Open Plan Neutral Kitchen With Corner Counter

To make the most of this kitchen's square footage, a wide countertop wraps around the corner separating the room from the adjacent living area. Glass pendants give further visual separation, but are also airy and light.

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White Kitchen With Green Tile Backsplash

Apple green tiles are a crisp backsplash in this mostly white kitchen, a fun pop of color that's brought out by pretty accessories like the dish towels with hummingbirds.

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Photo By: Pure Lee Photography

Wood Block Console and Open Kitchen

A desk and console table made out of wide blocks of wood are simple, stylish and provide a unifying visual thread in the open concept layout.

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Photo By: Pure Lee Photography

Open Plan Neutral Kitchen With Waterfall Island

Built-in shelving at the end of the kitchen island is the perfect place to stash cookbooks and bulky extras like bowls and a teapot.

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Open Plan Neutral Kitchen With Multicolored Barstools

Nailhead-trim barstools sport a cheery array of colors: blue, orange, yellow and green. They're a playful pop in a mostly subdued palette.

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Green and White Open Plan Kitchen

To help this small kitchen look larger, the designer chose white cabinets which visually recede and make the walls seem farther away. Pretty glass pendants add a light, airy touch.

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Gray and White Open Plan Kitchen With Graphic Rug

A wall that once crossed in front of the cooktop was removed to open up the kitchen to the great room. This helped to visually enlarge the space.

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Photo By: Pure Lee Photography

Brown Open Plan Kitchen With Quartz Island

White quartz counters top this island in a waterfall design adding a crisp pop of freshness to the mostly dark brown palette.

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Brown Open Plan Kitchen With Multicolored Stools

To expand this kitchen, the designer pushed back a wall that divided the room from the adjacent parlor. Now, with three more feet of space, the kitchen easily fits all the homeowner's appliances.

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Brown Open Plan Kitchen With Column

The column in this kitchen could not be moved as it was a critical support element. So, to help it more harmoniously fit into the space, the designer wrapped the column in the same veneer as the cabinets.

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Photo By: Ron Garrison

About Jan Neiges

For more than 15 years, Jan Neiges has been helping homeowners define and realize their visions for high-use living spaces that are not only beautiful, but also highly functional. Read More