6 Incredible Kitchen Remodeling Ideas
What’s old is new for many of these kitchens, as historical details were preserved and highlighted during the remodels. Flip through the stunning photos to find out details about each project and to learn some tips for your own kitchen remodel.
Let Light In
The existing kitchen was stuck in the dark center of this house on a narrow urban lot. The remodel incorporated a turret to allow light and air to flood the room. The kitchen was no longer a utility space for cooking and serving but was now, literally and figuratively, the center of the home and family life.
New cabinets, countertops, backsplash and appliances were all added, taking care with the details in order to maintain period charm in this thoroughly modern kitchen.
This new kitchen was remodeled around a restored gas range, so matching that centerpiece appliance with period details was a must. The kitchen came together with traditional white cabinets featuring classic, stylish hardware.
Revival tile backsplash with Chiclet liner, upper cabinets that integrated into a cove ceiling and a plaster arch that referenced an original detail all assisted in maintaining the period charm that the owners were drawn to in the original house.
The remodel of a 1930s Los Angeles home removed walls to create a newly vaulted kitchen/family room detailed with wood beams.
A new working island designed to imitate farmhouse furniture is the centerpiece of the new kitchen.
The focus of the remodel of this 1905 Los Angeles Craftsman home was a reorganization of the kitchen. The kitchen was moved and the new location, off the entry, is easily accessible by an arched opening.
Windows and French doors were added to a new rear patio creating a light filled through line from the entry to the kitchen and rear yard. New cabinets and finishes were done in period style as the kitchen was now visible from the entry and no longer a utility space for cooking only.
Functional Small Space
The existing house was a single-story, 1,500-sq.-ft., two-bedroom, one-bath home. It was quaint, but too tight for a growing young family with two kids. The newly remodeled kitchen features a low peninsula countertop, which allows family and friends to sit and be a part of activity in the kitchen while still staying out from underfoot.
Modern Amenities with Historical Style
The cabinet style echoes the period while incorporating the functionality of soft-close glides and hardware.
Open Kitchen Flow
An arch to the breakfast room was added to allow family and friends to flow more easily between the public rooms, exterior and newly remodeled kitchen of this 1920’s Hancock Park home.
Vibrant blue cabinets combined with raw brass accents and Moroccan tile to create a new focal point for family life.