The beautiful kitchens you’ll find here represent the latest designs in US households. We’ve organized these 100 kitchen inspo images by color so it’s easy to browse your favorite ideas.
The kitchen is the hub of the home. Since you spend so much time in this room preparing meals, washing dishes, and gathering with family, it should be functional and fit your style.
There’s no shortage of beautiful kitchen ideas. Whether you’re working with a small or large room, these examples can help you make the most of your space.
100 Beautiful Kitchen Design Ideas
Here are 100 beautiful kitchen images organized by color.
White Kitchen Ideas
According to the 2023 Houzz Kitchen Trend Survey, white cabinets remain the most popular, with 40% of homeowners opting for white when renovating their kitchen.
1. Bright Kitchen
Designer Ann Decker knows that big windows make a white kitchen look bright and fresh. If you want to do an all-white kitchen, maximize natural light for an airy feel.
2. White Marble Kitchen
McIntosh Moorman Interior Design shows us that marble paired with white is a chic kitchen combination. The tiled marble backsplash adds an extra touch of class.
3. Simple White Kitchen
la SHED should be applauded for creating this white kitchen. Focused on simplicity, the white and wood complement each other while the different materials provide texture.
4. Neutral Kitchen With Color Splashes
Here you have a bright yellow stove contrasting against dark cabinets and white walls. A pop of color adds a fun element to a white kitchen.
5. Dark Cabinets and White Walls in the Kitchen
Just because your walls are white doesn’t mean your cabinets have to be. Choosing a darker cabinet color like Brittany’s cabinets can set your space apart.
6. White Shiplap Rustic Kitchen
Among beautiful modern kitchens, white shiplap is a favorite. When you cover your kitchen walls with it, you create a clean rustic look. Courtney Bishop covers cabinet doors in shiplap for more continuity.
7. White Kitchen with Wood Ceiling Beams
Danish design company, Garde Hvalsoe, used wood to bring warmth into this kitchen. With beautiful traditional white kitchens, light wood hues offer Scandinavian style.
8. Wood Kitchen Flooring
Wood floors are popular in all kitchens, no matter the color. But by choosing wood for your white kitchen, you’re adding depth and texture to an otherwise plain space. Jen Langston chose a lighter stain for the floor to keep things fresh. Beautiful farmhouse kitchens often feature white and wood colors, and with this example, it’s easy to see why.
9. Warm White Undertones in the Kitchen
If your kitchen has shadowy corners, opt for white with warmer undertones to make your space feel cozy.
10. White on White Kitchen
Naturally, we should all take a page out of POCO Designs‘ book and consider going white on white. White walls with a white floor and white cabinets put the focus where it really counts, on the people and the food.
Gray Kitchen Ideas
Gray is a classic neutral that can be warm or cool, depending on the shade you choose.
11. Gray Kitchen
Painting your kitchen a shade of warm gray creates a neutral but cozy room. (image from Ryan Wicks Photography)
12. Family-Friendly Kitchen
When you want to create a modern kitchen that is also family-friendly, black or white can feel stark. Loves Interiors shows us that gray is much softer and yet still neutral enough for metallic pops and modern sensibilities.
13. Warm Gray Walls and Cabinets
When your home has wood floors, it makes sense to keep the rest of your decor on the warm side. Like when Johnston Park Interiors used a lovely warm gray for both the walls and the cabinet. It’s a perfect kitchen for lingering over your morning coffee.
14. Sleek Gray Cabinets
Is your kitchen wall-to-wall cabinet space? That shouldn’t inhibit you. This kitchen by Modulnova Twenty features sleek stormy gray cabinets for a modern look.
15. Adding Pastel Colors to a Gray Kitchen
Since gray is basically pastel black, it seems only natural that you would lean towards other pastel colors in your gray kitchen. Light green, like the backsplash in this kitchen, is a soothing choice.
16. Bright Cabinets
If you’re feeling like gray is too overwhelming, take a note from this happy Swedish kitchen and paint your cabinets a bright color to complement your dusky walls.
17. Brick Flooring And Backsplashes
These bricks feature hues of black, cream, and gray. Dawn Hearn Interior Design complements the gray in the bricks by choosing a similar cabinet and wall color.
18. Gray Marble Kitchen
When you think of gray and chic, you probably come up with marble. Design practice De Rosee Sa uses marble to the fullest extent in this gray kitchen. It doesn’t get much better than a marble kitchen island with seating and waterfall ends.
19. Boho Kitchen
In this example, Jill Frey’s Kitchen Design adds basket shades to hanging pendants, giving this kitchen a touch of personality and a boho flair.
