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.

  • Colourful kitchen | Kitchens | Design ideas | Image | Housetohome

    Colourful kitchen

    Blocks of colour in a sporadic pattern creates a fun atmosphere. The colours have been carried through to the crockery and accessories.

    Similar spotty crockery
    Emma Bridgewater


    Cameo Glass

  • Modern kitchen pantry | Kitchen storage solution | Storage cupboard | Images | Housetohome

    Modern kitchen pantry

    An open shelving unit leads on from the worktop, creating a practical yet stylish storage solution. These have been built bespoke so every nook and cranny of space is used.


    Baking dish

  • Colourful kitchen accessories | Kitchen design | Pan | Images | Housetohome

    Colourful kitchen accessories

    These bright and cheery essentials make rustling up a feast in the kitchen a pleasure.



    Joseph Joseph

  • Industrial chic kitchen | Modern kitchen ideas | Concrete worktop | Image | Housetohome

    Industrial chic kitchen

    The kitchen is made of aluminium topped with a bespoke concrete slab, and adds a hint of industrial chic to the bright, light space


    Flooring paint

  • Monochrome kitchen-diner | Kitchen design | Kitchen island unit | Image | Housetohome

    Monochrome kitchen-diner

    A cool white kitchen island unit is teamed with a black dining table and bar stools and huge wall of storage to create this dramatic monochrome scheme.

    Bar stools

  • Statement kitchen | Kitchen designs | Kitchen lighting | Image | Housetohome

    Statement kitchen

    Off-white worktops balance the dark wood-effect cupboard fronts, while the row of copper pendant lights make a striking feature.

    Pendant lights

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    Striking kitchen diner

    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.


    Blind fabric

    Andrew Martin

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    Sleek kitchen

    A chrome black and white scheme looks sleek and modern. Add character with red accents.

    Miele kitchen
    Modo Cucine

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  • Rainbow bright kitchen | Kitchen ideas | Image | Housetohome

    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.

    Bar Stool





  • Open-plan kitchen and conservatory | Open-plan living | Conservatory ideas | Image | Housetohome

    Open-plan kitchen and conservatory

    This simple conservatory leads on from the kitchen, offering a place to dine and bringing light into the space. Soft grey units and pale wooden furniture offset the dark granite worktops.

    Kitchen units

    Dining table and chairs
    Furniture 123

  • Contemporary white and silver kitchen | Kitchens | Image | Housetohome

    Contemporary white and silver kitchen

    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.

    Kitchen units
    Alternative Plans

    Bar stools and similar lighting

    The Conran Shop

  • Arty kitchen | Kitchens | Kitchen ideas | Image | Housetohome

    Seamless kitchen

    Sleek handle-less kitchen units and smooth stainless steel worktops create a streamlined look in this kitchen, while clever lighting adds a touch of drama.


    Glass Splashback

    My Colour Glass


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  • Vibrant kitchen | Kitchen design | Decorating ideas | Image | Housetohome

    Vibrant kitchen

    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.

    Striped blind fabric
    Red shelf and green cookware
    Red storage jars
    Shopping board

  • Practical family kitchen | Kitchen design idea | Blackboard paint | Image | Housetohome

    Practical family kitchen

    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.


    Blackboard paint

  • Narrow white kitchen | Small kitchen design | Glass splashback | Image | Housetohome

    Narrow white kitchen

    This pristine white scheme is offset by the green-tinged glass splashback. Glossy surfaces allow light to bounce around this kitchen, making it appear larger.

    Deco Glaze

  • Modern kitchen with distinctive tiles | Kitchen design | Kitchen tiles | Image | Housetohome

    Modern kitchen with distinctive tiles

    A sweep of circular mosaic tiles carried from the wall to the work surface in one seamless, curved run gives this white kitchen interest.

    Reed Harris

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    Sleek teak kitchen

    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.


    Cooker and hob


  • Sleek kitchen-diner

    Sleek kitchen-diner

    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

    Kitchen units
    In-toto Kitchens

    The Station Furniture Company


  • Vivid kitchen cookware | Modern kitchen idea | Cookware | Image | Housetohome

    Vivid kitchen cookware

    Classic designs updated in coloured silicon add an element of fun to cooking and make a bright display in this kitchen.

    Baking tray

    Jelly mouldMarks & Spencer

  • Bright kitchen tableware | Colourful modern kitchen | Tableware | Image | Housetohome

    Bright kitchen tableware

    Grouping together china and glassware by colour and teaming with walls lined in matching paper adds impact to this kitchen.


    The Conran Shop

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