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Add Modern Style to Your Kitchen

By: Susan Kleinman
November 24, 2014
Reflective surfaces and high-tech materials aren't the only design details ideal in a modern kitchen.
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Less Is More

It's all about clean, rectilinear lines and neutral colors in this modern kitchen. Multitoned terrazzo flooring adds subtle color and delineates the space from the adjacent dining room. Design by designer Alan Tanksley; photography by Peter and Kelley Gibeon

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Illuminating Elements

Accent lights below the wall-hung cabinets illuminate the floor and the cabinetry panels above the tall cabinets were custom-fitted for one long, neat line. Wood on the ceiling and island base softens the look. Design by Edward Scirghi; photography by Ivan Cruz

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From: Anthony Carrino and Kitchen Cousins

Bold Meets Practical

Clutter is out and color is in. Sleek, minimalist yellow cabinets are the star of the modern-style galley kitchen. Stainless steel appliances, counter, range hood and industrial pendant lights complete the look.

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Reflective Surfaces

Miniature in size but maximum in modern style, this kitchen features bright red upper cabinets and lots of metallic shimmer. Design by Jill Greene of Sand Castle Kitchens; photography by Ron Rosenzweig

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