5 Kitchens That Are Like Nothing You’ve Ever Seen Before

published Nov 3, 2015
We independently select these products—if you buy from one of our links, we may earn a commission. All prices were accurate at the time of publishing.
Post Image
(Image credit: Cathy Pyle)

When you look at a lot of kitchens, you see a lot of white cabinets and white marble countertops and subway tile. And of course those things are lovely, but every once in a while it’s nice to see something totally different, a kitchen with colors or details or elements that completely set it apart from the rest. Here are five kitchens that are completely off the beaten path — in the best possible way.

The warm industrial style and color palette of this kitchen above are enough to draw you in, but it’s that patterned tiled island that really makes the room.

(Image credit: Esteban Cortez)

The color of this kitchen is so delightful and unexpected — and if you look closely you’ll notice that the detailing is unique as well. The fun neon sign and the complementary pops of yellow from flowers make this kitchen successful.

(Image credit: Cathy Pyle)

I’m in love with the dark drama of this kitchen. The all-black cabinets make a bold statement, and its all-black backsplash tiles steal the show.

(Image credit: Cathy Pyle)

This kitchen in London is built from salvaged pieces for a storied, old-world feel.

(Image credit: Marisa Vitale)

Colorful washi tape applied to these cabinets transformed this LA rental apartment’s kitchen into a vibrant design.