Kitchen Pictures From HGTV Smart Home 2016

A mix of bold blue and crisp white combined with modern design details and high-end appliances anchors this open concept kitchen.

By: Jeannie Matteucci

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Smart Cooking

A chimney wall-mount hood sits above the kitchen's 36" stainless steel gas cooktop. The kitchen includes a Bluetooth Smart enabled cooking thermometer specifically designed for indoor use, and a Bluetooth Smart connected grilling thermometer that allows the cook to monitor up to four temperatures from an app.

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.

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.

Great Flow

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

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.

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.

Easy Entertaining

The island provides the perfect spot for casual meals or enjoying a cheese tray with guests before dinner. The home includes an audio system with speakers in several rooms controlled by smartphone, tablet or PC, to help set a festive mood.

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.

Prize Package

An advanced midsize SUV is part of the exciting prize package for HGTV Smart Home 2016.

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.

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.

Beverage Center

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Room for Essentials

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

Accessible Storage

Wire baskets and glass canisters keep craft supplies and dry goods within easy reach.

Open Shelves

The pantry's open shelves can be used to store a variety of items, from decorative accessories and canned goods to pet treats in glass canisters.

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.

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.

Helpful Hooks

Hooks on the wall keep handbags, hats and scarves organized and easy-to-find as you head out the door.

Organized Desk Area

The efficient pantry desk area includes open shelves with baskets for smaller items, slots for mail and drawers and cabinets for organized closed storage.

Rich Countertops

The darker mocha counters in the pantry provide nice contrast for the surrounding light cabinets and drawers with satin nickel hardware.

Tile Floor

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