Fluorescent pendant lights illuminate this contemporary kitchen, which pairs together sleek white and light wood cabinets. Black countertops add contrast, while brown leather stools line the breakfast bar. The open floor plan allows quick access to the adjacent living room.
Without upper cabinets, the kitchen has a larger, more open feel. Floating shelves provide extra storage, while a glimmering white tile backsplash adds depth and style to the space. Clean-lined white countertops mix with walnut cabinets for a contemporary look.
Rich, dark stain continues from the cabinetry to the beamed ceiling in this contemporary kitchen with Tuscan influences. A stone arch leads into the room, linking to the home's stone exterior. Contemporary lighting and hardware complement the clean lines of the cabinetry.
If existing cabinets are of good quality, in excellent working condition and the layout functions well, the most affordable option is to simply paint or re-stain them. Another alternative, refacing, involves installing a new veneer on the exterior of the cabinet box and replacing the doors and drawer fronts, and should be handled by a professional.
A Moroccan tile backsplash adds interest and color to the warm wood cabinets in this traditional kitchen. Glass cabinets bring an airy feel to the space, while a narrow area in the cabinet plan is transformed into open shelving for housing cookbooks.
Brown wood cabinets with spare ornamentation provide a foundation for this craftsman-inspired kitchen. A neutral tile backsplash, painted cabinetry and a kitchen island balances the weighty feel of the heavy cabinets.
Warm, rich tones set the scene for this traditional kitchen. Mahogany cabinets pair with a copper farmhouse sink and eye-catching countertops. Candelabra-inspired chandelier brings a soft glow to the space.
Storage isn't a problem in this kitchen. Glass-front upper cabinets, open shelving and a full-size pantry opposite the Sub-Zero fridge offer style and storage. Contemporary track lighting against a paneled ceiling draw the eye upward in the narrow space.
A shimmery marble backsplash in copper tones shines against the crisp white cabinets and black countertops in this kitchen. To give it that extra wow factor, under cabinet lights highlight the backsplash.
Rustic wood kitchen cabinets with beautiful wood grain are paired with dark brown countertops and earth-toned tiled backsplash in this Mediterranean kitchen. A pro-quality bright blue oven adds a burst of color to the space.
This kitchen features a yellow accent wall and brown wooden cabinets. Blue pendant lights hang above the kitchen island, while the nearby dining area boasts a wooden table. Exposed beam ceilings throughout and countertop succulent plants add a Southwestern feel.
Favorite kitchen keepsakes are brilliantly on display courtesy of the glass and wood cabinets in this striking kitchen. Wood and bronze metallic accents on the walls and kitchen island add warmth throughout the room.
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.