Modern Kitchen Design & Decorating Ideas

Modern kitchens are characterized by clean lines, sleek surfaces, and minimalist details, and the look can range from sparse to bright and bold. Find your favorite modern design details among our photos of modern kitchens, which showcase fresh ways to use materials such as glass, stainless steel, and stone, and incorporate the modern aesthetic. This roundup of ideas and tips for makeovers and remodels covers a wide array of options for creating a modern kitchen. Learn how to mix surfaces and finishes and pick out a style of modern kitchen cabinets that will suit your tastes and styles. Take the edge off modern design with our ideas for warming up the contemporary aesthetic by using wood tones, fabric, and more. Create a new modern color palette for your kitchen to give it a new look. Start with our favorite spaces that feature every color—from cool grays and whites to electric blues and sizzling oranges—and get inspired. Once you have an idea for a modern color palette, try out paint colors before you even pick up a paintbrush with My Color Finder.

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