142 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 
Simpson Design Group Architects
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Winding Way Residence
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Photographer: John Sutton Interior Designer: Carrington Kujawa
“tile behind the sink” — lrundlett
Creative Touch Interiors
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French Country
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Good example of tone of tone glazing with the perimeter cabinets in shades of cream contrasted with the center island in khaki glaze. Vent hood is glazed taupe tones to pull out color in the accent tiles behind the cook top.
“style” — finnaganagain
WL INTERIORS
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Astounding Ornate kitchen
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This is a bright, natural and amazing traditional kitchen with smart usage of the place, amazing visual effects and creative match of colors and textures. Photo: © wlinteriors.us / Julian Buitrago
“color, cabinets, distressed?” — Katie Brown
WL INTERIORS
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Astounding Ornate kitchen
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Traditional kitchen design is what happens when modern meets the natural and creates a beautiful and light appearance with a warm and cozy note. Photo: © wlinteriors.us / Julian Buitrago
“Absolutely stunning. The cabinet faces are somewhat similar, and they look great in this color witho” — Felicia Stasny
Lowe's North Charlotte
3 Reviews
Schuler Cabinetry: Sugar Creek Maple Harbor Mist Sheer
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After: 1940's Kitchen Remodel utilized Schuler Cabinetry (exclusively at Lowe's), Curava Recycled Glass Countertops, 12" x 24" Porcelain Floor Tile (Leona Silver Glazed), Whirlpool Stainless Steel Appliances.
“Armoire grise” — capitaine_ladou
MDC Cabinetry & More
3 Reviews
A Simple Farmhouse Kitchen in Virginia Hunt Country
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Signature Custom Cabinetry - (Perimeter) Buttermilk Pain with Chocolate Glaze on Maple, Pioneer Door. (Hood) Sage with Umber Glaze. (Island) Burgundy with Umber Glaze on Maple with Rub Thru, Colonial Lip Door. Top - 3CM Golden Leaf Polished Granite. Lighting - Lt. Moses Willard. Backsplash - Matte Linen White by Renaissance Tile. Design by MDC Cabinetry & More. Design-Build Con...More
“Cabinets and fridge” — lvnieto
WL INTERIORS
10 Reviews
Astounding Ornate kitchen
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“Glazing” — Koski Construction Co, Inc.
WL INTERIORS
10 Reviews
Astounding Ornate kitchen
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“Floor” — lindalaq
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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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