From an inviting kitchen in a charmingly renovated cypress clad home to a hand-hewn elm galley atop a houseboat to a peek at the glossy blue cabinets inside the iconic Miller House, these kitchens offer a visual feast of design creativity.
In this ever-so-slightly rustic take on modern style, Nicolas Gervais designed the pendant lights above the kitchen island, which was designed by Plasse and built by woodworker Stéphane Bilodeau. See the entire home in "Split the Difference." Photo by Alexi Hobbs.
Jamaica barstools by Pepe Cortès for Knoll and two Ikea pendants pair nicely with the plaster walls, restored wooden beam ceilings, and polished cement floors in the kitchen of designer Nani Marquina's Ibiza abode. Photo by Albert Font.
The kitchen of the
Devis-Purdy house in Los Angeles features dual bursts of color and light. Though the appliances and cabinets are well presented in their own right, its the super-saturated jolt of a wall and soft, abundant light that make the room. Photo by Lisa Romerein. Courtesy of Copyright Lisa Romerein.
A mosaic tile wall softens the laboratory-like effect of the glossy kitchen cabinets in the famed Miller House. The home was only opened recently to the public;
click through to see it in all its sumptuous midcentury glory. Photo by Leslie Williamson.
The centerpiece of this new kitchen is the cabinetry surrounding the sink, a feat managed by altering the facing and pulls of an off-the-rack Ikea system. The laminate offers a good punch of blue, and in modernist fashion, door handles were left off in favor of cutouts. See the entire home in our story, "True Value."
Architect John Tong turned an old Toronto dairy into the ultimate family clubhouse, complete with a spacious, airy, family-friendly kitchen (perhaps a little too family-friendly: Cooking with three children running around makes for "utter mayhem," say the parents). Photo by Christopher Wahl.
Omer Arbel, the creative director at industrial design firm Bocci, was given three parameters when he began designing his colleague Randy Bishop's home: Create a “profound” connection between the internal and external spaces; build only one level; and utilize a wealth of 100-year-old salvaged beams. The kitchen's angular walls and windows open up the space for a dazzling display of pendant lamps. Photo by Jason Schmidt.
The kitchen was the only room to get a full renovation in the Dine Residence. It features a sleek Bulthaup b3 kitchen system designed by Chris Tosdevin. The stainless-steel workspace and slate-gray laminate countertop and cabinets jibe with the house’s minimalist aesthetic while affording a nice contrast with the overriding whiteness. Photo by Jeremy Liebman.
The kitchen, by Ikea, is a homegrown beauty in this Swedish house. (The dining chairs are by Arne Jacobsen and the table is by Per Bornstein, the architect and owner.) Bornstein's entire home is well worth a click: Knotty By Nature. Photo by Pia Ulin.
The Mandayam-Vohra family gathers under one of Workstead’s signature three-arm chandeliers, shown here in its horizontal configuration. It's worth checking out our slideshow of the Prospect Heights Residence to see the dining room, as well. Photo by Matthew Williams. Courtesy of matthew williams.
Local carpenter Crisow von Schulz constructed the galley cabinets for this houseboat from a single elm tree. The organically curving lines were intended as a contrast to the rectilinear architecture of the home. The ABK extractor unit allows maximum headroom and preserves the spacious feeling. Photo by Rene Mesman.
The galley-style kitchen in the high-tech, scrupulously constructed residence of architect Gregory Katz punches up the cool gray and white tones with a swathe of yellow. Caryn, his wife, fell in love with the name of a paint swatch called Canary Yellow and then left it to Gregory to fine-tune the exact hue. Photo by Elsa Young.
A massive, live-edge slab of cypress perched atop sawhorses provides storage for pots and utensils in the Orchard House, and brings a raw element of nature into the room. Photo by Dave Lauridsen.
All appliances in the Marra Road project's kitchen are from Thermador, save for a Miele dishwasher. Bright white Caesarstone bounces yet more light into the space. The home, comprised of two Michael Graves proteges, is comprised of two light-flooded, linked wings: check it out in full here. Photo by Matthew Millman.