20. Concrete Kitchen
Concrete is the new design medium, and Rob Mills Architects would definitely agree. Their kitchen design is mostly concrete, casting a warm gray glow.
Blue Kitchen Ideas
If you want a soothing cooking environment, try blue. Use gray-blues or navys as neutrals and add brighter pops of blue as an accent.
21. Blue Kitchen
You can use blue as a neutral or accent, depending on the shade. Howell’s Architecture and Design covered the walls of this kitchen with relaxing blue tiles.
22. A Kitchen with Blue Cabinets
Blue tile might not be an option for your kitchen, but you can find another way to add it – like painting your cabinet fronts. This kitchen shows us how blue cabinetry adds a modern feel.
23. Blue Shades
Famous painter Claude Monet knew his colors. His kitchen is a prime example of how different shades of blue add interest. With beautiful vintage kitchens, you’ll notice they aren’t afraid to take chances.
24. Navy Blue Kitchen
Navy is often labeled too dark for a wall color. However, as EMI Interior Design suggests, dark walls make other elements pop.
25. Pale Blue Kitchen
On the other end of the spectrum, many think that light blue only belongs in a nursery. Angie Keyes uses a pale blue to infuse this kitchen with some serious cottage vibes.
26. Blue Monochrome Kitchen
Sometimes you find a shade of blue you love so much that you wish you could paint everything that color. Plain English Design used the same shade on the walls and cabinets in this traditional kitchen.
27. Blue Countertops
Here’s a kitchen with a blue backsplash and countertop. Beautiful galley kitchens are easier to create if you have a narrow cooking space, like this example. You can even have your kids help you keep that pretty blue countertop clean.
28. Tiny Tile Backsplash
You might think smaller tiles belong in the bathroom, but Wynne Taylor Ford shows us otherwise. The backsplash in this kitchen is stunning, while the other blue accents pull the room together. Beautiful coastal kitchens often feature blue hues and light wood colors.
29. Rustic Kitchen Backsplash
Blue looks great in texture too. The wavy surface and gradient tones of this backsplash bring out the rusticity of the kitchen. Alexander and Co. complements the blue with warm wood cabinets.
30. Beach Turquoise Kitchen
Let’s not leave out turquoise. Greg Terbrock Design Build went all out on this bright and happy kitchen. You would almost believe it’s a beach house. It’s a great example of a white kitchen with a colored island.
Red Kitchen Ideas
Red is a versatile color that works well in modern, farmhouse, and retro kitchens.
31. A Modern Red Kitchen
When many people think of red, a country kitchen comes to mind, complete with plaid valance and a rooster cookie jar. But this inspiring kitchen by Roselind Wilson Design shows us that red works for a modern kitchen too. With minimal lines and shiny cabinet fronts, it banishes all thoughts of roosters from our minds.
32. Eclectic Red Kitchen
Red is a fun color for eclectic kitchens. Amazing Spaces’ choice of bright lipstick red for these kitchen cabinets is an invitation to hang out and create together as a family.
33. Wine Red Kitchen
Maybe you like red, but you’re worried about putting it in your kitchen. Opt for a darker color instead. The backsplash in this Chai Design kitchen is dark enough to feel chic and classy instead of bright and punchy.
34. Red and Black Kitchen
Speaking of chic and classy, Rysso Peters knows how to take chic to the next level. This contemporary kitchen uses red and black for contrast.
35. Easy To Clean Kitchen
For a lighter look with the same eye drawing red, try this trick like Nissen Richards Studio. Paint the wall above your counter in your chosen shade and install sleek clear panels over top. You’ll get a modern red backsplash that’s easy to clean.
36. Tiled Backsplash
Not the DIY type? Then go for a red tile. Martins Camisuli Architects designed a sleek white kitchen with a red backsplash.
37. Spanish Kitchen Design
These red cabinets in this Cheryl Ketner Interiors kitchen lay the foundation for a well-designed Spanish-styled kitchen. Just add terra cotta.
38. Purple And Deep Red Kitchen
Of course, if the bright red doesn’t appeal to you, add a touch of purple to the paint for a deeper wine-red color like these Harvey Jones Kitchen cabinets. The deep colors add a dramatic flair to the space without feeling gaudy.
39. Lipstick Red Appliances
Bright red is the color of retro. That’s why this retro kitchen features lipstick-red appliances and cabinets. If you’re working on a mid-century reno, consider a kitchen idea like this.
