50 Contemporary Kitchen Ideas (Photos)

Contemporary single wall kitchen with a granite topped island.
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This kitchen showcases a neutral palette making the space appear brighter and bigger. Large wood beams on the tray ceiling soften the modern look.
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This kitchen showcases a neutral palette making the space appear brighter and bigger. Large wood beams on the tray ceiling soften the modern look.

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Dark wood cabinetry sets a stunning contrast to the white marble countertops in this contemporary kitchen.
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Dark wood cabinetry sets a stunning contrast to the white marble countertops in this contemporary kitchen.

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Contrasting black and white marble countertops add a striking elegance to this contemporary kitchen. It includes a decorative tile backsplash and a shed ceiling lined with a dark wood beam.
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Contrasting black and white marble countertops add a striking elegance to this contemporary kitchen. It includes a decorative tile backsplash and a shed ceiling lined with a dark wood beam.

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Mosaic tile backsplash creates a stunning accent to this contemporary kitchen. It features light wood cabinetry and a waterfall island paired with leather upholstered stools.
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Mosaic tile backsplash creates a stunning accent to this contemporary kitchen. It features light wood cabinetry and a waterfall island paired with leather upholstered stools.

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A brick backsplash adds a striking texture to this contemporary kitchen. It includes dark wood cabinetry and a large multi-use island paired with metal counter chairs.
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A brick backsplash adds a striking texture to this contemporary kitchen. It includes dark wood cabinetry and a large multi-use island paired with metal counter chairs.

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Redwood elements run throughout this eat-in kitchen. It has stainless steel appliances and a large center island sitting under the suspended ceiling.
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Redwood elements run throughout this eat-in kitchen. It has stainless steel appliances and a large center island sitting under the suspended ceiling.

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This kitchen features a granite top island complemented with cushioned chairs and eye-catching pendants. It includes natural wood cabinetry that blends in with the hardwood flooring.
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This kitchen features a granite top island complemented with cushioned chairs and eye-catching pendants. It includes natural wood cabinetry that blends in with the hardwood flooring.

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White kitchen brightened by recessed ceiling lights, cylindrical pendants, and natural light streaming in through the windows above the sink.
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White kitchen brightened by recessed ceiling lights, cylindrical pendants, and natural light streaming in through the windows above the sink.

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This kitchen has a large dark brown kitchen island with a built-in second tier counter for the breakfast bar that is paired with uoholstered stools and topped with warm yellow pendant lights.
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This kitchen has a large dark brown kitchen island with a built-in second-tier counter for the breakfast bar that is paired with upholstered stools and topped with warm yellow pendant lights.

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White contemporary kitchen features a dark wood breakfast island aligned with light wood counter stools over hardwood flooring. It has black subway tiles and recessed ceiling lights.
Source: Redfin

The white contemporary kitchen features a dark wood breakfast island aligned with light wood counter stools over the hardwood flooring. It has black subway tiles and recessed ceiling lights.

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Fabulous kitchen illuminated by three unique pendant lights and a lovely chandelier that hung over a dining table and kitchen island bar. It features wooden cabinetry and hardwood flooring.
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Fabulous kitchen illuminated by three unique pendant lights and a lovely chandelier that hung over a dining table and kitchen island bar. It features wooden cabinetry and hardwood flooring.

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Modern galley kitchen boasts sleek white cabinetry on the left along with frosted front glass upper cabinetry and wooden lower cabinetry on the right. There's a vent hood in the center suspended over a wooden breakfast island with white chairs.
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Modern galley kitchen boasts sleek white cabinetry on the left along with frosted front glass upper cabinetry and wooden lower cabinetry on the right. There’s a vent hood in the center suspended over a wooden breakfast island with white chairs.

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A long kitchen accented with multi-colored hex floor tiles. It includes stainless steel cabinetry topped with black granite counter and vaulted ceiling with skylight bringing natural light in.
Design by Alia Bengana + Capucine de Cointet architectes

A long kitchen accented with multi-colored hex floor tiles. It includes stainless steel cabinetry topped with black granite counter and vaulted ceiling with a skylight bringing natural light in.

