When designing a kitchen, we often assume that both upper and lower cabinets are necessary. However, these 17 designer kitchens show how forgoing uppers allows you to showcase favorite dishware or put the focus on a gorgeous view.
Beautifully-Organized Open Kitchen Shelving: If you view too many dishes out in the open as clutter in the kitchen, consider only displaying those that you use most often, keeping them on hand but clutter free. From DIYnetwork.com
JAMES WALK kitchen: • Bertazzoni range • Dropped ceilings • Peninsula kitchen with plenty of cabinet and countertop space • Custom, full-height, open shelving • White, shaker-style cabinets with contemporary bronze or vintage brass pulls
This bold mosaic tile backsplash, open shelving and new appliances make this contemporary kitchen feel up to date. Pale blue tiles offer small pops of color while the brown tiles tie in with the palette in the rest of the room.