern look, while white Caesarstone countertops add a clean finish. Tongue-and-groove planks create a cottage feel behind the kitchen sink, and floating shelves provide the perfect spot to display favorite pieces.
This ADA-compliant kitchen was custom-designed for accessibility and mobility in a wheelchair. Crisp black countertops provide contrast against sleek, light cabinets for a contemporary look, and fun artwork adds a vibrant splash of color.
This contemporary media cabinet features sliding steel doors which hide the room's flat-screen TV. From the media cabinet to the lamps flanking it, everything in this living room is clean and linear, giving the space a sleek feel.