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.

  • Compact kitchen with exposed brick wall

    Opt for simple Shaker-style cabinets for a simple, clean look that works well in a compact kitchen. Here the warm tones of the exposed brick wall is complemented by wooden worktops and a ruby red kettle and toaster set. Stylish patterned tiles and an apple-print teacloth add pops of colour.

    Kitchen cabinets
    BB Trade Kitchens

    Similar red kettle
    Delonghi at John Lewis

  • Colourful open-plan kitchen diner

    Design a beautiful open-plan kitchen and dining space that’s perfect for family living. In this multipurpose room, there’s a large island unit with a sleek stainless-steel cooker hood in the centre. The hob is also positioned in the island unit so that it’s possible to cook while looking out on to the rest of the space and with views of the garden.

    Kitchen cabinets
    Linda Barker range at Wren Kitchens

    Similar chimney hood
    John Lewis

  • Modern kitchen with gold splashback tiles

    Go for gold with shimmering mosaic wall tiles! This stylish modern kitchen has plenty of personality with blue walls and glittering tiles – it even has a gold-coloured mixer tap. Slimline white units with wooden worktops have been teamed with bespoke open shelves to give this kitchen a truly unique look.

    Gold tiles
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  • Blue painted kitchen with patterned tiles

    Create an eyecatching look in the kitchen with beautiful geometric wall tiles. These smart Shaker-style units are painted in a soft blue and complemented by walnut bar handles and wood worktops. A sleek electric hob has been fitted in the island unit to create a great space to enjoy cooking and entertaining.

    Similar wall tiles
    Walls and Floors

    Kitchen cabinets
    Linda Barker range at Wren Kitchens

  • Modern white kitchen with retro radio

    Allow plenty of light into your kitchen with a Venetian blind or white shutters. This kitchen has been kept streamlined with built-in ovens at eye level and handleless units. A retro-style radio on the windowsill, along with a painted wooden tray and a jug of fresh flowers adds style to this simple kitchen design.

    Classic retro DAB radio
    Bush at Argos

    Similar kitchen

  • Modern green and white kitchen with retro fridge

    Choose simple white units with a wood work surface for a bright modern look in your kitchen. This cottage kitchen has been given touches of nautical style, with map mural wallpaper on one wall, along with touches of vintage style with a large retro blue fridge freezer and classic scales.

    Similar map wallpaper

    Smeg at John Lewis

  • Modern kitchen with bold touches of blue

    A white kitchen can sometimes feel stark and lacking in character, but integrating a rich colour can immediately bring it to life. This kitchen features bold blue upholstered bar stools with shutters painted in a matching shade to bring the scheme together. This Victorian terrace also features high ceilings that are great for hanging statement industrial pendants to give the space added character. 

    Similar pendants
    Similar stools

  • Pale grey family kitchen with gloss units

    Choose a timeless neutral colour scheme for the kitchen. This modern kitchen has sleek handleless units and a large kitchen island, which includes the sink, plenty of food prep space and also houses a wine cooler. Shutters at the French windows filter light into this contemporary space.

    Similar kitchen

    Similar wine cooler
    John Lewis

  • Flowing open-plan living space with white shutters

    Open up your ground floor by knocking down a wall. With living, dining and kitchen areas all in one space, there’s plenty of room for all the family to be together at the same time while doing various activities, from cooking to watching TV. It’s also easy to gather everyone together at meal times. The kitchen worktop overlooks the space and creates a boundary that helps to separate it from the other areas. The rug in the living room provides a similar marker.

    SImilar bench
    Ercol at John Lewis

    Poul Christiansen at Cloudberry LIving

  • Modern kitchen with chalkboard wall

    Add personality to a modern kitchen with a feature wall. With a fun chalkboard wall you can make shopping lists, jot down appointments or doodle to your heart’s content. For extra storage consider a small butchers block trolley with vintage wooden crates for a fun, retro feel.

    Chalkboard paint
    Dulux at B&Q

    Similar butchers block trolley
    Marks and Spencer

  • Pale green kitchen with pretty modern accessories

    Add character to a modern kitchen with pretty new accessories. This sage-green kitchen has been brightened with copper and coral hues. Pretty vintage-style tea and coffee containers, a stylish kettle and retro toaster add a little colour, while the dining table with tapered legs adds retro style.

    Similar kitchen

    Similar dining table

  • Modern cream kitchen with range cooker

    For a light-filled kitchen, opt for a neutral colour scheme and reflective surfaces. This bright modern kitchen has been fitted with white handleless cabinets that give the space a streamlined look. A stainless-steel range, glass cooker hood and marble worktops bounce light around this room.

    Similar metro tiles
    Walls and Floors

    Similar range cooker
    John Lewis

  • Cool contemporary kitchen with no windows

    As there are no windows in this kitchen, modern glass-fronted cabinets with mirrored backs and interior lighting help to bounce light back out into the room. Lighting is key in this space, hence its abundance; there are LEDs recessed into the ceiling, task lighting is fitted under the cabinets over the work surfaces and a pendant shade hangs above the table for focussed light on the dining area. 

    Pendant shade 
    Similar table 

  • Traditional kitchen with a pop of colour

    This traditional kitchen space proves that breaking rules can go a long way. Adding a pop of bright colour and gorgeous marble surfaces gives a classic space a completely different feel, while the large window lets in lashings of light to make the scheme shine. 

    Bespoke at Martin Moore

  • Modern open-plan kitchen and living area

    Design an open-plan kitchen adjacent to your dining and living space. This beautiful white kitchen has sleek marble-topped breakfast bar to separate the two areas, while allowing light to flow through the long open-plan room.

    Kitchen units

    Similar range cooker
    John Lewis

  • Modern white kitchen with brick tiles

    Reflect light in a small kitchen with contemporary gloss units. In this modern kitchen handleless units have been teamed with marble worktops and an on-trend copper tap. Natural light from the garden is also reflected from the white metro tiles.

    Kitchen units

    Similar copper tap

  • Sleek grey kitchen with handleless cabinets

    Create a streamlined look in your kitchen with sleek handleless units. This contemporary charcoal and white kitchen design even has a cleverly hidden extractor in the island unit. The oversized floor tiles are a practical choice and add to the sense of space.

    Kitchen units
    Online Kitchen Store

    Floor tiles
    Bedrock Tiles

  • Small white kitchen with wood worktops

    Choose simple cream units and rich wood worktops to add classic style to a small kitchen. This compact design has glazed wall cabinets where pretty pieces of blue china are displayed, and this soft blue theme is continued with the retro style toaster.

    Similar kitchen

    Similar metro tiles
    Walls and Floors

  • Bright modern white kitchen with skylight

    Create a beautifully light open-plan space with a skylight and fresh white cabinetry. This kitchen is designed to make the best use of space, with a mix of floor-to-ceiling cupboards, deep drawers and an island unit. A skylight and bi-fold doors allow plenty of natural light into the room, while accessories add splashes of colour.

    Kitchen units
    British Standard

    Similar floor tiles
    Walls and Flooring

  • Modern grey kitchen with sleek breakfast bar

    Combine shades of grey and chrome for a sleek, minimalist kitchen. This room is stylish and sophisticated with its dark grey cabinets that are so sleek with no handles. The bright white ceiling and floor tiles prevent the room from being too dark.

    Hanging lights
    The Lighting Company

    Bar stools
    Lakeland furniture

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