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Contemporary kitchen showcases rustic wood paneled walls and dark island bar with a pair of black counter stools. You can sense a rich culture through the wall art piece and wooden decors.
Design by SAOTA

Contemporary kitchen showcases rustic wood-paneled walls and dark island bar with a pair of black counter stools. You can sense a rich culture through the wall art piece and wooden decors.

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An extravagant white kitchen with casual dining area and wine cellar in a glass enclosure. It has a white marble breakfast island and glass doors leading to the back patio.
Design by Urbanscape Architects

An extravagant white kitchen with casual dining area and wine cellar in a glass enclosure. It has a white marble breakfast island and glass doors leading to the back patio.

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A clean white kitchen accented with light wood cabinetry and shiplap ceiling with recessed lights. 
Design by Thellend Fortin Architectes

A clean white kitchen accented with light wood cabinetry and a shiplap ceiling with recessed lights.

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Mini L-shaped kitchen featuring wooden floating shelves and cabinetry fixed on the white walls. It is fitted with a sink and chrome faucet.
Design by Paul Bernier Architecte

Mini L-shaped kitchen featuring wooden floating shelves and cabinetry fixed on the white walls. It is fitted with a sink and chrome faucet.

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A sleek white kitchen lighted with a long modern pendant lamp that hung over a wooden breakfast island. It includes glazed window and door along with concrete flooring.
Design by Paul Bernier Architecte

A sleek white kitchen lighted with a long modern pendant lamp that hung over a wooden breakfast island. It includes a glazed window and door along with concrete flooring.

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This kitchen offers an island bar aligned with black counter stools that complement the black cabinetry. It is illuminated with pendant lights that hung from a shiplap ceiling.
Design by MU Architecture

This kitchen offers an island bar aligned with black counter stools that complement the black cabinetry. It is illuminated with pendant lights that hung from a shiplap ceiling.

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Contemporary kitchen surrounded with light wood cabinetry against white walls. Three black bar stools sit on a wooden breakfast island lighted by small glass globe pendants.
By Scott Posno Design

Contemporary kitchen surrounded with light wood cabinetry against white walls. Three black bar stools sit on a wooden breakfast island lighted by small glass globe pendants.

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Black kitchen showcasing an interesting wall with geometric holes pattern.  It has a white marble breakfast island with leather counter chairs.
By 1:1 Arquitetura:Design

Black kitchen showcasing an interesting wall with geometric holes pattern. It has a white marble breakfast island with leather counter chairs.

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A corner kitchen designed with multi-colored pendant lights that hung over a two-tier kitchen island level paired with wooden bar stools. 
Design by Hughes Umbanhowar Architects

A corner kitchen designed with multi-colored pendant lights that hung over a two-tier kitchen island level paired with wooden bar stools.

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Sophisticated kitchen with natural wood cabinetry and a white marble breakfast island that matches the countertops.
Design by Deana Lewis

Sophisticated kitchen with natural wood cabinetry and a white marble breakfast island that matches the countertops.

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A two-toned kitchen features sleek black cabinetry and white breakfast table surrounded with white chairs over hardwood flooring.
Design by Daniele Petteno

A two-toned kitchen features sleek black cabinetry and white breakfast table surrounded with white chairs over the hardwood flooring.

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Contemporary kitchen accented with yellow patterned tile flooring. A barrel vaulted brick ceiling with exposed wood beams adds a rustic tone to the area.
Design by Nook Architects

Contemporary kitchen accented with yellow patterned tile flooring. A barrel-vaulted brick ceiling with exposed wood beams adds a rustic tone to the area.

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An open kitchen with glazed windows overlooking the enchanted forest. It includes lengthy high tables with stool bars lighted by huge black pendants.
Design by Jesse Bennett

An open kitchen with glazed windows overlooking the enchanted forest. It includes lengthy high tables with stool bars lighted by huge black pendants.

