Open sided storage adds a laid back look to a kitchen, as well as keeping cooking and serving essentials easily accessible, but what arrangements will keep your cooking space looking neat and stylish?
The amazing Artica kitchen by Estudiosat, was designed in answer to the challenge set by manufacturer Delta Cocinas to create a kitchen that stepped outside the box from the style of kitchens currently available on the marketplace; looking at the origami-esque geometric folds of these cabinet fronts, it appears as though that old constricting design 'box' has been stamped upon, to create one very new and edgy concept.
Italian company Dada have put together these convivial kitchen schemes to inspire cooking spaces with individuality; simple slab front units look spick-and-span, but are given bags of character by placement of surrounding open shelving where collections overspill, bringing personality and intrigue.
As the heart of the modern kitchen, the island revs up the room's function factor with extra storage space, work surfaces and as a cooking station.
As one of the better known Italian kitchen companies, turning out designs since 1969, Cesar produce some pretty cool stuff, and this selection gives a taster of their current offerings should you be in the market for a new culinary space.
Furniture artisans at SplinterWorks, formed in 2009 by Miles Hartwell and Matt Withington in the South of England, show their "particular affinity with developing work that re-thinks how we prepare, cook and experience food" in this collection of inspiring kitchen designs that break the grid of the traditional shaped kitchen, and carries it through as a fully functioning yet more soulful place that can be appreciated in social settings as well as in routine daily tasks.
Kitchen backsplash designs are as varied as the kitchens that accommodate them. From a minimalist neutral backsplash that spans from ceiling to floor to the tiniest tile mosaic applied above a dainty cooktop, these important design elements provide many decorating and functional possibilities.
German kitchen brand Alno first previewed the Marecucina concept in 2010 which explored a boat-like form for the kitchen counter.
We were browsing through Italian kitchen maker Elmar Cucine's catalog the other day and liked what we saw.
The open kitchen has been a modern design staple for some time now. The pros of such an open and airy space, are many.
Doesn't it seem like home canning jars have been around to preserve things (anything!) since the beginning of time?
Consider these kitchens by Norema, a Norwegian designer and manufacturer of kitchen cabinetry. Any theme comes magically.
Today we feature the work of Meedo, a Poland based design studio that specializes in architectural visualization.
There's something to be said about these Japanese kitchens - they are sleek, modern, captivating, and makes quite the dynamic statement.
If you have been a long term follower of this site, you will know that at times we do color specific posts.
We are quite impressed with what Poggenpohl has cooked up with its new Artesio range for 2011. Designed with inputs from renowned German architect Hadi Teherani they have experimented with the now-not-so-uncommon concept of cooking+living.
What exactly makes a kitchen Italian? Well if Scavolini has any clue, we can see in the photos of their kitchen designs below that they all manifest as a work of art.
A little earlier this year, Italian luxury kitchen maker Pedini introduced a new line of kitchen cabinets that had an interesting characteristic - a system that doesn't include handles.
In the past we have done a series of kitchens featuring red, brown, black and white, orange, yellow, blue and green color schemes.
Modern kitchens are more keen on aesthetics these days than they are on practicality. But perhaps the clean line simplicity of this style calls for hidden contraptions regarding all things functional.
Whether you are a gourmet chef or just like to have a comfortable and stylish place to eat leftovers, the design of a home's kitchen is of the utmost important.