27 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 
Architectural Design & Restoration, Inc.
6 Reviews
Jenner Residence
Ideabooks190
Questions1
Photos by John Costill: www.costill.com Contractor: Earthtone Construction, Sebastopol, CA
“color” — Penny Jordan
Merrick Design and Build Inc.
10 Reviews
Jarid's Whole Home Renovation
Ideabooks7
Questions0
Adelia Merrick Phang
“Dark counter tops and craftsman style.” — micbl1102
ARTO
3 Reviews
Rustic in Vancouver Canada
Ideabooks577
Questions1
“Cabinet door style” — desireecashman
Loudoun County Kitchen & Bath Remodeler
We are designers and builders of home additions and renovations throughout Northern Virginia. Our team of designers, craftsman and builders have been in business for over 27 years.
Sponsored
We Got Lites
3 Reviews
Kitchen Lighting
Ideabooks8
Questions0
Rustic Mini Pendant http://www.wegotlites.net/Urban-Renewal-Collection-1-Light-8-Rustic-Iron-Mini-Pendant-P1235RI_p_48764.html
“Galley island with storage on the ends” — juliebee2
Dana Austin Griggs | Real Estate Group
2 Reviews
3014 NE 20TH AVE, PORTLAND OR
Ideabooks30
Questions0
RENOVATED ARTIST’S HOME! Prime Irvington location with open living spaces, unique hardwoods, luxe interior finishes, modern master suite with walk-in closet and a gorgeous private bath. Bright and airy gourmet kitchen with eating area and bonus features: artist’s studio and finished basement with family room. Great landscaping and outdoor space in one of Portland’s most sough...More
“عجبني تصميم باب الدواليب” — Sarah Sahel
Interior Motives Accents and Designs Inc
13 Reviews
THE PAULA DEEN NW STREET OF DREAMS HOME
Ideabooks44
Questions0
KITCHEN BY INTERIOR MOTIVES ACCENTS AND DESIGNS INC.
“Backsplash” — Emily Maloney
Highland Design Gallery
3 Reviews
Jamerson
Ideabooks15
Questions0
Dura Supreme cabinetry Highland Design Gallery
“Layout” — jstexasd
Merrick Design and Build Inc.
10 Reviews
Jarid's Whole Home Renovation
Ideabooks10
Questions0
Adelia Merrick Phang
“built in shelf!” — julia_curtis
Renovating in Ashburn? Contact a local pro
Courthouse Contractors / Kitchens & Baths
Loudoun's Kitchen & Bath Expert
Call us today!
View my projects
Windows on Washington Ltd
Loudon County's Premier Windows - Best of Houzz 2015!
View my projects
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.
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™