55 Modern Kitchen Design Ideas That Will Make Dining a Delight

There are lots of style options to explore and choose from when designing a home. But some are more suitable than others in the case of certain areas of the house. For example, in the case of the kitchen, a modern or contemporary design would be the best. It’s always best to keep up with the technological improvements and changes and in order to do that without obtaining a décor where styles clash is to keep up with the styles as well.

Modern kitchen featuring an adjacent open deck and sliding doors

A modern kitchen, whether it’s part of an open plan or if it’s a separate area, would usually have a simple and clean décor. The furniture would have simple lines without unnecessary ornaments or decorative details. Also, special attention is usually given to the way the space is used and organized. It’s why modern kitchens have lots of storage space, most often hidden in unexpected places.

Minimalist black and white kitchen with brick-patterned walls

Very simple and airy kitchen featuring a white island with a black top and matching counters

Spacious, open plan kitchen with a pitched ceiling and wood-paneled walls

Crisp white kitchen with stainless steel accents and minimalist pendant lights

Elegant kitchen with a modern décor based on shades of white and brown

Modern open-plan kitchen featuring a white, minimalist décor

Modern kitchen and dining room featuring built-in stainless steel appliances

Airy open plan kitchen with wood accents and built-in appliances

Stylish and open kitchen with minimalist furniture and a white décor

Spacious kitchen featuring light brown walls and metallic accents

Stylish, modern kitchen featuring bold red walls and glossy black furniture

Stylish, modern kitchen featuring bold red walls and glossy black furniture

Chic and simple kitchen with a white and burgundy interior décor

Simple kitchen with brown walls, elegant furniture and glamorous chandeliers

Large kitchen with high wooden ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows

Stylish contemporary kitchen featuring white walls and a black glossy wall unit

Elegant kitchen with dark wooden flooring and a fireplace wall divider

White, open plan kitchen with large windows and a neon pink backsplash

Small and very chic kitchen with built-in appliances and a compact design

Sumptuous kitchen featuring a long island and beautiful arched windows

Minimalist open kitchen with large windows and a unique layout

Modern, open plan kitchen with wood-paneled walls and stainless steel appliances

Modern kitchen and dining room featuring windows with panoramic views

A spacious white and grey kitchen with stainless steel features and chromed finishes

Very serene and open kitchen with a white décor and stylish accent features

Small modern kitchen featuring concrete walls and wood furniture

Simple but dramatic kitchen interior featuring a wooden ceiling and a low window

Minimalist kitchen featuring a glass corner wall with panoramic views

Stylish kitchen featuring an adjacent terrace and lots of hidden storage

Extremely simple kitchen décor with everything hidden out of sight

Beautiful modern kitchen with an open deck and spectacular views

Modern kitchen with elegant wooden furniture and a clean and cohesive décor

White kitchen with high ceilings, a large window and a cozy window seat

White and grey kitchen with a fireplace and oversized artwork

Airy white kitchen with a casual décor and open shelf storage

Bright kitchen interior with island extensions and an integrated work space

Open kitchen interior with a stainless steel island and high ceilings

Long and narrow kitchen featuring textured black walls and two parallel islands

Stylish black white kitchen with chic purple accent and lots of open storage

Modern kitchen and dining area with chic hanging pendants and open shelf storage

Minimalist contemporary kitchen with an L-shaped island and outdoor access

Open plan kitchen featuring minimalist furniture and ingenious storage solutions

Very chic kitchen with beautiful pillars and tons of natural light

Spacious kitchen featuring round windows and built-in appliances

Modern kitchen with glossy furniture and wonderful distant views

Simple and elegant kitchen with a white and brown décor and yellow barstool seats

White kitchen with dark wooden flooring, sliding doors and a deck

Spacious, semi-enclosed kitchen featuring wood furniture and natural stone accents

Modern kitchen opened to the terrace, featuring exposed wooden beams

Minimalist kitchen with subtle lighting and an integrated work space

Small kitchen with a simple décor and bold patterned flooring

Extremely simple kitchen featuring an all-white interior décor and minimalist lines

Long and narrow kitchen with a modern interior and built-in furniture and appliances

White and brown a good combination for a modern kitchen

As for the fixtures and appliances, some models are preferred. An under-mount sink is preferred to a drop-in model because it’s more practical and hygienic. Stainless steel appliances are usually chosen and they also usually feature similar finishes and designs. This detail helps with the overall décor that needs to be minimalist but still cohesive and stylish. But to better understand this style and to also find some inspiration for future projects, we have prepared a series of examples.

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Published by in Best Of, on January 21st, 2013


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