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If you're longing for an uncluttered kitchen that offers big style, take your design cue from our gallery of contemporary kitchens, which spark interest thanks to their clean-lined sensibilities and strategic use of color. When it comes to storage, choose contemporary kitchen cabinets with flat or slab doors crafted from light maple or done up in vibrantly hued paint or lacquer finishes; beaded-glass doors and floating shelves display cooking gear and accessories without overwhelming small kitchens. Learn how to mix polished and rough surfaces and natural and man-made materials to create contemporary kitchens. Streamline the view by using stainless-steel appliances, backsplashes, countertops and/or sculptural range hoods and opting for glass-top tables. Or, warm up contemporary kitchens by using dark wood finishes and natural stone floors. Incorporate thoroughly modern concrete countertops, polished-chrome or stainless-steel fittings and hardware, shapely pendant lights, and lightly or naturally stained woodwork. Since color is limited in contemporary kitchens, employ high-contrast pairings to keep interest running high. Top ebony cabinets with white marble countertops, and top white cabinets with black granite. Paint focal-point walls a citrusy orange or lime green to showcase understated cabinetry and appliances. Discover a wealth of strategies for creating contemporary kitchens that stylishly endure for decades.

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