The woodgrain cabinets and countertop base add warmth to the room and ground the light and airy look of the white design. A petal light fixture balances the sharp lines and corners of the architecture. Clear barstools compliment the minimalist style approach.
White quartz countertops are a bright finishing touch for this midcentury modern kitchen, enhancing the room’s open and airy feel. The designer maintained the space’s original curved layout and incorporated a raised bar between the kitchen and family room to define the two areas.
To help this couple make the best use of their space, Brio Interior Designs reworked the closed-in floor plan of this home into an open concept layout. Designers eliminated the walls separating the kitchen and eat-in dining space and the formal dining room, allowing for enough space to extend the kitchen. The new layout seamlessly connects the spaces in the home, giving it an expansive feel.
Gray and white hexagon tiles create a full backsplash in this bright and cozy kitchen. A stainless steel range hood hangs over a built in countertop stove over woodgrain cabinets. Smooth, upper white cabinets leave the room feeling bright and airy.
Horizontal woodgrain cabinets compliment the long, horizontal backsplash tile in this midcentury modern kitchen. A vertical woodgrain finish over the refrigerator and on the blood orange accent wall creates a cool, perpendicular look accenting the sharp, clean lines of the design. Large amounts of white keep the room feeling spacious and open.
The woodgrain kitchen island features an ashy-toned finish which blends the hardwood floor color into the cream and white tones used through the room. Black bar chairs line the overhanging countertop of the island for a stylish eat in set up under a pair of circle, industrial influence chandeliers. Sleek cabinetry with long stainless steel handles showcases the midcentury modern style influence.
A glass panel patio door and skylights on either side of the stainless steel range hood allow this narrow kitchen to appear open and bright. Floating white cabinets are paired with medium grain cabinets, while an an open floor plan allows for easy transition to the adjacent dining room.
On the other side of the room, a wooden unit with shelves and cabinets creates a custom bar area. Here, cupboards and a cooler keep the owners' favorite glasses and bottles of wine close for entertaining.
A chic peninsula lined with modern stools provides a spot for casual dining in this midcentury modern kitchen. Large windows draw the eye outdoors, making the focal point of the space the natural scenery.
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.
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.