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.
Blocks of colour in a sporadic pattern creates a fun atmosphere. The colours have been carried through to the crockery and accessories.
Monochrome is so well suited to a kitchen-diner, adding designer style to simple white units. Give the look a twist by papering the back wall with a bold floral pattern and fixing a clear acrylic splashback over it to keep it clean and dry.
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Rainbow bright kitchen
Rainbow brights are perfect for giving a dull room wow factor. Choose at least three colours to work with – any less and it will look too staid – and use them sparingly around the space for maximum impact. A white background is best as it will make the brights stand out and look extra fresh.
The centrepiece in this kitchen is a large island unit with an informal eating area at one end, which is defined by a quirky pendant light. Antique Chinese tiles decorate the impressive light well that draws light into the basement below. White units with indented handles are coordinated with sleek metal appliances and bar stools to create a fresh, contemporary feel.
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A cook who loves vibrant colour will feel right at home in this vivid kitchen. A bright, striped blind, colourful storage and red shelving add some character but don’t compromise the room’s modern, functional design.
Blackboard paint is a useful way to create a bespoke ‘chore’ or ‘shopping’ list in a kitchen. Here, a feature has been made of the blackboard, with personal memorabilia and a statement clock placed above it, as if it were a fireplace.
Horizontally grained teak units add warmth and sophistication to this stunning modern kitchen. A large island adds much useful storage and provides a welcoming breakfast bar. Hi-glass balck worktops and splashbacks gives the room a seamless, designer finish.
Create a sleek kitchen-diner by matching your dining table to the units- this will create a smart contemporary effect with a continuous feel that will marry the kitchen and dining area together with ease