Best Kitchen Designs

Best Kitchen Designs

The Little Jewel Box From a small apartment galley kitchen to an elegant little jewel box, this traditional white kitchen has undergone a transformation that completely satisfies the client’s passion for cooking and entertaining. The Little Jewel Box The wall between the kitchen and dining area was removed to allow the free flow of natural light into the space. The designer maximizes on storage space by making the best use of the entire room from floor to ceiling. The Little Jewel Box The rich cherry wine dessert server functions as an ideal serving area for fine dining and parties. Plus, the pantries on either side are ideally located for food storage. The Little Jewel Box The custom antique tin hood, the jewel of the kitchen, serves as the main focal point of the kitchen and is complemented by the custom hand-painted tile backsplash. The Little Jewel Box An elegant table centered under a beautiful crystal chandelier makes room for an impeccable dining experience. Vogue Meets Vintage The kitchen in this 1941 cottage was located uncomfortably far from the rest of the house, as a result of unsuccessful home additions. A modern, convenience-enhancing update was just the thing to turn this beautiful kitchen around. In the new, centrally-located kitchen designed for a young couple, the overall aesthetic was inspired by the days of early pioneers. Vogue Meets Vintage Elements such as alligator-patterned porcelain and vintage-style filament light fixtures evoke an antique material vocabulary within a modern design language. Vogue Meets Vintage Dark porcelain plank floors throughout the house emphasize the subtle and natural feel created in the kitchen, while allowing continuity and integration with adjacent rooms. Vogue Meets Vintage Rustic Beech butcher-block and a white farmhouse sink add to the simple but modern feel of the pioneer-style kitchen. The Modern Marvel This beautiful white kitchen makes use of all the modern conveniences. The use of pop-up countertop receptacles enables the uninterrupted flow of the glass backsplash. The articulating faucet adds whimsy and fun to the structured design of the kitchen’s straight and clean lines. The Modern Marvel The ceiling detail embraces the depth of the pot light and adds lightness and interest to the space. The Modern Marvel Special features such as long lift-up hardware, compact European appliances, white quartz countertops, demi-high units housing the oven and microwave, an integrated refrigerator, a compact wall-mounted wine chiller and grain match veneer give this kitchen the finishing edge. The Timeless Amethyst A family of four that loves to entertain wanted a modern yet warm kitchen that featured two work zones, good storage options for point-of-use-essentials and other state-of-the-art features. Working from an architectural plan for a yet-to-be constructed new home, the designer relocated the planned entrance and walk-in-pantry to cater to the clients’ wish-list. The Timeless Amethyst The central double-sided island topped with striated, chunky back-beveled marble adds true wow factor to the space. The Timeless Amethyst The wood floor insert and the wood-clad back wall create a focal “C” with the wood-dropped ceiling, which provides an area for pendant lights. The Timeless Amethyst The muted aubergine background offsets the warmth of the walnut cabinetry and offers a striking contrast to the lava stone floor and white accents. The Timeless Amethyst The kitchen features separate clean-up and preparation areas. The taller appliances are placed along the back wall between the partially recessed pocket doors that lead to the pantry and mud room. Sands of Time In this neutral transitional kitchen a soft oatmeal color scheme and Asian design elements define the space. Light oatmeal cabinets are complimented with dark cherry accents. The hood flaunts a custom stainless design and the backsplash boasts a beautiful sculpted-limestone tile. Sands of Time The kitchen countertops feature Mother of Pearl with a fossilized brown limestone on the coffee station. Sands of Time The floating beams unify the ceilings and the parallel track lighting to bring the space together harmoniously. The kitchen has a spacious open cooking area, a central prep zone and an additional coffee station for a household that loves its caffeine! Sands of Time The kitchen’s originality, prehistoric shells, fossils and all, make the clients one happy family. English Cottage Charm Influenced by an English cottage design, this blue traditional kitchen emphasizes the quaint and soft details of that style. English Cottage Charm The hood mantel center arch is recessed with an added plate rail displaying the client’s antique collection. Leaded glass doors on either side of the hood mantel create depth and add soft light. English Cottage Charm The cabinetry was designed to be slightly deeper than the average to mimic traditional furniture also maximizes upper and lower storage. English Cottage Charm With the exposed face framing around the drawers and doors adds texture and a handcrafted flare. English Cottage Charm The steel-blue solid maple cabinets, modern floral pillows decorating the eating area, splashes of strong pink, and the hand-painted backsplash tiles give an artistic quality to this kitchen. English Cottage Charm Flaunting excellent craftsmanship and wonderful English cottage detailing, this kitchen is a feast for the eyes. The King’s Feast This green industrial kitchen is ideal for quick family meals or large social gatherings. The work zone is anchored by an outer island which provides a transition, storage and seating. The dish and glass storage is supplemented by 42” base cabinets. The outer island counter overhang, supported by a custom steel post, is designed to resemble the ceiling trusses. The King’s Feast The round hood stack over the cabinets adds gorgeous detail to the cooking area. Refrigerator drawers in the island make for a tight prep triangle and strategically placed matching cabinetry in the pantry conceals more shelving. The King’s Feast Other special features such as polished concrete flooring, stone and wood walls, exposed trusses and vaulted ceiling add to the grandeur of this kitchen that is perfectly crafted for a modern-day feast. Party in the Penthouse Who wouldn’t want to party in this dramatic penthouse kitchen with a panoramic view of the sprawling cityscape? This modern white kitchen’s open layout is ideal for entertaining. Its plan separates lounging and socializing areas from the prepping and serving zones, yet remains unified as a space. Party in the Penthouse The centrally located sink is seamlessly integrated into a custom-made stainless steel cube, situated between two high-gloss white peninsulas. A raised floating china cabinet with custom grain and oiled Rose veneer, contrasts with the high gloss finishes of the surrounding cabinetry. Party in the Penthouse The dark Basalt tile flooring provides this bright and open space with a strong foundation. The tall cabinetry wall is divided into equal door widths and houses a walk-in pantry, refrigerator, freezer, breakfast pantry and a hidden TV. Party anyone? By the Serene Seaside Optimizing functionality is central to the design of this white coastal style kitchen. The cooking zone showcases a stainless farmhouse sink in the island, located just a few steps from the cooktop and the refrigerator. By the Serene Seaside The clean-up zone features an elevated dishwasher in the main island allowing easy loading and unloading. A twin bin waste pull-out is conveniently located to the right side of the sink. A second island with a small entertaining sink and under-counter refrigerator provides a perfect space for an intimate family gathering. By the Serene Seaside Two wall cabinets for dish and glass storage are balanced on either side of the casement windows and a combined pantry and display storage is located on the back wall behind the island areas. The two-tone cabinetry is complemented by Blue Celeste marble tops and iridescent glass backsplash tile. A spectacular ocean view serves as the perfect backdrop for this breathtaking kitchen.
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Best Kitchen Designs

