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Cool blue flooring and chairs mix with warm orange accents and walls for an inviting, lively kitchen design.
Hints of green, found in the upholstered barstools and scroll-patterned wallpaper, makes a bright, fresh eating space.
A shiny orange backsplash pops against a sleek mix of stainless steel and white lacquer.
A grooved wooden countertop feels nautical and substantial in a white kitchen.
Delicate feminine touches, like soft lavender cabinets and hydrangea-patterned shades, create a pretty kitchen design.
Instead of hiding dishes and pots in cabinets, hang wooden floating shelves on a brightly painted wall and display everything in neat stacks.
A wooden kitchen island with wheels can be moved around a small space as needed.
A kitchen island doubles as an eating area with stainless-steel bar stools that can be tucked under the island when not in use.
A pair of retro bar stools offers seating at a kitchen island and can easily be removed during meal prep.
Play up the feminine side of a kitchen by hanging pale pink-and-white wallpaper and displaying rosy-hued bowls.
Black elements, like granite countertops and a leather bar stool, give a soft yellow and white kitchen a metropolitan look.
Incorporating flea market finds, like enamel tins, a pulley pendant light and an antiqued clock, gives a kitchen quaint character.
A mixture of colours and materials found in the vibrant red cabinets, patterned tile backsplash and stainless-steel oven create a polished, energised kitchen.
Leaving the underside of a large farmhouse sink exposed makes a unique focal point in the kitchen.
An oversized white pendant light helps to anchor a butcher-block island.
Dark hardwood floors balance the sleek white cabinetry, molded seating and modern light fixture.
When painted icy blue, floor-to-ceiling cabinetry becomes a beautiful focal point.
Small white tiling gives this kitchen a linear, orderly look.
A bright turquoise backsplash enlivens an otherwise neutral-hued kitchen.
Thick white shelves hold glass and ceramic objects with pretty silhouettes.
A combination of birch and stainless-steel cabinetry feels soft and modern in style.
Graphic black and white elements, like the framed artwork and tiled flooring, pull together industrial-style cabinets and oversized lighting.
Wooden floating shelves and cabinetry blend with white tiling for a clean and homey look.
A recessed oven area with subway tiles matches the industrial style of the kitchen’s stainless-steel elements.
A casual farm table gets a lift of formality with a tufted leather bench.
Natural wood surfaces complement soothing pastels.
A few flea market finds, like an antique clock and a shabby chic light, add character to a neutral kitchen.
Workroom-inspired elements, like a long stainless-steel table and cabinets, will make you feel like a top chef.
Magenta cabinets are a bold choice, but the effect is bright and cheerful.
Translucent sliding glass doors conceal pantry items and blend with a modern kitchen aesthetic.
Exposed brick, vintage pieces and a small freestanding range lend this urban kitche
Keep the sink area fuss-free by decanting soaps and detergents into clear, refillable bottles.
A collection of vintage ceramics and mismatched canisters makes an eye-catching display.
Tall, gothic-style windows shine plenty of natural light on a cheerful checkered backsplash.
Hanging framed photos and artwork above a sink gives a personal touch to an unexpected place.
Dark cabinets don’t weigh things down thanks to glossy white surfaces and light aluminum chairs.
Dishes don’t need to match, but a common palette or pattern will ensure that they coordinate.
Provincial touches like traditional plaid shades, a vintage table and chairs, and classic country crocks add a homey touch.
Shelving built up to the ceiling creates a grand display for oversized vases.
A graphic black-and-white backsplash provides pleasant contrast to cool hues.
A neutral palette won’t fall flat with a mix of white wood surfaces, cream-colored ceramics and glass canisters.
Subway tiles are an attractive and affordable alternative to a traditional backsplash.
Enliven a Swedish-style kitchen with several patterned floor runners.
Outfitting a recessed cooking space with a shelf and corbels adds a decorative element to a functional area.
When cabinet space is lacking, a long row of ceiling-mounted pot racks creates additional storage space for cookware and baskets.
Magenta cabinets pop against sleek wood paneling for a contemporary look.
A wall-mounted hutch provides easy-to-access storage for dishware.
Keep walls neutral when painting floors an unexpected shade, like this sea-inspired blue.
Make the most of soaring ceilings with oversized cabinets and an eye-catching chandelier.
Colourful accessories and fresh flowers liven up a simple space.
Small spaces require flexible solutions; a portable cart can be used for preparing, serving and storage.
Vintage canisters, wooden spoons and a wash of cool green hues keep a kitchen homey.
A large island and oversized lighting help to anchor a sizable kitchen space.
An all-white kitchen is pristine and elegant with streamlined midcentury furnishings.
To make up for limited space, a generous kitchen island multitasks as storage, a table and extra countertop.
Slate floors are perfect for high-traffic areas like kitchens—they’re durable, stain- and moisture-resistant, and hypoallergenic.