Sleek, white lacquered cabinets are paired with charcoal gray floor tiles and a black butcher block island in this galley kitchen. Floating black wood shelves display kitchen necessities, while a stainless steel countertop and backsplash make food preparation and cleanup a cinch.
In this long, narrow house, Kariouk Associates Architects used walls of glass to usher in light and designed sleek custom cabinets in bold yellow to help capture and reflect the sunshine. Walnut paneling and accent cabinets offer a warm contrast to the splash of color, keeping the kitchen grounded within the open plan.
A diamond-patterned backsplash adds visual interest to this white kitchen, while custom cabinets provide plenty of storage. The wall cabinets include glass fronts, allowing for display of dishes and other treasures.
Add pullout appliance storage to free up counter surface and maximize cabinet storage space. Diane Foreman of Neil Kelly Co. designed this 2016 National Kitchen + Bath Association Design Competition winner. A layered caddy like this one adds a lot of utility, but even a simple pullout drawer can help makeover your space.