Contemporary Kitchen in Midcentury House

Designer Harmony Weihs took on her own kitchen, completely remodeling the space and creating an addition in keeping with the home's 1960s midcentury aesthetic. The key to making the new kitchen floor plan function was to create a separation of the workspace and social gathering area.

Photo By: Cory Holland

Photo By: Cory Holland

Photo By: Cory Holland

Photo By: Cory Holland

Photo By: Cory Holland

Photo By: Cory Holland

Photo By: Cory Holland

Photo By: Cory Holland

Photo By: Cory Holland

Photo By: Cory Holland

Contemporary Kitchen With Large Picture Window

A large 4' x 6' picture window draws your eye to the view just outside this contemporary kitchen.The window is set in a slate stacked-stone accent wall, the striking interior complementing the equally striking outside view.

White Contemporary Kitchen With Skylights and Paneled Ceiling

This contemporary kitchen evokes a feeling of openness thanks to skylights filling the space with natural light, crisp white walls and a smart floor plan. Dark base cabinets provide stark contrast to the white walls, countertops and wood-planked ceiling. The hardwood floor and exposed ceiling beam add warmth to the cool space.

Contemporary Kitchen With White and Black Cabinets

White upper cabinets are balanced by black base cabinets in this contemporary kitchen. A white tile backsplash is in a herringbone pattern adds texture and interest, while and exposed ceiling beam nods to the house's midcentury style.

Black and White Modern Kitchen With Stainless Steel Appliances

This bright kitchen pairs together white and black Shaker style cabinets for a minimalistic look. The exposed beam ceiling is lined in white wood planks and includes a skylight, which provides a source of natural light. Stainless steel appliances and gray and white Quartzite countertops finish off the look of the space.

Contemporary Eat-In Kitchen With Small Peninsula

A small peninsula houses a pair of industrial-style stools in this contemporary kitchen. White upper cabinets are balanced by dark base cabinets, with skylights filling the neutral room with natural light. An exposed ceiling beam ties the kitchen in to the midcentury house's overall style.

White Contemporary Kitchen With Floating Shelves

A crisp white palette and lots of natural light give this contemporary kitchen an open, airy feeling. A white tile backsplash is laid out in a herringbone pattern, while floating shelves keep glasses organized and easily at hand. A small wine fridge keeps favorites chilled and at the ready.

Neutral Contemporary Kitchen With Red Dutch Door

A bright red Dutch door adds a fun splash of color to this neutral kitchen. The contemporary space is full of natural light thanks to skylights, while a slate stacked-stone accent wall adds texture.

Neutral Contemporary Kitchen With Wood-Paneled Ceiling

A slate stacked-stone accent wall frames a large picture window and adds texture and interest to this neutral kitchen. An exposed ceiling beam emphasizes the new, heightened roofline while tying the contemporary kitchen design into the midcentury home's overall style.

White Contemporary Kitchen With Eat-In Peninsula

A pair of industrial-style barstools serve up a cozy spot for eating at this kitchen's large peninsula. The white contemporary space is full of natural light thanks to skylights, while elements including the barstools, exposed ceiling beam and hardwood floors tie the space in with the rest of the midcentury house's style.

Reclaimed Slate Wall in Contemporary Kitchen

Writing grocery lists or recipes and keeping kids entertained is easy in this kitchen thanks to this reclaimed slate wall, which was fabricated into three panels and professionally installed. The color complements the contemporary space's neutral palette while serving as a fun focal point.

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