53 Kitchen Ideas You’ll Have to See to Believe (Photo Gallery)

Updated on July 29, 2022

Let’s face it, we spend a ton of time in our kitchens. So much time that sometimes it seems like we never leave. It seems like even when we aren’t making a meal, we somehow end up in the kitchen. So, why not create a space that you love and looks great?

The question is – what kind of style do you want?

We know that designing any part of your home is a huge undertaking. Whether you are making a new space or redesigning an existing one, the choices can get overwhelming. There are so many styles to choose from, but there is good news. You are in control and we want to help. We have gathered 53 brilliant kitchen design ideas for you to browse through.

Incredible Kitchen Design Ideas

1. Durable Hardwood Counter

When you have a floor that looks this great, match it with something in the space. This island counter top is durable and fantastic looking.

2. Connected to Outside

When the day is great outside, slide open these doors to connect the kitchen to the outdoors.

3. Unique Stove Hood Vent

This is a great modern rustic look. A unique hood vent really give this space character, and added to the stacked stone, this space is complete.

4. Squared Away

If you notice, this space uses a contemporary geometric architecture that really looks great. With a blend of hardwood and darker colors, the combinations work.

5. Modern Industrial

This kitchen space features a fantastic counter that wraps around the half wall. With great decor to complement the brick style wall, everything is tied together.

6. Darker Cabinets

The darker gray cabinets perfectly complement the dark hardwood floor. With stainless steel appliances to finish the look, you will love a space like this.

7. Island Storage Space

Look no further for extra storage space. This center island is functional in many ways. Store your extra plates and dishes here.

8. Open Floor Space

This kitchen opens up to the areas around it. You have plenty of space to sit at the island and enjoy a meal and you can easily walk over to the couch and relax.

9. Pantry Storage

You don’t have to keep putting items all over the kitchen for storage. A pantry like this will let you keep everything right where you need it.

10. Slide for Your Plates

Slide open this great storage area to get to your dishes and plates. It is all neatly stored away so you can access them any time you need them.

11. Beverage Refrigerator

Save some room in your refrigerator and put a beverage cooler right into your island. It won’t take up any extra space in the kitchen and will save you the trouble of digging in the refrigerator for a drink.

12. Elegant Farm Kitchen

When you mix a farm style with something quaint but elegant, this is what you get. A beautiful space that you will love to be in.

13. Traditional Hardwood Style

So many things in this kitchen are eye catching, but don’t miss the wonderful light fixtures that blend well with the hardwood styles.

14. Square Center Island

This kitchen is large and functional. Featuring this large square center island, you will accomplish all your cooking needs here.

15. Beautiful Color Contrasts

With the hardwood floors, you have options. These blue-toned cabinets perfectly complement the floor to create a great contrast.

16. Wooden Beams

When you have exposed wooden beams, use them to base your design from. This center island and the chairs perfectly complement the beams and the floor.

17. Organized Utensils

Don’t settle for throwing the utensils in a drawer anymore. Have a drawer that organizes them while standing them up.

18. Spacious Design

With multiple islands to work with, don’t ever worry about having enough room to work with. This open kitchen blends black and white seamlessly.

19. Glossed Counter

Polished hardwood always creates a wonderful look, especially when blended with a white traditional design.

20.Wooden Center Island

A center island like this looks great and is durable. Playing the designs off of the exposed beams, this kitchen has a great color style.

21. Charred Design Style

The ceiling takes on a charred hardwood style and plays off of that. With a contemporary space designed for elegance, you can cook and dine here.

22. Eat-In Style

Pull up a chair to this dark hardwood island and relax. From the floor to the cabinets, this entire kitchen blends light and dark colors well.

23. Open and Functional

The light blue center island blends well with the light hardwood floor. This open space has a light and cheerful style.

24. Eat at the Booth

Who doesn’t love sitting at a booth for a meal. You can do that here and enjoy the view from the window.

