High Contrasts Create a Stunning Kitchen Design

Who: Design Works, interior design studio

Where: Irvine, California

Why we love this pic: There's nothing quite like finding the perfect interior balance between light and dark, and this inviting kitchen has it in spades. From the gorgeous white-and-black pendant lights to the dark kitchen island balanced with the white-washed cabinetry, this stunning space demonstrates just how to rock contrasts in sophisticated style.

The takeaway: Play with light and dark contrasts to add depth and balance to a design.

Get the look:

Set of two barstools with wire base and wood backless saddle seat
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White floating shelf
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Kelly Weimert

Kelly Weimert

Kelly is a full-time freelance writer, aspiring aerialist, and passionate interior design enthusiast. She's a regular contributor to design-centric publications like Apartment Therapy, The Spruce, and TexasLiving Magazine.