There's a reason why blue is an old favorite: The hue can be used in a variety of styles, ranging from cool modern to bright retro, and in a nearly endless number of shades. What better way to experiment with blue paint than in the kitchen?
Browse these 25 blue rooms for a taste of what your kitchen could look like with a few cool-toned decor upgrades. From azure walls to navy floors, you've never seen your favorite color quite like this before.
This stunning house in Marrakech, owned by the founders of tile design house , features enchanting floor and wall tiles that are designed by their own firm. The countertops are Moroccan marble, and the vintage sign came from a Marrakech souk.
The kitchen in fabric expert John Robshaw's Connecticut country house is a study on fearless color choices. The walls are painted in Rose Quartz and the cabinetry in Starry Night, both by , creating a bold but impressive palette.
Inside a stylish Park Avenue apartment, the kitchen features chairs by that surround a custom-made painted glass–topped table in the breakfast area; the silk-screens are by Donald Sultan, and the 1960s light fixture is English.
In a Manhattan home, this charming blue kitchen features wood-and-marble cabinets commissioned by an artisan in India. The unique light fixture is by , and the appliances are by . The walls and carpet anchor the room in a dreamy blue palette.
This 17th-century English estate isn't afraid of colorful decor. The subtle blue kitchen island is by , the mahogany table is Victorian, the curtains are of a stripe, and the walls are painted in Tablecloth by .
Hand-painted glassware and collections of china become the focal point in the small kitchen of a Connecticut house designed by Lou Marotta. The cupboard's light blue backing draws the eye directly to the statement items.
Vintage items meet modern design in a Bridgehampton house designed by . The bright blue cabinets and smoked mirror-paneled bar are custom-made and the floors are of honed Thassos and Atlantic Blue marble. The counters are cast glass, the circa-1970s stools are attributed to Karl Springer and the 1960s chandelier is made of Murano glass.
This may be a contemporary Los Angeles bachelor pad, but cowhide makes a surprise — and uncharacteristically blue — appearance with custom-made stools in the kitchen. The island's surface is by , the lacquered cabinetry is custom made and the sink fittings are by .
A row of blue kitchen barstools by Etel Carmona for star in a sophisticated Hamptons home, adding a modern pop of color in contrast to the custom-made matte lacquer cabinetry and wooden island. The sink fittings are by and the range is by .
A blue kitchen island echoes the blue detailing in flooring by in this Hollywood Hills home. The vintage pendants are from Obsolete, the BassamFellows stools are from , and the sink is by with fittings by . The countertops are Carrara marble.
A Parisian kitchen designed by is made intimate by dark, blue-purple walls and crocodile-embossed leather on the refrigerator and cabinetry. Contrasting hints of red (such as with the lacquer tray and dinosaur sculpture) vitalize the space.
In a gorgeous Cape Cod cottage circa 1880, deep blue makes an appearance on the wood floors and door frame, evocative of the nearby sea. A vintage seascape hangs above an antique butcher block, echoing the kitchen's ocean-inspired palette.
The kitchen of chef 's Hamptons home features custom-made cabinets and an island painted in . The French bistro chairs are by and the brass pendants are by Thomas O'Brien for .
This home in Pacific Palisades, California, belonging to designer and her husband, Alexander, instantly calms with its cool blue island and cabinets, and wooden barstools from . The kitchen stove is by and the Carrara marble tiles are by ; the 1920s pendant lights came from Thanks for the Memories.
The kitchen's bright blue banquette is custom-made in a historic (yet perfectly updated) Manhattan apartment. The pendant light is from ; the wallpaper is by Hines & Company, and the herringbone flooring is original. The Saarinen table is from .
In this room designed by Miles Redd, a lacquered finish adds a rich dimension to the space, painted floor-to-ceiling in .
A muted blue floor complements the natural elements in a Long Island kitchen designed by . The banquette has cushions covered in a fabric and the twig chandelier overhead is from a Paris flea market.
In this 1960s ranch house in Los Angeles, the kitchen stools by have cushions covered in a blue fabric by , the custom-made cabinetry is painted in , the wall is stained walnut and the photographs are by Sugimoto.
Red makes the perfect sibling to cool blue in this New York City kitchen designed by . The range and hood are by Viking, the light fixtures are custom made, the stools are from and the floor is paved in slate tile.
Subtle hints of blue pop in the New York City apartment of publisher Kim Hastreiter. While the cabinets are all-white cabinets, true blue chairs and tableware of a splash of personality.
Just a few hints of blue are enough to brighten this kitchen at Oakley Farm, a 19th-century manor in northern Virginia. Decorator and architect designed kitchen cabinets that extend to the ceiling to take advantage of often-wasted space, and added bursts of blue color in the wicker chairs, backsplash and fruit stand.
Icy blue pairs well with classic black and white, and there is no better proof of that than this Arts and Crafts home in Beverly Hills, designed by . The cabinetry is custom-made and the pendant lights are circa-1935. The kitchen counters are quartzite and the flooring is Marmoleum.
Just a backsplash of color can transform a space, as proven by a perfumer's Paris home designed by . The kitchen's backsplash and wall sculpture were made by . The range is by and the sink is by . The cabinetry is custom made.
In designer Todd Oldham's country home, sky-blue striped walls contrast with sage and chartreuse glaze on the wall behind the kitchen sink, which is further decorated with cutouts of Japanese silk-screened papers.
In Andy Cohen's blue kitchen, the cabinets are painted in the company’s Black/Blue, and the counters are in end-grain walnut and semi-honed black granite. The range is by , the hood is by , the ceiling light is by the ., and the wallpaper is Field of Daydreams by .
In this sleek, blue-accented NYC kitchen, the cabinetry is by , the countertop and sink are , the fittings are by Vola, and the oven and cooktop are by ; the light fixture is by , and the floor is terrazzo.
In Steven Gambrel's Chicago apartment, the sink fittings in the butler’s pantry are by , the counter is in Indigo Green marble, and the antique mirror is from ; the cabinetry was painted in a custom high-gloss lacquer matched to ’s Mallard Green.
In the kitchen of designer Ken Fulk's Victorian cottage the custom-made cabinetry is painted in Tanner's Brown, and the walls are in Cream, both by ; the countertops are butcher block, the sink fittings are by , and the stove is antique.