Our Favorite Modern Kitchens From Designers' Portfolio

Sleek, clean lines and updated state-of-the-art appliances make modern kitchens a popular design choice. Get inspired with our favorite photos from Designers' Portfolio.

  • Sleek Glass

    The glass bar top on the island adds a sleek, smooth design to this open kitchen. The vibrant, solid colors and stainless steel appliances are common in modern design. Design by Danenberg Design

  • Weinstein neutral kitchen 3

    Industrialized Modern Style

    Custom wood cabinetry, stainless steel open shelving and a white subway tile backsplash rejuvenate this streamlined kitchen. The new elements complement the vintage stools and industrial-style pendant lights.

  • Avram Rusu modern kitchen orange

    Pop of Color

    Modern kitchens usually have a monochromatic color scheme with a subtle yet bold pop of color. Designer Andreea Avram Rusu incorporated warm orange tones through the island stools and a stainless steel backsplash for a polished look.

  • Kelly modern chandelier

    Modern Accents

    The vertical lines in the bamboo cabinets give the appearance of a spacious kitchen. White accents and stainless steel stools are a nod to modern design. Design by Ken Kelly

  • high end contemporary kitchen is chefs dream

    Monochromatic Color Scheme

    A monochromatic color scheme and stainless steel appliances are fundamentals in a modern kitchen. Designer Philip Guarino placed the kitchen island on legs to create a floating effect, which gives the space an airy, open feel.

  • top line modern kitchen

    Warm, Inviting Touches

    A custom glass backsplash and granite countertops bring modern aesthetics. Designer Gregory Augustine integrated honey-colored leather stools and dark walnut cabinetry to add warmth and comfort to the space.

  • A Variety of Textures

    A stone wall, glass tabletop and wood ceiling light fixture bring various textures to this kitchen designed by Elizabeth Rosensteel. The monochromatic gray tones in the countertops, cabinets, stools and backsplash bring a modern touch to the space.

  • DeLeon kitchen piano

    Modern Chic

    This kitchen, designed by Vanessa DeLeon, is filled with style, from the sophisticated piano to the sparkling light fixture. The fireplace by Panika Fires resembles a piece of art, and the shiny lacquer countertops bring an extra sparkle to the space.

  • Linear Fluidity

    The thick charcoal concrete countertops are the focal point in this minimalist kitchen. Designer Rebekah Zaveloff chose sleek, linear hardware to flow harmoniously with the stainless steel countertop on the sideboard.

  • chef designed gourmet contemporary kitchen

    Easy Movement

    Moving from one workstation to the other is simple in this bold kitchen. A thin ladder makes the glossy blue upper cabinets easily accessible. Design by Philip Guarino

  • DeLeon blue kitchen

    High-End Design

    The high-end appliances in this kitchen make it any cook's dream. The blue under-cabinet lighting allows the tile backsplash to shine, and the neutral tones in the kitchen create a striking contrast against the dark-toned cabinets. Design by Vanessa DeLeon

  • renovated eco friendly kitchen

    Eco-Friendly Chic

    An eco-friendly kitchen design is a new and innovative way to cook. Designer Lori Dennis chose recycled countertops with silver flecks for some sparkle and the bamboo shades, cabinets and flooring and sleek hardware bring a modern touch to the space.

  • minimalist modern kitchen

    A Minimalistic Approach

    Minimum color and accessories and efficient use of space allow for an open, fluid kitchen. Designer Belmont Freeman chose a sandblasted stainless steel backsplash and brushed stainless steel countertops for a twist on modern design. An industrial-style column holds a thick wood island to create a floating effect.

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