Adequate lighting is a must for the functional aspect of a kitchen, but fortunately, this important element can also be highly decorative. With so many styles available, you can make a truly unique statement with light fixtures. In this kitchen, a large oblong lantern fixture crowns the island, while a matching, smaller fixture hangs over the sink.
The same shade of gray repeats in the cabinet finishes and quartz surfacing countertops, which present a pleasing contrast of matte and polished textures. Monochromatic is never monotonous when a single hue is showcased in varying shades and diverse textures. In this wow worthy kitchen, concrete gray walls spotlight a medley of finishes.
Here, oversize letters nicely fill the space and draw the eye upward to the kitchens pitched ceiling. Kitchens are full of cold surfaces, like stone countertops and stainless steel appliances. Consider a bar height table in a warm wood finish as a way to raise the visual temperature in your kitchen. If you are looking for a bigger change, consider wood floors.
Old, dingy cabinets get a fresh look with well placed fabric details. The blue and white color scheme shown here was inspired by a border of delft accent tiles. Coordinating delft fabric lines the glass fronted upper cabinets. Give them a fresh coat of paint. This kitchen using Earthy elements such as limestone, marble, and pickled poplar on the ceiling balance elegant appointments like the hand forged iron chandelier and custom window treatment.