118 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 
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English Country
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photos by John McManus
“Layout” — Forrest Edwards
Rollande Vachon owner of Moutarde Décor
A charming european-style home in Montreal
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The old fashioned charm of this kitchen blends well with its modern and high-tech appliances.
“Horizontal kitchen cabinets.” — bayflash
Miller + Miller Real Estate
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French Chateau Kitchen with antique island, Skylights, Wood Millwork Refrigerato
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French Chateau Kitchen with antique island, Skylights, Wood Millwork Hidden Refrigerator, La Cornue Stove and Coffered Ceiling. Miller + Miller Architectural Photography
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Old World Custom Kitchen
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A tuscan triumph located as part of the historic Knapp Estate nested in the hills of Montecito, California, looking South towards Malibu. This kitchen displays beautifully crafted details in the cabinetry, corbels, coffered ceiling and tile work.
“COLOR COMBINATION, TILES. CABINET DETAILS” — aotegbeye
Beckony Kitchens & Baths
9 Reviews
Rustic and Country Kitchens
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This kitchen remodel brought the charm and freshness of a rustic country kitchen into the suburbs with a white farmhouse sink, rustic knotty alder cabinets, and paneled appliances. (Photography by Phillip Nilsson)
“Arch over the window.” — cmsmithcpa
Modern Builders Supply
6 Reviews
Hickory Farmhouse Kitchen
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MBS Interiors design by Jeanine Yancy
“color of cabinets with redish color” — Shug Cross
OMNIA Group Architects
27 Reviews
Brick Arched Ceiling
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The comfortable elegance of this French-Country inspired home belies the challenges faced during its conception. The beautiful, wooded site was steeply sloped requiring study of the location, grading, approach, yard and views from and to the rolling Pennsylvania countryside. The client desired an old world look and feel, requiring a sensitive approach to the extensive program. ...More
“love these cabinets, color is so nice” — vesau
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 This kitchen features Mouser Custom Cabinetry with custom designed onlays drawn specifically for this homeowner. The cabinets are cherry burnished cotton with Habersham double island.
“wood floor color” — marlaowen
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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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