80 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 
Highland Design Gallery
3 Reviews
Black, White & Red Kitchen
Kitchen Design by Robin Swarts for Highland Design Gallery in collaboration with Kandrac & Kole Interior Designs, Inc. Contractor: Swarts & Co. Photo © Jill Buckner
“Cabinet style” — beckysplace65
Wm.Thos.Smith,LLC [The General Practice of Design]
3 Reviews
Vassar Designer Show House, Suburban Philadelphia, PA
This Kitchen was designed and installed as part of the Vassar Designers' Show House in Philadelphia's Man Line Suburb. The kitchen utilized Imported Cabinetry and Domestic Appliances. Photo by: Hugh Loomis
Samantha Kate Design
3 Reviews
Samantha Kate Design
This young couple needed a new kitchen for their 1960's style ranch hame to accommodate their fit and active lifestyle. A dividing wall was removed to open the kitchen into the family room while high end appliances replaced vintage double ovens and outdated wallpaper.
“cabinets” — dipetrick
D for Design
7 Reviews
D for Design - Morning Canyon - Corona del mar Ca.
This classic Santa Barbara style residence in Corona del Mar, California was designed by Donna Puzifera of D for Design for casual living with comfortable indoor living blended with an extraordinary outdoor experience including canyon & ocean views.
“Color of cabinets” — brianhenderson
Bison Custom Cabinetry
Fabulous projects I've done
This kitchen is truly a gathering place for family and friends. The distressed cabinetry, traditional style, and adjoining living space make this room inviting.
Precision Flooring
7 Reviews
Hardwood Flooring
White Oak Hardwood installed and finished with Rubio Monocoat. Visit http://www.prefloors.com for a FREE estimate.
“floor” — Stephanie McLaughlin
Beauchain Builders, Inc
5 Reviews
Blizzard Caesarstone Kitchen
Elegant kitchen with Blizzard Caesarstone counters, glass cooktop, double ovens, stainless appliances, undermount sink, Espresso stain cabinets flat panel, bar seating, bar area, bar sink and faucet.
“Large over hang L shaped island” — sunonface
Muckridge Custom Kitchen and Bath Renovations
Wood-Mode / Brookhaven custom kitchen
“floor” — Lisa Gillette
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Michael Nash Design, Build & Homes
Loudoun County Design Build Firm
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Loudoun County Tile, Stone & Countertops
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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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