Lucie Ayres' client asked to have a pantry, laundry room AND a desk in a small nook of the kitchen. She made it happen mainly by opening the walls between the former laundry room and kitchen and by installing space-saving retractable doors.
Dark distressed cabinets with built-in wine racks create a sophisticated and masculine atmosphere in this eclectic kitchen. A mirror above the the counter enlarges the space, while floating shelves provide easy access to kitchen essentials.
A cork floor displays a large light blue island with a polished gray countertop in this bright, contemporary kitchen. Shades of blue and yellow subway tile on the backsplash bring pops of extra color between the white upper cabinets and blue lower cabinets. Stainless steel appliances and chairs give a modern touch.
Chic Blue Kitchen With Subway Tile Backsplash and Cork Floor
A backsplash of blue and pale yellow subway tile complements the dark gray countertops while bringing in pops of color. A mix of white and blue cabinets add contrast to the space, while a cork floor provides a unique textural element in this transitional kitchen.
Expansive Butcher-Block Countertops in Transitional Kitchen
The kitchen island with its distressed and stained mahogany butcher-block provides a spacious prep area for the avid baking enthusiast and serves double duty for serving and entertaining. The backsplash beneath the upper cabinets is oversized subway tile in white, with white grout.
The homeowners wanted a unique space for their family, so designers found Moroccan tiles for the backsplash and had custom Oak planks arranged in a chevron pattern on the front of the refrigerator and freezer. For the final touch, un-lacquered brass hardware and pendant lights add even more character to the design.
The kitchen, has a cheerful and airy French Provencal appeal with woodwork treated in a combination of pale blue and wood stain. A rustic metal chandelier over the kitchen island and wide-plank wood floors complete the feel of the countryside.
Contemporary White Kitchen With Modern Pendant Lighting
The countertop view of this contemporary kitchen showcases a long marble island under modern pendant lighting. The symmetrical design of the kitchen features small windows and frosted glass-front cabinetry.
Blue and White Transitional Kitchen With Gold Pendants
This charming kitchen sparkles with pretty color pairings (love the pinks and reds of the rug and the blue-gray cabinets) pulled together by a trio of gold pendants above the island. Clean-lined barstools are the perfect friendly and so-stylish finishing touch.