95 Kitchen Ideas to Transform Your Space

To create a clean and bright space, opt for light wood or white finishes on cabinets, floors, and walls. Mix chrome and black hardware to add some character to your kitchen. Create a brick wall with an incorporated fireplace and add dark wooden cabinetry, a counter with a seating area and a sink for a functional space.

  • Fell in love with a piece of vintage furniture but just can’t make it work in its current space?
  • From the intricately designed doors to the gracefully carved accents, each element adds character and personality to your kitchen.
  • This kitchen designed by Heather Hilliard strikes the perfect balance between timeless and modern.

‘Installing an island with cabinets on both sides helps maximize storage in the dining area for formal crockery and glassware,’ adds Tony McCarthy, Commercial Director at Crown Imperial. Pick a shade that will give your kitchen a vibrant lift and create a welcoming space for cooking and entertaining. With the kitchen now a multi-purpose room designed as much for living as it is for cooking, it is important to decorate to suit.

Mix and match unexpected colors

There’s something quite inviting about this kitchen’s pair of lozenge-shaped islands. Local designer Maayan Zusman renovated this apartment in Tel Aviv using plenty of Scandinavian brands and details, including lamps by Gubi and chairs by Ferm Living. Danish homeware brand Vipp used one of its own modular kitchens for Vipp Pencil Factory, a pop-up supper club in Copenhagen. Kati Curtis is the founder of Kati Curtis Design, an design firm based in New York City specializing in classic design with a global influence. Kati founded the studio in 2005 after 12 years of working with international architecture and engineering firms.


From calming sage to power-packed emerald, green isn’t going anywhere. Green is easy to incorporate into your kitchen’s color scheme and has the ability to make kitchen cabinets sing. This 1960s chalet in Belgium features light-filled living spaces, including a wood-and-stone kitchen that has plenty of storage spaces and large windows that open up towards a lush garden. Designers agree that a fairly pared-back kitchen color palette is the way to go when creating a European-style kitchen. This doesn’t mean ruling out color altogether but using a few carefully selected colors that complement each other for an understated look that never dates.