72 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 
Case Design/Remodeling, Inc.
14 Reviews
Case Design/Remodeling, Inc.
“the floor” — Tom Izzo
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Classic Transitional
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
“Painted cabinets” — cormierdreams
Mercury Mosaics and Tile
103 Reviews
Mobley Kitchen
This older St. Paul, MN kitchen needed a pick-me-up. So, the homeowners decided to create a custom mosaic for their backsplash to spruce it up. The rustic colors and textures create a mosaic not-to-be-forgotten Custom Mosaic Project - Inquire about design and color blend
“fun tile” — sarahemcg
Northern Virginia Design Firm
Exclusive Design, Exceptional Living
We deliver “ceiling to floor” interior design services, and 17 years of experience has afforded our design team the opportunity to share our passion for design and creating unique interior spaces.
Mercury Mosaics and Tile
103 Reviews
Mobley Kitchen
This older St. Paul, MN kitchen needed a pick-me-up. So, the homeowners decided to create a custom mosaic for their backsplash to spruce it up. The rustic colors and textures create a mosaic not-to-be-forgotten Custom Mosaic Project - Inquire about design and color blend
“Funky” — pntheas72
Counter Dimensions
17 Reviews
Counter Dimensions - Sandra Kelley
This little galley kitchen was very dated, you know, stuck in 1967. By removing and relocating the washer and dryer, the kitchen was enlarged allowing for a far more open feel and more work space.
“Flash back” — tmdinh
Stanton Homes
4 Reviews
Le Chalet Vert
In this version of Le Chalet Vert kitchen, the Stanton Homes interior design team worked with the home owners to create a modern, yet classic environment by integrating a small splash of color into a white and black (ie espresso) theme. This design combination will never go out of style: white granite, stainless steel appliances, dark cabinets, and hardwood flooring.
“Back splash” — ilivecake
Six Walls Interior Design
10 Reviews
“Dark cabinets” — Erin George
Mercury Mosaics and Tile
103 Reviews
Axon/O'Connor Kitchen
This beautiful project was designed by Liz Murray through Pental in Portland, Oregon. The backsplash features our Penny Rounds in a stacked layout. So amazing! Penny Rounds - 226 Olive Green, 136 Victorian Red, 65 Amber, 132 Jewel Brown
“Cabinet desing , sink and handles with back splash” — duriyen
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KSA Kitchens
Loudoun County Kitchen & Bath Designer
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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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