1 Of 31 Dutch-InspiredHighlighting designer Annie Brahler’s Dutch heritage, the kitchen in her Jacksonville, Illinois, house has a fireplaces adorned with 17th- and 18th-century Delft tiles and bluestone columns from Breda. The zinc architectural finial (at left), double-door cupboard, and bronze chandelier also come from Holland, where gray-painted floors like this are traditional. Brahler treasure the worn upholstery of her 18th-century French armchair. She beefed up a vintage demilune chest by adding rear cabinets and a marble top to create the central island. Stainless-steel range and hood by Thermador. Bjorn Wallander 2 Of 31 A Truly Tiny KitchenThis tiny New York City kitchen has a place for everything, says designer Stephanie Stokes. “After designing so many kitchens for other people, I knew exactly what I needed and what I wanted,” she says. A mirrored backsplash, an electric cooktop that doubles as countertop, and simple cabinetry help give the illusion of grandeur. Eric PiaseckiAdvertisement – Continue Reading Below 3 Of 31 MaritimeThis modern-meets-maritime New York City kitchen designed by Anik Pearson uses a unique combination of wood, concrete, and metal to create its sleek and urban, yet nautical look. The wall to the right of the cooktop was angled to match the doorway — now this kitchen is shaped like a boat, with the cooktop at the prow. A crown ceiling painted white, with Harbor lights from Urban Archaeology casts a glow over the island. Eric Piasecki 4 Of 31 TranquilSusan Ferrier designed the kitchen in this tranquil Alabama townhouse. “You don’t want the eye to stutter in a small space,” Ferrier says. “You want it to move naturally from one thing to the next, from similar color to similar color, from shape to shape.” Thomas LoofAdvertisement – Continue Reading Below 5 Of 31 Horse Stable Turned KitchenTurning a former stable into a sophisticated kitchen in Lake Forest, Illinois, designer Mick De Giulio added modern touches and farmhouse style to the original country building. Ngoc Minh Ngo 6 Of 31 Artful TouchThe owner of this Napa Valley house is very involved with the arts, according to designer Erin Martin. In the kitchen, architecture and applied ornament conspire to make the the room lighthearted and a touch theatrical. Artist Michael Duté’s blue and white design brings walls and even the barrel-vaulted ceiling to life. Dominique VorillonAdvertisement – Continue Reading Below 7 Of 31 IndustrialSalvaged wood, raw steel, and glazed brick give a St. Helena, California, kitchen designed by Dan Doyle a sturdy, industrial look. James Baigrie 8 Of 31 Yacht-InspiredFor decorative detail in this Nantucket kitchen, designer Gary McBournie studied vintage boating posters and old photographs. The wooden grills of the kitchen cabinets were taken from an old photo of a 1920s yacht. Christopher BakerAdvertisement – Continue Reading Below 9 Of 31 English CountryIn this bright kitchen in New York City designed by Incorporated Architecture & Design, contemporary materials evoke the spirit of 19th-century England. Annie Schlechter 10 Of 31 Hacienda-StyleIn a 1920s Santa Monica, California, hacienda, David Dalton added hand painted Talavera tiles form Mission Tile West and a glass pendant from Global Views to brighten the kitchen, whose centerpiece is a 12-foot-long walnut-top island. Lisa Romerein Next Gallery 7 Trends From 2014 That Aren’t Going Away We’re wishing these 2014 trends a long and happy life. By Jamie Wiebe

Best Kitchen Designs

Best Kitchen Designs
Best Kitchen Designs
Best Kitchen Designs
Best Kitchen Designs
Best Kitchen Designs