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.

  • Kitchen trolley with plants, glasses and decanters

    Kitchen trolley with plants, glasses and decanters

    Bring a white decorating scheme to life with mixed shades of green and real (or fake) plants and foliage. Turn a kitchen trolley into a moveable living display of plants and summer drinks! For a casual display, mix various pots and domes of different sizes, then fill with plants in a spectrum of greens.

    Always Greener paint
    Valspar at B&Q

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  • White kitchen with blue tiled splashback and fresh foliage

    White kitchen with blue tiled splashback and fresh foliage

    A flamboyant floral wallpaper is the defining feature of this contemporary kitchen-diner, in which curtains, furniture and splashback have been kept understated so as not to compete. Natural foliage brings an accent colour and a fresh finishing touch to the blue-and-white scheme.

    Tiles
    Domus

    Plates
    The Conran Shop

  • Modern kitchen-diner with yellow accents and white walls

    Modern kitchen-diner with yellow accents and white walls

    Build on a neutral backdrop with natural materials and brightly coloured accessories. The striking yellow pantry will provide instant gratification on a gloomy day. Using white allows an interior to reveal itself and you can always add colour later on. Incorporate a few show-off pieces to keep out on display even when not in use.

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    Homesense

    Lemon Drizzle paint
    Dulux at B&Q

  • Industrial-style kitchen with tea chest storage and extendable table

    Industrial-style kitchen with tea chest storage and extendable table

    Bring industrial style to a kitchen with metro tiles, stainless-steel appliances and scrubbed wooden surfaces. Open shelves are a retro-style alternative to wall cabinets, keeping colourful tableware and storage jars on display and easily accessible. Pale grey on the walls help to warm up the feel.

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    Laura Ashley

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    Topps Tiles

  • Smart tones-of-grey kitchen with bright yellow accents

    Smart tones-of-grey kitchen with bright yellow accents

    Create a multifunctional kitchen that caters for food prep, home working, casual and more formal eating occasions. Use a shift in colour or materials to mirror the change in functions around your space, then bring in a single accent colour to unite the look.

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    Ikea

  • White kitchen with handleless units and built-in appliances

    White kitchen with handleless units and built-in appliances

    Create a sleek, streamlined look with handleless kitchen cabinets. These white handleless units add to the fuss-free feel of this room and keep all your kitchen paraphernalia hidden from view, making it automatically look neater. Smooth concrete worktops and built-in appliances combine to form a modern kitchen with a rustic edge.

    Cabinetry and island
    Sutherland Furniture

  • Kitchen diner with zingy lime feature wall and blue furniture

    Kitchen diner with zingy lime feature wall and blue furniture

    Be bold and brave with colour for a kitchen-diner that truly lifts the spirits. The blue and lime combination is the perfect wake-up call over the Corn Flakes. A hi-gloss white table and neutral ceiling and walls help temper the scheme from taking over completely.

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    Dulux Wall Luscious Lime at B&Q

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    John Lewis

  • Modern kitchen with curved hi-gloss units and blue accessories

    Modern kitchen with curved hi-gloss units and blue accessories

    Neutral kitchens may open up a space, but they can lack personality. Why not accessorise in an accent shade in the same way you would in a living room or bedroom? In this lovely space a clever use of blue and green lifts the look from the ordinary into something very special indeed. Choose your accent pieces carefully so that you make an impact without overwhelming the room. In this space everything from a dresser to wall clocks and light switches have been picked out yet the scheme still remains fresh and balanced.

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  • Modern open-plan kitchen-diner with black gloss units

    Modern open-plan kitchen-diner with black gloss units

    Use colour to zone the functions in an open-plan kitchen dining area. In this smart modern space, the use of black demarcates the kitchen area, while the grey of the chairs marks out the dining space. Natural wood tones, neutral flooring and white walls balance out the rest of the scheme, creating a cohesive and relaxing look.

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    Table
    The Cotswold Company

  • White modern kitchen with mini peninsula

    White modern kitchen with mini peninsula

    When planned carefully, a small kitchen can include everything a family needs. A neutral palette keeps this space bright and airy while wooden worktops add warmth. A half-size worktop makes a petite yet practical breakfast bar, while removing a wall between the kitchen and the dining area creates an open social space to entertain in.


