In the kitchen, large windows and French doors with oversized transoms allow plenty of natural light into the kitchen, making the space feel bright and open. The white walls that anchor the space reflect the light, continuing the open design. To add warmth and color, red and white patterns were introduced into the space, creating a classic, space that is light and casual.
Stainless Steel Appliances in Transitional Kitchen
For modern-day efficiency, outdated appliances were replaced with digital, stainless steel models. Although the appliances are silver, they pair well with the brass accents throughout the transitional kitchen and complement the red cabinetry.
The striking design of this gourmet kitchen starts with a sleek gray-and-white palette livened up by bold snaps of red. Opposite the island, a bay window and window seat carve out an inviting dining area.
Custom-Painted Art Turns Kitchen Into Non-Traditional Showpiece
The kitchen appliances disappear into this custom art wall, which adds vibrant color and energy to the non-traditional kitchen. The wall is clad in reclaimed barn wood, and artist Rob Stenberg painted the design on the panels. Touch-latch cabinetry keeps the wall looking more like an art installation than kitchen cabinetry. A custom hemlock block island looks time worn and was fabricated by the homeowner.
Not for the faint at heart, this eclectic kitchen designed by John Ryba is saturated in a rich, red lacquer. The white ceiling and stainless-steel appliances help reflect light, an important design element when working with a bold color.
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.
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.
Red Eat-In Kitchen Space with Modern Furniture and New Windows
Previously, the eat-in portion of this kitchen contained and old, outdated breakfast nook with banquettes. The homeowners loved this unique addition to their space, but it was in desperate need of updating, so designers scaled back the walls to create a larger space for the nook, then they modernized it with a bright wall color, silver leather covering on the banquettes, a modern table and a red, modern chandelier to match the walls. To help light the space, designers added double hung windows to let in plenty of natural light, making the space, bright, warm and inviting.
Modern Black and White U-Shaped Kitchen With Red Accents
This light and bright kitchen features white wood and glass front cabinets paired with black cabinets. Metallic pendant lights hang above the peninsula, while black grout provides an edgy contrast in the white subway tile backsplash. Stainless steel appliances and red accents add finishing touches.
Neutral whites and grays offer a clean and modern look for this open concept kitchen, complete with a stainless steel gas range, an island with a sink and plenty of prep space, contemporary dining table and a sitting area only steps from it all. A red wall with red seating paired with red accessories offers an unexpected pop of color in the space.
Victorian Style Breakfast Nook With Vintage Metal Chandelier
This spacious kitchen features a richly-hued breakfast nook with a neutral round table and red plaid upholstered wooden chairs. A vintage metal chandelier with mini lampshades hangs overhead. Glass front cabinets with a diamond wire mesh pattern are paired with a red accent wall and metallic crown molding.
Under-Cabinet Electronic Device Command Center in Transitional Kitchen
Teeming with outlets, lights and electronic cradles, this under-cabinet electronic device command center is also equipped with speakers that allow you to listen to your favorite music, watch tutorials or stream your favorite TV shows while prepping meals in the kitchen.
Southwestern Kitchen Features Custom Glass Details
In the kitchen, steel and glass upper cabinets disappear into an interior window, which allows as much light as possible into the kitchen and provide a spot to display art and dishes. Custom hardware adorns the lower cabinets and showcase a logo created just for the homeowners. Quarter-inch strips of glass were fused together to create the floating upper island top and are supported by steel hidden within the cabinets.