Kitchen Pictures From HGTV Dream Home 2014

This contemporary kitchen anchors the home's open floor plan. Warm browns, cool tans and brilliant yellows inspired by fall foliage balance the industrial feel of restaurant-style appliances.

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Brilliant fall foliage inspired the bright yellow hue of the leather upholstery that covers a series of bar stools in the open concept kitchen. They cozy up to a granite island that's nearly 16 feet long.

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The stainless steel hood suspends sculpture-like from the ceiling. It hovers over a 60-inch gas cooktop.

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A foil to shimmering stainless steel, mosaic tile backsplash, sourced in Reno, Nevada, is fashioned from antique boat wood. Impervious to moisture, it requires neither grout nor sealant.

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Open stainless steel shelving displays glassware and serving pieces, and a mix of textures, from glass to steel to wood, lend visual interest.

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Tabletop appliances and cookware complement the kitchen color palette. Electrical outlets on each end of the island make for easy food preparation.

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The outdoor dining area and grilling station are easily accessible via a sliding glass door, which can be opened to facilitate traffic flow between spaces during parties.

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A primitive sticky rice tray doubles as a serving vessel and stands in contrast to the sleek granite countertop.

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Raised panel, Shaker-style cabinetry in a black finish provides a quiet backdrop for the room's more dramatic fixtures.

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The kitchen flows straight into the dining room — a floor plan ideal for entertaining. To unify the two spaces, designer Linda Woodrum used the same yellow leather from the kitchen's bar stools on the dining room's wingback chairs.

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The 6-burner, commercial-style cooktop is the ideal spot to cook up a hearty breakfast — there's even a griddle for assembly-line flapjacks. Double ovens offer ample space to prepare meals for a crowd.

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Understated aluminum pendants in an aged-zinc finish shine a spotlight on the countertop and don't detract attention from the dramatic steel hood that floats above the cooktop.

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Custom-crafted coffee drinks are made easy with a fully automatic stainless steel coffee machine. Built-in appliances create a seamless look that keeps countertops free of clutter.

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A built-in convection oven with speedcook technology offers the features of oven, microwave and warming drawer in one small appliance.

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A wall of glass in the dining room offers views of the front yard and a peek at the brown, gray and green hues that inspired the home's warm neutral base palette.

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The home's trussing system, composed of laminated wood beams and steel collar ties, supports the roof and — exposed rather than tucked behind drywall — offers an intriguing visual element that's repeated throughout the open-concept downstairs living space.

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The kitchen is the heart of the first floor's open concept living area. Warm browns, cool tans and brilliant yellows balance the industrial feel of the restaurant-style appliances.

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Clear glass tabletop accessories pair well with rustic metal accents, including a round mirror that helps to reflect light across the space.

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Sleek stainless steel appliance handles reinforce the room's modern mountain style.

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A stainless steel wine chiller features full-extension sliding wine racks, faced in heart-of-cherry wood. The UV resistant, tempered glass door protects the precious contents.

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Bottom freezer drawers, faced in stainless steel, keep snack items close at hand.

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The adjacent slate-clad foyer separates the living wing from the private sleeping and media wing.

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Beyond its aesthetic appeal, this stainless steel range hood is equipped with functional high-powered ventilation system and halogen task lighting.

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An antique-style area rug anchors the dining area and softens the dark-hued bamboo floors. Sheer linen drapes can be drawn when privacy is desired.

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Ample natural light streams into the space, thanks to floor-to-ceiling windows in the adjacent dining area.

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As if curated over many generations, glassware, platters and mirrors create an intriguing vignette against the kitchen wall.

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An open space flanked by walls of glass and visually defined by exposed trusses, the kitchen provides space to both prepare meals and gather with friends.

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