Vintage kitchens remain a popular choice for both old and new homes, thanks to their nostalgic notions and sentimental silhouettes that rightfully deserve a place in heart-of-the-home spaces. Browse our pictures of kitchens to see antique and retro kitchens that stay in character while satisfying a present-day family's form and function needs. See how vintage kitchen cabinets done up in distressed, painted, or natural stain finishes, exposed hinges, and bin pulls partner with antique cupboards and furniturelike cabinetry for an unfitted, built-over-time look. Discover ways to use vintage kitchen tables as style-apt islands and as fetching focal points in eating areas and banquettes. Arrange vibrant vinyl-clad chairs around a red-enameled metal kitchen table set on a black-and-white checkerboard floor to quickly stage a retro-revival kitchen design. Architectural elements, such as beaded board, ceiling beams, and crown moldings, play important roles in vintage kitchens, while colorful dishware, subway-tile walls, and fun fruit- and flower-pattern textiles fashion sassy retro kitchens. Learn how to incorporate brand-new kitchen decorating elements that evoke days gone by. See how these kitchen designs handily incorporate porcelain-handled faucets, skirted lower cabinets, period hardware, and reproduction appliances to fashion vintage kitchens that offer a hearty old-fashioned welcome.