When it comes to kitchen remodels, Kitchen Cousins John and Anthony have been known to blow out a few walls. For this project they took out the ceiling as well. They added a more substantial ridge beam and took the space to new heights with high vaulted ceilings. Mid-century-inspired furnishings combine with industrial touches to create a fun and funky vibe that's ideally suited to the homeowners -- two self-proclaimed nostalgia and antique-shop junkies.
With its strong burst of color, the black, white and gray mosaic tile backsplash breaks up the cool tones of this light blue kitchen The stainless steel appliances enhance the contemporary look. White accents and a sleek white countertop blend effortlessly with the contemporary look.
Colored sea-glass tile backsplash creates a wave-like feel over the cooktop and oven. This kitchen was also upgraded with new stainless steel appliances like a range hood, dual ovens and a mini fridge.
To give this warm, woodsy kitchen an energetic mid-century modern vibe, designer Magued Barsoum chose custom-colored cast concrete for the swoop of island countertop. Backsplash tiles in a similar turquoise tone create the perfect backdrop for a collection of richly hued ceramics.
Custom blue Shaker cabinets and the pental quartz backsplash give this midcentury modern kitchen visual life. Counters and appliances are kept sleek and fuss-free, with plenty of room for modern conveniences like an espresso machine and wine refrigerator.
This attractive midcentury modern kitchen features a stainless steel apron sink as well as a white kitchen island that provides extra dining space. The contractor removed walls and flipped the kitchen layout but maintained existing plumbing lines to reduce costs. The colorful wallpaper between two cabinets in the dining area complements the orange range, and sleek white slab cabinets help modernize the space to prevent it from becoming "kitschy."
With function in mind, this midcentury modern kitchen is simple and sleek. Multicolor pental quartz backsplash and blue shaker cabinets are all the decoration it needs, which keeps the counter space open for storage and food prep.
This shade of periwinkle has just enough gray to keep it from looking juvenile. For a modern twist on Americana, try pairing it with deep reds, like the accents in this kitchen, and whites. A dark blue tile backsplash spills over onto the countertop to add a deeper shade to the color scheme.
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.