This grand Midcentury modern kitchen features warm exposed wooden beams above that continue to the rectangular columns flanking the blue kitchen island with white barstool seating. Pendant globe lights provide soft light in the space and contrast with the marble countertops and backsplash surrounding the kitchen appliances.
The hip look of this home's midcentury modern kitchen stayed the same, but designers improved its size and entertaining potential. The layout was reconfigured to triple the size of the kitchen, raise the ceilings (from 8 feet to 10) and add a new bar.
Ceilings of different heights and walls and floors of different textures—wood, limestone, concrete—make the home's interior feel richly dynamic. The open plan kitchen wisely sits at the heart of the house.
Upper and lower brown cabinets provide storage in this mid-century modern kitchen from designer Randall Waddell. The island matches the brown cabinetry with white countertop. Two silver bar stools mirror the reflective quality of the small gold, black and silver mosaic tile circling the kitchen above the countertops.
This modern kitchen has a distinct mid-century vibe, with dark brown cabinetry that extends to the ceiling for maximum storage and throwback barstools covered in a burnt-orange leather. A pot filler adds function above the cooktop.
Rich brown wood cabinets and exposed beams provide contrast against the crisp white countertops, backsplash and ceiling in this midcentury modern kitchen. Chic barstools surround the large island for casual dining, and retro globe pendants hang overhead.
Multicolored mosaic tiles are used as the backsplash to make a statement in this contemporary kitchen. Tones of bronze, gold and brown highlight the dark wood cabinets, stainless steel appliances and white stone countertops.
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.