Using two smaller islands instead of one extra long one leaves additional open floor space for easy maneuvering through this spacious kitchen. A pair of pendant lights hangs over each island joined by a pair of natural wood barstools. A large subway tile backsplash creates a textured accent wall behind the white cabinetry.
A soft blue wall color keeps this kitchen space looking light and open. A cutout section houses a stainless steel range hood framed by built-in white cabinets and a gray and white tile backsplash. The large white bar in the foreground has a cutout fit perfectly for storing the barstools with brass bases and wood seats.
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.
Durable polished quartzite countertop gives a neutral finish over the white kitchen island. Wood barstools beautifully compliment the dark hardwood floors. The bright, white design accentuates the open, spacious design of the room. The refrigerator blends into the cabinetry for a seamless and sophisticated look.
Black subway tile on the bar wall correlates with the white subway tile walls in this public bar. Tall barstools with neutral leather set cushions reach up to the wood countertop adding a beautiful texture agains the subway tile. A large skylight lets natural light fall into the room while a trio of pendant lights bring a warm glow above the bar.
This reclaimed wood kitchen island lends a rustic vibe to the space, which also features white diamond painted hardwood flooring. To save space, the wooden barstools were custom built to fold under the bar when not in use.
A thick marble countertop with bold gray marbling covers the top of the eat-in bar space in this kitchen. Stylish barstools with wood backs and black leather seat cushions are lined at the bar facing the built in woodgrain cabinetry. A thin, vertical tile backsplash matches the marble colors and adds texture to the design.
Various shapes of pendant lights hang over a long kitchen island creating an unexpected and fun lighting mixture. The soft marbling of the countertop stretches over the sides of the island for a fully white effect. Barstools with wood tops line the island facing the large window and sleek white built in cabinetry and drawers.
A tile backsplash gives movement to the traditional feel of this kitchen design. Neutral granite countertop follows the large horseshoe of lower cabinetry creating a bar eating space with metal-legged barstools. Hardwood flooring adds warmth to the design and compliments the horizontal stripes of the ceiling texture.
The barstools used at the kitchen counter are darkly stained just like the case goods used throughout the different zones. Additionally, the dark metal tones used on the great room’s hardware and table lamps coordinate perfectly with the steel construction of the barstools.
After taking down a kitchen wall, designers added a breakfast bar for additional seating. Soft sheepskin throws cover old wooden stools for a cool look and extra comfort, while taupe colored painted cabinets complete the neutral look of the space.
Contemporary meets industrial in this loft kitchen. The exposed ductwork actually acts as a space divider, a perfect example of form marrying with function. The dark wood cabinets go well with the room's other woods and neutral tones, while the white tile backsplash works to keep the room light and bright. Red barstools at the kitchen island provide the kitchen's lovely pop of color.