Ask any designer, and the challenge of refreshing a space—with minimal fuss or financial burden—is best achieved with a fresh coat of paint. If your kitchen is in need of an aesthetic revival, applying a few coats of color to dull or dated cabinets can make your space feel fresh and modern without the commitment of a full on renovation.
From bold and lacquered robin's egg blue, to sleek matte black, these kitchens prove the power of painted cabinets, and are full of inspiration for your next hassle-free home upgrade.
In a California kitchen designed by Colette Shelton of , the Spanish colonial architecture takes center stage, with crisp white walls and pale blue cabinets that bring a light dose of color into the otherwise neutral space.
A Grecian getaway’s kitchen space takes inspiration from the lush mediterranean greenery, with citrus-inspired cabinetry to match the doors and window frame.
In a colorful San Francisco home, the Scandinavian-inspired kitchen features Ceaesarstone countertops and white oak shelves, setting a bright and airy backdrop to the vibrant teal cabinetry.
A black and white palette is anything but ordinary in this Lower East Side condo, with cabinets painted in a matte, jet black, creating a stark (yet comfortable) contrast.
In the maximalist manse of Too Faced founders Jerrod Blandino and Jeremy Johnson, light, bright blue-painted cabinetry brings a welcoming sophistication to the formal, yet modern kitchen.
A petite pool house kitchen fuses the traditional look of toile with modern, glossy blue cabinetry.
In the kitchen of Amanda Seyfried’s Catskills retreat, hexagonal tiles wrap around a wood-burning stove, with cabinets and a refrigerator painted in a cozy sage shade.
A streamlined kitchen seamlessly blends high-gloss purple cabinetry with a sleek foundation and neutral shades.
In the kitchen of this modern Canadian lake house, rich, moody tones of the cabinetry pair with brass fixtures and a dramatic scallop backsplash, creating an elevated warmth in the family-centric space.
In this modern cooking space, the industrial look of exposed beams and brick are given a colorful kick with rich emerald cabinetry.
A small kitchen feels grand in this Douglas Durkin-designed Manhattan pied-à-terre, with sumptuous, chocolatey-lacquered cabinets and a complementing backsplash.
In a meticulously designed, old-school Washington home, intricate herringbone floors lead to white oak cabinetry and a contrasting blue island.
A white subway tile backsplash and warm wood countertops are framed by blue-gray painted cabinets in this charming, statement-making kitchen.
An ultra-sleek monochrome kitchen is brightened with rich charcoal cabinetry, including a lustrous finish that brightens the petite space.
Robin’s egg blue is a bold yet timeless alternative to the popular all-white kitchen, and in Wilhelmina Models CEO Bill Wackermann’s NYC apartment, it packs a subtle punch.