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.
The homeowners loved their home's Midcentury Modern design, but they wanted it to have an updated feel, so they tasked designers with finding a way to preserve the home's charm while adding modern amenities, so designers expertly blended the original mahogany paneling with new, sleek cabinets and splashes of marble to create a fun, elegant space.
With all stainless steel appliances, two-toned cabinets and a glass tile backsplash, this midcentury modern kitchen has everything it needs to be functional and stylish. Counters are clutter-free in midcentury fashion, made for function not fuss.
This kitchen has performs double duty as a cooking space and dining area. Sleek vintage swivel counter stools provide seating along the counter. Small red details create an accent throughout the room agains the charcoal gray walls and cool toned design.
Smooth surfaces and neutral colors create a calm look in this midcentury modern kitchen. Wood cabinets contrast beautifully against the stone island and stainless steel appliances. A built-in wine rack and mounted display shelves allow for simple storage without cluttering any counter space.
This Mid-Century Modern space is fully updated for contemporary living, with an open-plan kitchen featuring a large center island topped by a suspended updraft hood. Gallery-white walls allow the modern art to pop.
This mid-century modern kitchen keeps things simple but sophisticated. A glass tile backsplash covers the back wall and complements the busy pendant lights hanging over the kitchen island. Stainless steel appliance also surround the kitchen, making it beautiful and functional.
Over the course of three weeks, what was an outdated kitchen from the 1960s was transformed into a bright and happy heart of the home that honors the home's midcentury modern architecture with a fun, family-friendly vibe.
The kitchen was renovated to reflect stylish, midcentury modern design. Floor-to-ceiling cabinets provide essential storage, and a long island serves as place to prep and dine. Bertoia barstools and light hardwood floors complete the fresh, open design.
The wall between the kitchen and living room is long gone, and a new, black iron retaining wall with gridded windows now defines the space between the kitchen and the foyer in an inviting way. "That wall is like, Let's get on the other side of it!," Joanna said. New hardwood floors, a massive new kitchen island, a teal backsplash and opulent new brass pendant lights complete the kitchen's transformation.
Long, slender windows frame the corner of this midcentury modern kitchen. Sleek, wooden cabinets feature stainless steel cornered handles and frosted glass accent doors. The neutral color scheme is livened by a simple and tasteful display of matching mauve dishes, tea set, vases and decorative plate.
This design embraces the size of this kitchen and the asymmetry of the built-in cabinetry by staining some of the cabinets a deep espresso color and leaving the cabinets on the primary wall (with stove and microwave) in a lighter maple. A fun touch visible in this photo is that the end of the peninsula is painted in chalkboard paint. Red accents, including a large clock, add pops of color throughout the space.
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.