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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.

  • Space-saving kitchen | Kitchen Ideas |

    Space-saving kitchen

    This kitchen has been designed to make the most of space. A shaped island unit which matches the curve of the window gives extra work area. White units and a pale marble worktop reflect light. A wood floor from Zen Flooring adds warmth, while stainless steel accessories like the fridge and cooker hood add to the streamlined look.

    Wood flooring
    Zen Flooring

    Cooker, fridge


  • Open-plan kitchen/diner | Kitchen Ideas |

    Open-plan kitchen/diner

    Neutral colours on the walls and floors in this kitchen/dining room create a warm, welcoming space. Chairs from The Conran Shop add vibrancy and colour, a retro-style lamp gives subtle light.

    The Conran Shop

  • Fifties-style kitchen/diner | Retro Kitchen |

    Fifties-style kitchen/diner

    This American-inspired kitchen/diner has solid-beech units from Kingsley Fitted Furniture. Eye-catching red and chrome bar stools from the US and a black and white checked vinyl floor add to the 1950s diner look.

    Bar stools
    Bars & Booths

    Extractor hood

    Vinyl floor
    Allied Carpets



  • Small white kitchen/diner | Kitchen Ideas |

    Small white kitchen/diner

    This modern kitchen uses glossy white units from MFI, with a contrasting walnut-wood laminate worktop. The light-reflecting Ikea glass table and white chairs make the most of the space available. Oak flooring from Pergo adds warmth and grounds the scheme.

    Table and chairs

    Oak flooring


  • Industrial-style contemporary kitchen | Kitchen ideas |

    Industrial-style contemporary kitchen

    Stainless steel units topped with toughened safety glass and a chef’s tap give this kitchen an industrial feel, as does the polished concrete floor.

    Kitchen tap
    Perrin & Rowe

    Canvas print
    Lucy Art

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  • Contemporary stainless-steel kitchen | Kitchen Ideas |

    Contemporary stainless-steel kitchen

    Sleek kitchen units by Boffi have a toughened, back-painted glass splashback and built-in cooker. The stainless steel island from Alternative Plains has a contemporary curved tap and flexible spray attachment. Chrome and glass accessories add to the look. In the living area, the B&B Italia sofa and a slimline wooden unit make an area to watch the Panasonic plasma TV.

    Boffi at Alternative Plans

    Alternative Plans

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    Chelsea Glass

  • Industrial kitchen/diner detail | Kitchen Ideas |

    Industrial kitchen/diner detail

    The metal and glass Pop UK cabinet in the living area of this open-plan industrial kitchen has coloured lights inside to add warmth to the room. The curvy contemporary chair and footstool, also from Pop UK make an inviting place for relaxing, while a wooden bench with an orange cushion adds a touch of natural warmth and stops the space being too sterile. A white tiled floor reflects light and unifies the two areas, making the space seem bigger.

    Cabinet, chair and footstool
    Pop UK

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    Wall unit

    White tiles

  • Contemporary basement kitchen | Kitchen Ideas |

    Contemporary basement kitchen

    The Kitchen Clinic basement kitchen in this Georgian townhouse is ultra-modern with light oak veneer finishes. Wooden blinds and floor and plain cream walls add to the airy, bright feel. A grey polished worktop, chairs of rattan, wood and metal and a sleek super-fridge give a contemporary twist.

    Farrow & Ball

    Kitchen Clinic

  • Small kitchen | Kitchen Ideas |

    Small kitchen

    Light-reflecting white cupboards and a steel Baumatic oven are topped with iroko worktops for warmth and contrast. Units are taller than average to make the most of space. A mix of open and closed shelving provides room for storage and display. Glass cupboard doors enhance space, white tiles create brightness.



    Maryse Boxer

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    Hardwood Floor Store

  • Natural kitchen | Image |

    Natural kitchen

    White walls and warm cherry floors complement the wall of bespoke pigeon hole shelving, which combines hidden storage and display space. Base units from Ikea are teamed with specially-made steel clad MDF doors and drawer fronts. The worktop is polished concrete. Spotlights add a light industrial touch. A floor-to-ceiling cupboard gives extra storage.

    Base units


    Kayode Lipede (020) 7916 8290

  • Monochrome kitchen | Image |

    Monochrome kitchen

    Streamlined white Ikea units are topped with black granite worktops. White Debenhams china is displayed on open shelving. Fun accessories like the Pez sweet containers lined up on top of the cupboards add colour, while an enamel breadbin and retro-style electric kettle are modern takes on traditional favourites.




    Bread bin

  • Modern Georgian Kitchen | Kitchens | Design ideas | Image | Housetohome

    Modern cream kitchen

    Contemporary and tradtional are blended in this streamlined kitchen by Creative Interiors. Original features like ornate plaster mouldings, grand doorways and curved walls have been incorporated in the design. The free-standing fridge/freezer matches the colour of the island worktop, giving the room contrast and depth.

    Kitchen design
    Creative Interiors

  • Cool blue kitchen | Kitchen designs | Image |

    Cool blue kitchen

    This kitchen island is on casters so it can be easily moved when hosting a party. The soft blue ties together the mix of different materials.

    Similar kitchen units
    Howdens Joinery
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  • Urban kitchen-diner | Kitchen-diner designs | Image |

    Urban kitchen-diner

    The stone-effect kitchen doors are key to the urban feel of this kitchen-diner. High stools at the kitchen’s island unit are ideal for breakfast and casual dining.

    Bar stools
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  • Cream kitchen | Kitchen designs | Image |

    Cream kitchen

    Walnut veneer and high-gloss lacquer units make for a streamlined contemporary kitchen.

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    Living In Space

  • Modern kitchen extension | Extension ideas | Kitchen | Image |

    Modern kitchen extension

    The glass roof and sliding glass doors to the garden perfectly complement the graphic feel of this kitchen. Stainless steel chairs and perspex cabinets add a contemporary feel.

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    John Lewis

  • Modern wood and marble kitchen | Kitchen design | Bar stools | Image |

    Modern wood and marble kitchen

    Using glass doors instead of a wall immediately makes the room feel bigger. Designer bar stools set off the scheme perfectly.

    John Lewis

  • Modern kitchen | Kitchen ideas | Island unit | Image |

    Modern kitchen

    A central island unit, with the ovens positioned behind, divides up this kitchen, making more efficient use of the space. White walls and an oversized clock add to the contemporary feel.

    Similar island unit

  • White modern kitchen | Kitchen ideas | Ceramic tiles | Image |

    White modern kitchen

    For a stylish kitchen, keep it simple with classic white units and walls. White porcelain tiles contrast with oak wood flooring, giving a contemporary feel.


  • Small yellow kitchen | Kitchen ideas | Colourful kitchens | Image |

    Small yellow kitchen

    Streamlined cupboards in vibrant yellow make this a functional yet fun kitchen area.

    Similar worktop

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