A contemporary pergola defines the outdoor kitchen and dining area, while also providing shade to the space. Geometric light fixtures add a modern nod to the spot, which features a natural wood dining table and chairs.
Joanna Gaine's kitchen design included plenty of open shelving, further contributing to an open and airy feel in the redefined space. She also sidestepped her often preferred choice of subway tile backsplash in favor of handmade tile in muted blue and white, a favorite color combination of client Stacie Childers.
Designers set this kitchen stage with a wash of pastels: pink walls and island, gray backsplash, white countertops. Then, for a playful edge, they layered bold pops of color on top; bright rugs, a blue door, pendants in sherbet shades bringing in so much fun.
Large subway tiles in the backsplash and glass-front cabinets provide an open, airy feel in this modest kitchen. A white dining room table is paired with dark-colored rattan chairs, creating a visually-appealing contrast.
Around the corner, smooth concrete floors lead into this spacious, contemporary kitchen. A large stainless steel island anchors the space, providing extra room for meal-prep, while wood cabinets offer ample storage options.
This inviting kitchen features flat-front white cabinets paired with black granite countertops and a neutral accent wall. A wood paneled ceiling accent with recessed lighting is positioned above the spacious island area, which includes stools for casual dining.
Two blue globe pendants add a hint of color to this neutral contemporary kitchen. Dark hardwood floors offset the gray and white cabinetry as well as the oversized kitchen island featuring a ceramic cooktop.
Natural light floods through the trees to fill this contemporary kitchen through the long, open glass door wall. Transition from the deck onto the kitchen's hardwood to enjoy the large island with a white countertop, sleek white bar chairs and glass hooded pendant lights. A brick backsplash brings a rougher textural element to the smooth white cabinetry and stainless steel appliances.
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.
This Arizona home had an existing Tuscan architectural concept, but the homeowners wanted a modern home that was filled with light. A color palette of white and gray is used to brighten the space, and curvy furniture and light fixtures add movement and a modern edge to space.
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.