10 Fabulous White Kitchens

June 5, 2015

Text by Lynda Simonton

We just can’t get enough of a classic white kitchen. Here are ten of our favorite kitchens from the pages of New England Home.
The kitchen in this weekend cottage on Darien’s Noroton Bay is an exercise in efficient space planning.

 

white kitchen

Photograph by John Gould Bressler

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Architecture by Robert A. Cardello and interior design by Cat Rosier

A skirted sink apron adds country charm to the butler’s pantry of this Cape Cod kitchen. Open shelving and a vintage scale add to the look.

White Kitchen

Photograph by Eric Roth

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Architecture by Patrick Ahearn and interior design by Anthony Catalfano

Rustic ceiling beams in the kitchen speak to the humble origins of this Connecticut home—a circa-1690–1710 Dutch barn that was converted to a home with all the modern amenities.

White Kitchen

Photograph by Michael Partenio

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Architecture by Halper Owens Architects, Interior design by Davis Raines Design

A kitchen island in a contrasting paint color or natural wood is always a nice counterpoint to white cabinets along the perimeter of the kitchen.

White Kitchen

Photograph by John Gruen

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Architecture by Judith Larson and interior design by  Maureen Griffin-Balsbaugh

Exquisite architectural details keep things interesting—even with a monochromatic palette.

White Kitchen

Photograph by Robert Benson

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Architecture by Jan Gleysteen and interior design by Kate Coughlin

The glossy surfaces of the kitchen of a contemporary Vermont vacation home reflect the light and cast a welcome glow.

White Kitchen

Photograph by Jim Westphalen

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Architecture by Vermont’s Birdseye Design

A T-shaped island with large raw wood Xs on the ends create a casual spot for dining, and plenty of work space for kitchen prep.

White Kitchen

Photograph by Nat Rea

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Architecture by Vicente-Burin Architects, Interior design by Hollester Interiors

Back painted glass tiles on the backsplash and frosted hood panels that light up add sparkle to this kitchen.

White Kitchen

Photograph by Sam Gray

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Architecture by Morehouse MacDonald & Associates, Interior design by James Radin Interior Design

A dressy chandelier and hip Lucite stools ad glamour to this Westport, Connecticut kitchen.

Olga Adler White Kitchen

Photograph by Bruce Buck

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Architecture by Doyle Coffin Architecture, Interior design by Olga Adler

Chocolate brown walls accentuate the soaring ceiling beams in this cottage-style white kitchen.

White Kitchen

Photograph by Michael Partenio

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Interior Design by Parker Rogers, Parker & Company

Have kitchen-fever? Take a look at the New England Home kitchen gallery.