48 Kitchen Range Recessed Lighting Design Photos And Ideas

The modern kitchen is the heart of the home. Cooking and conversing go hand-in-hand as meals are created, memories made. Whether teaching an old family recipe, reading the newspaper in a breakfast nook, or chatting over the daily morning coffee, the ritual of the everyday begins here. Spark your imagination by browsing our collection of modern kitchens. From popular counter materials like marble, granite, quartz, and wood; to stunning examples of white cabinets; to flooring options like hardwood and concrete, these projects showcase it all. You'll also find ideas for backsplashes, lighting, appliances, and sinks.

Floating shelves with integrated LED lighting provide open storage and illuminate the workspace below.
The Heath Ceramics wall tile backsplash was extended to full height and behind floating shelves to add texture and character to the minimal kitchen.
The Kitchen and Loft
In this Palm Springs duplex, for cabinet doors, the architect owner designed aqua blue plywood sliders that park at specific positions, fitting together like puzzle pieces. Contractor Franklin Pineda custom-built these cabinets using Baltic birch plywood from Anderson Plywood.
The architects wanted to create as much of a buffer as possible against the urban traffic outside the kitchen. A clerestory window manages to maintain a visual connection with the neighborhood while blocking its noise. The kitchen features Pleat Box pendant lights from Marset and Lio Stools by Roberto Barbieri for Zanotta.
Sleek Wolf and Sub-Zero appliances, along with Caesarstone countertops, complete the kitchen.
“The kitchen, dining area, and family room were originally three separate rooms,” says Wilding.  “We opened the space by knocking down walls and installing two large flush beams in the ceiling.” The original kitchen was located in what is now the family room.
A wood countertop with blue laminate cabinets underneath contrasts with a white island topped with travertine. The wall tile is Origin Birch White by AKDO, and the brass faucet is by California Faucets. As in the rest of the apartment, the flooring is colored cork from Globus Cork.
A small stepping transition from the entryway marks the boundary of the kitchen, which flows seamlessly into the dining and living areas for an airy, comfortable space.
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The original slab floor is evident in the kitchen.
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Walnut and book-matched  Calcutta kitchen
The home’s kitchen features dual Miele ovens, Thermador refrigerator and freezer, and Thermador induction cooktop. A feature wall clad in natural Carrara marble sits behind sliding cabinet uppers. Paola Lenti Heron counter stools in ‘verde scuro,’ coordinate with custom cabinet fronts, accented with Spinneybeck leather pulls.
The careful coordination of color continues in the kitchen, where the gray and white marble backsplash, lit with faint orange lights, mediates between the ashen column and ochre cabinets.
In the kitchen, an island countertop serves as a mixed-use area for cooking, storage, and seating for up to five people. The room opens up to an outdoor dining area.
The entire first floor is centered around the kitchen which features Ikea cabinet bases with Semihandmade fronts painted "White" by Dunn Edwards. The lights by Rejuvenation and Kitchen Aid appliances make this the perfect space for entertaining.
Kitchen with view of Dining and Living Room beyond.  Pendant light fixture by Chris McCullough
The remodeled and remastered chef’s kitchen features integrated Thermadore refrigeration, a Wolf range, center Carrara slab island and custom built-ins.
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Kitchen and living space looking toward studio and loft bedrooms
The island surface is Covelano marble
Custom steel vent hood designed by West Architecture Studio and fabricated by Luke Prestridge.
Kitchen at peninsula with island beyond
LED Lighting and GFI electrical strips are hidden underneath cabinets for a clean look.
Alternate view of kitchen which shows custom millwork and continuous wood backsplash which creates an effortlessly seamless effect.
Recessed ceiling lights, speakers, and the range hood ductwork are all concealed by the dropped ceiling. The stools are West Elm.
Kitchen with American Black Walnut cabinets and Calacatta marble countertops open to Living Room on right. Original red brick exposed above backsplash
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Kitchen with American Black Walnut cabinets and Calacatta marble countertops open to Living Room on right.  Original red brick exposed above backsplash
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Pops of white enhance the warm wood tones
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Living and kitchen space with loft bedrooms above

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