It is no secret that we are all spending more time cooking in our kitchens. Whether you jumped on the bake your bread wagon or are inspiring travel through food, kitchens are more critical now than ever. When it comes to kitchen designs, one must consider practicality, functionality, and above all, style. After all, the kitchen is the heart of the home, where the family meets, where they help, and where the love is. Whether you’re in an apartment in a big city, a big home in a small town, or on the coast, here are five kitchen designs to inspire your next renovation.
One Clinton is a collection of 134 modern homes inspired by the historic and graceful surroundings of Brooklyn Heights. The incredible kitchens in the building are not only completely custom with the finest appliances and finishes but have the most stunning views in Brooklyn.
The residences at One Clinton are designed to provide a thoughtful progression beginning with the arrival. Expansive living and dining areas offer panoramic views of the New York City skyline through oversized windows. The spacious kitchens feature custom white oak cabinets with matte lacquer finishes, Carrara marble backsplash, and Statuarietto marble islands with counter seating add a sophisticated touch. Appliances include a Liebherr fully integrated refrigerator and freezer, Bertazzoni Pro Series stainless steel gas range with integrated hood, Miele speed oven, Bosch dishwasher, and Uline Wine Captain wine fridge, all with custom panels.
11 Hoyt, Brooklyn
Designed by Jeanne Gang, the founding principal of Studio Gang Architects, and developed by Tishman Speyer, 11 Hoyt is a 57-story tower that rises 620 feet and is located at the crossroads of Downtown Brooklyn and brownstone Brooklyn.
The building offers residences with two distinct finish palettes—Heritage and Classic—inspired by quintessential Brooklyn living, with rich, tactile materials designed to withstand the test of time and improve with age.
The Classic kitchen offers a bright, fresh, contemporary feel with pale white oak floors that continue throughout the residence, custom cabinets in white satin-lacquer with patinated zinc accents, and honed Italian lava stone countertops and backsplash. The Heritage kitchens offer dark-stained white oak floors that continue throughout the residence, grey satin-lacquer custom cabinets with blackened steel accents, and honed Italian lava stone countertops and backsplash. All kitchens are open-concept and feature custom faucets and hardware (in either polished nickel or oil-rubbed bronze), panelized and integrated refrigerators and dishwashers, a premium suite of Bosch appliances, garbage disposals and fully vented gas cooktops.
Pendry Residences West Hollywood
Comprised of 40 private Residences and situated in the heart of the famed Sunset Strip, Pendry Residences West Hollywood delivers a new level of fully serviced living in modern Los Angeles. A standout residential feature, the kitchens transition easily from informal to formal—perfect for making a home-cooked meal or hosting a dinner party.
Expansive and open to the great room, each Martin Brudnizki custom-designed kitchen features thoughtfully considered materials are complementing Sub Zero and Wolf appliances and rift-sawn white oak custom stained cabinets. Waterworks fixtures and extra-large Calacata Borghini marble islands are both pragmatic and artful. Also, owners have full access to a range of in-residence dining by world-renowned chef Wolfgang Puck. From an outdoor brunch to a candle-lit dinner, or an après-swim nightcap, dining is available on-demand for delivery poolside on the rooftop or amid the privacy of one’s terrace.
The Edgewater at Delta Coves, California
Designed by Davidson Communities so that all living spaces face out the back toward water views, this home is all about the waterfront and outdoor dining. Its stunning kitchen features matte black Samsung Appliances and a massive, expanded island, perfect for family meals. When grabbing a cold one for a day on the lagoon, pop into the convenient Snack Alley, featuring bi-fold windows that open to the barbecue— ideal for entertaining.
Additionally, the large sink in the Snack Alley of the Edgewater was designed with the fisherman in mind – catch your dinner right off your private dock, then head to the Snack Alley which features a convenient space to clean the fish and throw it on the grill through the bi-fold pass-through doors. Finally, enjoy the sunset reflecting off the water and your view of Mt. Diablo while enjoying your outdoor dining table and living room.
Clear Creek Tahoe
At Clear Creek Tahoe, the stunning kitchen seamlessly blends modern touches while still showcasing natural mountain elements. Features include an expansive island, six-burner gas cooktop, and deep farm sink with a sleek yet functional layout ideal for cooking with families, entertaining, etc. Top of the line appliances includes a Subzero refrigerator/ freezer, Wolf double-oven dual fuel range plus griddle, Wolf built-in microwave, and a Bosch dishwasher.