The patina of the terra cotta backsplash tiles and stone floor contrast with the modern range and classic stainless steel island. The vintage French lab stools used as barstools help add to the layered and curated look of the space.
The bold polka dot wallpaper and custom pop art continue into the adjacent kitchen and dining area. Here, dark wood cabinets provide a rich contrast to the white walls, while recessed and pendant lights ensure that the room is well-lit for meal prep.
Elegant gold pulls act as pieces of jewelry on the sage green kitchen cabinets, which are topped with clean white countertops. Globe pendants add a vintage note to the space, and the peninsula not only provides another dining spot but helps divide the kitchen from the living room.
The kitchen actually comes with two sinks: one for meal-prep and a second for washing dishes. When matched with a large picture window and wood shelves, this space has all the fresh, farmhouse style of a project on Fixer Upper.
Wooden open shelving and white beadboard walls bring a country cottage feel to this kitchen. The white antique oven serves as the statement piece, adding character and charm. Incorporating a framed picture into the shelf display adds another layer, giving it a lived-in look.
The design in this snack center instantly delivers a sense of fun and creativity. Blue cabinets and a yellow leather bench vie for attention, and the sheen of the concrete floor reflects the sparkle of the imaginative lighting fixtures.
What this gutted kitchen lacks in storage space it makes up for in charm. By removing a wall between the kitchen and dining room, HGTV's Kitchen Cousins turned two small, unusable spaces into one larger spot perfect for parties.
Custom sage green cabinets are topped with clean white countertops in this eclectic kitchen. To open up the space, floating shelves are used instead of upper cabinets. Gray-and-white mosaic tile backsplash creates an eye-catching display.
Vivid colors, fanciful patterns and rustic details define this 6,000-square-foot mountain ski home in Park City, Utah. Bright, saturated fabrics and bold patterns mingle with metal finishes and woods to create a dramatic yet rustic tone. The design team seamlessly blended the client’s love of pattern and color with the ruggedness of the Park City landscape.
With its white cabinets, this kitchen is designed to be a visual respite from the intense colors in the rest of Rayman's home. The kitchen is not a complete outlier though, as pops of blue make their way in through two stunning bar stools upholstered in blue velvet.
A thread of bright yellow runs through this mostly white kitchen, emphasizing this young family's desire to create a happy, whimsical space that welcomes creativity. The long island accommodates six barstools, turning the kitchen into a convenient gathering space. Woven pendants provide task lighting and add to the room's symmetry, while open shelving offers a stylish storage solution.
It may be by far the most common kitchen island shape, but the rectangle isn’t your only option. Angled and even curved designs can work better in your space, like this stunning oval designed by Anthony Baratta. The oblong island, which mirrors the shape of the recessed ceiling, is a custom design built in English sycamore wood, with a Pyrolave countertop in a custom lime color and reverse-painted glass door panels.
Those wood beams actually work overtime, both infusing the space with warmth and drawing the eye to the far wall. Here, a farmhouse sink and floating shelves give the owners a stylish station for washing dishes.
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.