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.

  • Modern kitchen-diner with central pendant light

    Modern kitchen-diner with central pendant light

    A darkwood floor anchors this monochrome kitchen. A grey splashback makes a showcase of the white units, while a retro-style table and chairs turn the central space into a stylish dining area. Hang a pendant low for atmospheric lighting.


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    The Conran Shop

    Similar pendant light
    Garden Trading

  • White kitchen corner with metro tiles and wooden worktop

    White kitchen corner with metro tiles and wooden worktop

    Classic metro tiles are a timeless way to shield your kitchen walls from water and food splashes. Use contrasting colours to definie zones, such as the cooking and prep areas. Combine wood with contemporary materials to soften the harder edges of an industrial kitchen design.

    Similar metro tiles
    Topps Tiles

  • Modern kitchen diner with pink dining chairs

    Modern kitchen diner with pink dining chairs

    An on-trend colour scheme makes the most of this new-build kitchen diner. Contemporary grey units are modern and fresh with wall units right up to the ceiling to utilise the space. Fuchsia upholstered dining chairs and a walnut table separates the ‘eating zone’ with funky colour and style. Attention to detail is also a key component in this room; check out how the industrial design cooker hood and pendant light are mirroring each other effortlessly. 

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  • Pale modern kitchen units with glass splashbacks and white tiled floors

    Pale modern kitchen units with glass splashbacks and white tiled floors

    This pale neutral kitchen has glossy-fronted units which reflect light back into the room, increasing the sense of space. A stainless-steel extractor hood is complemented by a smart contemporary mixer tap plus elongated steel cupboard handles and pale grey work surfaces. Plain glass splashbacks with a faint green tinge provide protection without making an obvious statement, while a subtle touch of pattern appears in the oven gloves hanging on the cooker.

    Similar floor tiles
    B&Q

    Oven gloves
    Urban Cuckoo

  • Kitchen diner with island unit and breakfast bar with four high seats

    Kitchen diner with island unit and breakfast bar with four high seats

    Gloss-finish kitchen units are teamed with grey flecked work surfaces for an understated contemporary look in this kitchen-diner. A set of four tall stools with low backs are upholstered in a smart grey tweed fabric that perfectly complements the grey worktops. Plenty of storage space means that work surfaces can bekept clear, apart from a splash of green from pots of fresh herbs on the table. The large white floor tiles add to the airy sense of space in this room.

    Similar bar stools
    Atlantic shopping

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    B&Q

  • Country kitchen with burgundy cabinetry

    Country kitchen with burgundy cabinetry

    The rich modern gloss cabinetry of this stylish kitchen creates a fabulous contrast against period features. The deep burgundy units completment the original dark oak beams perfectly and pop out against a white-washed backdrop. White metro tiling with dark grouting adds additional period interest.

    Units
    In-toto

    Similar tiles
    Topps Tiles

  • Modern white kitchen with open shelving and added Christmas sparkle

    Modern white kitchen with open shelving and added Christmas sparkle

    Bring a little festive touch to a modern kitchen with sparkling stars, tealights and candlesticks. This sink island and breakfast bar is the perfect spot to enjoy the decorations set out across the open shelving above the splashback and at picture rail height. A scheme like this feels infinitely more open than a run of wall units.

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    Magnet

    Hardwick White paint
    Farrow & Ball

  • Open-plan kitchen dining area with wood table

    Open-plan kitchen dining area with wood table

    Get organised in a small open-plan space and design around the different functions of your room. This dining area is kept neat and tidy thanks to the simplicity of its small table and chairs. An adjacent kitchen worktop supplies a handy surface for displaying a few decorative pieces.

    Tableware
    House of Fraser

    Similar chairs
    Not on the High Street

  • White country kitchen with ceramic sink

    White country kitchen with ceramic sink

    In this bright and cheerful kitchen the sink area has a country look, with a classic ceramic sink and white gloss kitchen cabinets. In an all-white scheme, a few decorations in red and white are perfect for creating a festive look. Here, a small white Christmas tree decoration, a set of Advent candles and a checked teacloth make perfect finishing touches.

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    Reginox at Trading Depot

    Similar tap
    Franke at Plumbworld

  • Modern kitchen with white gloss units

    Modern kitchen with white gloss units

    This stylish kitchen design with integrated appliances is perfect for a compact space. The choice of fresh white units, worktop and tiles makes a small kitchen feel more spacious. The built-in oven and microwave not only free up worktop and floor space, but create a smart, unobtrusive look. Floor-to-ceiling cabinets make the best use of storage – and there’s still space for pretty accessories such as the pale blue bread bin.

