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 
Julie Fifield
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Dining Room Custom Installation
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Design By: Julie Fifield 540 338 9661 Custom Breakfront - Omega/Dynasty Cabinetry Contractor: Stonegate Construction Purcellville, VA Phone: 540 338 1664 Photo By: Alex Post
“Shanandoah Furniture” — janjor
Cindy Aplanalp-Yates & Chairma Design Group
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Southern Living House
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Open, warm and welcoming-is this full loaded kitchen. The hand finished walnut bar is a favorite gathering place. Not shown is an attached 'morning room' that is well used for the day's first cup of joe!
“ceiling” — Nataly Oliyarnyk
Palladio Interior Design & Wallace J. Toscano AIA
architecture
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“ceilings” — Skye Clifford
Loudoun County Interior Designer
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Karr Bick Kitchen and Bath
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Jenny Rausch, C.K.D
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Denash Photography, Designed by Jenny Rausch C.K.D Ceiling is a barrel vault with white subway tile, cabinets are Mouser Custom Cabinetry in custom stain. Decorative iron chandeliers.
“granite and cabinets” — ndomanti
Caves Kitchens
6 Reviews
Custom Cream French Country Kitchen with Blue Hutch
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This custom kitchen features a back splash made from beige tiling with a criss-cross design, illuminated by the stunning under cabinet lighting. A matching glass cabinet was built by our Caves Millwork brand with interior lighting to accent the walnut insides. - Allison Caves, CKD Caves Kitchens
“glass doors” — smdenehy
PEDINI NY
3 Reviews
System Collection
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A contemporary kitchen designer's dream - with or without handles, wall hanging or floor mounted, the System Collection offers an extensive selection of standard elements and finishes to fit a wide range of modern kitchen layouts and flexible kitchen design budgets. Minimalism to the max. The System Collection allows the ancient and universal function of cooking to be a fun an...More
“Kitchen” — tarmizi
Arthur Rutenberg Homes
New Custom Home - Asheville (1296)
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Arthur Rutenberg Homes
“I like the bar area. I wonder if we could do something like this near the fireplace off the kitchen” — bbiagas
Shoreline Construction and Development
1 Review
The Azalea
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View of the Kitchen with two colored cabinets, granite countertops and pretty linen shaded lights
“white shaker cabinets” — vantyson
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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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