60 Transitional 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 transitional 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 
Bevan Associates
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Healdsburg Weekend
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“Cabinets and windows” — Lindsay Gasek
Step One Design
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Lucas Avenue
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This was the original kitchen. The unfortunate part was there was no crown molding on top of the original cabinets. Oh - and did I mention the gold hardware (yes, it is back, but works in only certain spaces). So, out it came to be replaced by brushed nickel knobs and pulls. A beautiful built up crown was added to the space to give it elegance and impact. Plus an undercoun...More
“Lights!” — josephandsam
Step One Design
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Lucas Avenue
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This was the original kitchen. The unfortunate part was there was no crown molding on top of the original cabinets. Oh - and did I mention the gold hardware (yes, it is back, but works in only certain spaces). So, out it came to be replaced by brushed nickel knobs and pulls. A beautiful built up crown was added to the space to give it elegance and impact. Plus an undercoun...More
“well hello...” — lsooley
Northern Virginia Interior Designer
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A wonderful view of all three rooms. Fantastic flow and continuity - along with edgy touches make this a great space
“Layout” — jjasurda
Lowe's Home Improvement
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If you take inspiration from the natural world, opt for trend-defying calm neutrals. You may not realize how much range you can find—the spectrum runs from warm, earthy browns to cool, contemporary white.
Garrison Hullinger Interior Design Inc.
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Street of Dreams - American Spirit
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“pole by fridge” — cwillis555
Selective Kitchen Design LLC
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Townhouse kitchen remodel
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Robbinsville, NJ Kitchen remodel Our homeowner wanted to update the builders standard kitchen cabinets, with so many options available we where able to find a perfect blend that fit the budget and met the homeowner's expectations. Mission Maple with cognac finish cabinets matched with Silestone quartz tops created the look of this contemporary townhouse. Many thanks to all who...More
“Lavabo” — ctremblay31
Tara Veith Design, LLC
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Transitional Guest & Pool House
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This crescent shaped pool house was designed as a flex space for a family of five. With its armoire-style murphy bed, it serves as a guest house. The kitchenette with tv, bathroom and outdoor shower contribute to its role as a party space, pool cabana and hang out space for the kids.
“Small island” — mirtag
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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 transitional 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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