16 Kitchen Tile Counters Design Photos And Ideas

The minimal kitchen includes a sink and electric stovetop.
Strategically placed openings and an automated roof window at the apex of the slanted ceiling can be opened to release hot air during the summer months.
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The roomy kitchen offers all the comforts of home.
Heath Ceramics hex tile backsplash and counter with copper edge
An architect by profession, Roche removed as many partitions as he could when recasting the apartment’s interior, preferring transparency. He custom-made the red room divider from bungee cords.
Eat-in portion of the kitchen
Quintessential mid-century built-in desk in the kitchen
Keep the Home Fires Burning

Using wood for heat and energy keeps the Wadhams’ environmental footprint small and helps avoid the use of coal- or nuclear-powered electricity. Come winter, the couple relies on an Esse wood-burning stove for cooking, heating, and feeding a set of small radiators. In summer, they use the stove’s electric component, which is powered by solar energy.

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.