Rachel wants the back wall of this kitchen, seen on Season 7 of HGTV's Design Star, to have visual impact, so the designers leave it free of cabinetry. But to judge Genevieve Gorder, it's too big of an impact. "Because this wall is completely naked, it's a punch in the face...it's incredibly busy," she says.
This contemporary kitchen from HGTV Design Star winner Meg Caswell features slate-hued cabinetry, a high ceiling and a fun, funky light fixture. A whimsical striped pattern on the back of the kitchen island complements the flower motif on the window treatments.A whimsical striped pattern on the back of the kitchen island complements the flower motif on the window treatments. Glass panels atop the bold red walls give the space added shine and make them easy to keep clean.
Gray and Red Contemporary Kitchen With Metal Accents
This imaginative contemporary kitchen, designed by Rhonda Knoche, uses thin curved metal strips to accent the cabinets, door, even the kitchen island. Hints of rust red warm up the predominantly gray palatte.
With so many gadgets used throughout the day, it's smart to find a way to integrate smartphones and tablets into your kitchen design. This modular command center allows homeowners to keep electronics within reach yet off the counter, thanks to under-cabinet outlets and tablet/smartphone cradles.
This lively, eclectic kitchen is brought to life through bright stripes of color, a red glass backsplash, stainless steel appliances and funky floral window treatments. The kitchen island serves as a breakfast bar with lucite barstools.
There is no other color on the planet that conveys more energy and warmth or makes more of a powerful statement than the color red. Red kitchen cabinets and accessories evoke a sense of fire and sunsets.
A stone bar with stools adjacent to the outdoor cooking area ensures that guests will be able to eat food fresh off the grill, and that the cook won't miss out on the party. A pergola offers shade during the day and overhead lighting at night.
Eat-In Kitchen Island Adds Extra Seating in Modern, Red Kitchen
Not only is there a cozy banquette in this bright, red kitchen, there is also an eat-in island. This space, accented by modern, glass pendant lights and clear, modern barstools, is perfect for casual breakfasts with the family or as extra seating for a larger gathering.