Open shelves keep dinnerware in reach and ensure that the kitchen counters remain clutter-free. With space right beside the window, the owners can prep for dinner while enjoying views of the city below.
Streamlined cabinetry and clean, neutral finishes make colorful accessories pop in this modern kitchen. A tile backsplash extends to the ceiling for maximum impact, turning the lighted open shelves into a cool and stylish focal point.
In this gray kitchen, a small nook helps to organize kitchen essentials with glass shelves and small slab of countertop. Sleek gray cabinets, metal hardware and stainless steel appliances complete the hip, modern look.
Open Shelving Adds Modern Flair to Small Kitchen Space
Open shelving in this small kitchen space gives homeowners a space to store and show off their dishes or cookware. The rich color of the wood adds warmth to the bright space and complements the warm, blue backsplash that runs along the kitchen walls.
White Cabinets, Marble and Open Shelving in Modern Kitchen
Plenty of white gives this modern kitchen a bright, clean feel. It boasts shiny white cabinets, open wood shelving, and gray and white marble countertop and backsplash. Dishes in black and white, and small personal touches, like a plant and books, provide plenty of visual interest.
White Modern Kitchen with Tile Backsplash and Open Shelving
Paint the sashes of your windows black for a chic and unexpected way to accent the kitchen, says Ili Hidalgo-Nilsson, architect and designer with Terracotta Design Build in Atlanta. This kitchen also has another design trick, depending on your budget: Install tile backsplash all the way to the ceiling. Here, dark tile grout ties in with the black window sashes.
Textured Tile and Open Shelving in Pool House Galley Kitchen
The pool house kitchen often serves as a wet bar and food prep station for the family's pool parties, so the small galley kitchen has been decked out in Ann Sacks tile and custom shelves. The tile backsplash gives the room a textured feel, while the open shelving helps keep the modern look of the space.
Modern elements are everywhere in this gleaming kitchen. White upper cabinets almost completely blend into the subway tiled walls, contrasting with the eye-catching navy blue lower cabinets. Open shelves offer storage and a place to showcase treasured dishware. Concrete counters and the brass sconce and pulls add to the modern coastal vibe.
Even grains can be gorgeous. Terracotta Design Build designed this modern black and white kitchen, and used glass containers to add texture in an unexpected way. By simply filling this glass jar with rice, they not only display an oft-used ingredient but also inject subtle color and granularity in the sleek, white space.
Modern Blue And White Kitchen With Open Shelving and Glass Front Cabinets With Modern Wall Tile
This modern kitchen has bold blue base cabinets and floating shelves, white glass front cabinets and trim, contemporary black and white patterned wall tile with metallic trim, farmhouse sink, and white marble countertops.