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.
This open-concept kitchen blends traditional finishes with modern convenience. The granite countertops and brick flooring lend warmth, while the Mediterranean chandelier and oceanside view add tons of eye candy.
While this stunning, Mediterranean kitchen looks ripped from the pages of high-end catalog, it's approachable layout and design make it easy to see yourself making meals and memories in it. The exposed ceiling beams add loads of warmth and charm to the cool, white palette, and the comfy bench-stools make having a seat at the extra-large island nearly irresistible.
The roomy island in this Austin kitchen teams with six counter-height chairs to double as a casual dining table. Cabinetry in both dark and light finishes creates contrast, a design element that's employed throughout the home. A mix of lighting finishes the space.
This dreamy Mediterranean kitchen by Raegan Ford Interiors features beautiful dark stained cabinetry that matches the kitchen island. Dark wood beams, granite countertops and gray hardwood floors complete the stunning design.
This kitchen features two-toned, weathered cabinetry, ceiling beams and a large island that doubles as a casual dining spot. Light stone and dark wood finishes run throughout this Spanish-style home, creating continuity.
Naturally, the kitchen and dining room are just as carefully curated, with both spaces featuring billowing drapes, colorful area rugs and ornate light fixtures. With three barstools and eight dining chairs, there are plenty of seats for guests.
Mediterranean mixes with contemporary design in this large eat-in kitchen. The beautiful wood island features two prep sinks and enough space for four to dine comfortably. Additional seating with a long wood table makes this kitchen the place to entertain and gather with friends and family.
Variegated concrete pavers with an arabesque form give this kitchen courtyard the impression of age. The wrought-iron window grates, lanterns and gate, as well as the fountain opposite the doors, enhance the Spanish sensibility.
This indoor-outdoor space features a kitchen complete with a sink and a stainless steel grill, as well as a dining table and chairs that fit the aesthetic of the Spanish-style Austin estate. Rough stone walls, arched openings and dark-stained wood are among the touches that define the home's style.
Just off the Mediterranean kitchen is another bar area that gives the homeowners plenty of space for their frequent parties. Underfoot, a tapered French limestone floor gives the kitchen some "ooh-la-la" oomph. The darker cabinets here contrast with the maple wood cabinets in the kitchen, which have an opaque paint glaze called "modeling," giving a leathery effect that plays nicely off the aged metal hardware.
Light granite countertops line this Mediterranean-inspired kitchen. The white tile backsplash is broken up by stripes of brown tile, while a wide sink and state-of-the-art appliances add functionality.
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.