25 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 
Susan Brook Interiors
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This kitchen was totally transformed from the existing floor plan. I used a mix of horizontal walnut grain with painted cabinets. A huge amount of storage in all the drawers as well in the doors of the cooker hood and a little bread storage pull out that is usually wasted space. My signature corner drawers this time just having 2 drawers as i wanted a 2 drawer look all around t...More
“Kitchen drawers” — laura0813
Interiors by Steven G
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Contemporary Private Residence Palm Beach County
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Barry Grossman Photography
“K” — fthijm
Coop 15 Architecture
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Lake Washington Blvd
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Designed by Seattle architect Lionel Pries in 1950, the original plan of this home has been only slightly modified to create larger kitchen and master bath areas and a downstairs recreation space. The entire home was updated with new finishes and fixtures, and a freestanding carport was added.
“High bar top hides sink mess” — kmschwrtz
Loudon County Luxury Interiors & Custom Cabinetry
Exclusive dealer for Clive Christian, British Luxury Interiors. Full Service Interior Design firm specializing in Kitchens and Custom Cabinetry.
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Bill Fry Construction - Wm. H. Fry Const. Co.
32 Reviews
Fushion Granite
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Fushion granite island
“Inserts” — marsico
Stud Construction – Andrei Damian
9 Reviews
Tustin Remodel
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White oak rift cut cabinetry, quartz counters and stainless steel mosaic backsplash offers the ultimate contemporary kitchen.
“hmm” — tessme
Toro-Lombardo Design Build
13 Reviews
Contemporary Tuscan
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Photography Birte Reimer
“Cabinets” — maria0657
SunSwallow Design, LLC
4 Reviews
Nottingham Residence
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This is a remodel to a Kitchen that included removing a wall between the Kitchen and the Dining room as well as expanding the size of the existing Kitchen space by pushing out into the adjoining Family room. This view is from within the Dining room looking into the Kitchen. All photo's by CWR
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Estate Homes Inc
“This kitchen has a cafe feel about it: clean and modern with just a splash of color.” — Estate Homes Inc
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Interior Style by Marisa Moore
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When revamping 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 in your design.

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?


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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