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You can’t go too wrong with a traditional kitchen design. Browse our pick of 100s of traditional kitchen schemes and find the perfect look for the heart of your home. Not sure about the traditional look? Check out our country kitchens and modern kitchens, or find your style and browse through 100s of kitchen design ideas, covering all styles.

Modern kitchen with grey walls and green range cooker

Modern kitchen with grey walls and green range cooker

If you’re a keen cook, it might just be time to invest in an Aga (though maybe leave it ’til after Christmas, eh? You don’t want to be experimenting with the family’s turkey dinner now, do you?). This bright green option make a beautiful statement, and once you get the hang of the different way of cooking, it’s a dream to use. Keep everything else simple in the kitchen, such as hanging white lamps, stripped back floorboards and neutral walls and splash back tiles.

Range cooker
Grey accented kitchen with solid wood fittings

Grey accented kitchen with solid wood fittings

Don’t throw the baby out with the bathwater when it comes to doing up your kitchen. Some original features can be kept and modernised – especially if they’re made from quality materials. Here the wooden table units have been updated with a cool grey paint job to the walls, drawers and cabinets and the new limewashed flooring and striped blind give it a light airy feel.

Blinds
Blinds2go

Kitchen-dining area for large family occasions

Kitchen-dining area for large family occasions

The owners decided to build an extension on to this property and part of the reason was to create a kitchen-dining space big enough for large family occasions. The open-planned space allows ease of access from the kitchen to the dining area and prevents whoever’s cooking from feeling cut off.

Traditional kitchen cabinets
Sambourne kitchens

Bespoke dresser
Newark Fine Furniture

Traditional grey kitchen with shaker-style units

Traditional grey kitchen with shaker-style units

Curved lines on the corner units mirror the shape of the new extension windows. The white work surfaces, light grey floorboards and walls offset the darker grey units to prevent the room from appearing too dark and small. Although modern in style, each feature is timeless and has been carefully chosen to go with the rest of the house.

Units
Magnet

Pendant lights
John Lewis

Blue and plum kitchen-diner with island unit

Blue and plum kitchen-diner with island unit

Opt for bold painted cabinetry for a warm and welcoming kitchen. At the heart of this family kitchen there is a colourful plum island unit and patterned splashback tiles in rich autumnal shades. A stainless-steel cooker hood and industrial style bar stools add a contemporary touch to this beautiful open-plan space.

Kitchen cabinets
Linda Barker range at Wren Kitchens

Similar cooker hood
John Lewis

Kitchen-diner with view out on to the garden

Kitchen-diner with view out on to the garden

Paint kitchen units and walls in a warm grey as a versatile alternative to white. It goes with everything, so you can add some colour with accessories, but it won’t look stark. Choose marble worktops with grey veining and make a connection with your dining area by using a similar surface on your table. Doors opening out onto the garden keep the space bright, while the grey paint on the woodwork and trellis marry the outside to the inside.

Bespoke kitchen
Martin Moore

Dining chairs
Flamant

Traditional kitchen with mantel over range cooker

Traditional kitchen with mantel over range cooker

In a traditional kitchen, consider opening up the chimney breast to create a recess for your range cooker. Here white brick tiles have been used as a backdrop and an elegant wooden overmantel shelf frames the stove. This kitchen with high ceilings and ornate coving looks beautiful with classic off-white cabinetry.

Similar kitchen
Harvey Jones


Similar range cooker

John Lewis

Classic kitchen with American-style fridge-freezer

Classic kitchen with American-style fridge-freezer

Make use of the vertical space in your kitchen with full-height kitchen cabinets and clever storage solutions. In this classic cream kitchen design, a tall kitchen cupboard and built-in shelf wraps around a sleek freestanding American-style fridge freezer. Shelving nooks provide great storage for cookery books and accessories.

Similar fridge-freezer
John Lewis

Kitchen units
British Standard

Cheer up your kitchen with pretty pastels

Cheer up your kitchen with pretty pastels

Use pastel colours to brighten up a room and create a vintage feel. It will help to make the room feel airy and fresh. Then, you can add splashes of colour, such as this stripy table cloth and bright blue dresser, without them being too overpowering. Displaying a collection of pretty mugs or tea cups can make a nice wall feature too.

Tablecloth
Not On The High Street

Lampshade
Etsy

Plain kitchen brightened up with smart colourful accessories

Plain kitchen brightened up with smart colourful accessories

Introduce a single brightly coloured appliance to a kitchen and the transformation is instant. The wood-effect cabinetry, neutral-toned floor tiles and white walls of this plain and simple kitchen are thrown into sharp relief by the bold-as-brass fridge-freezer in sassy orange. A few similarly coloured accessories help to ground the colour into the scheme.

Similar fridge-freezer
Swan at AO.com

Traditional kitchen diner with built in wine storage

Traditional kitchen diner with built in wine storage

Make a kitchen super-practical with streamlined built-in storage. This bright kitchen diner with soft grey walls features handy cubby holes for wine storage. A larger kitchen dining space can also benefit from larger and more eclectic furniture pieces to add personality. Here, the large rustic dining table adds farmhouse chic and is relaxed with mismatched chairs. A large skeleton clock stands out against the plain, spacious walls.


Similar dining table

Sustainable Furniture


Similar skeleton clock
Artisanti

White kitchen with wooden cabinetry and nautical furnishings

White kitchen with wooden cabinetry and nautical furnishings

In contemporary schemes, wood can be used to inject warmth and tactility. In this classic kitchen, wooden worktops have been paired with painted cabinetry for a traditional feel. Keep worktops clutter-free so they’re ready for food prep. Splashes of blue in the shape of accessories add a delicate touch of colour to this predominantly white space.

Kitchen cabinetry
B&Q

Smart dining room with linen tablecloth and pom-pom seat cushions

Smart dining room with linen tablecloth and pom-pom seat cushions

Combine colour and character with comfort and practicality in the dining room. Pom-poms are ideal for customising seat cushions and lend a playful touch to this modern country scheme. An array of bright accessories and tableware evokes a cheerful feel and looks striking against the predominantly white backdrop.

Chairs
Scumble Goosie

Seat pads
John Lewis

Pom-poms
Hobbycraft

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