Range Hood Ideas
All range hoods ventilate cooking odors, but these do it with style. Find stylish range hood design ideas and clever ways to incorporate them into your kitchen.
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Make a Mantel
The stately mantel-style hood that graces this range has a classic, high-end presence. The wood detailing mimics the same sort of attention given to detail on glass-front cabinets beside the hood.
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This charcoal black hood has a distinctly traditional look which pairs perfectly with the rest of the home. Molding on the hood makes it look a bit grand, but is balanced by the subdued black-painted wood.
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A high arch made out of wooden panels keep in line with this kitchen’s country English aesthetic. The dark wood contrasts stainless-steel appliances and a neutral backsplash.
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A small, inconspicuous range hood fits into this contemporary kitchen. The petite range hood helps to focus attention on the custom orange cabinetry and clean, white backsplash.
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In this Spanish-style kitchen, a grand plaster hood makes a statement without stealing the show from the hand-painted backsplash tiles. The hood is the same white as the walls which makes it seem as though the piece has always been a part of the home.
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Better When Balanced
A range hood with a matte finish contrasts a wall of glass tiles. The hood is the same color as the cabinets, blending the two together for a seamless result.
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Custom Focal Point
A furniturelike Lacanche range is topped off with a custom plaster range hood. By painting the hood the same color as the walls, the hood could easily fade into the background. It's the one-of-a-kind shape that makes it a definite focal point in the room.
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Better in Bronze
A curved bronze range hood pairs well with a beige patterned backsplash. The simple shape of this hood allows for the variation in color and bronze material to be noticed and appreciated.
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A Bit of Drama
This hand-carved limestone hood is dramatic without being too overbearing. The choice of light, neutral-color stone keeps the piece from feeling too heavy.
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A wood range hood adds an architectural element to the range area. Scrolling woodwork and a pair of columns bring instant visual appeal to the hood.
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This stainless-steel structured range hood fits with the kitchen’s ultra-modern yet organic theme. The geometric hood pairs perfectly with the small mosaic tiles used to create the backsplash.
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Made out of only curved lines, this range hood helps to break up the straight lines in this modern kitchen. The hood’s color perfectly complements the autumnal hues in the glass-tiled backsplash.
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Old beams wrap this custom hood to create a rustic, old-world air. The range hood becomes a true piece of custom art with a deer head mounted front and center.
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A substantial arch on this range hood presents a classic look. Custom moldings bring even more visual interest, while allowing the hood to meld with the cabinetry.
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A stainless-steel hood matches perfectly with the open shelves, oven, and range. The hood's clean, geometric lines help the entire kitchen feel like a professional chef's oasis.
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Panel details combine with weighty crown moldings in a stately custom range hood. The same detailing can be found in glass-door cabinets with an X motif.
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Mix the Metals
Two different-color metals help to define this shapely range hood. The combination of copper and stainless steel gives the hood a contemporary feel with traditional lines and shape.
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Twist on Traditional
A traditional-shape vent hood is made contemporary with a stainless-steel finish. The size of the hood works well with the other large-scale pieces in the kitchen.
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Saturated with Color
This chimney-style hood is a bold fire-engine red that leaves the kitchen feeling undoubtedly contemporary. An auto body shop was in charge of using 16 coats of car enamel to make the hood such a visual statement.
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Scallops and Serifs
Curved serifs and softly scalloped edges decorate this range hood. The handcrafted plaster hood has a distinct, old-world design that is cohesive with the rest of the kitchen.
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The intricate woodwork and molding on this range is what sets it apart from the rest. The dark-stained wood and neutral-color plaster help the piece fit in perfectly with the rest of the kitchen.
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By placing a hood directly above the range on this island, the kitchen opens up and allows the cook a view of the room. This stainless-steel model has the same transitional feel that flows throughout the space.
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Into the Future
This stark range hood looks like something from a futuristic movie with it’s odd shape and minimal size. Clean lines and the various materials that make up the hood make it feel like an expensive piece of modern art rather than a simple range hood.
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Neat with Zinc
A locally crafted zinc hood gives this kitchen wall a rustic and industrial element. The hood also helps to visually break up the white cabinetry and neutral backsplash.
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