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The beautiful kitchens you’ll find here represent the latest designs found in US households. designs. A kitchen is the most important room of any home. The spaces are designed with thee things mind: food preparation, cooking, and cleaning. A report from the National Kitchen and Bathroom Association (NKBA) found that total kitchen spending had surpassed $67 billion in 2015, with $49.7 billion of that going to renovations. A kitchen is the nucleus of a home. Work and daily life revolve around the space. It’s important that your kitchen is efficient first and foremost. Once you’ve figured that out, start focusing on designing a beautiful kitchen. First, choose a base color. The color you paint the walls will greatly influence how your kitchen feels in the end. Once that is decided, you can choose which cabinet orientation gives the best flow and which flooring is the easiest to clean and if you should hang your pots and pans or store them in a cabinet.
The color white is the most popular kitchen color. With examples provided here, you’ll understand why.
1. Bright Kitchen
Designer Ann Decker knows that big windows make a white kitchen look bright and fresh, the way that white should look. So make sure you have plenty of natural light in your kitchen to set off the white walls.
2. Marble Kitchen
3. Simple Kitchen
la SHED should be applauded for creating this white kitchen. Focused on simplicity, it is a prime example of how neutral colors can complement each other.
4. Neutral Kitchen With Color Splashes
Here you have a bright yellow stove contrasting against dark cabinets and white walls. This color pop is an interior design favorite.
5. Dark Cabinets
Just because your walls are white doesn’t mean your cabinets must be white too. Choosing a darker cabinet color like Brittany’s navy cabinets can set your space apart from basic kitchens.
6. Shiplap Rustic
Among beautiful modern kitchens, white shiplap is a favorite. When you cover your kitchen walls with it, you create a clean rustic look with similar wood tones. Courtney Bishop covers cabinet doors in shiplap for more continuity.
7. Kitchen Beams
Danish design company, Garde Hvalsoe, used wood with different shades to bring warmth into this kitchen. With beautiful traditional white kitchens, light wood hues are the best.
8. Wood Kitchen Flooring
Wood floors are popular in all kitchens, no matter the color. But by choosing wood for your white kitchen, you’re using a creative avenue to bring depth and texture into an otherwise plain space. Jen Langston chose a lighter stain for the floor to keep things feeling fresh. Beautiful farmhouse kitchens often feature white and wood colors, and with this example it’s easy to see why.
9. Warm Undertones
Those undertones say more than you think. If you’re are convinced to have white in your kitchen with shadowy corners, opt for a white with warmer undertones to make your space feel cozy and not dingy.
10. White on White
Naturally, we should all take a page out of POCO Designs‘ book and consider going white on white on white in our kitchens. White walls with a white floor and white cabinets put the focus where it really counts, on the people and the food.
If you want a kitchen color that will curb your appetite, then go with gray.
11. Gray Kitchen
Gray gives us all the warm fuzzies with its homey color. So painting your kitchen in a shade of gray might just be the best option for a neutral but cozy kitchen that the whole family will flock to. (image from Ryan Wicks Photography)
12. Family-Friendly Kitchen
When you’re wanting to create a modern kitchen that is also family friendly, black or white is too stark when it comes to your color choices. Loves Interiors shows us that gray is much softer and yet still neutral enough to give your metallic pops and modern sensibilities.
13. Warm Gray Walls and Cabinets
When your home has wood floors, many times it just makes sense to keep the rest of your decor on the warm side. Like when Johnston Park Interiors used a lovely warm gray for both the walls and the cabinet. It’s a perfect kitchen for lingering over your morning coffee.
14. Sleek Gray Cabinets
Is your kitchen wall to wall cabinet space? That shouldn’t inhibit you at all. This kitchen by Modulnova Twenty painted all the sleek cabinet fronts a stormy gray to make them feel more accessible though no less modern.
15. Pastel Kitchen Colors
Since gray is basically pastel black, it seems only natural that you would lean towards other pastel colors in your gray kitchen. Light green, like the backsplash in this kitchen, is a soothing choice.
16. Bright Cabinets
If you’re feeling like the gray is too overwhelming, take a note from this happy Swedish kitchen and paint your cabinets a bright color that will complement your dusky walls.
17. Brick Flooring And Backsplashes
Yes, there are bricks that show off colors of black and cream and gray as well. When you’re dealing with those bricks in your kitchen, Dawn Hearn Interior Design teaches us to go for gray in the areas without bricks.
18. Gray Marble Kitchen
When you think of gray and chic, you probably come up with marble. Design practice De Rosee Sa uses marble to the fullest extent in this lovely gray kitchen. It doesn’t get much better than a completely marble kitchen island with seating and waterfall ends.
19. Boho Kitchen
In this example, Jill Frey Kitchen Design adds the basket shades to hanging pendants to give this kitchen a touch of personality.
20. Concrete Kitchen
If you want a soothing cooking environment, the color blue is just for you.
21. Blue Kitchen
Blue is a popular color, and is almost a neutral shade. Howell’s Architecture and Design covered the walls of this kitchen with blue tiles to bring out the relaxation.
22. Blue Cabinets
Blue tile might not be an option for your kitchen so you’ll have to find another way to get the color. Like painting your cabinet fronts blue. This kitchen shows us just how effective that can be when most of your kitchen space is covered by cabinets.
