How to Bring Color into a Kitchen Design

Without a doubt, white kitchens are a clear-cut consumer favorite for their crisp monochromatic color scheme and timeless style.  Despite the popularity of all-white kitchens, there are many homeowners that still prefer to incorporate color within their new kitchen.  The challenge for designers and homeowners is in creating a long-term, classic style while still incorporating the homeowners love of color. 

Using color within soft good like throw pillows or artwork is one way to utilize color ...

Using color within soft good like throw pillows or artwork is one way to utilize color. White on White kitchen design with colorful accents of orange.

A classy family room and entertainment room with an entertainment wall incorporated around the fireplace mantle.

A few ideas for colorful kitchens are shown below ...

Island cabinetry (or a hutch) can be done in a contrasting color as an accent to the rest of the kitchen cabinetry.

White painted kitchen cabinets with a mint green kitchen island and bright and airy decor.

A cottage styled kitchen island in a light pastel blue painted finish.


A ocean side kitchen remodel with blue stained cabinets and white painted cabinetry.

The kitchens shown below go one creative step further by bringing the color of the island into the cooking area or into the back of the open cabinetry.

An off-white and olive green traditional styled kitchen remodel with raised panel cabinet doors.

White and Sunflower Yellow Kitchen Remodel with White painted cabinets and a yellow kitchen island.

Even using color as simply an accent paint color for a wall brings beautiful color into the kitchen and can be easily updated in the future if taste and preference change.

Acrylc and Wired Gloss Foil cabinets in a modern, futeristic kitchen remodel.

A gray, white and periwinkle blue bath design with a light gray painted bathroom vanity, white subway-tile, white wainscoting and chrome hardware.


Color can also be used within the kitchen countertop to create a dramatic pop of color!

Black, White and Orange moderne kitchen design with aluminum framed cabinet doors and a breakfast bar kitchen island.

Warm wood tone and greenery color tones in a classic home wet bar and sitting area.

Pantone Color of the Year 2017 is Greenery Pantone 15-0343. This Green countertop and dark true brown stained cabinets from Dura Supreme Cabinetry

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