This vintage 2-unit building was transformed into a contemporary single-family home. Instead of walls, walnut and light oak cabinetry of varying heights delineates the kitchen and dining area, the den and living area.
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.
This comfortable and stylish mid-century kitchen offers many seating options. The kitchen island is a perfect spot for a quick breakfast, while the dining table seats four for family dinner or entertaining.
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.
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.
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.
If your kitchen tends to be a gathering space, you should give guests a comfortable, out-of-the-way spot to sit. This breakfast nook is a nod to '50s and '60s style with its clean lines and geometric shapes.
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.
The smooth wood in this kitchen gives a warm, homey feel to the modern design. Sliding doors with frosted glass panels slide to reveal or conceal shelving and storage. Off-white countertops and floor tiles keep the color scheme very neutral and calm. A single pendant light hangs above the stove to contribute extra light to the island.
A large brown island with a crisp white countertop provides prep space and a casual dining area in this midcentury modern kitchen. White globe pendant lights hang above the island, adding a retro touch.
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.