This is the color of the sky and sea, which is probably why there is something so calm about blue – and why it is a natural hue for the heart and hearth of a house. Navy cabinets feel sophisticated paired with marble counters, while periwinkle equipment has the advantage of playing games.
1. BLUE PAINT, BLACK TILE
At a Canadian lake house, the kitchen was painted by Benjamin Moore’s Van Deusen Blue, the chandelier was made by Urban Electric Co., the backsplash was in Saltillo Tile, and the counter was Caeserstone in London Gray.
2. BLUE WALLPAPER AND CABINET KITCHEN
Tennessee style butler by Tim Barber Ltd. heating a blue cornflower cupboard with gold accents; Paisley wallpapers in almost the exact same color.
3. BLUE VINTAGE RANGE KITCHEN
In Designer Brian J. McCarthy’s apartment in New York City, an all-white kitchen utilizes several blue elements: Stove and hood by La Cornue, and wide pale blue stripes on the floor.
4. BLUE ISLAND KITCHEN
Instead of painting the whole kitchen blue, Melissa Rivers only dipped feet, or rather an island. Just below the marble center of the island was painted soft blue sea.
5. BLUE TOP CABINETS
In this kitchen by Dawson Design Group, only the top cabinet is rendered in shiny blue, creating a pop-art flash in a really sleek space.
6. BLUE AND YELLOW KITCHEN
Light blue cabinets, floating shelves and backsplash tiles look softer and more serene next to the marigold range in this room by Randall Architects.
7. POWDER BLUE KITCHEN
This house in Pacific Palisades, California, owned by designer Alison Palevsky and her husband, Alexander, immediately calmed down with the island and its blue blue cupboard, and wooden bar stools from Organic Modernism. Kitchen stoves by Viking and Carrara marble tiles by Walker Zanger; 1920’s chandelier came from Thanks for the Memories.
8. ICY BLUE KITCHEN
Icy blue is paired with classic black and white, and there is no better proof of this Arts and Crafts house in Beverly Hills, designed by Madeline Stuart. The cabinets are specially made and the chandelier is around 1935. The kitchen counter is quartzite and the floor is Marmoleum.
9. BLUE BACKSPLASH KITCHEN
Only the color backsplash can change space, as evidenced by the Paris perfume house designed by Pierre Yovanovitch. Kitchen backsplash and wall sculpture made by Armelle Benoit. The range is by Wolf and the sink is by Franke. Custom cabinets.
10. BLUE FABRIC CHAIRS KITCHEN
At this 1960s farmhouse in Los Angeles, the kitchen bench by Hollywood at Home has a pillow covered in blue cloth by Peter Dunham Textile, a custom-made cupboard painted in Farrow & Ball’s Down Pipe, walnut-painted walls and photographs. is by Sugimoto.