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The Breakfast Nook Reinvented

Posted on June 18, 2012 by jlamberski

Kitchens are no longer just for chefs. This living space is ultimately becoming the central gathering place of the home, which means it needs to be multi-functional. One area of the kitchen that is taking on new roles is the breakfast nook.

While this term may remind us of charming French country kitchens wrapped in toile, today’s contemporary and modern kitchens are changing the way we see this old fashioned dining area. Architects and designers are coming up with new ways to achieve sleek, bold breakfast nooks that are far from traditional. To incite your imagination, here are a forward-thinking breakfast nooks from our favorite sources for design inspiration.


Designed by architect Ken Linsteadt, this beautiful built-in is combined with a few pieces of contemporary decor create a comfortable yet stylish breakfast niche. 

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Reflective surfaces and lots of natural light define this modern dining area designed by Andrew Frank.

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This gorgeous all-wood breakfast nook with its modern rustic feel complements the natural landscape to provide a unique casual dining experience. 

breakfast nook kitchen design ideas


You can design your own custom breakfast nook to enhance the form and function of your kitchen with the help of a Kd. certified kitchen designer. To learn about our kitchen remodeling and design services, call Kd. in Denver and Littelton, Colorado at 888.460.4496.



Photo Credits:
1) By Kerri McCaffety via Elle Decor
2) By John Merkl via Remodelista
3) Via 2Modern 

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