Entering from the dining room, custom pocket doors in a fretted work pattern frame the kitchen. An antique Japanese mizuya chest is separated by an iridescent gray backsplash, which adds depth and a touch of glamor to the space.
Asian Kitchen With Black Granite Countertops & Backsplash
Black granite countertops carry through to the niched backsplash in this Zen-inspired kitchen. Warm wood cabinets, stacked stone and stainless steel appliances provide a look that is both soothing and sophisticated.
Custom Island & Table for Two in Rustic Zen Kitchen
Gorgeous and sophisticated, this kitchen combines rustic and Asian styles for a look that is soothing and stylish. At the center, a spacious island provides space for prepping and storing supplies. A tall bar table for two proves the perfect spot for breakfast or lunch.
Rustic and Asian styles combine to create this striking kitchen. The rectangular wood range hood above the stainless steel oven doubles as a shelf to display art and accessories. Black granite countertops carry through to the niched backsplash featured behind the oven.
Slate Tiles Create Depth in Zen-Like Eat-In Kitchen
The clean lines of the floating ceiling detail, oven hood and cabinetry work with the contrast of dark and light tones of the color palette to create a Zen-like feel in this open kitchen. The slate tiles carried across the island and up the wall and the granite countertops add a touch of earthiness to this otherwise contemporary space.
The sleek wood cabinets in this Asian-style kitchen boast an eye-catching vertical grain that gives the space texture and movement. A modern dining table with a curved banquette provides a comfortable, casual spot for dining.
This brilliantly designed kitchenette, based on a traditional Japanese Tansu chest, contains all the essentials: sink, disposal, convection microwave, refrigerator and pantry shelves. Its staircase shape also adds display potential for artwork and accessories.
Rustic Zen Kitchen Features Stainless Steel Wall Ovens
A wall of built-in stainless steel ovens in this rustic Zen kitchen allows the cook to prepare food in a timely and efficient manner. Warm wood cabinets pair with black granite countertops for a look that combines rustic and Asian styles.
A 19th-century Japanese Mizuya is wall mounted and split into two sections to act as upper and lower cabinets in this Asian-inspired kitchen. Custom cabinetry mimics the style of the client's prized tansu chest in the adjacent dining room.
This Asian kitchen features high-quality stainless appliances, including a double wall oven, refrigerator, and range hood. The rosewood Chinese Key dining table and Mudmen figurines help define the style.
For this Walnut Creek, Calif. kitchen remodel, designer Yuko Matsumoto combines contemporary and Asian styles for a sophisticated and streamlined look. Matsumoto uses clean-lined wood cabinetry and a stunning counter-to-ceiling emerald-green backsplash as focal points in this stylish and eye-pleasing "Zen" kitchen. For the backsplash, smaller tiles are used around the hood and set vertically to mimic the look of bamboo.
White Kitchen Cabinets and Countertops With Blue Tile Backsplash
Peaceful and elegant, this Asian-style kitchen features white countertops and upper cabinets with a soothing blue tile backsplash and organic wood accents. A low shelf provides an easy-to-reach spot for storage or display.