See Why People Are Obsessed With the HGTV Smart Home 2016 Kitchen

The pictures are out, and the reviews are in. What do you think of this super smart kitchen?

Open Kitchen Concept

Open Kitchen Concept

Located off the living room and open to the dining room, this family-friendly kitchen combines both function and style and serves as the true center of the home.

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Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography, 2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

HGTV Smart Home 2016 is here, and we couldn’t be more excited! The kitchen alone is a work of art with its stylish patterns, jaw-dropping colors and so many impressive design details that it will, no doubt, take the winner several days to become accustomed to their swanky new cooking space. But if you’re looking for the inside scoop now, check out some of our favorite details of the space.

Sophisticated Seating

Swanky Stools

Swanky Stools

Chic stools at the island include turned front legs and an eye-catching graphic pattern on the upholstered seat, with a nail head trim detail for a finished look.

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Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography, 2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

The island stools are super comfy with plush seating in a bold, graphic pattern that's accented by a delicate nail-head trim. Can’t you just see having breakfast (not to mention brunch, lunch and dinner…) in one of these gorgeous stools?

Pretty Pendant Lights

HGTV Smart Home 2016 in Raleigh, North Carolina

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Tomas Espinoza/Flynnsideout Prod

Antique brass is huge right now, so of course, we’re in love with these stunning pendants. Even better? The home’s smart system makes it possible to control the lights with your phone!

A Baker’s Dream

Advanced Ovens

Advanced Ovens

A 30" electric single wall oven with wave touch controls is paired with a built-in convection microwave with drop-down door. The two ovens are joined by a 30" warming drawer below.

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Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography, 2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Remember when double ovens were the envy of all cooks? Well, hold onto your seat. This kitchen features a 30-inch electric oven, a seamless convection microwave with a drop-down door and a 30-inch warming drawer. Making dinner never felt so right.

Bring on the Bronze

Finishing Touch

Finishing Touch

The kitchen's deep gray cabinets and drawers feature handsome bronze hardware. The kitchen includes a docking drawer for charging electronic devices that keeps counters free from clutter.

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Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography, 2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Beautiful bronze drawer pulls bring a mood-lifting warmth to the space that blends perfectly with the soft gray-blue cabinetry. This smart kitchen also includes a docking drawer to keep devices fully charged and out of the way.

Bright Backsplash

Beautiful Backsplash

Beautiful Backsplash

An artful backsplash includes hand-painted blue, green and white tiles. "It gives somewhat of an updated Spanish feel to the kitchen," says interior designer Tiffany Brooks.

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Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography, 2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

The showstopper in this kitchen is undoubtedly the colorful backsplash that features hand-painted tiles in a fun but relaxing color palette. According to designer Tiffany Brookes, the bold backsplash “gives somewhat of an updated Spanish feel to the kitchen.” We couldn’t agree more.

So Much Storage

Clever Storage

Clever Storage

Cabinets in the base of the island increase the storage capacity of this well-designed open kitchen made for a family to enjoy.

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Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography, 2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Aside from a monster pantry (we’ll get to that later), this kitchen is packed with storage. Even the island houses extra cabinets that would be perfect for the stuff you don’t use every day. 

Beverage Station

Beverage Center

Beverage Center

The kitchen's bar and beverage center makes entertaining easy, and includes a handy window pass-through to the porch outside.

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Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography, 2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Impress guests with a convenient beverage station that makes mixing cocktails or making coffee a breeze. It even features a pass-through window that leads to the porch. And as if that wasn’t enough, a second sink makes it extra easy to quickly wash fresh fruit or your favorite coffee mug. 

Is This Heaven?

Automatic Coffee Maker

Automatic Coffee Maker

The kitchen's 24" fully automatic built-in stainless steel coffee machine makes it a snap to brew up a cup on busy mornings.

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Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography, 2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

And speaking of coffee, built right into the fridge is a fully automated stainless steel coffee machine. Basically, this feature alone would make for a dream kitchen, and it’s just one of many in this amazingly-smart space. 