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    Ikea

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    Wesco

  • White gloss kitchen with floor-to-ceiling units

    White gloss kitchen with floor-to-ceiling units

    The modern design of this pristine white kitchen makes use of every inch of space. Built-in floor-to-ceiling cabinets house appliances – including a sleek double oven and microwave – freeing up worktop space. Two further banks of units provide plenty of space for food preparation and include a ceramic hob and chimney-style cooker hood.

    Similar units
    Ikea

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    Appliance City

  • White open-plan kitchen and living room

    White open-plan kitchen and living room

    Here’s a lesson in how to design a kitchen and living room space. This room cleverly combines a cosy area where family members and guests can relax and chat with the host while they cook. A two-seater sofa and a cupboard storing serveware, plates and cutlery has been tucked neatly against a partition between the kitchen cabinets and living space.

    Similar sofa
    Ikea

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    The Cotswold Company

  • White kitchen with blue glass splashback

    White kitchen with blue glass splashback

    This modern kitchen has a beautiful streamlined look with a bank of white gloss kitchen cabinets and brushed steel handles on the drawers. The kitchen has been kept white with the exception of the aqua-blue glass splashback, creating a cool contemporary focal point to the scheme. A chimney-style cooker hood in stainless steel and curved glass looks sleek alongside a black ceramic hob laid into the worktop.

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    Appliance City

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    Ikea

  • Smart modern kitchen-diner with mustard yellow feature wall

    Smart modern kitchen-diner with mustard yellow feature wall

    A black table, mix-and-match chairs and a yellow feature wall give this space a retro edge. The low-hung pendant cluster light makes eating into an occasion, while an artwork collection in black and gold frames stresses the dining over the cooking. Handy shelves have been built into an adjacent alcove.

    Similar paint
    Dulux

    Similar table
    Oak Furniture Solutions

  • Kitchen storage and wall blackboard

    Kitchen storage and blackboard

    The column of blackboard film makes an ideal spot for memos and messages in this fresh white kitchen. The curved cut out shelving is practical yet subtle, making it a perfect home for recipe books. On the wall a simple and contemporary letter block keeps mail safe and to hand.


    Blackboard film

    Amazon

  • White kitchen with industrial open shelves

    White kitchen with industrial open shelves

    The open shelves in this bright white kitchen are made from reclaimed freight-train wagon boards to give the space an unique look. Set against smart metro tiles the look is relaxed and eclectic with a touch of Victorian style. Below, the handy stainless steel food preparation space and chrome sockets bring the look up to date.

    Shelves
    The Main Furniture Kitchen and Bathroom Company

    Similar Tiles
    Topps Tiles

  • Jolly kitchen with box shelving and tile wallpaper

    Jolly kitchen with box shelving and tile wallpaper

    Use a tile-effect wallpaper to create a dado along a feature wall. In this kitchen space, quirky shelving creates a beautiful wall display. Pick kitchen and tableware in a mix of colours and patterns for a fun effect. Team with a circular mirror for a touch of fun.

    Similar shelves
    Worldstores

    Wallpaper
    Louise Body

  • Modern monochrome kitchen with chandelier and marble

    Modern monochrome kitchen with chandelier and marble

    The starkness of a black and white kitchen has been softened here by the use of glamorous fittings, such as the trio of gold pendant lights and the twinking chandelier – actually an extractor fan for the hob. A Carrara marble-topped island holds centre stage.

    Elica chandelier cooker hood
    Currys

    Pendant lights
    Lee Broom

  • Slate grey and white kitchen with brick chimney breast

    Slate grey and white kitchen with brick chimney breast

    Add character by blending modern fittings with period details, such as this exposed-brick chimney breast. A whitewashed wall keeps the look modern, clean and bright and allows for a little colour on the fabulous floor tiles.

    Kitchen units
    Amberth

    Floor tiles
    BCA Materiaux Anciens

  • Black and white kitchen with smart coffee station

    Black and white kitchen with smart coffee station

    This modern kitchen is full of character. A whole unit has been dedicated to making coffee. The coffee unit sits next to the sink with glass shelving, and the black units mark the change of function from the main kitchen area. A bright red rug is an unusual addition in a kitchen, but it creates a sense of luxury here.

    Coffee machine
    Caffee Italia

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