97 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 Serra, CKD
small kitchen
Ideabooks3,784
Questions14
“Table in the centre” — Sam Spence
Cindy Aplanalp-Yates & Chairma Design Group
16 Reviews
Southern Living House
Ideabooks9,691
Questions12
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!
“Brick on island” — tchambe
Crisp Architects
42 Reviews
Crisp Architects
Ideabooks5,038
Questions8
One Story Renovation/Addition. Photographer: Rob Karosis
“cocina pequeña” — diegofran
Andrew Sherman Photography
Cottage in Historic Wilmington
Ideabooks872
Questions1
Andrew Sherman
“Good idea for the small table in the kitchen” — Joveria Rahim
Astro Design Centre
20 Reviews
Astro Design's Contemporary Kitchen & Bathroom Design
Ideabooks68
Questions0
Brands used in this kitchen: KWC faucet, Julien sinks, Astro House Brand Cabinetry, Quartz Countertops and Frost – Cabinet Hardware. NKBA Award-Winning Kitchen: contemporary/modern ($30,000 and up) 1st place Photography by Doublespace photography
“bulkhead” — project manager
Mercury Mosaics and Tile
101 Reviews
Dayton Kitchen
Ideabooks18
Questions0
This kitchen features 3"x6" field tile in Seafoam glaze. This glaze is particularly interesting because it has quite a bit of variation and can get some spots of brown in it that only show up after they come out of our kiln. It is especially useful if you're ever going for a more "worn" look. 3"x6" Subway Tile - 213 Seafoam
“like the distressed look of the backsplash” — beachmammi
Bartell Home Improvements Inc
3 Reviews
Golden Home Remodel
Ideabooks18
Questions0
Bartell Home Improvements Inc
“cabinets and handles” — Estee Juergens
K Taylor Design Group
7 Reviews
Chesterfield Home
Ideabooks72
Questions0
Designer - K Taylor Design Group Photography - Alise OBrien
“Small wine fridge” — Kasey Mercer
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FAIRFAX MARBLE
Loudoun County Tile, Stone & Countertops
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Northern Virginia Full Service Landscape Design Build Firm
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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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