Generous ledges extend beyond the edge of this kitchen's island making a comfortable dining table. The room's dark brown hardwood floors are a grounding contrast to the fresh, white cabinets and walls.
Stainless steel appliances and bright white walls and cabinets reflect light from the window and recessed lighting, making this kitchen bright and cheery. Open shelving is tucked in an awkward spot beneath a sloped ceiling, as seen on HGTV's Cousins Undercover.
In this light-filled blue-and-white kitchen, a mix of materials helps break up the large expanse of the central island and define its multiple functions. For the prep zone, designer Kathleen Walsh chose Vermont White Quartzite while watershed-finished walnut warms up the breakfast bar area.
With stunning Calacatta marble countertops and drum-shaped stools, this kitchen's island is a great place to cook, eat or work. Bright white cabinets keep the space feeling airy, while a mother-of-pearl tile backsplash adds a dazzling gleam.
The family wanted a space that blended vintage charm with the conveniences of modern appliances, so they chose traditional elements, such as the gold accents and wood trim, and added modern-day touches, like the stainless steel oven and a farmhouse sink. The end result is an overall cottage-style feel.
Thick, dark wood beams juxtapose the light neutral palette of this cottage kitchen where a large kitchen island offers extra countertop space and casual dining. Shutters bring in natural light and also provide privacy.
To add character to the kitchen of a dated 90s tract home, designers put in moldings, a pretty arched range hood, marble countertops and board and batten paneling on the ceiling. Kitchen sink and faucet: Kohler; Range: Wolf; Range hood: Sub Zero; Lanterns: Entwined Oval Driftwood by Shades of Light; Countertops: Fantasy Brown by Arizona Tile
The open concept kitchen pairs clean white cabinets with contrasting black countertops. White subway tile is used for a classic backsplash, while warm hardwood floors ground the space. Stainless steel appliances bring a modern touch to the cottage kitchen.
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.