When you remove doors, it doesn’t have to be a complete cabinet redo. Instead, let one cabinet be free to display interesting kitchenware, such as cooper kettles, cookbooks and other items out in the open. Enhance the background with tile or wallpaper.
Incorporate the ultimate trio - The three key materials for an industrial interior are brick, wood and metal. This industrial kitchen mixes all three and creates a dramatic effect, adding exposed duct work for extra impact.
In this kitchen, designers from America's Most Desperate Kitchens created an elegant, industrial space for these homeowners. The neutral color of the cabinets and countertops are offset by the blue backsplash that makes the space pop, while metal and wood blend together to create a seamless, industrial design.
To expand the seating options in this kitchen, designers from America's Most Desperate Kitchens created a small, casual table that connects to the larger, more formal one. This gives the homeowners the option of using the smaller table when they are home alone and simply want a casual meal or expanding their entertaining space, using both the larger table and the smaller table concurrently.
Purposeful contrast is created between the finishes from the natural look of reclaimed wood on the island to the traditional gray-green painted finish on the cabinets. The "area rug" runner is actually porcelain tile made to look like a rug. The 3'x8' pattern runs the length of the island, with each tile having a distinct look to collectively create unique design effect.
This contemporary kitchen features light gray subway tile paired with darker gray kitchen cabinets. The gray marbled island countertops are the perfect transition piece between these two colors, while the silver metal range hood and counters bring a contemporary, industrial vibe to the space.
A wall covered in chalkboard paint creates a place for the family to jot notes or doodle in this contemporary family-friendly kitchen. Gray quartz countertops, concrete floors and bar stools add to the industrial feel of the space, while white cabinets and pendant light fixtures add pops of color and texture.
Sleek silver fixtures and neutral reclaimed wood cabinets coexist peacefully in this rustic industrial kitchen. Where the metal vent hood, exposed brick, and three pendant lights suggest hard functionality, the reclaimed wood cabinetry, flooring, and island soften the space and create an elegant balance.
The third wall in the communal kitchen is chock full of cabinets with stylish, brushed nickel door knobs and drawer pulls to help keep everything organized, while the commercial sized appliances give the space room to accommodate its many occupants.
Designers wanted to create a bright, open look in this kitchen, so they brought in white cabinets grounded by gray countertops. For a pop of color, they decided to paint the island a light gray color. Then, they added a Neolith marble countertop to the island which, along with black matte fixtures and an apron front sink, combines the farmhouse feel with the industrial touch.
The kitchen was gutted with the goal of creating the essence of a modern bistro-inspired space. Two-toned, custom inset cabinetry and a clean Caesar-Stone countertop pair for a sleek look. A tongue-and-groove wood feature wall behind the kitchen sink adds a cottage touch to the space, while industrial barstools pull up for casual dining.
Clean-lined cabinets and sleek quartz countertops blend with wood ceiling beams and stained concrete flooring to create a kitchen filled with interesting juxtapositions. Modern track lighting mixes with a corrugated tin ceiling to light up the space, while open shelving offers unique and functional storage.
The homeowner wanted a modern bistro-inspired kitchen, which was achieved by thoughtful details, such as the subway tile inside the back of the upper cabinets. The two-toned cabinetry creates a striking contrast, while hardwood floors add warmth to the space. Built-in stainless steel appliances add to the contemporary feel of the space.
Light maple cabinets and vertical batten board used for the backsplash add contemporary style to this urban loft kitchen. Industrial touches, including copper pendant lights and wood-and-metal barstools, add welcome contrast and texture to the neutral space.
The homeowners wanted a unique kitchen space, so designers featured a hidden television inside the space's mirrored backsplash. The special dielectric mirror was designed and fabricated so that it can slide behind the built-in kitchen cabinets in case the television ever needed to be repaired. The home already had cast iron columns, so designers incorporated them into the home's design, giving the space a more industrial 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.