Category Archives: Kitchens

Kitchen design tips, pictures and ideas for all types of kitchens.

One of the most popular rooms to renovate in a home is the kitchen.  For good reason too; beautiful and functional kitchens increase resale value. Plus, the kitchen is often the heart of the home (especially with the popularity of open concept) which means a stunning kitchen design makes for a stunning home. While it’s […]

Bright colors can certainly spruce up the design of any room and the aim of this photo gallery is to give you ideas for incorporating some brightness into your design, especially red which can look good. There are 2 types of red rooms: 1.  Rooms with red accents 2.  Rooms with fully painted red But, […]

Kitchens are usually the staple of the home.  There are so many different styles, colors, patterns, and themes for a kitchen; but, the most classic is a white kitchen.  The white kitchen is appealing because the bright whiteness gives off a “clean” feel.  The choice of white paint also makes the kitchen look large and open, […]

I think anyone renovating or planning a kitchen these days should seriously consider a double wall oven. Benefits of a double wall oven Cook/bake more at one time. Cook/bake items at different temperatures. Use one as a warmer while other food is cooking/baking. Wall ovens are elevated compared to traditional ovens so it’s easier to […]

Welcome to our gallery featuring a number of gorgeous, wood-filled Craftsman style kitchen designs! The craftsman style was popular at the turn of the 20th century, when it was a backlash against the overwrought and mass-produced opulence of the Victorian era. Architects and designers rejected these factory-produced furnishings in favor of decorative elements and furniture […]

Welcome to this amazing gallery that features 38 of the best kitchen designs (2016 edition)! Our aim in selecting 38 fabulous white kitchens for our “best-of” gallery was two-fold: The kitchens be very well designed; and Our selections provide diversity.  In other words, while I love craftsman kitchens, we didn’t want to showcase kitchens based […]

Welcome to our gallery featuring a host of stunning Mediterranean style kitchens! If you are looking for a breezy design for your kitchen that can transport you to a seaside villa, you may want to consider a Mediterranean redesign. Mediterranean style originated around the Mediterranean Sea and was developed in Spain, Greece, and Italy. This […]

Welcome to our ultimate guide to granite countertops! This guide will cover the different types of granite available to you, the approximate costs of purchasing and installing granite, and much more. Granite is a fantastic material for countertops, whether they’re in your bathroom, kitchen, or in a home bar area. It’s incredibly durable: you can […]

Welcome to our gallery featuring a number of incredible kitchen designs from Bespoke Home Staging & Interiors. With a focus on high-quality and custom furniture, Bespoke Home Staging & Interiors provides staging services for interior designers, decorators, and all types of customers. Bespoke Home Staging & Interiors is often sought by popular interior designers as a […]

Welcome to our helpful resource chart of 28 of the Best Online Kitchen Cabinet Stores and Retailers! Sometimes discovering necessities through a search engine can be difficult. With so much out there on the internet, we thought it would be helpful to make a list of some of the best cabinetry retail sites for our readers. The thing […]

Welcome to our gallery featuring a breathtaking variety of kitchen designs boasting stainless steel appliances. Because our sole criteria is appliances, we were able to gather a wide range of kitchen design styles. In fact, you might be pleasantly surprised at the multicolored galaxy of styles available in kitchens today. When looking to buy or build a […]

Welcome to our incredible gallery featuring some truly unique kitchen designs from some of the best contemporary designers from around the world. It’s been said many times that kitchens and bathrooms sell homes, and it’s easy to see why. A clean, functional kitchen is welcoming and relaxing to work in. Traditionally, kitchens were small, but as […]

Welcome to our first designer roundup, where we’ve asked some of our partners about their own expert kitchen tips. While we have written a lot here about fantastic home kitchen ideas, we wanted to give the designers a chance to speak directly to you. Thus, what follows is a selection of each partner’s top three kitchen […]

Welcome to our gallery featuring a wide selection of fantastic rustic kitchen designs. Rustic interior design encompasses many different variations of the style, embracing an eclectic look that emphasizes nature. Rustic kitchens in particular are easy to spot; kitchens typically have an abundance of wood and stone anyway. To get the rustic look in it’s most […]

Welcome to our gallery of 43 High End Luxury Kitchens by Our Favorite Designers. These spaces are very refined, and all are designed to the creative standards of some of our favorite designers. Sometimes after looking at countless pictures of home interiors and kitchen designs, you get a bit jaded and everything can start to look the same. But […]

Welcome to our gallery featuring a massive collection of beautiful rectangular kitchens. The rectangle is one of the most common layouts for kitchens, mostly because most modern homes are comprised of rectangular rooms. The cabinetry might not be arranged in a rectangle, instead forming a G-shape, L-shape, or even just a single linear set of floor […]

Welcome to our gallery featuring kitchens with dark cabinets and dark granite! A striking combination is created when balancing a possibly overpowering use of dark colors in a room. Kitchens, though, offer some of the most versatile amounts of space for this situation. Cabinets can be all dark, or just the bottom cabinets while the […]

On January 23, 2014, Home Stratosphere published it’s first post. Since then, we’ve published 730+ posts and have received over 20 million page views in 19 months. We have no plans to stop.  In fact, we’re growing faster than ever. While we think every post is great, some of our posts and galleries do stand out. […]

Welcome to our gallery featuring large and functional kitchens with island sinks. If your kitchen has space, you may consider adding a secondary sink to your layout. While the primary sink will typically be larger and have two basins, a secondary sink located in the island is designed for rinsing produce or other preparation materials, […]

Welcome to our gallery featuring kitchen lighting ideas! The kitchen is perhaps the most important rooms to have excellent lighting. Kitchens are used for a multitude of activities and most of them require being able to see well – making the lighting choice a pivotal one. Many kitchens wend up using a combinations of light styles to […]

Welcome to our gallery featuring cottage-styled kitchens! There are few things in the home design world better than a cozy cottage kitchen. These spaces make for a great place to cook, eat, and gather the family together. But sometimes the small size of a cottage kitchen is not practical for a house these days. Why not bring the bucolic […]

Welcome to our gallery featuring a wide variety of kitchens all designed by some of the best designers from all over the world! The above kitchen is contemporary, featuring white cabinetry, glossy black countertops, and classic white subway tile. Unusually, this kitchen has very few wall cabinets, with only a few glass-faced cabinets near the […]

Welcome to our gallery featuring 25 elegant kitchens without windows. Windows are an ancient concept, having been discovered even in early wall paintings in Egypt. Though windows are a great natural and architectural way to add light into a room, they aren’t the only way. There are many different options for achieving the same brightness and feeling without windows. Technology has […]