So. Much. Space.

Spacious Pantry

Spacious Pantry

The spacious pantry includes both open and closed storage for dry goods and assorted kitchen essentials.

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Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography, 2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

And now what you’ve all been waiting for: the pantry. For anyone who ever felt like they needed more space in the kitchen, this pantry is nothing short of a beautiful dream in which you hope to never wake up. It features tons of cabinet space, shelving that extends all the way to the ceiling and even a desk area for keeping life organized.

Mini Mudroom

Sitting Nook

Sitting Nook

A charming sitting nook in the mudroom section of the pantry provides a place to change shoes, or enjoy the outside views from the window above.

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Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography, 2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Oh yeah. The spacious pantry also includes an adorable mudroom with a sitting nook and plenty of spots for shoes, coats and pet supplies. Basically, this pantry has it all. 

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Open Kitchen Concept

Located off the living room and open to the dining room, this family-friendly kitchen combines both function and style and serves as the true center of the home.

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Swanky Stools

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Pretty Pendants

The antique brass and white glass orb pendants provide stylish illumination above the kitchen's large island. The home's smart light system allows lights to be controlled by smartphone, remote or wall switch.

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Grand Island

The kitchen's expansive center island offers both seating and counter space for preparing meals. Beams in the ceiling that run from the back of the kitchen through the front of the home add a nice architectural feature for the open floor plan.

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Advanced Ovens

A 30" electric single wall oven with wave touch controls is paired with a built-in convection microwave with drop-down door. The two ovens are joined by a 30" warming drawer below.

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Smart Cooking

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Finishing Touch

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Beautiful Backsplash

An artful backsplash includes hand-painted blue, green and white tiles. "It gives somewhat of an updated Spanish feel to the kitchen," says interior designer Tiffany Brooks.

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Great Flow

The well-detailed kitchen flows seamlessly to the adjoining dining room with a complementary color scheme.

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Central Location

This view from the living room highlights the central location of the kitchen and the open floor plan on the main level of HGTV Smart Home 2016.

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Clever Storage

Cabinets in the base of the island increase the storage capacity of this well-designed open kitchen made for a family to enjoy.

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Easy Entertaining

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Enjoy the View

A lovely view into the living room and outdoor space can be enjoyed from the kitchen's main sink in the large center island.

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Prize Package

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Stainless Steel Sink

The kitchen's main 30 x 18" single bowl stainless steel sink with one-handle, high arc pull-down faucet is conveniently located in the expansive center island.

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Architectural Details

This view from the foyer highlights the open floor plan of the kitchen. The columns and other architectural details make the space a stylish destination.

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Beverage Center

The kitchen's bar and beverage center makes entertaining easy, and includes a handy window pass-through to the porch outside.

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Automatic Coffee Maker

The kitchen's 24" fully automatic built-in stainless steel coffee machine makes it a snap to brew up a cup on busy mornings.

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Roomy Counters

The kitchen's bar and beverage center includes plenty of counter space for bowls of fruit or a vase of flowers, and a window ledge perfect for displaying framed family photos.

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Additional Sink

One of the kitchen's two sinks, the beverage center under counter single bowl stainless steel sink provides a spot to rinse vegetables or wash drinking glasses.

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Pretty Pantry

This view into the attractive pantry gives a glimpse at the well-organized space. The kitchen's stainless steel refrigerator includes an "away mode" vacation setting that makes the appliance more energy-efficient.

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Room for Essentials

The spacious pantry includes both open and closed storage for dry goods and assorted kitchen essentials.

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Accessible Storage

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Open Shelves

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Security System

A touch panel by the pantry door to the garage is part of the home's wireless security system, that can also be operated by smartphone.

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Sitting Nook

A charming sitting nook in the mudroom section of the pantry provides a place to change shoes, or enjoy the outside views from the window above.

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Helpful Hooks

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Organized Desk Area

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Rich Countertops

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Tile Floor

A hexagon tile floor adds pattern in the pantry and complements the hickory wood floor in the adjacent kitchen.

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