Even if you have chosen to go down a more classic and conservative design path for the rest of your home, the kitchen is a space in your house where you be brave and get bold with contemporary design. Modern materials, design and manufacturing techniques mean that kitchen-design has become more exciting and adventurous over the last few years.
Kitchen designers are no longer constrained by right angles and straight edges; countertops and cabinets can be in any color or pattern imagined, and lighting can be as hidden and discreet or glamorous and on show as the homeowner desires.
So, take inspiration from the contemporary kitchen designs below and let your imagination run to its limits to create a modern kitchen design which will last you for years to come.White gloss slab kitchen cupboards are used in the classic mix with stainless steel appliances, granite countertops and dark hardwood floor. Bar stools in chocolate leather finish the contemporary feel This luxury kitchen makes a bold statement with large wood-veneer cabinets, stainless steel appliances and polished-concrete island unit. The polished cherry wood floor and row of four copper ceiling pendant lights add woarmth to the scheme. This compact kitchen makes a modern impact with the unusual choice of wood as a wall covering, teamed with glass splashback around the counter and stainless steel appliances. The simple, clean lines of this contemporary kitchen design in white make a bold impact. White gloss slab cabinet doors and drawer fronts are teamed with white Corian® countertops and side panels and white bar stools. The warm-toned hardwood flooring sets off the white and adds warmth to the theme. This small kitchen packs a punch with its design, using texture and color across every surface: metallic papered wall with walnut feature panel, granite countertops, cream gloss cabinets, and stainless steel stoves and stove hood.