The kitchen is a practical space that satisfies our needs for hosting parties, entertaining guests, all the way to family mealtimes. All in all, we spend 12% of our lives in the kitchen, which is second only to the bedroom in time spent. So it truly needs a well thought out design to make the most of this multi-functional space. Here we've gathered various styles of kitchens to inspire you.
1. Modern Kitchen
In this contemporary home, the kitchen's lacquer cabinetry makes for a clean, modern aesthetic, which matches well with the backsplash and countertop made of Calacatta marble.
2. Simple Design
This kitchen looks simple but creates a clean, quiet and relaxing feel by using the brick-like splash wall and white ornaments. You can put some plants on the marble countertop to break up the white and add a splash of color and fragrance to the room.
3. Cozy Mountaintop Kitchen
Designed by Ken Fulk, this cozy Montana kitchen features a range hood by Thermador. It is decorated with a green backsplash and many plants, which creates a country style. People who love to be close to nature might enjoy this one. Besides, its stools are by Christian Liaigre, the backsplash tiles are by Pewabic Pottery, and the pendant lights are by Niche.
4. Imperial White Granite
If you only have a small space for a kitchen, you have to take a look at this clever design. It makes the best of the small space by adding antiqued mirrored glass up top and granite countertops and backsplash below. You can put all your cooking utensils on the counters to save space.
5. Classic Contemporary
This is an open plan kitchen, featuring true simplicity in its design. It captures that quintessentially classic English style and perfectly suits the family's needs when they're going to have a party.
6. Refreshing Design
The usage of two-toned colors on the cabinetry adds brightness to space and the brass accents on the floor contrast with the classically styled cabinetry, balancing old and new. The variety of natural materials used in this kitchen like white marble countertops, wooden objects, and copper canisters turn this place into a clean and contemporary space.
7. Simple & Bold Design
It's another perfect inspiration for a contemporary design which creates the feeling of simplicity and quietness. The bold use of blue on the walls and cabinets help to create a unified backdrop, which highlights the marble accessories and sizeable white farmhouse sink.
8. Utilitarian Design
By adding some elements like a chalkboard wall, wire shelves, bistro chairs or encaustic tiles, you can infuse your kitchen with a lively style, and make it a much more multifunctional place in the house.
9. Clutter-Free Kitchen
Designed by Marie-Laure Helmkampf, this kitchen looks serene, clutter-free and inviting. The marble backsplash wall successfully frames the space, and the other design of the functional white kitchen elements almost makes them fade into the background, while at the same time providing plenty of storage space and giving center stage to this fantastic 1960s style dining table. The wooden chairs and table also match well with the subdued white gray background palette.
10. The Longevity Kitchen
This kitchen combines traditional hand painting with modern technology, which can give you greater longevity in the space as you can repaint the cabinets and give your kitchen a whole new lease of life at any time. Better yet, it increases its sociable charm by having an integrated wine fridge that means you have more space to enjoy your kitchen time with family and friends.
11. Bold & Distinctive Design
This kitchen infuses the idea of family living, without forsaking a bold style. The cabinets are painted in a bold color appropriately called Monsoon Lagoon, and the deep hue is balanced against the white terrazzo floors and Carrara marble splashback, giving it a natural and distinctive design.
12. Grey-Blue Design
The kitchen in Ali Cayne's home features a set of grey-blue cabinets with brass pull handles and the open shelving around the room. The combination of elements like, “metro” walls, black grout tiles, as well as the black tolix bar stools make the place look less formal but more enjoyable.