    Kitchen units

    Wren Kitchens

    Bar stools
    Stools online

  • Smart kitchen-diner with upholstered chairs and pretty glassware

    Smart kitchen-diner with upholstered chairs and pretty glassware

    In an open-plan space, style up your dining area in toning shades for a cohesive feel. Pick a table whose finish matches the kitchen worktop. A pretty table runner, fresh flowers and green glasses make the dining table special.

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    Pine Solutions

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    Debenhams

  • Contemporary handleless kitchen with blue feature walls

    Contemporary handleless kitchen with blue feature walls

    Make a plain white kitchen special by choosing an unusual shade for one or two feature walls. The vibrant electric blue used here shows off the bright white units and grey worktops at their best, while a dark-wood floor and yellow glass cabinet provide additional contrast.

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  • Modern cream kitchen with archway door

    Modern cream kitchen with archway door

    Maximise a small kitchen by making the most of any architectural details. This feature arch makes a simple room divider between the kitchen and adjacent living area, opening out the space. Metro tiles with dark grout add a fabulous retro feature while smart white cupboards keep the look clean and smart.

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    Topps tiles

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  • Smart white kitchen with wall-to-wall base units

    Smart white kitchen with wall-to-wall base units

    Open up a kitchen space by going for base rather wall units. These Shaker-style cabinets have a very modern edge with their smart grey finish and slimline handles and it is the contrast with the bare white walls above that shows them off to perfection. A metro-tile splashback adds interest at the window.

    Kitchen units
    Howdens

    Flooring
    Lifestyle Flooring Direct

  • Kitchen-diner with vibrant blue walls and yellow chairs

    Kitchen-diner with vibrant blue walls and yellow chairs

    Bring plain white kitchen units to life with hits of vibrant blue, yellow and red. In this kitchen and dining space the vivid blue of the walls adds bags of personality to the open-plan space, while yellow designer reproduction chairs mark out the dining area. It’s a colour clash that works thanks to the use of uniting white on units and ceiling and warm neutrals on the floor and walls.

    Dining table
    Dwell

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  • Modern white kitchen with glass splashbacks in smart grey

    Modern white kitchen with glass splashbacks in smart grey

    Lots of crisp white storage frees up counter tops for designer appliances in this contemporary kitchen. Handleless units and a minimalist grey glass splashback ensures the narrow space is super streamlined while simple accessories like the monochrome wall clock and Harry Bertoia bar stool adds to the room’s clean-cut and masculine finish.


    Clock

    Ikea

    Bar stool
    Nest

  • Modern white kitchen with wooden floor and worktops

    Modern white kitchen with wooden floor and worktops

    Create a careful balance of white and wooden surfaces for a smart contemporary kitchen design. This space combines fitted base and wall units and brick-shaped tiles with the honey tones of wood on worktops, flooring and open shelves. The units have a Shaker feel to them, but in bright white bring more of a modern edge to the room.

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    Topps Tiles

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  • Modern white kitchen with black worktops

    Modern white kitchen with black worktops

    Plain white walls, window frames teamed with chic minimalist white cabinets allow hardware finishing touches to become features in this modern kitchen. Dark wood herringbone flooring is refined and warms the airy space while black granite worktops and splash backs are only decorative and practical. Funky retro tins, vivid cookware and a graphic tea towel adds personality and colour.

    Cookware
    Le Creuset


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  • Spacious neutral kitchen with black Aga

    Spacious neutral kitchen with black Aga

    This period-style kitchen is both practical and easy to live with. Chalky painted Shaker units bring the look up to date and offer plenty of storage for family living. A smart central island makes a great space for both cooking and entertaining. Taupe worktops are matched to the warm coloured walls while a large black Aga gives the space character and warmth.

    Walls
    Rolling Fog at Little Greene

    Stalls
    Neptune

  • Contemporary kitchen with wooden worktops and open shelving

    Contemporary kitchen with wooden worktops and open shelving

    The Shaker-style cabinetry is simple, practical and works really well with the wooden worktops and oak flooring. A well-planned floor can add plenty of wow to your kitchen design. Here timber brings warmth and character to modern kitchens with knots and rings that tell its history.

    Kitchen units
    Howdens

    Oak flooring
    Karndean

    Paint
    Farrow & Ball

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