50 Luxury Kitchens for Cooking and Entertaining


As an alternative to a double island, consider filling your kitchen with an extra-long island. There’s plenty of room for seating and working in this modern kitchen by Design Alchemy. Note the rounded white pendant lights with a gold interior, tall wooden cabinetry, and gorgeous marble backsplash with beige veining. When we think of modern kitchens, our minds often go straight to a classic white color scheme. However, this striking kitchen by Blueberry Jones Design takes the opposite approach by utilizing black everywhere. Inky cabinetry and black marble are balanced with shimmers of chrome details and a handsome wooden island.

  • A standard white kitchen can sometimes come across as cold and without much personality.
  • Bringing some plant life into a minimalist kitchen is an easy way to inject color and energy into the space.
  • By carefully considering these factors, you can create a well-designed and functional kitchen that suits the specific needs and preferences of your household while adapting to the unique context of Singapore.
  • Designing and installing a modular kitchen can be a challenging but highly rewarding home interior project.
  • With respect to lights and finishes, two particular elements are perfect for a modern kitchen, be it small sized or mid-sized kitchen layout design.

Hanging items from the ceiling of a small kitchen is another way to maximize the space. In this design by interior designer Whitney Leigh Morris, a hanging fruit basket adds rustic charm while serving an important function. A fusion of Japanese and Scandinavian interior styles, Japandi decor offers a distinctive, harmonious, and functional approach to kitchen design. Think neutral color palettes, clean lines, and thoughtfully chosen accents to ensure a balance of both design principles. Natural light and a connection to the outdoors are prioritized, too. The smooth blue color of the kitchen cabinets brings a charming yet bold look to this townhome kitchen.

Farmhouse Design

See them as feature walls – to bring color and even pattern into the room. While the era of the all-white kitchen has not exactly ended, all-black kitchens have been having a moment. This moody modern kitchen from Fantastic Frank has a sleek black-on-black design, with black wood cabinetry and a matching backsplash that has visible wood grain for added texture. Create a modern boho-style feel in your kitchen with breezy pendant lighting. Desiree Burns Interiors channeled a modern Mediterranean meet boho design aesthetic to add warmth and ease to this modern kitchen decorated with plenty of light wood and white finishes. Modern kitchens are functional, stylish, and built for contemporary lifestyles.

Though they seem to contain the traditional designs often, yet the main target is to keep it simple. The view must not be very decorative yet it needs to be sleek, sexy, and sophisticated designed to keep the clutter to a minimum. It is applied to the elegant tray ceiling that hangs a couple of crystal pendant lights over the U-shaped gray kitchen peninsula with gray cabinetry and a gray countertop on the breakfast bar. This is a gorgeous Tropical-style kitchen with a kitchen island made entirely of bamboo and given a glass top. This is given a nice tropical background of tropical trees outside the row of windows above the L-shaped cabinetry lining the walls.

Integrate appliances for a sleek look

Consider incorporating multifunctional pieces and designs with built-in storage to maximize efficiency and functionality, whilst maintaining a streamlined aesthetic. The marble effect splashback looks great with the soft green units and teamed with the wood you get an all round natural feel from this kitchen. For the quintessentially Scandi style kitchen, look no further than this beauty from Ikea. It’s part of the METOD system which is really flexible and we love how it is styled with the LISABO/RÖNNINGE table and chairs with their ash veneer/birch finish and the KNIXHULT bamboo pendant. That’s obviously thanks to the wall of black metal-framed, Crittal-style windows running along the outer side of this space.

This is contrasted by the charcoal gray matte kitchen island with a dark wooden countertop matching the hardwood flooring. SA Kitchens is dedicated to helping you connect with your friends and family through beautiful, mindful kitchen designs in Johannesburg. We think remodelling your kitchen is more than just new cabinets and appliances. It’s about opening your space for new pathways, connections, and experiences with the people you love. It can be daunting to tackle a kitchen design and remodel on your own though. Our team of experienced designers and installers enjoy transformations and will guide you through design development and fully instal your new kitchen in no time.