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Live edge dining table / kitchen island by Timberforge Woodworks
The open kitchen features a rounded island with the sink and a dishwasher, that also doubles as an informal eating area.
An arc-shaped, coral-colored volume that hides a powder room and has become a main feature of the design.
The minimalist kitchen in smoked oak with bronzed brass handles, was designed by Norm Architects for the Danish kitchen manufacturer Reform and is complemented by a sculptural kitchen island in a light grey ceramic stone, and a light herringbone floor.
Open kitchen-dining area. Hubert by Septembre. © David Foessel.

The combined kitchen and dining area is infilled with pops of color.  Metallic gold cabinets and decorative pendants by Alvaro Catalan de Ocon accent the open space.
Kitchen with undulating wood screen ceiling over dining area
Ample natural light streams in via the landscaped backyard.
New Zealand architect Gerald Parsonson and his wife, Kate, designed their vacation beach home in Paraparaumu with an open-plan kitchen with open shelves, bar light bulbs, and bright orange MDF cabinets.
The predominantly white color scheme and quality of natural light in Zeitgeist – a cozy one-bedroom holiday rental apartment in Shoreditch gives the home a peaceful and Zen-like aura.
The kitchen’s tubular lights were replaced with Heavy Medium pendants by Benjamin Hubert.  The space is outfitted with a suite of Monogram cooking appliances.

Irvington, New York
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Henning Larsen Architects' design was used in spray painted white with painted metal bands that have been painted the same color and oak counter tops for this bright and airy contemporary home in Charlottenlund, Denmark.
great room
Simple Alvar Aalto pendants hang below the wooden ceiling in the kitchen.
The updated kitchen features a bright white palette. The countertop is Caesarstone's Blizzard surface and the stools are Crate and Barrel. The range hood is Futuro, the refrigerator is LG, and the dishwasher is Bosch.
This church conversion in Chicago was completed by Linc Thelen Design and Scrafano Architects, and transformed the brick church into a single-family home. Arched stained glass windows were maintained, and some panels were swapped out for clear glass.
The kitchen's red Venetian plaster walls are a nod to a detail in the family's previous apartment. The walnut and lacquer kitchen system is by Henrybuilt.

Photo by Howie Guja
Styling by Gorilla Styling
so Chris integrated a modern white design with a custom island. The oven is by IKEA; other major appliances were purchased from the Habitat for Humanity ReStore.
The couple has a large collection of cookbooks. To provide storage for them in the kitchen—and also seating—Sawatzky topped narrow bookcases (Bestå units by Ikea) with custom-made cushions, upholstered in gray Circa fabric by Knoll Textiles purchased from Modern Fabrics. The bookshelf-cum-bench was custom upholstered by Tina Morgan Designs.
In the kitchen, the continuous kitchen worktop and table are made of marble from Caledonia Marble. The pink Tamatik dining chairs are by Connie Chisholm and are from the Canadian design shop Made. The Blinding Love pendant lights are by Periphere, which has shops in Montreal and Toronto. The iron rails were 

inspired both by screens the couple had seen on their travels in the Middle East and by the ornate wrought ironwork favored by their Portuguese neighbors. Barzel Ironworks fabricated the banister to Sawatzky’s design by slicing up iron pipe, welding it, and painting it.
This remodeled and extended ranch house in Del Mar is a modern farmhouse-meets-beach shack. The 2,800-square-foot ranch house from the 1950s was renovated by San Francisco-based architect Nick Noyes, with interiors designed by Raili Clasen, founder of Newport Beach studio railiCAdesign. Sited on an oversized lot, the Southern California house has an intimately scaled exterior structure that follows a clean farmhouse aesthetic.
Presented with three possible kitchen units by Blu Homes, the residents selected one that has less cabinetry and a more fluid layout. The bar stools are from Crate and Barrel.
For the open kitchen, Peter, a former chef, ordered a colorful Bertazzoni range through a showroom in Portland, then decorated the rest of the space around it. The fixture contrasts with the neutral walls, which are painted in Rodda’s Dove White.
Marja Preston’s family lives in one of Grow’s “Everett” houses, with three bedrooms in 1,846 square feet. In their kitchen, West Elm pendants hang over a counter of myrtle butcher block sourced from Green Home Solutions.
The kitchen is from Ikea and the dining chairs by Arne Jacobsen, but the table is pure Bornstein.
The family wanted to make their home beautiful, but also functional. When designing the renovation, they paid particular attention to making sure the common spaces could serve multiple functions and grow alongside the family.
Walnut and book-matched  Calcutta kitchen
“The kitchen, dining area, and family room were originally three separate rooms,” says Wilding.  “We opened the space by knocking down walls and installing two large flush beams in the ceiling.” The original kitchen was located in what is now the family room.
Denver, Colorado
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The counter stools are by Highline and the cooktop is by Bosch.
Rockport, Massachusetts
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Kitchen & Dining Room

“This room really became the heart of the space,” Dawn Casale says. “If people are sitting at the dining table or in the living area, you’re able to have a really free-flowing conversation and there’s a nice dynamic happening on the entire floor.”
The quintessential beachside apartment.
Custom cabinet doors on ikea cabinets customizes the kitchen and ties the open living area to the kitchen.
Floating shelves with integrated LED lighting provide open storage and illuminate the workspace below.
Floor to ceiling windows brighten the small footprint. Custom elm wood table by Kaimade.
We reconfigured the kitchen layout so that it is open to the main living and dining area. The new finishes included white oak flooring, painted wood millwork, and stone counters.
Expanded and updated kitchen with quarter sawn walnut cabinets, grey caesarstone counters and backsplash tile from the Modern line of Ann Sacks.
View of Kitchen
The residents collaborated with the architects to achieve the sharp graphic sensibility they desired. Part way through the project, they realized the space would be more compelling in muted tones.
The interior consists of a mixture of white oak boards, slabs of silver maple, and encased steel. Clerestory windows surround the space, providing a lookout to the forested surroundings.

The modern kitchen is the heart of the home. Cooking and conversing go hand-in-hand as meals are created, memories made. Whether teaching an old family recipe, reading the newspaper in a breakfast nook, or chatting over the daily morning coffee, the ritual of the everyday begins here. Spark your imagination by browsing our collection of modern kitchens. From popular counter materials like marble, granite, quartz, and wood; to stunning examples of white cabinets; to flooring options like hardwood and concrete, these projects showcase it all. You'll also find ideas for backsplashes, lighting, appliances, and sinks.

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