Many people often question; is the kitchen pass through window out of date? Is it still suitable to use in nowadays houses?
If we receive this kind of question, the answer is YES, it can still be suitable to include in nowadays home design without looking out of date. Everything depends on the style of the window.
In recent times, bigger sizes have become more popular. If it is impossible to obtain by any chance, you can enhance the look to be more attractive by choosing a unique opening system and catchy counter.
You should never forget that the pass through window always helps when it comes to the serving. You can easily pass the foods, drinks, ingredients, and others to the next room or an alternative eating spot outside without leaving the kitchen.
Are you considering including a pass through window in your kitchen design? If yes, you can look at the list of 25 trendy design ideas that we have made and see that the window can still look fantastic for nowadays living.
- Simple, Black Bi-Fold Pass Through Window with Grey Counter
- Black Pass Through Window for Easy Access to and from the Kitchen Sink Area
- Awning-Style Pass Through Window for Extra Beauty
- Double Casement-Style Pass Through Window
- Pass Through Window in a Small Wall Space
- Large Flip-Out Pass Through Window to Access the Patio Area
- Pocket, Sliding Pass Through Window with Easy Access to The Grill
- Industrial-Style Large Glass Pass Through Window
- Screened Porch with Pass Through Window Connected to The Kitchen
- Pass Through Window from Kitchen to Fireplace Seating Area
- Pass Through Window with Large Continuous Counter to Serve More Foods
- Wood Counter to Make The Pass Through Window More Beautiful
- Glass Pass Through Window with Transom
- Trendy Pass Through Window with Fold-Up Style
- Interior Pass Through Window
- Slide-Up Pass Through Window that Connects Indoor and Outdoor Kitchen
- Stunning Black Pass Through Window with White Counter
- Slide-Up Pass Through Window with Screen
- Kitchen Pass Through Window in Semi-Outdoor Living Area
- Gorgeous White, French-Style Slided Pass Through Window with Black Counter
- Black-Framed Pass Through Window Paired with Brick Wall
- Black Awning Pass Through Window with Unique Wooden Counter
- A Modern Feel with Glass Pivot Pass Through Window with Metal Frame
- Kitchen and Deck Pass Through Window
- Pass Through Window with Counter and Seats on Both Sides
1. Simple, Black Bi-Fold Pass Through Window with Grey Counter
This pass through window matches the simplicity of the white wall. Its bi-fold style makes the design even more elegant. It looks nice together with the siding.
The existence of the grey counter does not only enhance the good look. It also creates an alternative place for enjoying meals outside the house.
We love the addition of wire-style chairs in front of the window. The color matches the grey counter, while the look is suitable for the black window’s simplicity.
2. Black Pass Through Window for Easy Access to and from the Kitchen Sink Area
A lot of pass through windows are built to create easy access to and from the sink area. An example of this is available in the picture.
Something like this is meant to make it easier for you to deliver the foods and beverages to the eating area outside the window. When done, it will also be effortless for you to pass the dish to wash in the sink area inside the kitchen.
3. Awning-Style Pass Through Window for Extra Beauty
Pass through windows for the kitchen are available in different designs. The one you see in the picture is in awning-style.
Something like this looks very beautiful. The aesthetic is an excellent match for the beautiful wall siding.
One thing you must understand is that it needs space for the opening. Besides, you must remember that nothing gets in the way before you open the window.
The plus point is that it gives you a large opening depending on the window size you choose. It will create better access to the kitchen area and produce a more open feeling in the interior.
4. Double Casement-Style Pass Through Window
What if your home exterior includes casement windows, and you want the pass through windows to have the same styling? You do not have to worry because it is very possible to do.
You can take a look at the picture above if you need proof. The pass through window here is in double-casement style to match the regular ones of the cabin.
Of course, there is a difference found in the pass through window design. It has a counter that makes it an alternative eating spot to enjoy meals while feeling the pleasant outdoor sensation.
We love the counter because it looks connected to the countertop in the interior because of the seamless design. Something like this can connect the inside and outside of the house in a smooth and simple way.
