8 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 
BedfordBrooks Design Inc.
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French Bistro Inspired Kitchen (Riverdale, Toronto)
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Design Tip: Always run your cabinets right up to the ceilings, even when you have high ceilings. Photo Credit: http://arnalpix.com/
“Colour” — sw2010
BedfordBrooks Design Inc.
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French Bistro Inspired Kitchen (Riverdale, Toronto)
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To expand the visual impact of the kitchen, we created a wide pass-through connecting the kitchen with the formal dining room. The beautifully crafted leaded glass transom window adds a unique architectural detail to this Victorian style home. Photo Credit: http://arnalpix.com/
“Colours! Dramatic. Chairs vs black cabinets. Symmetry” — rclasper
Beroza Flooring
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Kitchen Project
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Backsplash is considered an important part of the kitchen because of one simple reason - no matter if your kitchen has shortages or enough of everything but backsplash is still proffered, you can always play it around. And the result mostly depends on how you will do that. Despite of dark cabinets, this large tile gray backsplash fits perfectly in the context because of stone m...More
“Backsplash” — michy4318
S.J. Janis Company, Inc.
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Delafield Kitchen Remodel
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Custom modern vertical grained bamboo frameless cabinets with full overlay doors were selected for their beauty, clean lines, minimal impact on the environment and the unique desired finishes. A rich Espresso color was selected for the perimeter cabinets while contrasting with the lighter caramelized finish of the island. The former refrigerator wall became a wall of 17” deep p...More
“Big window move sink and dishwasher places” — kristinholly
S.J. Janis Company, Inc.
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Delafield Kitchen Remodel
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One of the focal points in the kitchen is the range wall which was updated with a 30” stainless steel Electrolux designer glass canopy wall mount exhaust hood with dual halogen lights. It’s flanked by a rich blend of vertical honed marble mosaics and vertical grained full overlay bamboo espresso wall cabinets with glass inserts. The top of the cabinets feature a vertical graine...More
“dark cabinets, light wood floor” — aryastark7
S.J. Janis Company, Inc.
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Delafield Kitchen Remodel
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A view of the pantry cabinets with the coffee bar pocket doors open. The interior has an outlet for the coffee maker and toaster. The decorative rain glass panels repeat the vertical look of the vertical grained bamboo cabinets.
“coffee/ toaster oven area” — digeronimoml
S.J. Janis Company, Inc.
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Delafield Kitchen Remodel
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Custom modern vertical grained bamboo frameless cabinets with full overlay doors were selected for their beauty, clean lines, minimal impact on the environment and the unique desired finishes. A rich Espresso color was selected for the perimeter cabinets while contrasting with the lighter caramelized finish of the island. The former refrigerator wall became a wall of 17” deep p...More
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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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