Cape Cod Kitchen Design

Get the info you need for Cape Cod kitchen design, and get ready to create a comfortable and elegant kitchen design in your home.

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If you're planning a kitchen remodel and you prefer a casually elegant design, you may want to explore the wide range of Cape Cod kitchen design ideas available.

Beautiful, Efficient Kitchen Design and Layout Ideas

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Yellow and Green Country Kitchen

Blue Coastal Kitchen

Multicolored Arts-and-Crafts Kitchen

Gibbs Smith, Barry Dixon Interiors, Brian D Coleman, Edward Addeo (photographer) Photo Credit: Edward Addeo View original photo.

Green and Brown Arts-and-Crafts Kitchen

Creamy White Country Kitchen

Yellow and Green Country Kitchen

Mixed-Color Mediterranean Kitchen

Transitional Stainless Steel Kitchen

Black and Brown Traditional Kitchen

Brown Wood Old-World Kitchen

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Neutral Traditional Kitchen With Island

Gibbs Smith, Farrow and Ball, Brian D Coleman, Edward Addeo (photographer) Photo Credit: Edward Addeo View original photo.

Mixed-Color Tuscan Kitchen

Cherry and Emerald Modern Zen Kitchen

Black Contemporary Kitchen With Island

Brown and Neutral Tuscan Country Kitchen

Neutral and Brown Contemporary Kitchen

Gray Mediterranean Kitchen

Cherry and White Traditional Kitchen

Red Modern Kitchen

Green Transitional Kitchen

Brown Kitchen With Contemporary and Rustic Elements

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Arts and Crafts Kitchen With Yellow Cabinets

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Abe Jerome

Neutral and Blue Rustic Kitchen

Copper and Cherry Kips Bay Kitchen

Neutral Contemporary Kitchen With Vaulted Ceiling

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Contemporary Kitchen With Island

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John Colaneri

Blue Rustic Kitchen

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John Colaneri

Brown Modern Kitchen and Dining Room

White Arts-and-Crafts Kitchen

White Cottage Kitchen With Reclaimed Wood

Brown Old-World Kitchen

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Brown Transitional Kitchen

Black-and-White Transitional Kitchen

White Traditional Kitchen

White Cottage Kitchen

White & Gray Country Kitchen

White Contemporary Kitchen

Red Contemporary Kitchen

Neutral Contemporary Kitchen

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White Contemporary Kitchen

Brown Traditional Kitchen

Turquoise Transitional Kitchen

White and Gray Modern Kitchen

Beige Eclectic Kitchen

Turquoise Tropical Galley Kitchen

Gibbs Smith, Barry Dixon Interiors, Brian D Coleman, Edward Addeo (photographer) Photo Credit: Edward Addeo View original photo.

White Traditional Kitchen

From

Ben Herzog

White and Red Traditional Kitchen

White Traditional Kitchen With Island

Green and White Modern Kitchen

Brown and White Traditional Kitchen

Neutral Contemporary Kitchen

White Country Kitchen

Black-and-White Modern Kitchen

Beige Transitional Kitchen

Beige Old-World Kitchen

Brown & Gray Modern Kitchen

Neutral Contemporary Kitchen

Mixed-Color Contemporary Kitchen

Transitional White Kitchen

Beige Eclectic Kitchen

White Contemporary Galley Kitchen

White Traditional Kitchen With Island Seating

White Contemporary Kitchen

White and Stainless Steel Modern Kitchen

Neutral Modern Kitchen

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Yellow Transitional Kitchen

White Transitional Kitchen

Black-and-White Transitional Kitchen

White Traditional Kitchen

White Open Contemporary Kitchen

White and Gray Transitional Kitchen

White Transitional Kitchen

White Traditional Kitchen

White Traditional Kitchen

White Contemporary Kitchen

White Contemporary Kitchen

Transitional Kitchen With Wood, Stainless & Marble

Neutral Contemporary Kitchen

Neutral Contemporary Kitchen

Brown Contemporary Kitchen

Brown and White Traditional Kitchen

White & Gray Kitchen With Farmhouse Table

Neutral Old-World Kitchen With Island

White Contemporary Shaker Kitchen

Contemporary Kitchen With Warm Wood Tones

Brown and White Contemporary Kitchen

Warm, White Traditional Kitchen

Neutral Contemporary Kitchen With Island

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Gioi Tran

Cool Gray Contemporary Kitchen

Urban Kitchen With Green Tile and Light Wood

From

Ben Herzog

Neutral Contemporary Kitchen

Espresso and Stainless Contemporary Kitchen

White Traditional Kitchen

Brown Transitional Kitchen With Tile Backsplash

Green and Brown Contemporary Kitchen

Andrew Bruah View original photo.

White Transitional Kitchen

White Contemporary Kitchen

Neutral Transitional Kitchen With Island

White Townhome Kitchen

From

Ben Herzog

Welcoming and classic at the same time, Cape Cod-style kitchens are inspired by those found in the vacation or summer homes found in traditionally tony Cape Cod. Light and bright painted wood cabinets, beadboard on walls, airy layouts, nautical themes, and overall comfortable and guest-friendly feel are all hallmarks of Cape Cod-style kitchen designs.

Storage is always an essential element of any space that's going to be used for cooking, eating and cleaning, and that's no different for Cape Cod-style kitchens. Cabinets provide the greatest opportunity for storage in a Cape Cod kitchen, but banks of imposing cabinets can create a stuffy feel, which is the opposite of the desired, more casual effect. One trick that can help is to combine closed cabinets with open shelving, or to leave the doors off of some banks of cabinets—or to employ both tactics for a truly open cabinet scheme. Another benefit of this approach is that your favorite kitchen wares can be prominently on display for guests, as well as easily reachable for you and any other cooks in the kitchen.

Color schemes are also hugely important in Cape Cod kitchen designs. Whites, beiges, light yellows, blues and greens are all common colors, since Cape Cod kitchens tend to be bright, welcoming spaces. By contrast, floors, countertops and furniture may feature darker hues, often via the use of dark wood for floors and furniture, and granite or stone for countertops. Walls may feature traditional white beadboard wood, as seen in traditional Cape Cod cottage designs.

Furniture in Cape Cod kitchens is often casually comfortable, but constructed from high-quality woods. The wood may be left in its natural state, painted in light colors to reflect the overall bright design, or stained to bring out deeper, darker hues. Seatbacks, cushions and tablecloths may feature ocean scenes, sailing images or nautical designs, reflecting the seaside heritage of Cape Cod.

Backsplashes, tile work and wallpaper offer a similar opportunity to add visual interest and to reflect the historical heritage of Cape Cod. Nautical or ocean-inspired tile backsplash designs might be featured by seaside-dwelling homeowners—or even those land-lubbers who simply want to be reminded of the sea each morning as they rise to meet the day.

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