15 Kitchens Ideal For Cooking A Big Family Dinner

ARCHITECTURE + DESIGN | BY | July 7, 2017

Wow your in-laws by pulling some design inspiration from these stylish yet spacious kitchens fit for hosting those big family Sunday dinners.

THE MODERN FAMILY KITCHEN

15 Kitchens Ideal For Cooking A Big Family Dinner

Custom stools pull up to the island; above are pendants from Cisco Home chosen so as to not block the view. Tile from Mission Tile West faces the wall behind the Wolf range. The refrigerator and wine refrigerator are Sub-Zero; the Kohler sink features a faucet by Rohl. (Tour the home.)

HALF AND HALF

15 Kitchens Ideal For Cooking A Big Family Dinner

DuChateau’s Heritage Timber engineered wood replicates the feel of reclaimed building materials, bringing character to the floors. Calacatta Caldia marble from Lambert Marble & Tile tops the kitchen counters. Custom Lee Industries stools pull up to the island and Hubbardton Forge lights hover overhead. The BlueStar range and hood and Sub-Zero refrigerator are all from Albert Lee, the faucet is Hansgrohe, and the backsplash features tile from Statements. (Tour the home.)

A MODERN PROVENCAL-STYLE KITCHEN

15 Kitchens Ideal For Cooking A Big Family Dinner

The Woodshop of Texas fabricated the ceiling beams in the kitchen. Tech Lighting cable from Lighting Unlimited and sconces from Barn Light Electric in Titusville, Florida, illuminate Holly Hunt leather-clad barstools from Los Angeles’ Lawson-Fenning, countertops from Alkusari Stone and a La Cornue range from Factory Builder Stores. The Dubois USA knobs and Newport Brass island faucet are from Fixtures & Fittings. (Tour the home.)

JUST BIG ENOUGH

15 Kitchens Ideal For Cooking A Big Family Dinner

The lanterns suspended from a coffered ceiling and a pair of sconces in the kitchen are from The Urban Electric Co.; the two islands are topped with silver travertine from Alpha StoneWorks. The Ashley Norton cabinetry hardware and Waterworks faucet are from Chown Hardware, and the sink is Rohl. Ann Sacks tile on the backsplash behind the Viking range injects subtle pattern. (Tour the home.)

CAN YOU SPOT THE FRIDGE?

15 Kitchens Ideal For Cooking A Big Family Dinner

Walnut floors with a clear finish from Biehn’s Floorworks & Design in Bristol, Wisconsin, contrast with the kitchen’s Madre Perla backsplash and countertops from Artistic Tile. The refrigerator is concealed with a stained bird’s-eye maple veneer, and the custom copper-and-polished-nickel stove hood was fabricated by John Durbin of Exclusive Woodworking. (Tour the home.)

CONTEMPORARY FARMHOUSE STYLE

15 Kitchens Ideal For Cooking A Big Family Dinner

Big Branch Woodworking fabricated the kitchen’s cabinetry, which is dressed with RH hardware. Troscan barstools offer seating at the butcher-block topped island lit with pendants from Huniford Design Studio in New York. Quartzite from Stone Source in Los Angeles tops the perimeter counters. Both the Waterworks apron sink and the Rohl undermount sink have Waterworks faucets. The refrigerator is Sub-Zero; the range is Wolf. (Tour the home.)

TRADITIONAL WITH MODERNITY

15 Kitchens Ideal For Cooking A Big Family Dinner

Blackened-steel-and-brass pendant lights from Circa Lighting and a ceramic subway-style wall tile blend tradition with modernity in the spacious new kitchen, which features a Sub-Zero refrigerator. The custom island incorporates new cabinetry by Builders Cabinetry Supply with an old pine top fashioned from the owners’ former dining table. (Tour the home.)

GONE (FRENCH) COUNTRY

15 Kitchens Ideal For Cooking A Big Family Dinner

Fine Art Lamps light fixtures above the island add a touch of levity to the kitchen, offsetting the traditional lines of the Habersham Home cabinetry. Stone from Tosca Natural Stone clads the island and the backsplash, while the perimeter countertops are in a quartzite from Tutto Marmo. The Wolf ovens and cooktop are from Kathleen Ferguson; the Rohl sink and faucet are from European Bath, Kitchen, Tile & Stone. (Tour the home.)

BLANCHED IN WHITE

15 Kitchens Ideal For Cooking A Big Family Dinner

Aerin for Visual Comfort & Co. pendants crown a kitchen island featuring Statuary marble from Cangelosi; the Kohler faucet is from Ferguson. C.A. Custom Design & Upholstery covered Lee Industries barstools–from Pizitz Home & Cottage in Seaside, Florida–in Nassimi vinyl. In the adjoining breakfast room, art by Bonnie Fuchs is also from Pizitz Home & Cottage. (Tour the home.)

BAKED TO PERFECTION

15 Kitchens Ideal For Cooking A Big Family Dinner

Together, the designers, homeowners and builder Jeremy Larson teamed with Aspen Leaf Kitchens Limited to conceive the kitchen’s custom cabinetry. Bar chairs and stools from the homeowners’ collection were reupholstered with a C&C Milano houndstooth linen from John Brooks Incorporated and gather around the island. Ann Sacks tile composes the backsplash, and the island’s Rohl faucet is from Ultra Design Center. (Tour the home.)

SIZZLED IN GREY ACCENTS

15 Kitchens Ideal For Cooking A Big Family Dinner

The kitchen had already been renovated when interior designer Paul Vincent Wiseman’s clients moved in; he merely added the window treatments, circa-1930 English pendant lights from BK Antiques in New York–with canopies and stems fabricated by Reborn Antiques–and Altura Furniture counter stools. (Tour the home.)

A TASTE OF BELGIUM

15 Kitchens Ideal For Cooking A Big Family Dinner

Referencing the lanterns outdoors, a grand hand-forged iron chandelier by Gregorius Pineo presides over the kitchen, where Belgian Bluestone reappears, topping the counters. Tucked in a niche in the maple butcher-block island are orange woven baskets from Pottery Barn. The Hickory chairs are covered in Holly Hunt leather. (Tour the home.)

STEEPED IN HISTORY

15 Kitchens Ideal For Cooking A Big Family Dinner

Gabby Home barstools pull up to a rift-cut white-oak island topped with a bluestone-honed-limestone slab by Craftsman Court Ceramics from RAM Marble & Granite Designs; the company also provided the perimeter counters, made of Arizona Tile’s Bianco Carrara marble. Tabarka Studio’s hand-painted tiles compose the backsplash. (Tour the home.)

PLUS A STAND-ALONE BAR

15 Kitchens Ideal For Cooking A Big Family Dinner

For the kitchen, the architect-builder team specified Bremtown Cabinetry’s traditional-style beaded-inset cabinets, which were installed by Clearview Cabinetry Services. For contrast, the stand-alone bar is clad in a wormy walnut wood. The swivel barstools are by Caperton Collection and were acquired through Stephen Turner Showroom, and the Kravet window cornice is lined with Samuel & Sons trim. (Tour the home.)

WOVEN IN THYME

15 Kitchens Ideal For Cooking A Big Family Dinner

Interior Designer Sasha Bikoff designed the live-edge dining table with a walnut slab from Indonesia through the David Alan Collection in Solana Beach, California. The woven-hide dining chairs are by Andrianna Shamaris, and the pendant lights are from Arteriors. ( Tour the home.)