Dark wood cabinets and bar add an air of luxury in this traditional bar. A silver mantel and a black and white, checked tile floor are stylized touches that create a traditional feel for the bar area while the stainless steel backsplash adds a modern flair.
Although the cabinets don't meet the ceiling, white walls and transom windows close the gap to prevent the kitchen from looking disjointed and blocky. A large kitchen island anchors the room, providing additional counter space, storage and an eat-in breakfast bar area. Modern wooden barstools bring in warmth and a natural element to offset all the white surfaces.
Mixing different tones and types of wood makes for an elegant, modern kitchen. Here, gray wood cabinets together with hardwood floors and metal-and-wood barstools bring a depth to the space. White walls, high ceilings and a minimalistic approach assure the room feels light and airy.
Cousins John Colaneri and Anthony Carrino added a rustic chic breakfast bar behind the new oven in this contemporary kitchen. Soft faux sheepskins cover old wooden stools for a cool and comfortable look, as seen on HGTV's Cousins Undercover.