55 Kitchen Design Photos

As the hub of the home, the kitchen is the room with all the action. It's not just the place to prepare and cook food — it's also used for entertaining guests, storing gadgets and eating family meals. Your design needs to accommodate all these activities, which is why kitchen remodels are more popular than ever. Today, islands, farmhouse sinks and stainless steel appliances are common additions, while custom cabinets and countertops are key components of any inspirational dream kitchen. More 
Harry Braswell Inc.
6 Reviews
GREEN with Envy: LEED Certified Whole House Renovation
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LEED Certified renovation of existing house.
“wall color” — Elements of Design
Sealy Design Inc.
27 Reviews
Moody Blues
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Questions5
“Kitchen Cabinet and countertop color” — Swee Louie-Der
Laurie Stevens Design
16 Reviews
Cardiff Family Kitchen
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This Cardiff Family Kitchen is designed to be a fun central meeting place for many of the days activities. The french doors give everyone direct access to the exterior patio and ocean breezes. while the large picture window overlooks a more intimate patio that holds the spa. The large chefs range serves to be flexible enough to prepare large dinners for entertaining many or e...More
“Back splash” — bradsg114
Washington DC Interior Designer
Harrison Interiors has been called a “hidden gem,” with a walk-in studio and a 50-mile service area that spans from Leesburg to Annapolis, Gaithersburg to Woodbridge.
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Darlene Somrak, CKD of Somrak Kitchens, Inc.
20 Reviews
Large transitional multi-room project
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This large kitchen project includes this bar area for entertaining which offers a pass-through to the dining room. Although the cabinetry matches the rest of the space in wood specie and stain, the door style is slightly different and special hardware was used. The copper countertop and sink was left antiquated and flamed to age naturally for low maintenance. Majestic...More
“backsplash” — Megan Park
Aplus Interior Design
2 Reviews
Pool House
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Pool House at Private Residence, Steven Jones Photography
“Like this black splash” — jkittler_0917
MICHAEL WHALEY INTERIORS, INC
6 Reviews
Classic Transitional
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Hand painted cabinets surround a cross stried island in grey/blue with a walnut top. Morrocan style tiles line the walls. Phtot by Phillip Ennis
“island sides” — akovalchik
New Ravenna Mosaics
3 Reviews
Vera Jewel Glass Mosaic
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Vera, a hand cut jewel glass mosaic, is part of the Ann Sacks Beau Monde collection sold exclusively at www.annsacks.com
“Backsplash, bench/cushion seating, crown molding” — Craig Bloom
New Ravenna Mosaics
3 Reviews
Vera Jewel Glass Mosaic
Ideabooks4
Questions0
Vera, a hand cut jewel glass mosaic, is part of the Ann Sacks Beau Monde collection sold exclusively at www.annsacks.com
“like, not backspalsh” — clairefye
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When discovering kitchen remodeling ideas for your kitchen, there are several different aspects to consider. Overall, a functional space is key — after all, you want your kitchen layout to work well for you. You should carefully consider where to place your stove, refrigerator, island and cabinets to ensure plenty of space to cook, eat and entertain. Next, you should keep storage in mind. Kitchens contain a lot of utensils, pots, pans and small appliances, so be sure to have enough space to store all your favorites nearby. Finally, your space should look nice and welcoming to guests who visit. Using high-quality, colorful materials will help bring personality and vibrancy to your space, which is important when trying to avoid a cookie-cutter look.

How do I determine my kitchen layout?


If you're starting a kitchen renovation, now is a great time to create exactly what you want. With the help of a kitchen designer, even a small space can have spacious storage and a nice flow. For small spaces, a galley layout is a great option. Since horizontal space is limited, think vertical; stack counters and shelves high up on the walls, and try to find innovative storage containers and double-duty pieces. For larger layouts, try an L-shaped or U-shaped kitchen with a large center island or peninsula. It provides plenty of cabinet and countertop space, and you can add a bar-height counter to the island for an instant eat-in space. In the end, it's important to think about what your family uses the room for and then cater to those needs when you start implementing your kitchen remodeling ideas.

How can I add more kitchen storage?


In order to store all your cookware, bakeware and small appliances, you need cabinets, drawers and shelves to spare. To make your space work, use every square inch of space: include cabinets in your island, buy spice racks and hanging pot racks, and invest in a cart. Place frequently used bulky items on the countertop, and free up some space by storing less commonly used items in your storage room or basement. And most of all, get organized! Well-organized accessories take up less space, so taking the time to properly store them will be a lifesaver.

What countertops and cabinets should I use in my kitchen design?


Because the layout and storage options are pretty standard, picking interesting materials is key for helping your kitchen stand out. When it comes to counters, granite countertops and marble countertops are elegant options, while concrete, limestone and stainless steel counters are a little more trendy. For a bit of color, add a bright mosaic tile backsplash or pick out a vibrant wood floor finish. You can even mix up your cabinetry! Frosted cabinets are great for a modern feel, while painted cabinets make for a nice but cheap kitchen remodel.
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