The modern kitchen uses sleek stainless steel throughout, including the massive center island. The island is hub of the kitchen with a built-in sink and range, as well as space for dining with red-accented wire-frame bar stools. Lush greenery surrounding the home fills the visual space, courtesy of floor-to-ceiling windows.
A large stainless steel island cuts a modern edge to this chic kitchen. The space is grounded by large gray tile flooring, while floor-to-ceiling windows allow plenty of natural light. Bold red on the barstools and chairs provide a burst of color in the space.
As seen on HGTV’s Property Brothers, Jonathan and Drew Scott removed the wall between this kitchen and the adjacent living room, creating a more open and efficient space. The new island is outfitted with quartz countertops, maple cabinetry and a sink. The stainless steel pendant lights hanging over the island offer a contemporary take on a traditional style.
This traditional eat-in kitchen features an island with a prep sink and stacked stainless steel appliances perfect for creating a family meal. The space also features an open floor plan with an adjacent dining area.
White Shaker cabinets and white quartz countertops give this open kitchen a clean, bright and airy feel. The stainless steel island countertop is a sturdy, easily-maintained surface that's perfect for this prep and eat-in area. Chrome bar stools with glass seats add a minimal modern look and keep with the airy design.
Island construction is essentially simple; it’s a project most experienced woodworkers could manage fairly easily. Designer Brooke Norsworthy took on the project herself, building an oversized island with seating for four. She explains her process: “Using Ana White’s kitchen cabinet plans, I built these cabinets by hand using PureBond plywood with poplar trim. The island consists of four cabinets: two 24" bases and two 21" bases. I made the frame for the counter using plywood and 2x4s and took it to my local metal shop to be wrapped in stainless steel. I screwed the legs directly into the countertop just before I glued down the metal, creating a very spacious 4' x 8' kitchen island.”
This open plan kitchen was inspired by Balinese indoor outdoor living as well as mid-century modern style. The clerestory offers operable windows creating light and a sense of the home's forest surroundings.