My husband and I are nearing the end of a significant kitchen remodel. After tearing walls down, reconfiguring the layout and bringing in modern cabinetry and appliances, we are getting down into the specifics. 1 detail I’m considering is the thing to put above our newest cooktop. I’m thinking about several possibilities.
For purpose, the chances include a hood, a vented microwave, a counter top, a pot filler, or a storage container. And a number of these options can be layout features. A hood or section of ornamental backsplash can act as a focus. An open shelf can help fill the empty visual space between a cooktop and a hood. Adding two or more of those choices together would give an expert, layered look. Naturally, all materials placed above the stove will see a few cooking jumble, so that they will need to be wipeable and nonporous.
Stay away from storing cooking oils, food and spices above the cooktop, as high temperatures can cause them to undesirable for consumption. By contrast, cooking utensils, recipe cards and also a kitchen timer come in handy above the stove. These photographs show some ideas in action.
Turan Designs, Inc..
A pot filler located just above the stove makes boiling water fast and simple. No longer walking back and forth into the sink for water.
Hanging small pots, measuring cups and spoons from S-hooks on a rod above the stove keeps frequently used utensils readily offered. This frees up drawer and cabinet space for additional kitchen items.
Castro Design Studio
In an all-white kitchen, a warm wood hood becomes the centerpiece.
Capoferro Design Build Group
For a very simple look, a white subway tile backsplash is chosen above this cooktop. The vinyl is low maintenance and can be wiped down easily. The hood imitates the cabinetry to get an even more cohesive look.
For an island cooktop, a downdraft ventilation system which climbs up from the countertop is a modern surprise and practical to boot.
A piece of stainless steel above the stove provides this kitchen an industrial component.
The Sky is the Limit Design
Decorative tile put within a wall niche above the stove proves function and form can work together. It’s a nice focus, and the ledge is a great fall zone for cooking essentials.
Make an impression by installing backsplash tile in a chevron pattern all the way into the ceiling.
Michael Goodsmith Layout
A stainless steel backsplash, shelf and hood together with a tiled backsplash take this kitchen out of plain to lovely and layered.
Suzie Parkinson SÜZA DESIGN
In a small kitchen, a jet that is vented over the cooktop is a sensible solution. For a custom look, keep cabinetry above the microwave.
A personalized hood, an open shelf and a pot filler above this cooktop make it function triple duty.
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