White is easily one of the most underrated colors in the design world. The classic simplicity of this hue is the ideal backdrop for a variety of design qualities – from bold pops of color to earthy shades and textures. And, white color schemes are especially impactful when used in kitchen design. As the central heart of any home, the kitchen should be inviting, fresh, and comforting, and using white is an excellent way to evoke these feelings. Read on for the inspiration behind three of our favorite white kitchens — and how to bring white hot style into the consumer’s kitchen.
White Hot Kitchen #1: A Neutral Base
White kitchens truly have stood the test of time – and for good reason. This ivory hue is a surefire way to give any space an effortlessly chic look. In the following kitchen, the snow-white kitchen island, cabinetry, and countertops provide the perfect base for sleek Bosch appliances and splashes of color. When designing a white kitchen, it’s important to experiment with textures and finishes to add more subtleties to the space. A high-gloss sheen creates a bright, modern look, while matte white develops a softer aesthetic. Whichever concept is chosen, an expansive white color scheme is guaranteed to create a refreshingly simple environment for afternoon cooking, weekend meal-prep, or evening gatherings of friends and neighbors.