5. Pass Through Window in a Small Wall Space
The pass through window should not always be large. If the vertical space available on the wall is limited, you can choose a smaller size. The most important thing to remember is the window’s primary function, which is for creating access to the kitchen inside.
The picture above shows an example of what we talked about earlier. The interior wall space available is limited, so that this awning-style pass through window is the only one possible to build.
The thing that we love in the design is that the counter as the pair for the window is way longer. It not only affects the look but also gives an extra surface for placing drinks and foods.
6. Large Flip-Out Pass Through Window to Access the Patio Area
The design of this modern, flip-out pass through window arrests our attention. The reason is that it gives access and views to the seating area on the patio.
This is suitable to pick if you often spend time in such alternative outdoor living with your family and friends. If you want to host a party too, this element will help you a lot.
7. Pocket, Sliding Pass Through Window with Easy Access to The Grill
Here is another simple yet inspirational pass through window design that you can consider. As you can see in the picture, it creates easy access from the kitchen to the grill on the patio outside.
It can be a perfect selection if you love barbequing, especially if the grill does not come with any station or counter. It will be much easier for you to place all the spices and ingredients needed when cooking outside with the window.
8. Industrial-Style Large Glass Pass Through Window
We choose this pass through window as a good example to include in the list because we fall in love with the industrial style. It is dominated by grey color with and black and wood accents.
The window is large enough so that you can place up to five stools in front of it. Together with the semi-outdoor dining table set, the place can accommodate more than ten people at once.
9. Screened Porch with Pass Through Window Connected to The Kitchen
Take a look at this pass through window that becomes access between the kitchen and the farmhouse screened porch. The grey color matches not only the frame of the screens but also the furniture and floor.
We must show you how the windows look from the kitchen interior. Here you can see how large the opening is.
It creates an open sensation to the kitchen area as well as making it visually larger. Besides, it provides extra natural light from the outside to make the interior brighter.
10. Pass Through Window from Kitchen to Fireplace Seating Area
The seating area in front of the fireplace is the one that a family often used for gathering and spending quality time. If the kitchen is located next to it, adding a pass through window in the wall is an excellent idea.
Can you imagine chatting happily while enjoying comforting drinks and snacks? It seems that the window can help enhance a better quality of time between you and other family members.
11. Pass Through Window with Large Continuous Counter to Serve More Foods
Two elements are impressive from this pass through window design. The first is a large continuous counter that makes it perfect for serving lots of foods at once.
The second is the garage-style glass door. It makes a distinctive look, mostly when seen from the kitchen interior. You can choose it as an alternative for another door styling if you think they are too ordinary.
The best thing about this door is that it takes only a vertical space for the opening. It is excellent to pick when there is no other space available in the kitchen.
12. Wood Counter to Make The Pass Through Window More Beautiful
A counter may not be the directly-connected part of the pass through window. However, it is a crucial element to support the serving function of the window.
The best thing about it is that we can customize it in so many ways. Instead of making it look the same as the countertops used in the kitchen, you can create something else like the one shown in the picture.
This custom wooden counter makes the pass through window design look prettier. It even has a coordinating visual as the wooden beams above it.
13. Glass Pass Through Window with Transom
If you wish to get the easy-serving function and extra natural light, the design of this pass through window is the one you must know. It seems like the glass casements are not enough.
This window also comes with a glass transom above it. Something like this can also give an open and airy feel to the kitchen area.
14. Trendy Pass Through Window with Fold-Up Style
For a maximum opening, you can pick a pass through window with a fold-up style. If you are not familiar with it, it looks like the one you see in the picture.
From the photo, you can see that the window size is not that big. However, the fold-up style maximizes the opening so that it can still perform the serving function effectively.
15. Interior Pass Through Window
In the interior, a pass through window is usually used to connect the kitchen with another room next to it, particularly the dining room. However, no casement is usually included in the design so that it is more suitable to call a hole.
