Your Kitchen Style: Modern

The busy city slicker on the go will love the no-fuss features of modern kitchens. Known for their sleek lines and metallic finishes, modern kitchens are designed to be clean, simple and functional, yet still highly stylish.

  • Glossy smoke-gray cabinetry paired with white CaesarStone cabinets give this kitchen a dramatic appeal. A jewel-toned glass-tile backsplash softens the space with a touch of color.
  • This sleek kitchen was meticulously laid out to make prepping, cooking and cleaning fast and efficient. The room also maximizes vertical space with high cabinets accessible by ladder -- a great storage option for small urban apartments.
  • Dark wood base cabinets are paired with metal-and-glass upper cabinets in this kitchen to create a transition from heavy to light. A white 2x2-inch glass-tile backsplash is illuminated to offset the larger squares of the upper cabinets, adding another layer of rhythm and scale to the space.
  • Dark walnut cabinetry, stainless steel appliances and custom glass backsplashes give this kitchen a modern yet elegant aesthetic. Butter-yellow hand-tipped leather stools add the perfect accent to a monochromatic color palette.
  • A functional island in stainless steel and Carrara marble serves as the central work area of this kitchen. Stainless steel countertops mimic the room's industrial elements, while a deep-brown finish on the cabinetry creates a brilliant contrast with the lighter cork floor.
  • This kitchen makes the most of an awkward L-shaped space with a clean layout. Stainless steel appliances and a muted color scheme give the kitchen a stylish look.
  • The Cordial Entertainment Sink from Faucet Direct is an all-in-one entertainment idea, perfect for an efficient, modern kitchen. The sink is ideal for washing and rinsing glassware, preparing garnishes, staging drinks and cold storage for wine and other beverages. Learn more about this product.
  • These Dandelion Square Dinner Plates from Cb2 have modern flare, featuring chic black-and-white photo enlargements. The plates are made of durable white porcelain and are dishwasher and microwave safe. Learn more about this product.
  • The Blomus CHIMO Fireplace from Lumens creates a warm and cozy fire in minutes with no professional installation, chimney or gas line needed. The fireplace features a stainless steel body and provides a smoke-free and eco-friendly fire by burning Ethanol or Denatured Alcohol. Learn more about this product.
  • One of the strongest surfaces known to man, Solistone brings stainless steel to your space in an organic, freeform shape. Stainless Steel 12x12 Polished Black Tile from South Cypress Floors stands up to everyday wear with the performance and power that you'd expect from metal. Learn more about this product. © 2010 Scripps Networks, L.L.C. All rights reserved
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