Blue subway tile makes a splash on the backsplash of this contemporary California kitchen. White cabinetry features lighted glass-front cabinets along the top perimeter, adding a fun touch of accent lighting. A custom hood and integrated appliances are among the features that make this kitchen a chef's dream come true.
After an afternoon in the sun, guests can head towards the kitchen to refuel. Here, light wood cabinets keep plates and utensils within easy reach, while a long counter with five wicker stools invites everyone to take a seat.
Floor-to-ceiling cabinets provide much-needed storage, while the blue island adds a punch of color and the perfect spot for eating and doing homework. The entire space is designed to be family friendly, but still embraces luxurious materials, like granite countertops and mirrored tile backsplash.
The homeowners wanted a texture-rich space with a simple feel, so designers set out to achieve that goal by using cabinets that were a mix of wood and back painted glass. Black granite was added to the countertops, backsplash and range hood. This creates a sleek, streamlined design for the heart of this sophisticated home.
Yes, it's true; this kitchen includes a crawfish boiler and a hibachi grill! While guests take their pick of the island or counter, the chef can prep dinner using the clean, stainless steel appliances.
Black cabinets and graphic wallpaper take this chef kitchen into surprisingly chic style territory. They give the room a sophisticated anchor; the wood floor and paneling warm up the cool color palette.
Crisp white cabinetry, integrated appliances, a custom range hood and industrial-inspired lighting create a kitchen with contemporary flair. Glass fronted cabinets along the top perimeter add accent lighting to the space, and a custom hood brings both style and function. A blue backsplash extends to the ceiling and adds a splash of cool color.
Dual islands extend the counter space in this sleek, contemporary kitchen. The center island, painted to match the cabinetry, is perfect for food prep. The outer island, painted a deep blue hue that complements the tile backsplash, offers extra space for dining. Windows around the cooking area and breakfast area bring in loads of California sunlight.
This transitional kitchen blends the best of traditional familiarity with modern sophistication to create a comfortable, livable space. The high-end Calacatta marble countertops and built-in breakfast nook lend the traditional elements, while the sleek wood-veneered cabinets and dark wood flooring add modern influences.
Painted pottery sits on yellow shelves in this Tuscan kitchen by designer Linda Adams. Natural light streams through the window, and potted plants and a bowl of oranges dot the counters. Blue and yellow tiles and a tiled backsplash are partnered with yellow and blue cabinets to give this cozy kitchen an Old World feel.
Designed to optimize on the functionality of the space, this white coastal-style kitchen is grouped into various distinct work zones. The prep zone showcases a stainless farmhouse sink illuminated by industrial-style pendants. On the other side of the island, bar-height seating provides the perfect place for breakfast.
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.