10 Proof That Modern Kitchens Don’t Have To Feel Sparse And Stark
To create an impressive space to cook, eat and entertain, clean, open, minimal and functional is the formula of modern kitchen to make the sleek design aesthetic have character, be family-friendly, or even a little bit colorful. Whether you want to go full-on mid-century or have something a little more contemporary, check out these 10 proof that modern kitchen don’t have to feel sparse and stark below. Enjoy!
Keep your kitchen sparse and simple by adding some dimension to an all-white kitchen is wooden counter stools, and maybe a solitary plant leaf.
2. Say No to Cabinets
Skip wall cabinets and opt for open shelving in clean, unfinished wood (if possible) for a more modern feel.
3. Bring the Sexy Black
Black kitchens can be seriously sexy and modern. Combine it with light wood and it’ll feel a bit more homey, not too sleek for hanging out everyday with your family.
4. Say Hi to Gray
This kitchen is a lesson in how gray can be cool and calming, rather than dull. The minimalist cooking space blends statement lighting with a geometric backsplash to keep it feeling fresh, modern, and fun.
5. Color, Color, Color
Keep everything white, then add in pops of color from your serving ware, or even a colorful fridge.
6. Industrial, But Chic
Industrial kitchen can look totally elegant and clean (start with some fresh flowers on your island), and a stainless steel backsplash will take all those oil splatters like a pro.
7. Rustic Meets Modern
Think rustic and modern; it can be mixed with this raw wood island.
8. All The Warm & Cozy Feels
Forgo hardware on cabinets for a more streamlined look. Dark wood cabinetry and floors can make a modern kitchen feel warm and inviting.
9. Pump Up The Party
The oversize glass tiles on the backsplash are backed in silver leaf to brighten the already light and fun cooking space. Add a silver pendants give your kitchen a party vibes for days.
10. Backsplash Goals
Though the stools are mid-century modern and the design is overall very minimal, the climbing vines backsplash gives the kitchen above some life and color.