20+ Kitchen Vent Hood Ideas For Your Next Reno
Kitchen vent hoods are having a moment. Whether it’s a sleek hood that blends seamlessly into your space — one of our top kitchen trends for 2018 — or a bold, statement-making version, it’s one of our favorite ways to bring character to the kitchen. From simple matte black to patterned tile, click through this gallery for inspiration before you plan your next kitchen renovation.
Since this kitchen has a smaller footprint, designer Brian Gluckstein decided to draw attention away from appliances (like the vent hood, hidden behind frosted panels) and emphasize remarkable features, like the vaulted ceiling.
A square vent hood coated in the same crisp white as the walls has a camouflaged feel. Designer Alda Pereira chose to scale back this feature in pursuit of a light, bright space.
Pale blue cabinets, patterned floor tile and a range hood that strikes a glam note make designer James Davie’s kitchen feel both classic and cutting-edge.
Bevelled white tiles add modern dimension to this otherwise classic kitchen. Brass pulls offer a touch of glitz.
White oak conceals the vent in this clean-lined, Scandi-inspired kitchen. Warm metal and black accents punctuate the neutral space.
Using the same cabinet trim on a range hood helps soften the look of a kitchen, as evidenced by this bright, elegant space.
Homeowner Effie Genovese knew that her vent hood had to be striking, given that it floats above the island in the middle of the kitchen. Sheathed in a matte black metal, the hood adds a graphic punch.
As Qanūk designers Sarah Keenleyside and Lindsay Konior prove, great tile doesn’t have to be limited to the backsplash. The duo covered an entire wall — including the range hood — in classic subway tile, creating a restaurant-inspired look.
Handsome trim elevates the range hood in designer Julia West’s kitchen. Traditional millwork establishes a classic feel, while a stainless steel backsplash strikes an industrial note.
Celebrity chef David Rocco’s own kitchen is as luxurious as you’d expect it to be; Gorgeous veined marble covers almost every surface, including the countertops, backsplash, shelves and vent hood.
A streamlined black hood and trio of barstools introduce hits of contrast to this otherwise light and bright kitchen.
Given that this kitchen sits in the center of the house, designer Alison Milne decided to disguise the vent hood beneath a panel with the same furniture-style look as the cabinets. A wood island adds warmth, while pops of primary colors give the space a youthful energy.
As a modern range hood would have marred the look of this traditional kitchen, designer Jennifer Worts decided to hide it altogether with an ornate cabinet front that perfectly matches the rest of the space.
A vent hood adorned with wood panels is well-suited to this kitchen’s laid-back aesthetic, and is a fitting choice given the cottage’s lakeside location in Muskoka, Ontario.
Designer Shirley Meisels kept the curb backsplash in this kitchen low to emphasize the space’s horizontal lines and to focus attention on the matte black vent hood.
To give the prep area in this former Princess Margaret Showhome kitchen a sense of grandeur, designer Brian Gluckstein covered the range hood in the same opalized grey tile as the backsplash. A glossy finish adds an extra-special touch.
Designer Nam Dang-Mitchell hid the seams of this hood fan using polished nickel and a riveted detail. “The hood fan is the focal point of kitchens these days,” says Nam.
A chalkboard fronts the fan hood in this quaint bistro-inspired kitchen. Designer and homeowner Jay Hodgins uses the unique feature to announce the day’s menu.
Satin brass trim and hardware glam up the range hood and cabinetry in homeowner Sara Shafran’s Vancouver kitchen.
A marble-clad hood pops against a wall of glazed bricks and enhances the look of the Calacatta marble island. White oak cabinets and floors add warmth.
A hand-worked patina gives the metal on the vent hood and waterfall island an artisanal quality. The overall look feels streamlined yet sophisticated.
Floating above the stove, a dramatic black vent feels graphic in contrast to white cabinetry and counters.
Designers Natalie Hodgins and Kate Stuart show the power of a bold color palette in this high-impact kitchen. A crimson rug adds warmth and pattern underfoot, while a showstopping deep blue hood and stove create a natural focal point.
A stainless steel range hood trimmed in brass, large brass pendants above the island and matching hardware give designer Allison Willson’s kitchen a unified feel.