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A kitchen with a shared dining area and floor to ceiling glazing that provides a panoramic view of the stunning mountain. The room is illuminated by a fancy chandelier and recessed ceiling lights.
Design by Philipp Architekten

A kitchen with a shared dining area and floor to ceiling glazing that provides a panoramic view of the stunning mountain. The room is illuminated by a fancy chandelier and recessed ceiling lights.

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Modern white curved kitchen boasts a lengthy breakfast island that extends as a dining table lighted by floral pendants. Natural light streams through the paneled glass windows.
Design by IROJE KHM Architects

Modern white curved kitchen boasts a lengthy breakfast island that extends as a dining table lighted by floral pendants. Natural light streams through the paneled glass windows.

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Marvelous kitchen accented with a wooden vaulted ceiling that has metal racks. It includes a huge breakfast island topped with concrete counter and fitted with two sinks. It serves as a dining table as well.
Design by Johnston Architects PLLC

Marvelous kitchen accented with a wooden vaulted ceiling that has metal racks. It includes a huge breakfast island topped with a concrete counter and fitted with two sinks. It serves as a dining table as well.

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Lengthy white kitchen with a deluxe marble breakfast island beautifully contrasted with dark hardwood flooring.
Design by LSA Architects

Lengthy white kitchen with a deluxe marble breakfast island beautifully contrasted with dark hardwood flooring.

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Natural wood cabinetry and black storage highlight this kitchen along with a white marble top breakfast island.
Design by Chan Architecture

Natural wood cabinetry and black storage highlight this kitchen along with a white marble top breakfast island.

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Long narrow kitchen features elegant white cabinetry with yellow geometric backsplash. It is accented with an eye-catching paneled walls and illuminated with recessed ceiling lights that run the length of the hallway.
By NC Design and Architecture

Long narrow kitchen features elegant white cabinetry with yellow geometric backsplash. It is accented with eye-catching paneled walls and illuminated with recessed ceiling lights that run the length of the hallway.

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White kitchen showcases a lengthy breakfast island with built-in cabinets and sink. It also includes a wooden raised counter aligned with bar stools and lighted with a unique chandelier.
Design by [STRANG] Architecture
White kitchen showcases a lengthy breakfast island with built-in cabinets and sink. It also includes a wooden raised counter aligned with bar stools and lighted with a unique chandelier.

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Contemporary kitchen with a white central island bar lined with a wooden counter that's paired with metal stools. It also has a dark gray cabinetry with white marble countertop and mosaic tiles backsplash.
Design by Pohl Rosa Pohl

Contemporary kitchen with a white central island bar lined with a wooden counter that’s paired with metal stools. It also has dark gray cabinetry with white marble countertop and mosaic tiles backsplash.

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Sleek kitchen features a long white counter illuminated with a skylight along with strip light and recessed ceiling lights. It includes a round wooden table that matches the paneled walls.
Design by Stanton Williams

Sleek kitchen features a long white counter illuminated with a skylight along with strip light and recessed ceiling lights. It includes a round wooden table that matches the paneled walls.

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You can have a peek of the gray kitchen through the crystal bubble glass chandeliers that hung over the dining tables. It has a raised breakfast island and white cabinetry surrounding the gray backsplash.
Design by Mcleod Bovell

You can have a peek of the gray kitchen through the crystal bubble glass chandeliers that hung over the dining tables. It has a raised breakfast island and white cabinetry surrounding the gray backsplash.

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An open kitchen with black cabinetry and granite backsplash along with white island paired with wooden counter stools.
Design by Shaun Lockyer Architects

An open kitchen with black cabinetry and granite backsplash along with white island paired with wooden counter stools.

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White counter stools sit on a breakfast island lighted by a lovely contemporary chandelier in this white kitchen. 
Design by KZ Architecture

White counter stools sit on a breakfast island lighted by a lovely contemporary chandelier in this white kitchen.