23. Blue Shades
Famous painter Claude Monet knew his colors. His kitchen is a prime example of how different shades of the same color can give your space lots of interest without feeling overwhelming. With beautiful vintage kitchens, you’ll notice how they aren’t afraid to take chances.
24. Navy Blue Kitchen
Navy is often overlooked and labeled too dark for many spaces. However, like EMI Interior Design suggests, being a darker color that isn’t black can make other elements in your kitchen really pop.
25. Pale Blue Kitchen
On the other end of the spectrum, many think that light blue only belongs in a nursery. Angie Keyes uses a pale blue to infuse this kitchen with some serious cottage vibes.
26. Blue Monochrome Kitchen
Sometimes you find a shade of blue that you just love so much and wish you could paint everything in sight that color. Plain English Design used the same shade to paint both walls and cabinets to create a very traditional feel in this traditional kitchen.
27. Blue Countertops
Here’s a kitchen that gets it right by giving the counter and backsplash a seamless surface. Beautiful galley kitchens are easier to create if you have a narrow cooking space, like this example. You can even have your kids help you keep that pretty blue countertop clean.
28. Tiny Tile Backsplash
You might think that smaller tiles belong in the bathroom, but Wynne Taylor Ford shows us otherwise. The backsplash in this kitchen is just stunning while the other blue accents pull the whole room together. Beautiful coastal kitchens often feature blue hues and light wood colors. When combined, colors offer a soothing effect.
29. Rustic Kitchen Backsplash
Blue looks great in texture too. The wavy surface and gradient tones of this backsplash really bring out the rusticity of the kitchen. Alexander and Co. definitely chose well when deciding what works best with those wood cabinets.
30. Beach Turquoise Kitchen
Let’s not leave out turquoise. Such a popular color is a great option for the kitchen as well. Greg Terbrock Design Build really went all out on this bright and happy kitchen. You would almost believe it’s a beach house.
31. A Modern Red Kitchen
When many people think of a red kitchen, a country kitchen comes to mind, complete with plaid valance and a rooster cookie jar. But this inspiring kitchen by Roselind Wilson Design shows us that red can absolutely complete a modern kitchen too. With minimal lines and shiny cabinet fronts, it banishes all thoughts of roosters from our minds.
32. Eclectic Red Kitchen
33. Wine Red
Maybe you like red but you’re worried about putting it in your kitchen. Opt for a darker wine red instead. The backsplash in this Chai Design kitchen is just dark enough to feel chic and classy instead of bright and punchy.
34. Red and Black Kitchen
Speaking of chic and classy, Rysso Peters knows how to take chic to the next level. This contemporary kitchen uses red and black to give your eyes a good contrast. It will make you feel like your kitchen is much more expensive than it is.
35. Easy To Clean Kitchen
For a lighter look with the same eye drawing red, try this trick like Nissen Richards Studio. Paint the wall above your counter in your chosen shade of red and install sleek clear panels over top. You’ll get exactly the red you want in the modern style you want and still get the easy cleaning.
36. Tiled Backsplash
Not the DIY type? Then go for the tiled backsplash instead. Martins Camisuli Architects knows that just the pop of red will allow you to add all the red accents you want.
37. Spanish Kitchen
There’s just something about a Spanish styled kitchen that makes you want all those spicy nachos. These red cabinets in this Cheryl Ketner Interiors kitchen lay the foundation for the best Spanish styled kitchen you’ve ever seen. Just add terra cotta.
38. Purple And Deep Red Color
Of course, if the bright red doesn’t appeal to you, add a touch of purple to the paint for a deeper wine red color like these Harvey Jones Kitchen cabinets. Suddenly your kitchen will become the space for all your selfies.
39. Lipstick Red Appliances
Bright red is the color of retro. That’swhy they chose to install the lipstick red appliances in this retro kitchen.
40. Deep Country Red
But we can’t leave out that red french country kitchen because it’s not all bad. The kitchen in this Johnson Berman lodge is the perfect mix of deep country red and natural wood tones. Just where you want to be, sipping hot chocolate on a snowy evening.
41. A Calming Green Kitchen
Green, like blue, is a color many people gravitate to due to its calming properties. So if you are an experimental cook, painting your kitchen a lovely shade of green like this kitchen from Carlyn and Company Interiors and Design can help you relax while you’re working out the perfect cake.
42. Balance Out a Busy Kitchen
Rustic kitchens that contain a lot of natural textures like wood and stone can really benefit with a calming color to balance out the busyness. JKA Design infused this kitchen with a pale leafy green by giving the wood cabinets a once over, but only a once over so the wood grain still peeks through.
43. Modern Green Kitchen
Green is also a great shade for modern kitchens. Just raise the brightness a bit to get more pop against your modern style and, like Kitchen Designs by Ken Kelly Inc. already knows, you’ll have the best kitchen on the block.
44. Pair Marble With Green
You’ve probably already figured it out, but marble pairs so well with cooler colors. Greg Natale uses green for the cabinets in this marble covered kitchen which creates a very classic feel. Proof that green can solve so many problems.
45. Green Tinted Countertops