In this beautiful modern kitchen, rippled glass makes for a stylish and efficient cabinet door, offering both texture and visual interest and an easy way to see what's inside. Deep countertops offer up the maximum prep area for the relatively narrow room.
Contemporary Kitchen With Industrial-Style Barstools
Industrial-style barstools provide casual seating at the two-tiered peninsula in this contemporary kitchen. Industrial pendants coordinate with the barstools, and horse artwork adds unexpected interest while keeping with the space's neutral palette.
Contemporary Kitchenette With Neutral Palette and Colorful Decor
Porcelain tile in a gorgeous herringbone pattern provides the look of wood, but the durability of tile, in a potentially wet space. An original work of wax art in vibrant shades of teal hangs above a white coral-esque console table. Yellow vases offer further pops of color and join the two spaces.
This small kitchen makes the most of its space with plenty of storage behind glass-front cabinets. The light wood cabinets and sunny yellow backsplash brightens up the small space for an airy and open feel.
Cabinets that reach all the way to the ceiling allow for extra storage and give this small kitchen a grand feel. A mix of pendant, sconce and recessed lighting, high end appliances and a neutral ceramic tile backsplash complete the stylish space.
A muted color palette provides a simple backdrop that allows a boldly patterned wallpaper -- an affordable alternative to similar looking cement tile -- to pop in this compact kitchen. Oversized light pendants add additional visual interest to the chic space.
Mosaic Tile Backsplash in Transitional Basement Kitchen
An earthy yet glamorous tile backsplash brings a punch of style to this transitional kitchen. White cabinetry extends to the ceiling to maximize storage. The small kitchen makes maximum use of the basement in this contemporary home.
Contemporary Kitchen With Bamboo Cabinets and Stainless Steel Countertops
On the back wall of this contemporary kitchen, frosted glass and steel cabinets offer visual relief from the texture of the bamboo. A nook for the microwave and a storage display for wine offer more countertop space for food prep. There's also a tambour door in the back corner, effectively hiding several small appliances which used to permanently reside out in the open on the countertop.
If you have solid but unremarkable builder-grade cabinets, the simplest route to a high-end look is adding some height with crown molding. Interior designer Sarah Macklem of The Yellow Cape Cod tackled this project in her own kitchen with striking results.
This small kitchen gets an updated look with stainless steal appliances, granite countertops and clean, white cabinets. The quilted tile backsplash embellishes the wall, becoming the focal point for the room.
Floating Red Shelves Over White Countertop and Woodgrain Cabinets With Built In Mini Fridge and Microwave
Floating shelves bring a pop of bright red color over the neutral tones of this design. White countertop and a striped backsplash separates upper and lower woodgrain cabinets. A built in mini fridge and microwave make is a perfectly fit space for entertaining.