Asian-Style Kitchens

Jade-green walls, bamboo flooring, natural stone, black Shaker-style cabinets: See how blending natural materials with sleek finishes can add soothing Asian style to a kitchen.

Photo By: Designer, Gail Drury

Photo By: Designer, Troy Adams

Photo By: Geoffrey Hodgdon

Photo By: Designer, Velvet Hammerschmidt

Calming Asian Kitchen Style

The combination of light and dark stain colors with an oversized island top give this kitchen a touch of Asian flair. The light green walls contribute to the calming feel throughout the room. Design by Gail Drury in Glen Ellyn, Ill.

Contemporary Asian Style

The Asian-inspired stools in this kitchen play well with the custom art and metal hardware. The slate-colored walls and white cabinetry create a contemporary feel throughout the space. Design by Lori Dennis

Zen Kitchen

This kitchen subtly blends contemporary European elements with soothing Asian accents, such as glass shoji screen doors and a Zen water feature. The bamboo-like island cabinets also contribute to the overall Asian feel throughout the space. Design by Troy Adams

Traditional Japanese Design

This space combines a simple, clean look with traditional Japanese design. The different-colored paneled cabinets hint to the Asian feel, while the granite countertops keep it modern. The accessories in the space, such as the light fixtures and flowers, also evoke a Japanese feel. Photo by David Duncan Livingston. Design by Lou Ann Bauer in San Francisco, Calif.

Asian-Modern Feel

Lacquered cabinets, quartz countertops and glass appliances shine in this Asian-modern kitchen. The backsplash is made of glass, protecting the red wall beneath. Design by Andreas Charalambous

Asian Kitchen With Pendant Lighting

The Asian feel in this kitchen comes from exotic wood veneers, a bamboo shade, shaded pendants and a green glass tile backsplash. Thick, concrete countertops balance the tall cabinets. The large island provides a large prep surface and informal seating. Design by Velvet Hammerschmidt

Soothing Space

The natural tones in the cabinetry and the bold backsplash give this kitchen a soft Asian feel. Photo courtesy of Wellborn Cabinet, Inc.