Modern kitchen pictures

Modern kitchens use clever design and sleek styles to create an impressive space to cook, eat and entertain. Browse our pick of the best modern kitchen schemes and find your perfect look from 100s of photos. We also have lots of inspiration for country kitchens and traditional kitchens. And if you really can’t decide, we have 100s of kitchen ideas covering all styles and trends for to you browse through.

  • Retro kitchen-diner with glass wall cabinets

    This modern extended kitchen has been kept simple and elegant with a neutral colour palette. Marble countertops and beautiful sliding glass-door wall cabinets add a sleek, updated finish. The impressive mid century-style wood dining table and chairs become a focal point thanks to the stylish low-slung pendant light

    Bespoke units
    Tim Moss

    Dining table
    De La Espada

  • Family kitchen with dark wood peninsula unit

    A brilliant white kitchen is given a modern yet homely feel with tongue-and-groove panelling. The peninsula unit is a practical solution for casual dining and social cooking, while powder blue pendants lights and metal stools add a utilitarian feel. Chunky walnut worktops create warmth and definition, while a few bright accessories tie the scheme together.

    Pendant lightsJohn Lewis

  • Grey and white kitchen with compact gloss cabinets

    This small kitchen has been streamlined with simple and compact hi-gloss cabinetry that fits perfectly into the petite space. Warm wood worktops and flooring ground the scheme, while dove grey walls are a pleasant and modern contrast against the white units and smart metro tiles. A reclaimed whisky box adds a little touch of character. 

    Similar units

    Le Creuset

  • Grey and white kitchen with French door

    White hi-gloss units and corresponding woodwork make a fresh contrast to the dove grey walls of this modern kitchen. The smart contemporary scheme is continued with honey-coloured wood flooring and matching worktops that help make the space feel streamlined. Metal pendant lights complement the grey scheme and turn the look slightly industrial.

    Similar pendant lights
    The Contemporary Home

  • Kitchen-diner with period dining area and modern cooking space

    This impressive kitchen has an ultramodern look, but there’s a more traditional feel in the dining area with a carved table and classic dining chairs. These fit with the 19th-century property’s period details, such as the cornincing and built-in shutters.



    Similar table and chairs
    Sweetpea & Willow

  • Modern cream kitchen with retro bar stools

    This galley kitchen has been given an airy and open feel with a neutral palette and open shelving. Pale floor tiles add interest and offer a clear run out to the garden via the French doors. Dark wood worktops warm up the cream Shaker units and pick out the funky walnut and leather bar stools. A touch of glamour is added with a gold chandelier and glass framed mirror.

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    Bar stools
    Atlantic Shopping

  • White kitchen with pale ceramic floor tiles

    Pale ceramic floor tiles are a timeless and practical choice for a family kitchen. They’re durable, easily cleaned and affordable, so you can’t go wrong. Light-coloured flooring also makes the space feel very bright, especially with the white units. However, if your floor is in a high-traffic area, you may prefer a darker version, so you don’t feel the need to mop up every time someone walks through.

    Similar tiles
    Topps Tiles

    Kitchen units

  • Modern neutral Shaker-style kitchen

    Classic Shaker-style units are a great choice for a relaxed family kitchen. Wood and marble worktops keep things practical, while a dove grey colour scheme is a chic choice. A black range and hood is picked out by black open shelving, which opens up the room. 

    Bespoke kitchen units
    Range cooker 

  • White modern kitchen-diner with red accessories

    Add a touch of fun and warmth to a white kitchen by dotting bright red accessories around the room. Here, the scheme has been further balanced by adding a few pops of blue in the mugs. Hi-gloss units are a great choice for small or light-starved kitchens as they will reflect light around the room and make the space feel brighter and larger. 

    White gloss units

  • Small white kitchen with funky red accents

    Handleless white units add a clean, modern feel to a kitchen, but it’s a good idea to add a hit of colour to the scheme to prevent it from feeling too clinical. Here, pops of red inject vibrancy and warmth and also help to guide the eye around the room, drawing the whole scheme together. The oak-effect floor adds further warmth and texture, while the dark grey of the slate-effect worktop helps to ground the scheme. 