40. Deep Country Red
We can’t leave out a red French country kitchen that offers the perfect amount of warmth. The kitchen in this Johnson Berman lodge is a mix of deep country red and natural wood tones.
Green Kitchen Ideas
Green is one of the most popular colors for 2023. If you want to join the trend, consider hunter-green cabinets, sage walls, and green accents.
41. A Calming Green Kitchen
Many people gravitate to green because of its calming properties. So if you are an experimental cook, painting your kitchen a lovely shade of green like this one from Carlyn and Company Interiors and Design can help you relax while you’re working out the perfect cake.
42. Balance Out a Busy Kitchen
Rustic kitchens that contain natural textures like wood and stone can benefit from a calming color. JKA Design infused this kitchen with a pale leafy green by giving the wood cabinets a once-over.
43. Modern Green Kitchen
Green is also a great shade for modern kitchens. Kitchen Designs by Ken Kelly Inc. used a bright green to add contrast to the space.
44. Pair Marble With Green Cabinets for a Modern Kitchen
Greg Natale uses green for the cabinets in this marble-covered kitchen, creating a classic feel.
45. Green Tinted Countertops
If you’re serious about marble, you’ll be thrilled to see these green-tinted countertops. Elegant Kitchens and Baths Inc. found an unexpected way to put more green into this kitchen and still keep the clean white look. A win-win for everyone involved.
46. Opt for a Deeper Green Shade
Balt Atelier Limited opted for a deeper green, which is becoming common for cabinetry. The dusky hue complements the modern additions without losing the traditional feel. It’s great example of a kitchen with moody green cabinets and a marble countertop.
47. Green Farmhouse Kitchen
Donald Lococo Architects covered the cabinets and beadboard in the same pale shade of green to create continuity. The flooring and counters offer contrast.
48. Bright Backsplash
There’s nothing like a bright backsplash to stand out against your wooden cabinets. The bright green of this Nico van der Meulen Architects kitchen makes the modern space feel cheery.
49. Retro Kitchen Idea
If walls, cabinets, and backsplash weren’t enough, you can also put green on your kitchen floor. Design Studio West uses green and white linoleum to keep the retro feel in this kitchen but with less of a contrast than the typical black and white.
50. Sea Green
Sea-green cabinets offer a light cottage look. This Mark Williams Design Associates kitchen is just the place you want to come into after a romp at the beach.
Black Kitchen Ideas
Using black in your kitchen will help the space feel moody or dramatic and can act as a visual contrast to lighter colors.
51. Chic Black Kitchen
When you hear the word chic, you might think of white. But this black kitchen gives off a high-end feel. Designed by Surroundings, the black appliances and cabinetry make the space modern and classy.
52. A Black and Marble Kitchen
Blakes London covers the beadboard of this kitchen with dusty black. The color and material contrast offer lots of visual interest.
53. Black Cabinets and Matching Walls
Here’s a kitchen that embraces all black. The white countertop breaks up the black-on-black look, offering a luxurious feel.
54. Opt For a Black Floor in the Kitchen
Opting for a black floor instead of black walls will ground your space. In this kitchen, the designers also installed black cabinets and appliances for a statement-making kitchen.
55. Combine Black and Stainless Steel in the Kitchen
So many modern kitchens are styled in white and stainless steel for a clean-cut effect. But what if you used black to make your kitchen stand out from the rest -like this one by William Burton Leopardi.
56. A Rustic Black Kitchen
Even rustic kitchens can boast black in some pretty spectacular ways. Katrin Arens embraces the shade in lieu of a backsplash. Next to the wood, it has an industrial style.
57. Black and Yellow Kitchen Example
While many designers use a white background to showcase pops of color, consider black instead. Especially for a bright shade like the yellow in this Atticus and Milo kitchen. Black can give your favorite color the punch it needs.
58. Fun Textured Black Wall Tiles
Black doesn’t have to be flat, instead, add texture with a wavy black tile. Francois Berube Interiors uses the gloss finish to make a statement among the glowing white cabinetry.
59. Use Black Textured Tiling for the Backsplash
In a rustic kitchen that needs an inky statement, consider a backsplash with dimension. Erin Swift had the right idea when she chose a black texturized backsplash that complements other finishes in the room.
60. Modern Industrial Kitchen
Standard Studio puts together kitchens that are anything but standard. All the sleek black cabinetry gives off modern vibes with just a touch of industrial charm. Perfect for the homeowner who loves natural and contemporary style.
Orange Kitchen Ideas
Orange symbolizes energy, warmth, and creativity – all great traits to have in a kitchen.
