Sleek, Cool + Contemporary Kitchen

Designer Hayley Singleton pairs form with function in this cool kitchen where a small home office tucks in neatly beside the sleek European-style cabinets.

Photo By: Hayley Singleton

Photo By: Hayley Singleton

Photo By: Hayley Singleton

Modern White Kitchen With a Kick of Color

Four eye-popping yellow barstools tuck into the waterfall sides of a marble island, creating a fun focal point in this streamlined modern kitchen. Sleek, European-style cabinetry in tones of white and gray is set off by a luminous glass tile backsplash. A built-in desk creates a functional workspace at the heart of the house.

White Modern Kitchen With Stainless Appliances and Pop of Color

Two steps lead from a billiards room into a sleek, stylish modern kitchen. A pair of globe pendants with contemporary lines hangs above a marble island with waterfall sides. Bright yellow barstools add a playful splash of color to the space.

Sleek Modern Kitchen With Small Built-In Desk

European-style cabinetry with sleek metal hardware sets the tone for a white modern kitchen packed with style. A built-in desk paired with a a molded plastic Eames desk chair creates a functional workspace in the heart of the home.

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