    White gloss units
    Slate-effect laminate worktop

  • Red and white kitchen with house-themed wallpaper

    The combination of bright red cafe-style chairs and an Eero Saarinen-inspired dining table create a chic but fun feel in this family kitchen-diner. A funky, house-themed wallpaper makes a fabulous feature wall and helps to zone the dining section of the room. The red and white theme continues in the tableware and place mats, giving a detailed and cohesive finish. 

    Dining table and chairs
    Place mats 

  • White kitchen home office with red metal stool

    Incorporate a study area into your kitchen if you have the space. This bespoke worktop provides a simple desk area and is tucked away neatly. Paint it in the same colour as your cabinetry to keep the look cohesive. Introduce a pop of vibrant colour into an all-white scheme for a fun, playful look.
    Work surface

  • White open-plan kitchen with pendants and stools

    The bar stools provide a welcome colour pop in this white kitchen and a handy spot to sit and grab a coffee or catch up on emails. Sleek flat-fronted cabinets work well in this stylish, functional kitchen that extends to a living area. Hang a trio of pendants above an island to provide efficient task lighting when preparing meals.
    Kitchen cabinetry

  • White modern kitchen with red splashback

    With its handleless cabinets and white-on-white colour scheme, this kitchen has a minimalist look with a big impact. A touch of red makes a rich and opulent statement and stops the room from becoming oppressive and clinical. When using wood in the kitchen, make sure it is properly treated with the correct sealant. 

    Kitchen cabinetry
    Splashback paint

  • White modern kitchen with red chairs

    Gloss cabinets, white surfaces and a bold, red splashback give this modern kitchen a contemporary, urban feel. The island provides added storage space and simultaneously creates a breakfast bar, with ultra-modern stool seating. Don’t skimp on lighting. Here, a trio of pendants provide efficient task lighting, which is essential in a kitchen.
    Kitchen cabinetry

  • White modern kitchen with handleless cabinetry

    The stylish worktop wraps around the island. Get a pro-kitchen look with a pullout tap for rinsing vegetables, dirty plates and big pans. A trio of red bar stools add a pop of vibrant colour to a predominantly white scheme.

    Kitchen cabinetry

  • Modern white gloss kitchen

    Gloss cabinets, white surfaces and a mirrored splashback give this modern kitchen a luxurious feel. On-trend copper accessories are a great way to introduce subtle elements of metalics. Surfaces are kept relatively empty with only the essentials on show, emphasizing the clean lines. The island provides both added storage space and simultaneously creates a breakfast bar, with ultra-modern stool seating.

    Benchmarx Kitchens

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  • White and grey industrial kitchen

    This large, open-plan kitchen has space for cooking, dining and sitting areas that are zoned through furniture and layout, creating a large informal and relaxed area. Industrial-style lighting has been fitted above the island unit and dining table for a striking, modern look. The white distressed dining table was made from reclaimed scaffold boards and looks perfect in this contemporary room scheme.

    Kitchen cabinetry
    Neptune at Surrey Furniture and Kitchens

    Historic Lighting; John Lewis

  • Yellow and grey kitchen

    In this modern kitchen yellow walls create a light, bright space. The yellow provides a stark contrast to the dark kitchen cabinets but the wooden work surface brings it all together. The box wall shelving provides an innovative, fun option for keeping cooking essentials close. The butterfly wall art adds a sense of fun to the room and coordinates with the grey colour palette.

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    Kitchen cabinets

  • White handleless kitchen with appliance bank

    This kitchen makes the most of the unit space on offer by having a bank of appliances
    arranged in a neat, orderly and luxurious-looking square formation. Alongside them the wall to ceiling units maximise storage capacity in the room. To continue the minimalist theme the kitchen island uses Corian to encase its frame.


    Art House Creative Interiors

    The Surface Solutions Company

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