To reflect the openness of the home, no upper cabinets were used in the kitchen. Bright red cabinets are paired with sleek stainless steel countertops, while built-in cabinets around the room offer much-needed storage.
This kitchen sink has a view of the distinct built-in living room shelving. An open wood bar counter connects the two spaces and adds visual interest to this vignette. Yellow and red patterned backsplash adds a pop of color to this otherwise neutral space, connecting it to the red wall and rich wood shelving in the living room. An intricate detailed entertainment center filled with interesting wood and earthy accessories provides the focal point for the living space and the view from the kitchen sink.
There is no other color on the planet that conveys more energy and warmth or makes more of a powerful statement than the color red. Red kitchen cabinets and accessories evoke a sense of fire and sunsets.
The ultra sleek red kitchen forms the center of this urban home and serves as the place where everyone gathers. Stainless steel is used throughout the space from the range hood to the waterfall countertop, while a contemporary fireplace adds warmth to the space.
This contemporary kitchen from HGTV Design Star winner Meg Caswell features slate-hued cabinetry, a high ceiling and a fun, funky light fixture. A whimsical striped pattern on the back of the kitchen island complements the flower motif on the window treatments.A whimsical striped pattern on the back of the kitchen island complements the flower motif on the window treatments. Glass panels atop the bold red walls give the space added shine and make them easy to keep clean.
A stone bar with stools adjacent to the outdoor cooking area ensures that guests will be able to eat food fresh off the grill, and that the cook won't miss out on the party. A pergola offers shade during the day and overhead lighting at night.
This imaginative contemporary kitchen, designed by Rhonda Knoche, uses thin curved metal strips to accent the cabinets, door, even the kitchen island. Hints of rust red warm up the predominantly gray palatte.
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.