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.
People gravitate to the kitchen no matter the design or layout, but guests will certainly flock to this Tuscan-inspired kitchen. Rustic wrought-iron urn pendants hang from the exposed beams while recessed lighting lines the brick barrel ceiling. Below, an oversized island faces a muted stone hearth with tumbled-tile backsplash.
This spacious kitchen features brown wood cabinets paired with gray marble countertops. Four stools with gray cushions are positioned around a spacious kitchen island, allowing plenty of room for casual dining. Two metal pendant lights hang above the island.
With warm orange tones and a touch of natural greenery, this table setting looks elegant yet inviting. The dining area, with its close proximity to the kitchen, provides a place for guests to sit while the cook prepares dinner.
This Mediterranean-style mansion in Miami features an opulent kitchen with tile floors, rich wood cabinetry and a large central island. Known as Palazzo di Mare, the home was rented by socialite sisters Kourtney and Kim Kardashian while they filmed their E! reality series, Kourtney and Kim Take Miami.
What pool house would be complete without its own kitchen? Designer Betty Lou Phillips continued the soft Tuscan touches with stone arches and a few iron accents. Three barstools offer additional seating.
This vibrant, Mediterranean-inspired kitchen shows off a large island with weathered, orange cabinets and a wood butcher block countertop. Open shelving puts colorful dishes on display that complement the colorful chairs and dining table nearby.
A gorgeous color palette of brown, red and neutral tones creates a stunning kitchen design to be admired. Upper and lower cabinets offer plenty of space for storing kitchen essentials, and the kitchen island features additional storage space as well as a prep sink and a place for three to dine.
A brick barrel ceiling with rough-hewn beams sets the tone in this Mediterranean-style kitchen. The hefty range hood is framed by a muted stone hearth and tumbled tile backsplash, while a large island offers storage and functionality in the eat-in kitchen.
A large white range hood sits over a chef-grade gas stovetop in this opulent eat-in kitchen. Iron pendant light fixtures hang over the island. Heavy fixtures and warm brown wood evoke an Old World sophistication.
The stately lines of this Mediterranean kitchen are highlighted with the light and dark palette: dark colors for the island and range hood, whites and creams for the backsplash, walls and cabinets. In the breakfast nook, arched windows are a graceful touch.
Knotty alder wood cabinets lend a rich warmth to this luxurious kitchen. A spacious island with a granite countertop provides a spot for prep work and casual dining, and a breakfast table offers room for the whole family.
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.
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.