Even in the "white kitchen" category, there are endless material and finish options, which means there's plenty of room to maneuver and make your own mark. Here are ten of note from our Remodelista Architect/Designer Directory.
Above: Gast Architects combines a painted wood paneled back splash with a marble countertop in this San Francisco kitchen.
Above: Platt Dana Architects use tiles from Cheryl Hazan Mosaic to create a textured wall in this white kitchen in a New York apartment. See The Architect is In: Making the Most of Your Floor Plan to see how the architects maximized the space in this apartment for a busy family of five.
Above: San Francisco-based Nicole Hollis uses cabinets to add a tone of gray in an otherwise all-white kitchen.
Above: Medium Plenty introduces warmth into the kitchen with a wood counter top for the island.
Above: Stone Interiors uses a gray veined marble for both the counter tops and the back splash in this Pacific Heights kitchen in San Francisco. Contemplating marble but worried about upkeep and maintenance? Consult My Dirty Secret, or How I Learn to Live with a Marble Back Splash to learn the secrets to marble maintenance.
Above: In a New York loft, Wettling Architects retained the 100 year old industrial columns and beams in this modern, white kitchen.
Above: New York designer Elizabeth Bolognino introduces open wood shelves into a white modern kitchen in a Colorado townhouse.
Above: New York-based design build firm Leone Design Studio adds high contrast to this white kitchen with a black chalkboard.
Above: Using wood shelves and a concrete sink, Medium Plenty creates a bar out of a sliver of space by the stairs to the kitchen.
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