21 Kitchen Pendant Lighting Subway Tile Backsplashes 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.

The original slab floor is evident in the kitchen.
The cedar siding used on the exterior reappears throughout the house. Keen on recycling the wood, the couple added shelving to their kitchen as well.
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Danish blogger, Tikkie Elsøe, chose mint green
Referred to locally as “six-packs”, these 1960s style, suburban walk-up apartments in Richmond Melbourne were reinterpreted by MUSK Architecture Studio who transformed them into versatile and space efficient one and two bedroom units.
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.
A large dark wood stained island provides extra storage and work space for both the parents and the children.
The kitchen is the heart of the home, and its design was carefully appointed with craftwork by local artisans. Brass pulls were custom designed and crafted to suit the space. The metal mesh on the upper cabinets was replicated with milled details in the cabinets beneath them. Concrete and marble counter tops provided a solid balance of industrial design and luxury.
Despite the moody appeal of the kitchen, filtered light fills much of the space from floor-to-ceiling windows and a tall, narrow frame above the sink.
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Architect Tobin Green and his wife, Bianca, entertain regularly at 400SOLA. It's an important part of their lifestyle, and thus, an important part of Green's design.
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