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.

From: Jan Neiges

Neutral Modern Open Plan Kitchen With Red Chairs

In this open plan kitchen, dark brown cabinets along part of the back wall ground the room, but a lighter veneer in the rest of the space contributes to a lighter, airier feel.

From: Jan Neiges

Photo By: Ron Garrison

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.

From: Jan Neiges

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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White Kitchen With Stainless Steel Refrigerator

In this kitchen's renovation, an unused closet became the perfect spot for the fridge, providing more counter space and cabinet storage. The opening in the wall to the left of the fridge allowed natural light to filter in from an unseen window.

From: Jan Neiges

Photo By: Pure Lee Photography

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.

From: Jan Neiges

Built-Ins Abound in Functional, Transitional Kitchen

Alder cabinetry with a warm glazed finish offers ample storage space in this transitional kitchen and adjoining dining room. A double oven and microwave are built in, and an appliance garage offers a handy spot to house a stand mixer.

From: Jan Neiges

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.

From: Jan Neiges

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.

From: Jan Neiges

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.

From: Jan Neiges

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