Traditional Kitchens

Sometimes a classic style is a good thing, especially in the case of these traditional kitchen designs.

Traditional Kitchen

Traditional Kitchen

Photo by: Dustin Peck

Dustin Peck

By: Caroline Shannon-Karasik

The traditional kitchen is one of the most popular design styles when it comes to creating a room everyone will enjoy. Traditional styling speaks to a great many people, and it's a top design choice for many families.

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The traditional kitchen allows for flexibility, but it most often relies on simple design while making way for a few bold accents. For example, a white kitchen with black granite countertops might include a standout centerpiece, like a bold red kitchen island. These design choices maintain the overall look of a traditional kitchen while adding a bit of spunk to the design.

Traditional kitchens typically incorporate painted cabinets with or without glass front doors, simple granite or laminate countertops, and hardwood floors. The best traditional kitchens lean on classic elements, while still allowing room for family fun or guest entertainment. Freshen up the look by mixing in modern or industrial elements, like unique lighting fixtures or boldly painted walls.

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