11 Elegant Kitchens Straight From Your Dreams
Does dreaming about a new kitchen ever get old? If you're like me and you like to drool over elegant, style-forward kitchens on days that end in Y, then you'll love the entries in the 2015 HGTV Fresh Faces of Design Kitchen + Dining category.
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The kitchen above makes a statement, thanks to four oversized black pendant light shades. Their color and size add a sharp contrast to the otherwise understated white kitchen, designed by Kirsten Krason and Erin Morgan, without detracting from the elegance of the space.
Styled With Tile
These turquoise and white wall tiles hint at Moroccan style though their random arrangement offer a modern twist in this fun, fresh kitchen designed by Rebecca Zajac.
Chevron Makes a Point
Fumed oak floors in a striking chevron pattern steal the show in this kitchen by Joel Kelly. Lime-washed oak cabinets with a bluish-black stain provide contrast against the light floors, and the chevron pattern is mimicked in the backsplash above the oven.
Is it a cathedral or a kitchen? A crisply modern aesthetic pairs with sky-high ceilings and arched stained glass windows in this incredible room, designed by Link Thelen, that includes a kitchen, dining and lounge area.
To maintain a vintage feel when updating this 1900 Queen Anne Victorian kitchen, designer Sarah Stacey introduced dark wood trim and shutters and an accent wall with a charming wallpaper design.
This elongated galley kitchen, designed by Paul Masi and Harry Bates, relies on natural lighting to illuminate the workspace and cedar walls with a concrete core to reduce noise.
The elegance of this kitchen, designed by Tatiana Machado-Rosas, is in the details — specifically the beautiful black window frames, cube pendant lights and geometric ceiling trim.
Pining for Rustic Style
Etta Cowdrey and Mark Schriefer take rustic chic to a new level with their diverse use of materials, including reclaimed pine cabinetry, chicken wire cabinet screens, antique telephone-operator barstools and a mix of white marble and walnut countertops.
Design With a Sense of Humor
Quirky wallpaper featuring cartoon people is displayed behind a glass backsplash in this modern kitchen with a sense of humor by Hugh Jefferson Randolph. The wallpaper and additional fun accessories add visual interest to an otherwise sleek space.
This country kitchen designed by Andrea Drake and Tracy Frye shows that casual can be elegant too. Open shelving opens up the room while keeping dishes organized while wicker barstools and a distressed wall finish add to the charm.
Designer Harmony Weihs blends contemporary design with midcentury modern architectural features in this sleek kitchen. Stacked stone frames a large picture window to anchor the bright, open space while highlighting the gorgeous outdoor view.