When they remodeled an older family home with French architectural details, kitchen designers Marvin Daniel and Brian Pilgrim of KDW Home wanted to give it an open and airy look that still felt in keeping with the style of the home. Roman shades in a French provincial fabric added just the Old World accent the updated space required.
This kitchen breakfast nook is the perfect space for a quick, intimate family meal. An extension of one of the kitchen islands, this table for five increases the kitchen's functionality and creates the perfect space for the homeowners and their family.
Five chunky barstools line the kitchen island to provide an eat-in space in addition to prep space. Bold yellow countertops, a blue waterfall countertop on the island and bright red pendant lights bring splashes of primary color to the palette.
The eat-in area of the kitchen provides the homeowners with a smaller seating option. Four, comfortable chairs, comfortable chairs surrounding a stylish, glass top table creates the perfect space for a low key brunch or simple family breakfast.
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.
The "U"-shaped kitchen cabinets provide plenty of counter space while giving definition to the kitchen space, separating it from the rest of the first floor. The barstools give the space a casual dining option but are also in close proximity to the dining space, so they could also serve as an extension of the home's dining area.
The eat-in kitchen features a breakfast nook with a circular wooden table and gray lattice back chairs. A circular pendant light hangs above the table, while surrounding windows offer natural light. Wide plank hardwood floors complete the look of the space.
A stained butcher block island creates a gathering place in the Atlanta townhome of a couple who loves to entertain. The wood, brass Bertoia-style barstools and Edison bulbs create warm contrasts to the black and gray finishes in the kitchen.
This bright white modern kitchen receives bold pops of color with red dining chairs, a cheerful yellow island and colorful wall art. A pair of steel dome pendant lights illuminate the mod white dining table, and as you enter the living area, a black egg chair keeps with the modern design.
This contemporary kitchen is bright and classic. The black fixtures and honed black granite counter surround give a wonderful contrast to the white cabinets and subway tile backsplash. The shiplap wrapped hood with the wood detail is the focal point. The eat in breakfast nook is large enough to seat 6-8 and has a ton of natural light.
Designer Joe Human pushed back the existing wall to create a larger kitchen. He also installed new appliances and added new finishes and cabinets. Spaces were unified via a consistent ceiling height that ushered in a larger, more cohesive feel.
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.