To prevent the kitchen from feeling too stark, the designers added wood crossbeams that infuse the space with warmth. The tile backsplash, chinoiserie vases and striped barstools help bring movement and energy to the space as well.
A large central island provides ample storage in this open kitchen. The custom terrazzo-blend island countertop features repurposed glass bottle shards from nearby restaurants for a personalized touch. Contrasting tumbled travertine and glass mosaic tile add depth and definition to this kitchen's warm color palette.
Exposed beams make this modern kitchen feel cozy, even with vaulted ceilings. Upholstered teal barstools with chrome legs fit perfectly underneath the counter. A wine fridge also fits snuggly under the counter for easy access.
Subtle rustic elements, like barn light pendants and stone floors, find their place in this transitional kitchen. An intimate arrangement of chairs in the bay window can be used as a breakfast or reading area.
Vaulted ceilings give an open, airy feel to this neutral transitional kitchen. A peacock blue kitchen island serves as the statement piece. Silver barstools with leather seats contrast with the light colored walls and cabinets.
Upper and lower shaker cabinets offer ample storage in this gorgeous, open plan kitchen. A spacious kitchen island with a dark marble countertop and professional stainless steel appliances, including two refrigerators, finish off the dreamy design.
Traditional white cabinets are clad in sleek black countertops in this open floor plan kitchen. The farmhouse sink sits in front of a picturesque window, which is surrounded by countertop-to-ceiling mosaic tile backsplash. Hardwood floors add warmth to the space.
Creating sleek, functional kitchen was the goal of this design, so it was given a black and white color palette. To improve the space's functionality, the walls at either end of the kitchen add extra cabinets. A kitchen island adds counter space, while two sinks provide additional prep space.
A French country style kitchen with an island flows into a transitional neutral living room with linen curtains. The white sectional couch provides plenty of seating and faces the kitchen making this space perfect for gathering.
Tall ceilings and crisp white walls make the kitchen feel larger than life. Adjacent to the long kitchen island, a dining area for eight allows the cook to prepare meals and entertain guests seamlessly.
Form follows function in the HGTV Green Home 2010 kitchen, where a tower support column that bears 18,000 pounds of weight is incorporated into the kitchen design on top of the island's ruby red CaesarStone natural quartz countertop.