Welcome to our site where you will find beautifully designed kitchens with columns. Columns in a kitchen are often needed because the wall is load bearing, but to create an open and airy feeling they are used instead of an entire wall. Adding moulding and decorative corbels can create a more custom look when working with columns in a kitchen.
Be sure to scroll through our curated interior photos so you can read all about the details of each design. We hope to inspire and ignite creativity on your design journey.
1. Shed Ceiling Modern Kitchen
This modern designed kitchen has white columns that are holding the open shelves on end of island, which are used for additional storage and display. A shed style ceiling is made of solid wood with square recessed lighting. A large island with white quartz top and counter stools for seating. A built-in fridge with closed storage on both sides and open shelving above.
2. Traditional White Column Kitchen
A beautiful traditional style kitchen with shaker cabinets in white that contrast with rich wood floors. White decorative columns flank the large marble top island with woven counter stools for seating. Large silver cage lights hang above the island for task lighting.
3. Open-Air Loft Kitchen
This gorgeous loft space has light wood herringbone wood floors paired with white plain-front cabinets and white walls. A single column on the left side of island, attaches to an exposed white beam on the ceiling. Open shelving storage in island is used to display cook books on both ends. Large black art hangs on wall above the open shelf and sink.
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4. Country Style Kitchen
A country inspired kitchen that features brick columns which flank both sides of the island. An unusual design aspect is the glass door cabinets set inside the brick columns for additional storage. Wood counter stools can be used for eating in the kitchen and small glass pendants hang above for task lighting. The floors and remaining cabinets are all wood paired with stainless appliances.
5. Functional Transitional Kitchen
The kitchen has bright and white shaker cabinets and drawers complemented by the hardwood flooring and the wood countertop of the kitchen island. You can see here that there is a thick wooden pillar at the corner that connects the counter with the ceiling.
6. Two-Tone Serene Kitchen
There is a calming, serene vibe in this beautiful two-tone kitchen. A white column sits towards one end of the massive island which is painted a gray/blue tone and glass schoolhouse pendants hang above for task lighting. Wood stools are placed so you can eat in the kitchen and the microwave is hidden in lower cabinets so it’s not an eyesore. The remaining cabinets are a white shaker style with brass hardware and paired with a subway tile backsplash.
7. Circular Wood Industrial Kitchen
A unique circular style kitchen is made entirely of wood on left side and all industrial cabinets on the right. It is charming and a conversation for guests when they visit. The circular island has a wood column on both ends and slate wood wall on lower part which adds interest. The floor looks like a rust Terrazzo style flooring and compliments the wood and stainless steel.
8. Classic Column Spacious Kitchen
This beautiful traditional kitchen has bright white cabinetry and a spacious island with marble countertops . The white contrasts well against the beautiful hardwood flooring and it is connected to the white ceiling by decorative white columns with corbel arches.
9. Light & Bright Contemporary Kitchen
This modern kitchen has modern dark gray cabinetry to match those of the small kitchen island with a gray marble waterfall countertop. This is then contrasted by the large white column that connects it to the tall white ceiling.
10. Modern Cabin-Style Kitchen
The view of this modern barn-style kitchen shows the tall wood cathedral ceilings with exposed beams. This ceiling is connected to the kitchen peninsula with a thick wood and white column wall. The cabinets are painted in a sage gray tone and there are no upper cabinets only windows along the wall which brings in tons of natural light. Modern metal counter stools are placed at the island for seating and black dome pendants hang above for task lighting.
11. Cheerful & Bright White Kitchen
This cheerful and bright white kitchen features white columns with moulding that flank both sides of the island. Blue upholstered counter stools are paired with the white island and Calcutta marble counters. Modern style shaker cabinets provide ample storage and glazed taupe subway are used for backsplash.
12. Eclectic Open-Shelf Kitchen
This view of the kitchen showcases the L-shaped peninsula with a wooden breakfast bar paired with white stools to match the white walls. This peninsula is attached to a thick white column that connects the floor to the white ceiling.
13. Industrial Barn-Style Kitchen
This kitchen has modern dark gray cabinetry to go well with the modern appliances. These are complemented by the exposed wooden beams of the tall ceiling that connects with the kitchen island through thick wooden columns.
14. Elegant Two-Tone Kitchen
An elegant two-tone kitchen with a blue gray spacious island that is paired with white modern shaker cabinets. White columns flank both sides of the island and cane back counter stools provide a place to sit and eat in the kitchen. Schoolhouse style glass pendant lights hang above island and sink window for task lighting.
15. Farmhouse Style Kitchen
This spacious farmhouse style kitchen features a massive sized island painted a dark charcoal color with white columns flanking both sides. An apron front farm style sink is installed on the left end of the island while the right side has cabinets for hidden storage. Chrome pendant lights hang above the island for task lighting and a beautiful vintage widespread faucet is paired with the sink.
16. Rustic Modern Kitchen
This rustic style modern kitchen features a solid distressed wood beam that runs down the middle of the massive island. The cabinets are all painted a lovely greige tone with paneled walls for added texture. Open white shelving is hung on main wall to the left and large windows, to the right, allow tons of natural light to stream in.
17. Dual Fridge White Kitchen
Dual industrial style refrigerators are featured on the left side of this classically designed white kitchen. Two large white columns flank the island and black modern counter stools are provided for enjoying a meal in the kitchen.
18. Cozy Cabin-Inspired Kitchen
Distressed wood walls and a brick column are combined to create a cozy cabin-style kitchen. White washed panel walls contrast with the wood and brick and concrete countertops in this design. Leather counter stools are provided so you can eat at the island and open shelving displays cook books. Small upper cabinets hide clutter and narrow floating shelf displays a tableware collection.
One of the many challenges an interior designer needs to face would get around auxiliary supports. Sometimes, columns and bars are set in such awkward spots that it makes it somewhat hard to work around it, making blockages in traffic, or a tremendous unaesthetic impediment.
Depending upon the height of the columns, it can likewise add visual stature to the room to cause it to seem bigger than it is. Here are a few hints for picking the correct island and the correct kinds of columns for your island.
With open plan living so popular, many homeowners find it challenging to work around columns or steel structures that may seem they are in the way. Whether it’s sticking out from the inside of an exterior wall or standing right in the middle of your room, this is a very tricky – or expensive – structure to dispense with in a new design, or to have removed from an existing space (although it’s always worth consulting a structural engineer).
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