25. Easy Access Pantry

You don’t have to have a full walk-in pantry to keep everything organized. This easy space will keep your food items and small sppliances neatly stored away.

26. Natural Light Shine

You have a great light colored space here that is brilliant in the natural light that is allowed to spill in from the windows.

27. Great Window Opportunity

With windows that run across the kitchen and this high, you an create a space to truly show off. This kitchen has great decor and a great hardwood floor.

28. Light Blends

The lighter colors and the stainless steel appliances work well with the hardwood floor. With plenty of light shining in, everything is bright and cheerful.

29. Marble Island Top

Surrounded with darker elegant colors, this marble island counter top is such a great contrast. This whole space is graceful and open.

30. Wooden Accents

Around this kitchen, there is great use of wooden accents to complement the hardwood floor. The decor stands out thanks to the use of lighter colors in the room.

31. Into the Dining Room

This kitchen has a great layout. Notice how easily you can maneuver from the kitchen to the dining room. Of course, you can always have your meals at the functional island.

32. Wonderful Backdrop

The backdrop to this stove area is a marble style and it is truly eye-catching. The whole kitchen takes a sleek contemporary design.

33. A Blue Elegance

The subdued blue used for this center island works really well with the lighter color scheme of this room. The brick styling used throughout has a great effect.

34. Matching Designs

The same backdrop is used for the pet area and the stove backdrop and it looks great. The colors really complement this hardwood floor.

35. Slide Open for Extra

Slide the doors open and walk into this kitchen space. It uses a great black and white design and has a brick style for the walls.

36. Connected and Contemporary

This is a great way to combine a classic style with contemporary colors. Easily extend the kitchen area to the outside by sliding open the door.

37. Added Dining Area

This hardwood dining table works seamlessly with the kitchen island to make a great dining area. The whole space is large and open.

38. Open with Stainless Steel Appliances

You have plenty of room to move around in this kitchen. It has a function island that you can eat at and the stainless appliances work well with the kitchen.

39. Multi-Drawer Pantry Space

It is easy to get what you need with a storage space like this. Simply roll out the drawers so you don’t have to dig around to look for your items.

40. Long Dining Area

This kitchen space doubles as the dining room and it does it with style. This table works seamlessly with the style of this kitchen.

41. Contemporary and Comfortable

This is a great way to design a contemporary kitchen. With art glass work to blend with the modern designs, this space is well lit with natural light.

42. Easily Stored Away

Out of sight and organized until you need them. All of your small appliances and storage containers are all in their place.

43. White Traditional Blend

This space has a wonderful classic design that shines with elegance. The white works great against the hardwood floor.

44. White and Black Contrast

The black and white contrast is meant to play off of the hardwood floor and it does that well. With a  contemporary design, this L-shaped kitchen will suit all your needs.

45. Modern Design

Sleek, modern, and great color scheme. This contemporary kitchen looks great and has the dining area built in.

46. Graceful Hardwood Use

With a white color scheme working here, this hardwood counter top and the hardwood floor really stand out. The whole design is meant to be elegant and comfortable.

47. Slide for Extra Counter

Sometimes you need a little bit more counter space to get your meal prepped. With something like this, just roll out the extension.

48. Decor and Color that Works

This kitchen has a great floor design and a decor style that is slightly retro. Using color like this is a great way to make a room pop with life.

49. Classic and Beautiful

With wonderfully traditional cabinet designs and a great cream color, this kitchen is open and spacious.

50. Open and Connected

Having the kitchen area open to the rest of the house makes for easy movement from place to place. All connected by this hardwood floor, this kitchen style is bright and shining.

51. Traditional and Light

With a mid-century style that shines in the natural light, this space has a great hardwood floor and plenty of room to move around.

52. Hidden Disposal Area

Nobody likes to have the trash can out in the open, so why not get a drawer like this. Out of sight until you need it, easy to access.

53. Complete and Contemporary

This is a simple contemporary design that uses a mix of white, hardwood, and stainless steel to make an easy and comfortable look.
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