Walnut cabinetry pairs with streamlined white countertops in this Scandinavian-inspired kitchen. Open shelves keep glasses handy and allow for an airy, bright feel. Vertical rectangular white tiles make for a striking backsplash.
Designed by "HGTV Star" contestant Anne Rue, this rustic Mediterranean kitchen features a grand flagstone hood surround, a custom-designed, reclaimed wood pot rack, and contrasting inset cabinets with exposed hardware.
To create a light and airy look in this contemporary kitchen, materials were chosen for their luminosity and sparkle. Afrormosia wood cabinets offer texture and a natural luster, while the Ice Age granite backsplash behind the range blends a white background with gorgeous flecks of gray and taupe. Stainless steel and specialty glass accents shine, bringing a radiant energy to a typically utilitarian space.
The chef's kitchen is designed for cooking as well as entertaining. A full bar area has open shelving for glassware, backlit wine racks and wine refrigerator, while the expansive island provides the two separate cooking areas and tons of prep space.
This kitchen remodel includes dark brown wood cabinets paired with neutral granite countertops and a neutral tile backsplash. Two pendant lights hang above the kitchen island, which offers a spot for casual dining at one end. Stainless steel appliances and neutral floor tiles add finishing touches.
A large island has plenty of space around it to fit at least four chairs, giving the kitchen a place for casual dining and hanging out with the chef. The exposed beams draw the eye up, calling attention to the high ceiling.
Faux-finished wood cabinets add warmth to this small kitchen. A white subway tile backsplash and neutral countertops contrast the dark cabinets to keep the space feeling bright and open. Stainless steel accents, such as the sink, refrigerator and track lighting, reflect light to create a visually larger space.
Afrormosia wood cabinets with horizontal graining lend a sleek yet warm look to this contemporary kitchen. Finishing the cabinets with simple, beautifully crafted satin nickel pulls adds a tasteful, architectural flair to the space.
Terracotta tile flooring grounds this Craftsman kitchen, which pairs rustic cabinets with neutral countertops. A long line of windows allow for a beautiful view while washing dishes and brings in much-needed natural light.
This open plan kitchen features gorgeous exotic teak wood cabinets and Brazilian cherry hardwood floors paired with stainless steel appliances. Tall, exposed beam ceilings create a spacious look, while a fruit bowl and variety of arranged flowers add a tropical touch.
As part of a major home renovation, this beautiful kitchen was enlarged by utilizing an adjacent existing laundry room. Cherry cabinets that have been antiqued and glazed for an Old World look surround a dark-topped island lit by overhead pendant lighting.
Heavy wood beams and clay tile flooring create a Mediterranean style in the kitchen of this Santa Ynez Valley, Calif., home. The kitchen is equipped with luxury appliances and an L-shaped island that includes space for seating.
Kitchens serve as not only a place to prepare meals, but also a main gathering space in the home. Look through these pictures for great kitchen design ideas and be inspired to create a new look for your kitchen.