Fresh Blue and White Kitchen With White Subway Tile Backsplash
This transitional kitchen features painted blue cabinets paired with oak cabinets and marble countertops. A white subway tile backsplash provides a fresh accent for the stainless steel range hood and oven, while wide plank hardwood floors add a finishing touch. Recessed lighting illuminates the space.
This lovely kitchen keeps its look from being too monotone by giving the island a blue base and barstools with blue cushions. The color is continued in the adjacent breakfast nook with a friendly blue banquette.
It may be by far the most common kitchen island shape, but the rectangle isn’t your only option. Angled and even curved designs can work better in your space, like this stunning oval designed by Anthony Baratta. The oblong island, which mirrors the shape of the recessed ceiling, is a custom design built in English sycamore wood, with a Pyrolave countertop in a custom lime color and reverse-painted glass door panels.
Navy and White Kitchen with Brass Lighting Fixtures
This U-shaped kitchen offers a huge amount of storage below and some white upper cabinets that blend into the wall space. To keep the space clean and sleek, the ventilation hood was tucked behind a false cabinet panel. A thick, site poured concrete counter with waterfall edge was poured on site. Brass pendants and sconces complement the navy blue lower cabinets for that modern feel.
Cabinets, Tiles and Floating Shelves Create California Coastal Vibe in Kitchen
Horizontal lines carried through the cabinetry, tile work and floating shelves unify the design elements of this California coastal-style kitchen. Benjamin Moore's "Blue Suede Shoes" provides the bold color to the cabinets and island base and is balanced by the sleek white tiles on the backsplash behind the stove and around the windows and the white paneled, vaulted ceiling.
This 1940s home needed a kitchen whose character matched the rest of the home but still had all of the modern conveniences new constructions enjoy. By mixing different textures, using recycled materials and cement tiles designers were able to achieve a vintage feel in the space. Then, modern, stainless steel appliances were added to add an additional element of glamour to the space.
Custom kitchens have lots of built-in features to add functionality, but there’s no reason you can’t have the same perks on a budget. Roll-out shelves for bottom cabinets are a must — these sturdy bamboo drawers from The Container Store are easy to install with just a screwdriver or drill.
Eat-In Kitchen: Luxuriously Renovated Apartment in Paris, France
This French country kitchen uses design details to decorate the space creating a clutter free and polished look. Distressed cabinets add a vintage touch against the updated countertop. The black details pop against the light palette.
A simple coat of robin's egg blue paint on the cabinets and open shelving takes this kitchen from ordinary to dazzling. The black-and-white mosaic tile floor is a retro juxtaposition to the cheerful color.
Large Island Provides Generous Storage for Open Kitchen
As seen on HGTV's America's Most Desperate Kitchens, designers were able to open up the floor plan to create a larger kitchen space and to add a large island with integrated range and a generous amount of storage space. A pass through window was closed off to convert the old dining room into a bar area with additional storage.
Recessed Lighting Illuminates Kitchen With Blue Cabinets and Hanging Wood Baskets
This transitional kitchen remodel features painted blue cabinets paired paired with oak cabinets and a white subway tile backsplash. Custom wood storage baskets decorate a shiplap accent wall, while several stools line the kitchen island, providing a spot for casual dining. Recessed lighting illuminates the space.