Kitchen Pictures From HGTV Urban Oasis 2016

In the kitchen, a shimmery geometric backsplash lends a little glam to white cabinetry and concrete countertops, while innovative (and great-looking) appliances make the space top-of-class smart.

By: Jeannie Matteucci

Photo By: Robert Peterson, Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Robert Peterson, Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Robert Peterson, Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Robert Peterson, Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Robert Peterson, Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Robert Peterson, Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Robert Peterson, Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Robert Peterson, Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Robert Peterson, Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Robert Peterson, Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Tomas Espinoza

Photo By: Tomas Espinoza

Photo By: Tomas Espinoza

Photo By: Tomas Espinoza

Photo By: Tomas Espinoza

Photo By: Robert Peterson, Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Robert Peterson, Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Tomas Espinoza

Photo By: Tomas Espinoza

Photo By: Robert Peterson, Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Tomas Espinoza

Photo By: Robert Peterson, Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Robert Peterson, Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Robert Peterson, Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Robert Peterson, Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Tomas Espinoza

Photo By: Robert Peterson, Rustic White Photography

Well-Designed Layout

The configuration of the cabinets and the thoughtful, well-designed layout make the welcoming, open kitchen seem larger than actual size.

Midcentury Stools

Midcentury-style 30-inch stools with faux black leather seats, low back rests and lipped edges provide comfy seating at the kitchen's center island.

Connected Spaces

The open kitchen flows into the adjacent dining room, with a coordinating color scheme and design details that help the two spaces blend together seamlessly.

Innovative Stainless Sink

The kitchen's innovative undermount stainless steel sink includes a bamboo cutting board, colander, two multipurpose grated racks and a wash bin, with three graduated ledges in the basin that allows accessories to be placed at a preferred height.

Touchless Faucet

This main sink includes an advanced touchless kitchen faucet with a rich oil-rubbed bronze finish and a new docking system that uses magnetic force to secure the pull-down spray head to the spout.

Wall of Windows

Three large casement windows on the kitchen's sink wall offer a view of the neighbor's side yard with vegetable garden.

Handy Bar Sink

On the island, an undermount bar sink with premium quality 16-gauge stainless steel construction includes a custom-fit wineglass rack that allows glasses to drip dry into the basin.

Useful Features

Like the main kitchen sink, the bar sink includes the same touchless faucet in an oil-rubbed bronze finish with an easy-to-use single lever handle that makes it a snap to adjust water temperature.

Concrete Counters

The kitchen counters, made of concrete and installed by a local artisan, reflect the kind of detailed craftsmanship that fits with the style of this home.

Advanced Microwave

Above the kitchen's slide-in gas range sits a microwave with a durable and easy-to-clean ceramic enamel interior and a heating feature that toasts, crisps and browns food.

Remote Control

The slide-in gas range has many advanced features, including WiFi connectivity that allows the cooktop to be remotely monitored for safety. With WiFi, the user can also remotely adjust time and temperature on the oven.

Cooking Flexibility

This gas range's dual-door design with two independent temperature controls and convection systems offers the ultimate in cooking flexibility.

Illuminated Knobs

The blue LED illuminated knobs on the gas range let the homeowner know the cooktop is on; the visible blue light can be seen from a distance. 

Powerful Heating

Offering the most powerful and precise heating available, the range's flexible burner includes two independent heating elements with power ranging from a high of 22,000 BTU to a true simmer of 900 BTU.

Sleek Microwave

The stylish glass touch-control microwave has a seamless and integrated design that offers a clean and sleek look.

Multi-Functional Island

The island acts as a true command center of the kitchen, offering storage, a handy bar sink and seating for casual entertaining and meals.

Efficient Layout

The smart kitchen layout includes lots of organized cabinets and drawers designed around the top-of-the-line black stainless steel refrigerator to take advantage of every inch of storage space available.

Four-Door Refrigerator

The kitchen's flexible four-door black stainless refrigerator offers the latest technology to help manage both life and home.

High-Tech Features

The innovative counter-depth refrigerator includes three built-in cameras for food management accessible from a mobile device, and a full entertainment and information center where family calendars, notes and photos can be shared.

Window Treatments

A custom touch was added to the cordless white solar Roman shades: collegiate plaid fabric fitting to the room’s classic black-and-white color scheme.

Handsome Floor

Like the rest of the home, the kitchen includes an engineered white oak floor with a satin sheen finish that provides a rich and neutral backdrop for the space.

Cabinets and Drawers

The kitchen's bright white painted Shaker-style maple cabinets and drawers have simple black geometric knobs and cup pulls with a hand-forged, Craftsman look.

Eye-Catching Backsplash

Shimmery black granite geometric tiles with a polished finish, which highlights the pattern, were used for the kitchen's eye-catching backsplash that runs from the top of the counter all the way to the ceiling.

Advanced Technology Dishwasher

The kitchen's 24-inch top-control dishwasher offers advanced technology, including a powerful sweeping wall of water to clean every item in the dishwasher.

Central Location

The open kitchen is located right off the mudroom by the home's back door, which offers access to the outdoor courtyard and freestanding garage with attached screened porch.

Cleaning Products

A collection of high-quality cleaning products and mops are included in the HGTV Urban Oasis 2016 prize package to help clean and maintain the home's engineered white oak floors.

Pretty Pendants

Three elegant metal pendants with a dark bronze (almost black) finish and glass shades provide stylish illumination over the multi-purpose island.