Design Inspiration

Crib ideas for the heart of your home from these 6 Dallas kitchens

The kitchen may be the most important room in the house. It's more than a place to cook; it's where we make memories with family and friends. And a kitchen's design often sets the tone for the entire interior.

Get inspired by these well-designed Dallas-Fort Worth kitchens — from contemporary to traditional — spied on


Tailored to a couple who wanted an open and modern residence, Ware Architecture Studio designed this simple yet superb kitchen with sleek countertops and cabinetry in high-contrast white and chocolate brown, large stainless steel appliances, and a mosaic tile backsplash on one wall that reads like art. Yellow accents in the pendant lights and chair cushions add sunny yet understated color.

This impressive kitchen boasts a modern industrial design by remodeling contractor Key Residential. Striking features include concrete floors, structural columns, custom wood cabinetry, a gas range installed on the island, stainless steel subway tile backsplash and black marble counters. Clerestory windows let in the light.

Designed by remodeling contractor Viking Craftsman, this kitchen feels homey and warm. Antiqued cabinetry, a hearth-like hood surround and a warm color palette shore up the traditional design.

An all-white kitchen never goes out of style. This transitional design by Domiteaux & Co. has broad appeal, and a large island with contrasting dark wood and white counters beckons you to grab a bar stool and watch the cook while he works.

This custom kitchen designed by DFW Creative Homes & Renovation mixes bright colors with glossy countertops and polished appliances for a contemporary space with a bit of flash. All eyes are drawn to the center island, where a state-of-the-art hood hangs over the cooktop and handy pot filler.

Domiteaux & Co. designed this sleek kitchen to maximize every square inch. The gray undertone of the custom cabinetry complements all the stainless steel, and a wood ceiling — outfitted with plenty of recessed lights — brings in warmth.