Although that is the most common design, it does not mean that you cannot use casement. As a matter of fact, you can.
The picture above shows an example. It is a pass through window with a regular opening.
The benefit offered by the design is, of course, flexibility. You can open the window when you need easy access to serving foods. You can also close it whenever you think that the kitchen view is better not to be seen from the next room.
16. Slide-Up Pass Through Window that Connects Indoor and Outdoor Kitchen
Please take a look at this simple yet beautiful pass through window. It has a slide-up system that is suitable for saving up space.
However, you must remember that if you are looking for a maximum opening, this one might not be a suitable option. It can only open half from the full size of the window due to the slide-up mechanism.
No matter what, a window like this is still beneficial in connecting the interior and exterior kitchen, as you can see in the pic. Passing spices and ingredients from inside the house will be much easier when you need to cook on the grilling station outside.
17. Stunning Black Pass Through Window with White Counter
Everything about this pass through window is just stunning. The first thing that catches our attention is undoubtedly the black frame that looks highly compatible with the black wall and the black stools.
The design looks even better because of the white counter. It brings the classic color combination while at the same time also creates a contrast, trendy look to the window design.
18. Slide-Up Pass Through Window with Screen
Sometimes, you can also add screens to the pass through window design for the kitchen area. An example of this is available in the picture.
An outside screen is added to the design of this double, slide-up pass through window. Instead of affecting the look, something like this tends to perform the function.
The choice of stools to complete the window design here is just fantastic. It is a trick that you can do as well to enhance the visual.
19. Kitchen Pass Through Window in Semi-Outdoor Living Area
When we look at this picture, we imagine how those people are cozily chatting in the pass through window area while enjoying their drinks. The thing that catches our attention the most is, of course, the design.
Look how simple yet stunning this window is. It has a black frame and white counter that seem effortlessly trendy when paired with the white wall.
The black color of the frame looks compatible with the stools’ legs. Choosing coordinating seats like this can help in making the window look more attractive.
20. Gorgeous White, French-Style Slided Pass Through Window with Black Counter
We love everything about this slid pass through window. The french-style looks gorgeous.
The black counter is contrast but does not reduce the attractiveness of the window. It is also precisely the same length as the window, so everything looks neat.
21. Black-Framed Pass Through Window Paired with Brick Wall
About this pass through window design, we love how it looks together with the brick walls. While the window alone is already catchy because of the design, the wall makes it even more prominent.
We like the large awning-style window. When closed, the glass casement still leaves an open feel in the kitchen interior.
22. Black Awning Pass Through Window with Unique Wooden Counter
Pass through window and counter are often inseparable. The counter is essential to the serving function owned by the window.
This black awning-style pass through window in the picture has a unique wooden counter. It looks even more special because it is in a continuous design with the countertop in the interior.
23. A Modern Feel with Glass Pivot Pass Through Window with Metal Frame
Do you want something that looks modern? Why don’t you choose a glass pivot-opening pass through window?
This design is so suitable for a modern or contemporary kitchen. You can see an example in the picture.
24. Kitchen and Deck Pass Through Window
Other than a porch, a deck is also a location that is used quite often as an outdoor living space. That is why you can connect the kitchen and deck using a pass through window, as shown in the picture.
The design here includes folded and slide opening. We love the window’s large size because it makes the kitchen feel like a semi-outdoor one when it is opened.
25. Pass Through Window with Counter and Seats on Both Sides
This last but not least design idea that we found is fascinating. It is a pass through window with a continuous counter.
The thing that we found to be different is that the designer places seats not only outside the window but also on the other side that is located in the kitchen area.
The idea is incredible. However, it is suitable only for a spacious place.
Wow! There are so many ideas available for building the kitchen pass through window. The ones we have shared with you here are just small portions, so you can find many others to get even more inspired.
The sure thing to remember is that a pass through window is a beneficial element. It helps you save time and energy in cooking and serving foods outside the house.
The only thing you should do is making sure that the design looks trendy and suitable for nowadays styles. This way, you should not be worried that it will look outdated.