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Kitchen Ranges with a Hood | Kitchen Design Trends

Posted by Penny Hull on Thu, Jun 28, 2012 @ 15:06 PM

Hoods over Kitchen Ranges | Photos and Ideas

New Home Kitchen Design

Build a new home kitchen that you'll love to work (and play) in, every day! Get ideas from four recently completed Raleigh, NC area custom homes - each with a stainless steel above-range hood.

Range hoods can be used to ventilate both gas and electric appliances. Other ventilation options include down-draft hoods and microwave/hood combinations.  Microwave/hood combinations are the most common.

Stainless Steel Hood Design #1:

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The custom kitchen pictured to the left, taken from one version of the Brogan, features a horizontal bricklay pattern made of earth-tone subway tiles.

 The accent centerpiece uses alternating diagonal subway tiles.

 

 

 

Stainless Steel Hood Design #2:

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The custom kitchen pictured to the right, taken from one version of the Woodlake, features a mini-mosaic tile pattern that reaches from the range to the ceiling.

 

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 Other special features include:

 - Stainless steel pot filler

 - Coordinating grey-tone subway tile backsplash

Stainless Steel Hood Design #3:

 

Kitchen Ranges with a Hood | 2012 Kitchen Design TrendsThe custom kitchen pictured to the right, taken from one version of the Lowery, features a custom tile inlay above the gas range.


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The custom inlay uses diagonal and horizontal square tiles, with a rounded tile boarder.

These tile selections blend the darks and lights of the room together perfectly.

Stainless Steel Hood Design #4:

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The custom kitchen pictured to the left, taken from one version of the Worthington, features a vertical glass tile pattern. 

 

 

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 This custom kitchen also features a pot filler, white and grey granite countertops, and a built-in wine rack.

 

 

Popular Custom home kitchen design trends:

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Kitchen oven styles - how to choose the right one

Why choose a gas cooktop? Top reasons homebuyers think gas powered ranges are better

What is a kitchen "work triangle" - How to design a kitchen floor plan

What Kind of Kitchen Countertop is Best?

Kitchen Design Trends - Is Stainless Steel on its Way Out?

Contact Stanton Homes for floor plan ideas, to get a new home cost estimate, or find out more about building a custom home in North Carolina. 

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