IdeaPaint, an easy-to-use dry erase paint, creates a playful wall in a family's kitchen.
The units in the Passive House-certified Belfield Avenue residences in North Philadelphia are outfitted with carbonized bamboo floors and Bosch appliances. Onion Flats designed the medium-density fiberboard screen, whose round perforations serve as a filter for sunlight and a playful surface for children.
In this Melbourne house, ample floor space lets the kitchen double as a playroom. The roof’s geometric shape also helps the interior feel more expansive than it is.
Equipped with an LG refrigerator and Thermador wall oven, an eat-in kitchen in a McLean, Virginia home can fit three generations of a family at the dining table and natural stone island.
In an Austin kitchen, a Silestone White Storm countertop provides plenty of prep space. In the adjoining dining area, a Caboche suspension light by Foscarini hangs over a CB2 dining table and Real Good Chairs by Blu Dot. The living room sits a few steps down from the kitchen-dining area.
In this Finnish home, the kitchen comes with an adjacent play space. The loft above the kitchen is a family room used mainly for playing music: piano, guitar, trombone, and drums.
This home near Lake Tahoe is built for relaxing family vacations. The heavily trafficked island is a custom design, inspired by a 1960s Dansk tray.
A modern bungalow addition for a growing family in Austin features a joint kitchen and dining room with ample pantry space. Featuring reclaimed wood from the original house, a single sliding door covers only half of the kitchen pantry. An additional full-size pantry is located inside the laundry room, toward the original bungalow.
The kitchen of a home on an Amsterdam canal “is where it all happens,” says architect Huib Van Zeijl. As the hub of the home, the room is situated at the front of the house and features a minimal palette and Belgian granite countertops.
This modular family home in Texas is built for three generations of visitors. In the high-activity kitchen, Gliss swivel stools and a Dowel bar stool share space in front of a custom maple kitchen island.