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.
Sleek white kitchen
White gloss cabinets combined with a black granite counter top help create a contemporary kitchen space.
The curved island unit echoes the shape of the room’s circular entrance and saves space in this narrow kitchen-diner. The funky orange dining chairs, together with the matching island worktop, add colour to the scheme.
A chunky Chinese elm dining table from Gong is the focus of family life in this modern kitchen-diner. The Eames chairs came from Twentytwentyone and the walls are painted in Farrow & Ball’s Drab estate emulsion.
A wall of French windows gives garden views in this Victorian kitchen. Streamlined Rhode Design pale wood units, a sleek cooker hood, spotlights and a creamy tiled floor create a light, contemporary space. An island separates the dining space, which has a wooden table and Louis Ghost chairs from Purves & Purves. Chrome and glass accessories reflect light, vintage-style radiators fuse traditional and modern.
A wall of streamlined wenge wood cabinets make a dramatic statement behind a dining platform of the same wood. The splashback is backlit glass. Brown B&B Italia swivel chairs and white table continue the ultra-modern look. A grey sofa from B&B Italia and a wooden side table provide a stylish seating area. Architectural flowers add colour and form.
Pale walls and limestone tiles highlight streamlined brown Boffi units and white curved resin stools. The island unit divides the large space. A steel fridge and polished stone worktops reflect light. A chunky oak table and benches from The Conran Shop add contrast. A metal and glass extractor fan continues the pared-down look. Flowers and oranges add touches of colour.
Walls of built-in stainless steel cupboards with frosted glass doors hide clutter and reflect light. An extending dark wood dining table tones with rug covering polished stone tiles. Textured curvy chairs with metal legs provide contrast. Shelving units divide the space and a large round mirror reflects the room.
Adding contemporary pieces, such as these dining chairs, to a space with original beams and a ready-made country feel, brings a fresh aspect to the room. The vintage prints and accessories add further charm.