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.

  • Restaurant-style kitchen | Modern kitchen | Kitchen island | Image | Housetohome

    Restaurant-style kitchen

    Urban-style white tiles and colour co-ordinated kitchen appliances on open shelves give this kitchen a professional feel. The kitchen island has been transformed into a breakfast bar by adding adjustable stools.

    Wall tiles
    Topps Tiles

    Adjustable stools

  • Mordern monochrome kitchen | Modern kitchen design | Steel worktop | Image | Housetohome

    Modern monochrome kitchen

    Steel, black and white are the ultimate modern colours for a statement look in a kitchen. A quirky lamp and framed pictures add character.



  • White kitchen | Minimalist kitchen | Breakfast bar | Image | Housetohome

    White kitchen

    A breakfast bar is the perfect way to transform a kitchen into a family and entertainment space. An all-white palette allows light to flood into this kitchen, keeping it modern and fresh.

    K Kitchens

    Bar stools
    Purves & Purves

  • Urban kitchen | Contemporary kitchens | Image |

    Urban kitchen

    Rather than wall-mounted units in the kitchen, alcoves with built-in glass shelves make a feature of stylish jars and glassware.

    Similar tiles
    Material Lab
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  • Modern kitchen | Kitchen design | Decorating ideas | Image | Housetohome

    Modern kitchen

    Now Group’s Fino Bronze laminate units and stainless-steel accents, including big cupboards with slatted drop-down doors, and a cooker from Comet’s Prestige range, create a clean, contemporary look. Matching washed teak laminate flooring with Da Vinci and Van Gogh mosaic edging, both from Amtico, makes an interesting design feature. The graphite barstool is from Focus DIY.

    Now Group

    Cooker, extractor

    Focus DIY

  • Modern galley kitchen/conservatory diner | Dining room furniture | Image | Housetohome

    Modern galley kitchen/conservatory diner

    The original kitchen, which has had a conservatory built onto it, is now a ‘wet’ area – where sink, dishwasher, washing machine are situated – and all the ‘dry’ appliances are in the extension. The limestone floor tiles from Ideal Tiles seamlessly connect both rooms and simple taupe wall tiles blend into this relaxed scheme.

    Limestone floor tiles

    Ideal Tiles (01543) 453223

  • Matt black kitchen | Kitchen design | Decorating ideas | Image | Housetohome

    Matt black kitchen

    Choosing matt black cabinets for your kitchen is a bold choice, and when teamed with stainless-steel handles and appliances, and brilliant white walls, together they combine to create a contemporary room that is also a style statement.

    Brilliant white paint
    Natural Wood Floor Company

  • Kitchen design | Contemporary white kitchen | Image | Housetohome

    Contemporary white kitchen

    A sleek central peninsula creates a striking statement in this bright white and wood kitchen scheme. It leads off from a glass-roofed extension, which pours natural light into the space, while bright orange furniture adds a zingy touch.

    Orange stools
    So. Furniture


    In-toto Kitchens

    Walnut cabinets


  • Contemporary lacquered kitchen | Kitchen design | Decorating ideas | Image | Housetohome

    Contemporary kitchen island

    Sparkly white worktops are teamed with glossy peppermint green lacquered units in this contemporary kitchen by Paul Lamb Interiors. Stainless steel, etched glass and pale walls reflect light flooding through the French windows. Track spotlights are trained on specific work zones and shelves display favourite cookbooks.

    Paul Lamb Interiors

    Fridge freezer

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

    Sociable kitchen

    Create a kitchen that is perfect to relax in, as well as being functional. An L-shaped work surface creates an island that is perfect for friends or family to gather round whilst you cook.

    Kitchen cabinets
    Moore By Design
    Bar stools
    Freestanding fridge freezer

  • Sleek fitted white kitchen | Kitchen designs | Kitchen splashbacks | image | Housetohome

    Sleek fitted white kitchen

    A rich Carrara marble splashback adds texture and depth to this all-white kitchen design.

    Similar splashback
    London Marble

  • Modern white kitchen | Kitchen designs | Kitchen storage | image | Housetohome

    Modern white kitchen

    A functional trolley brings additional island workspace to this kitchen and can be wheeled against the wall when it’s not in use.

    Similar trolley

  • Kitchen-diner with statement light | Kitchen designs | Statment lighting | image | Housetohome

    Kitchen-diner with statement light

    A huge dining table on wheels adds an ingenious flexible feel to this streamlined kitchen-diner, but it’s the statement pendant light that steals the show.

    Similar Chandelier
    The Conran Shop

  • Modern breakfast bar | Dining ideas | Image | Housetohome

    Modern breakfast bar

    Limited space? Why not create a breakfast bar under your kitchen window? Here, modern black bar stools are placed next to a sleek and curvy surface to create a sophisticated area to enjoy breakfast or read the paper.


    Bar stools


  • Low-level kitchen bar | Kitchens | Dining ideas | Image | Housetohome

    Low-level kitchen bar

    The central island of this kitchen boasts a lower-level seating area for guests to sit and enjoy drinks while you entertain. Walnut bar stools match the cabinets perfectly and the pale greys and blue specks of the granite worktops complement their muted shades – all serving to create a sleek modern look in this space.

    Kitchen units and worktops
    Pincus Design

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    Contemporary kitchen sink and tap

    For a sleek, contemporary feel in your kitchen, go for an under-mounted square sink keeping the granite worktop looking streamlined and clean of interruptions. Team it with a angular tap, that is a modern version of the classic swan tap, to continue the linear vibe.

    Leisure Sinks



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

    Blue kitchen

    A glossy blue splashback makes this kitchen feel bigger by lightening the dark space under the units. Cream and dark wood sit perfectly against it, while blue accessories keep the look cohesive throughout.

    Kitchen units
    With Knobs On

    Bar stools


  • Modern retro kitchen | Kitchen design idea | Aga | Image |

    Modern retro kitchen

    An Aga stove sits at the heart of the kitchen. The mustard yellow stools and blue brickwork-style tiling adds a cool modern-retro feel, while floor-to-ceiling units provide plenty of storage.

    Similar stools
    Stools online

  • Simple oak veneer kitchen | Kitchen design | Decorating ideas | Image | Housetohome

    Simple oak veneer kitchen

    The matt oak veneer units are offset perfectly by pale limestone tiles and neutral walls keep the overall design scheme simple. The large, light space hides nifty ideas like a hidden sink tucked away in a corner so that dirty dishes can be discreetly obscured from the social end of the kitchen.

    Marble Building Products (Tel: 01759 373352)
    Single-lever tap
    Perrin & Rowe

  • Vibrant Kitchen | Kitchen ideas | Image | Housetohome

    Vibrant kitchen

    This hot-pink glass worktop and splashback is sure to give your kitchen the wow factor. Not only does it look amazing, but it’s also easy to clean and non-porous so it doesn’t harbour bacteria.

    All Kitchen Furnishings
    Vogue Kitchens

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