61. Happy Orange Kitchen
If your favorite color is orange, don’t be afraid to use it in the kitchen. These sleek cabinets from Applegate Interior Design Project offer a modern but cheerful look.
62. Pair White and Orange Together
This kitchen by Dyna Contracting adds interest with an orange subway tile. The orange contrasts the countertops and adds brightness to the room.
63. Fun Orange Accents
When your cabinets are a darker shade, contrast with brighter hues of orange. The popping orange of this kitchen makes the space feel bright and modern, a place to make you smile first thing in the morning.
64. Mid-Century Modern Kitchen
Orange is the reigning color of midcentury modern decor. But instead of covering the walls with it, Kropat Interior Design opted for orange countertops.
65. Using a Reddish Orange Shade in the Kitchen
Orange doesn’t have to feel midcentury modern. It can be just plain ol’ modern, like in this sleek kitchen. The reddish-orange paired with wood cabinets feels welcoming.
66. Orange Kitchen Cabinets
The backsplash isn’t the only way to put orange in your kitchen. Orange cabinets like these in this Mark English Architects kitchen make for a sleek backdrop.
67. Bold Orange Kitchen Appliances Example
For the diehard orange enthusiasts, try orange appliances. Kingston Design Remodeling found a fridge that perfectly matches the orange backsplash in this tiny kitchen.
68. Orange Accent Wall in the Kitchen
With a bit of orange paint, you can brighten up your kitchen without committing long-term. An orange focal wall, like in this Covenant Kitchens & Baths, Inc. kitchen, adds a new look for a few bucks.
69. Pretty Orange Tiles in the Kitchen
If you want to add orange patterned tile to the kitchen, consider the wall. The orange design chosen by Blossom Studio goes coordinates with the rest of the pastel shades in the home.
70. Copper and Orange Accents in the Kitchen
Copper has been the “in” metal for a long time – which is great if you love orange. Copper can give off an orange glow in your kitchen. Get stylish with this idea from Murdock Solon Architects, and use copper as your backsplash.
Brown Kitchen Ideas
Beige is back. So, if you’re tired of using white or gray as your neutral, consider one of these brown kitchen ideas.
71. Gray Tinted Brown Kitchen
If you’re not quite ready to let it go, consider a gray-tinted brown for your kitchen. Greige is a soft shade that acts as a warm neutral, like in this kitchen by Carter Kay Interiors.
72. Kitchen Art Space
Put white cabinet doors against all that chocolatey brown for a great contrast. You could also do this beautiful kitchen idea in reverse – using chocolate brown cabinets with a white counter.
73. Beige Kitchen Example
Marigo Design utilizes brown in several shades in this example of a traditional kitchen. The light brown backsplash complements the cream cabinetry, while the deep brown island table stands out. The wood floor underneath brings it all together.
74. Dark Brown Kitchen Cabinets
Give yourself a break from beige and install dark brown cabinets, like in this kitchen. The light-tone wood floors keep the room from looking heavy. You could also use this idea if you have light tile or linoleum flooring.
75. Brown Walls and Trim in the Kitchen
You aren’t stuck with only light browns and dark cabinets for brown options in your kitchen. Feel free to follow A3’s design and paint your walls and trim to stand out against your white tile.
76. Brown Kitchen Backsplash Example
Charisma chose a tile backsplash that includes five shades of brown to pull together the other colors in the room.
77. Modern Kitchen with Natural Wood Tones
Modern kitchens require creative layout designs. This small kitchen by Rob Kennon Architects utilizes plywood to bring a light and airy natural texture.
78. A Rustic Brown Kitchen
Rustic kitchens might be the best examples of brown kitchens. Holmes Hole Builders covered these kitchen walls in rustic wood for a quaint cabin feel. The variating brown shades and wood grain give this place a family-friendly vibe. The blue kitchen island offers stability.
79. Rustic Wooden Kitchen Example
Talk about cabin vibes. This kitchen by Jersey Ice Cream Co. took a whole barn’s worth of rustic wood to put in the kitchen. It’s a warm look, perfect for a little house in the woods.
80. Bright Kitchen Cabinet Fronts with Wood Accents
This Dorrington Atcheson Architects kitchen has a mid-century modern feel to it. The wood and bright cabinets work well together.
Yellow Kitchen Ideas
Yellow can increase attention and symbolize optimism and joy. Use it in your kitchen to boost everyone’s mood.
81. A Sunny Yellow Kitchen
Yellow kitchens belong in happy houses, like this one from Cottage Company. The butter yellow is the perfect shade to drink your coffee to every morning.
