522 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 
InterDesign Studio
4 Reviews
Jamie Snavley
Ideabooks1,267
Questions7
Custom wood cabinetry with large professional grade sink.
“Sink” — zzruff
Locati Architects
4 Reviews
Chimney Rock Residence
Ideabooks4,167
Questions3
Roger Wade Studio
“Window” — jkitchen1
Chris and Dick's
Classic Kitchens
Ideabooks21,605
Questions14
“Cabinets” — ggiannik
Design Moe Kitchen & Bath / Heather Moe designer
9 Reviews
Heather Moe
Ideabooks24,673
Questions13
“bar format” — kinnelliott
Chris and Dick's
Classic Kitchens
Ideabooks7,844
Questions6
“Bench seating” — debora7071
Synergy Design & Construction
8 Reviews
Leesburg Traditional Kitchen - Fridge & Ovens
Ideabooks5,204
Questions10
The center island features cabinetry and drawers on the sink side. Behind, the pantry area fits a full-height cabinet, double ovens, and a refrigerator with bottom-mount freezer.
“Cabinet stain” — addielou222
Synergy Design & Construction
8 Reviews
Leesburg Traditional Kitchen - Seating
Ideabooks4,576
Questions11
The layout of the large kitchen allows for bar seating at the peninsula and a table and chairs off to the side.
“durasupreme cabinet” — Tiffany Washington
Synergy Design & Construction
8 Reviews
Leesburg Traditional Kitchen
Ideabooks4,980
Questions7
This traditionally-styled kitchen utilizes rich wood cabinetry, intricately patterned granite, and glass tile backsplash, and open shelves near the ceiling for display of dishes.
“kitchen island with granite top” — Diane Yanez
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Kim Kendall Interiors
Loudoun County Interior 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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