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You can feel the natural warm light through the full height glazing and enjoy the green outdoor view at the same time in this open kitchen. It features rich wood paneling and an indusrial chandelier that hung over the dining space.
Design by Bates Masi Architects

You can feel the natural warm light through the full height glazing and enjoy the green outdoor view at the same time in this open kitchen. It features rich wood paneling and an industrial chandelier that hung over the dining space.

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Luxurious kitchen boasts sleek black cabinetry and a huge granite top breakfast island fitted with a sink. It includes mirrored backsplash and recessed ceiling lights.
Design by Metropole Architects

Luxurious kitchen boasts sleek black cabinetry and a huge granite top breakfast island fitted with a sink. It includes mirrored backsplash and recessed ceiling lights.

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Bright kitchen with a two-tier island bar illuminated by small pendant lights. Glass windows above the black granite countertop allow plenty of natural light in.Bright kitchen with a two-tier island bar illuminated by small pendant lights. Glass windows above the black granite countertop allows plenty of natural light in.

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A lengthy kitchen in an open area features paralleled black cabinetry and marble island bar. There's a seat nook fitted with white cushion next to the kitchen counter and beneath an open glass paneled windows that leads to the outdoors.
Design by Base Architecture

A lengthy kitchen in an open area features paralleled black cabinetry and marble island bar. There’s a seating nook fitted with white cushion next to the kitchen counter and beneath an open glass-paneled window that leads to the outdoors.

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Gorgeous white kitchen accented with black shelves and granite countertops that matches the backsplash along with a hardwood flooring that has a herringbone pattern design.
Design by Canny

Gorgeous white kitchen accented with black shelves and granite countertops that matches the backsplash along with a hardwood flooring that has a herringbone pattern design.

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A series of pendant lights hung from a vaulted ceiling over a marble top breakfast island lined with wooden stools in this white kitchen. 
Design by Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects

A series of pendant lights hung from a vaulted ceiling over a marble top breakfast island lined with wooden stools in this white kitchen.

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Contemporary kitchen lighted by claw-like chandeliers that hung over a rustic dining table paired with various shaped wooden chairs.
Design by SAOTA

Contemporary kitchen lighted by claw-like chandeliers that hung over a rustic dining table paired with various shaped wooden chairs.

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Fabulous kitchen lined with a curved wooden island bar surrounded by cushioned chairs. It has a stainless steel range hood fixed to the glittering mosaic tiles backsplash. 
Design by Angelica Henry Design

Fabulous kitchen lined with a curved wooden island bar surrounded by cushioned chairs. It has a stainless steel range hood fixed to the glittering mosaic tiles backsplash.

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Simple white kitchen accented with beautiful blue walls. It includes a raised breakfast island aligned with counter chairs over tiled flooring.
Design by Metropole Architects

Simple white kitchen accented with beautiful blue walls. It includes a raised breakfast island aligned with counter chairs over tiled flooring.

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This is a Contemporary-style kitchen that is within a great room that also houses the dining area. It has a high ceiling with a wooden cathedral finish and hangs a peculiar chandelier over the area. The kitchen is mostly made of black cabinetry paired with a black wall that makes it stand out against the brightness of the great room.
Designed by: Bourgeois / Lechasseur architects

This is a Contemporary-style kitchen that is within a great room that also houses the dining area. It has a high ceiling with a wooden cathedral finish and hangs a peculiar chandelier over the area. The kitchen is mostly made of black cabinetry paired with a black wall that makes it stand out against the brightness of the great room.

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This contemporary kitchen is part of a great room that also houses the dining area under the same wooden ceiling that hangs multiple crystal balls over the dining table. The stone textured kitchen island is a nice match for the gray marble flooring that is brightened by the large open wall.
Designed by: ARRCC

This contemporary kitchen is part of a great room that also houses the dining area under the same wooden ceiling that hangs multiple crystal balls over the dining table. The stone textured kitchen island is a nice match for the gray marble flooring that is brightened by the large open wall.

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