Contemporary kitchen features a beadboard ceiling over a white shaker cabinets adorned with oil rubbed bronze hardware and a gray quartz countertops, Caesarstone Lagos Azul, and a gray mosaic tile backsplash. A pair of industrial pendants hang over a kitchen peninsula fitted with end shelves lined with backless wood and iron counter stools.
White and gray kitchen features gray distressed cabinets paired with white marble countertops and a white and gray marble herringbone tile backsplash. A farmhouse sink and deck mount faucet stands under a picture window next to a corner glass door which leads to the backyard. A shiplap ceiling is accented with two glass pendants which hang over a gray kitchen peninsula lined with Arteriors Henson Counter Stools.
When we saw photos of Kitchn reader Sarah Galender Meyer's Bay Area kitchen renovation, we were stunned! This small, dark 1970s kitchen ("horrid," as Sarah said) underwent a complete gut remodel, which included knocking down a wall between the kitchen and dining room and adding French doors to bring in more light. See what the kitchen looks like now: