220 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 
Robin Rigby Fisher CMKBD/CAPS
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Transitional Craftsman Kitchen
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Questions26
This 1920 Craftsman home was remodeled in the early 80’s where a large family room was added off the back of the home. This remodel utilized the existing back porch as part of the kitchen. The 1980’s remodel created two issues that were addressed in the current kitchen remodel: 1. The new family room (with 15’ ceilings) added a very contemporary feel to the home. As one w...More
“dark and light woods” — Jennifer Troxel Wyckoff
The Somerville Showroom
Falls Church KOHLER Registered Showroom
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TrueBuilt, LLC
Northern Virginia Contractor
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Phillips Development
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Talon's Crest
Ideabooks10,355
Questions20
Talon's Crest was our entry in the 2008 Park City Area Showcase of Homes. We won BEST OVERALL and BEST ARCHITECTURE.
“Clere story” — tawniyoungblood
Marlene Oliphant Designs LLC
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California Spanish Home Remodel
Ideabooks2,517
Questions3
This Spanish-style kitchen was designed for a client who loves tile and loves color. The tiles are Malibu tiles. handmade in colors chosen by the designer and the client. To break up all of the oak cabinetry, a faux painter was hired to create a teal-colored wash on the island, the refrigerator panels, a tall glass cabinet in the left corner, and the sink cabinet doors. Two cor...More
“floor and green color” — lkaplan
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Avente Tile
Tupper Kitchen and Bathroom Remodel
Ideabooks467
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For the kitchen backsplash, the designer chose the San Jose Quarter 6" x 6" tiles, from our Barcelona collection, in a repeating pattern. Using our San Jose 6"x6" quarter tiles together with our San Jose 3"x3" tiles behind the sink area, the designer really understood the allure of this hand-painted Spanish tile series. The project was completed in 2007 by Design Build, locat...More
“Portugal kitchen.” — cicero5
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Farmhouse kitchen
Ideabooks149
Questions0
Large kitchen remodel transformed the space in keeping with the farmhouse style of the home, adding a large working and seating island with undermount copper sink. A large cabinet bank now links the kitchen and adjoining dining space. Photo: Timothy Manning www.manningmagic.com
“Floors” — tsanso
Giffin & Crane General Contractors, Inc.
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Project 31
Ideabooks475
Questions1
Architectural Design by Peter Becker. Interior Design by Rosie Feinberg, Smith & Firestone Associates. Built by Giffin & Crane. Photo by Jim Bartsch.
“cabinet style” — maryanndorsher
Bulhon Design Associates
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Classical Lake Front
Ideabooks147
Questions1
“Flooring patten and coloring” — smpassmore
Grace Home Design, Inc.
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Open Kitchen
Ideabooks2,501
Questions6
A modern kitchen with a farmhouse feel, with open shelving and an eat-in kitchen island. Backsplash tile from Pratt & Larson, AGA appliances. Island countertop is from Paperstone, and pendant lighting is J Schatz. Photo by David Agnello
“Wood of island” — sylvestris
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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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