82. Contemporary Yellow
MN Builders shows us how yellow works in contemporary kitchens. The color combines the sleek lines of modern design with the traditional look of older homes.
83. Yellow Kitchen Cabinets
Think outside the box when painting your kitchen yellow, like this example from McCall Design. Instead of painting the walls, they painted the cabinets and added a clean subway tile backsplash.
84. Yellow Kitchen Tile
Or… just find yourself a pretty yellow tile pattern to serve as your backsplash. In this Adrienne DeRosa kitchen, there are two shades of yellow to bring some happiness to the eyes and the soul.
85. Yellow Statement Wall in the Kitchen
Kitchens offer the opportunity to create a small statement wall. If you like yellow, go for a bright shade like this Lynda Miehe Associates, and you’ll never be short of smiles while you cook.
86. Bright Yellow Kitchen Cabinets Example
If you aren’t a shy decorator, follow the lead of this contemporary kitchen and find the brightest yellow you can muster for your main kitchen color. This works for small kitchens that occupy a little corner of the house.
87. Yellow Retro Kitchen Idea
In this retro kitchen, designed by Jackson Design & Remodeling, butter yellow swaths the walls, backsplash, countertop, and floor. They even found pale yellow appliances to match.
88. Classic Kitchen Upgrade with Yellow
In this example, Hendricks Churchill uses a bright sunny shade to cover the cabinets and trim in this farmhouse design. Rustic pendant light fixtures hang over the island to create a balanced look.
89. Pale Yellow Kitchen Cabinets
Adeeni Design Group took a kitchen and breakfast nook and brought them together with pale yellow custom cabinetry. Against that marble countertop, it feels classic and traditional.
90. Honey Yellow Cabinets
In this example, honey-yellow cabinets are the perfect choice. The cabinets cover the bottom of the kitchen counters.
Pink Kitchen Ideas
If you want a feminine and fun touch, pink is your color.
91. Girly Pink Kitchen Example
This beauty by Jessica Buckley Interiors is feminine with its striped cushions and floral shade. Just right for a bachelorette’s apartment.
92. Pink Statement Wall in the Kitchen
Pink is another great color for a kitchen statement wall. Here’s a kitchen that utilizes clear panels over a painted wall for the illusion of a pink backsplash.
93. Bold Pink Kitchen Cabinets
If you can get away with pink walls, why not pink cabinets? The glossy finish on the pink cabinets in this Leicht Westchester-Greenwich kitchen is modern chic.
94. Blush Kitchen Idea
If your kitchen resembles a nursery, tone it down with a blush color. Middleton Bespoke Interiors knew that the warmer shade of pink would blend with the wood tones in this rustic kitchen.
95. Peachy-Pink Kitchen Example
Take your blush, add an orange tint, and you’re close to millennial pink – punchy and pretty at the same time. Gisbert Poeppler pairs their pink with chic shades like black for a grown-up look in an otherwise girly space.
96. Hot Pink Kitchen
The two-tone cabinets in this Mal Corboy Design kitchen feel minimal and modern. It’s also appropriate if Malibu Barbie was your favorite doll.
97. Hot Pink Kitchen Backsplash for a Modern Look
The kitchen is modern, but the hot pink backsplash creates an eye-catching accent. The pink looks contemporary rather than juvenile.
98. Textured Pink Kitchen
If you want a pink kitchen, this example by Mal Corboy Design offers plenty of inspiration. The surface adds texture to the space without making it hard to clean.
99. Pale Nursery Pink in the Kitchen
If you prefer pale pink, take a note from A1 Lofts and Extensions and embrace it. You’ll be happy to know that they even make pink appliances to fill your need.
100. Pink Kitchen Island
When you’re making decorating decisions with an outside party, compromise is key. Harvey Jones Kitchens proves it doesn’t have to be pink to make a big impact.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)FAQ
How Much Does A Kitchen Remodel Cost?
According to the NKBA, kitchen remodels range between $1,000 for a single replacement to $20,000 for a complete remodel.
What Is The Most Popular Kitchen Renovation Item?
According to the NKBA, almost 50 percent of total kitchen renovation spending went to appliances and cabinetry. The average reno job cost roughly $4,000.
Which Kitchen Colors Impact Eating Habits?
Psychologists have found the color red will increase your appetite. If you want a color that will lower your appetite, gray would the best choice. And if you wanted to lower the rate at which you consumed food, the color blue would do the trick.
Which Kitchen Cabinet Style Is Most Popular?
Natural wood oak cabinets are making a comeback in US households. They were popular in the 50s, but it seems they’re becoming even more popular today.
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