You have to tip your hat to IKEA.
While well-known for building low cost, stylish furniture (that you painfully assemble yourself), they’ve managed to break into the kitchen design business big time. In fact, more and more people are opting for IKEA kitchens because they do look great, are decent quality and cost less than other custom kitchen options. Moreover, IKEA offers a lot of options with respect to cabinets, countertops and fixtures.
Below is a huge collection of IKEA kitchen ideas and examples. Check them out for inspiration.
Old World Kitchen
This is a perfect combination of a kitchen and a dining area. The chandelier hanging from the ceilings have a distinctive shield shape reminiscent of the knights of old. The pale green curtains and the dim lighting of the kitchen gives the room a very medieval feel.
In the Black Kitchen
This super elegant kitchen has black walls, black cabinetry units, and black hanging lamps. The pale floor, countertops and golden wood table provide a stark and beautiful contrast to the black finish of the kitchen. This kitchen is influenced by Asian themes .
Tiled Backsplash Kitchen
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This kitchen has a huge marble top counter, which provides ample space for lots of baking. The floor of the kitchen is lined with soft carpet. The walls of the kitchen, however, are tiled with white, brick-shaped tiles. The two huge lamps and the peach colored wall section provide lightness and brightness to the room.
Red Cedar and Black Tile Kitchen
This stunning, bright and warm kitchen comprises of mostly redwood fixtures coupled with black countertops. The small black marble tiles lend a hint of sophistication to the kitchen. However, the large hanging lamps and tiny spotlights provide plenty of light to the kitchen, which would otherwise have looked too gloomy.
Fishscale Lantern Kitchen
This wonderfully modern kitchen has a bit of Asian style to it, primarily because of the twin silver fishscale lamps hanging from the ceiling. Although much of the kitchen has clean, white, stark lines, the soft golden glow from the hanging lanterns give it a warm and welcoming feeling.
This stylish and functional kitchen contains a dark wood cabinetry unit that comprises almost the entirety of one wall. The island made of the same wood is placed in the middle of the kitchen and is bedecked with stainless steel pots and pans. The silver kitchen vent also lends a touch of modern steel to the wooden-themed kitchen.
Darker Than Red Kitchen
The fixtures in this kitchen mimic the beautiful crimson colors of redwood. The walls and the floors are of soft muted, white and grey shades and the hanging lamps provide plenty of light to brighten up the room.
Chrome and Wood Kitchen
The kitchen comprises of silver appliances, steel fixtures, and concrete color furniture. The golden wood island in the middle of the kitchen takes up most of the space and provides a warm, beautiful contrast to the cooler colors in the kitchen.
Pattern Play Kitchen
This kitchen has plenty of patterns and colors which give a nod to nature. The ceiling is made up of open beams, above which you can detect a stripy, green pattern. The rug below the table is of dark color with fluid, white pattern. Best of all, one wall is almost entirely covered by a huge painting of a forest in the fall season.
Studio Style Kitchen
This kitchen looks more like it belongs in a film studio. The three studio chairs, and the three hanging lamps on the island give the impression of trailing cables, like what you see in the backstage of a production. There are also several studio spotlights hanging from the ceiling, furthering the impression of a film set.
The most striking things in this kitchen are the pale wood stools and the table. Although the overall look of the kitchen, with its grey wall, white counters and island, and steel vent hood, is quite modern, the wooden pieces give it an eclectic and mix-and-match feel. The effect is very cool.
Have you ever seen a kitchen so full of contradictions? The room has warm brown country-styled chairs but ornate chandeliers that seem to belong to the Victorian era. Then there are the ultra-modern hanging lamps near the sink, which is part of a concrete-colored counter and cabinetry unit. This blend of old and new, rustic and urban creates one of the most delightful of kitchens.
Blended Redwood Kitchen
This warm and cozy looking kitchen is fitted with dark redwood island, fixtures and cabinets, giving it a very woodland look. However, this rustic look is tempered by the steel and leather chair, the string of tiny studio spotlights and the triangular-shaped modern lamps suspended by some judicious use of chains.
Farmhouse Chic Kitchen
This is what a kitchen in a quaint little farmhouse looks like. The floor and the walls of the space are lined with simple white tiles. But the folding table and chair are made of wood and look perfect in their simplicity. The wicker basket on the counter adds to the whole countryside vibe.
Cozy Charm Kitchen
This tiny and cozy kitchen has an extremely welcoming atmosphere. The furniture and fixtures are a soft cream color. The brown tartan armchair next to the kitchen table and the warm, golden glows from the lamps further adds to the homeliness of the kitchen.
Wood Cabin Kitchen
The furniture and fixtures in this little kitchen are the color of fresh poured cream. The lower front wall of the kitchen is tiled but the upper part is painted a forest green. The wicker basket lined on top of the cabinet gives the illusion that you have wandered into a kitchen of a cabin in the woods.
Subtle Graphic Kitchen
Again, this kitchen is decorated much in the style of the countryside, with its cross-backed chairs and wooden furnishing. This one also incorporates soft graphic patterns on the wall and the floor. One part of the wall is lined with striped lime green wallpaper while the other is in a brick-style pattern. The floor is also decorated with a printed rug.
Sleek and Modern Kitchen
This kitchen is all about straight, sleek lines and metallic colors. The large island and stovetop is made up of a pale and smooth material with a rectangular shaped vent hood. The ceiling is open-beamed with lots of tiny lights shining from it. The sheer drapes on the window allow the filtered light to fill the room, softening the lines of the room with its whimsical glow.
Stainless Steel and Wood Kitchen
This is a great kitchen to show off your stylish utensils, pots and pans. The fixtures are made of dark red-brown wood while the countertop is pale with lots of steel accents. There is a steel bar for hanging your mugs and buckets with small plants. There are also well placed hooks for hanging all those shiny pans for easy access.
Pastel Mint and Black Kitchen
This lovely kitchen is done in pastel tones with a jet black back wall. The cabinetry unit is of a beautiful pale mint color but the mint backsplash, with its beautiful swirling blues and whites, is the thing that counterbalances the straight lines in the kitchen. This is a beautiful, minimalist style kitchen.
This kitchen seems to be influenced by Oriental style. The table ware consists of beautiful, white ceramic soup bowls with green ruffled napkins, mimicking lettuce leaves. Most of the furniture and fixture is a soft radiant white but what catches the attention is the beautiful backsplash with its swirling black, white and grey colors. Overall, a very calm and serene atmosphere.
This calm and soothing kitchen has all the characteristic of Zen. The kitchen is designed with minimalism on the mind, with a stone-patterned marble counter. Only essential dinner items, like Japanese-styled wooden bowls, are placed on the counter. Chinese style lantern hangs overhead, infusing the room with a soft and peaceful light.
Tatami Minimalist Kitchen
Another kitchen that borrowed some concepts from the Japanese culture. This kitchen is quite spare but no less beautiful for it. The furniture and fixtures are made of straight clean line and twin lanterns infuse the kitchen with a warm glow. The center of the kitchen floor is bedecked with a Tatami mat, giving a sense of peace to the room.
Bar Island Kitchen
This wonderful kitchen has an island which is also a bar. The room is done in soft pastel tones of green and gold. There is a dining table at one end with overhanging lamps. But the main attraction is the island, which consists of all the necessary items to form a fully functional drink bar.
Japanese Themed Kitchen
Japanese use a lot of black and white colors (signifying Onmyodo) as well as blend in natural elements, like wood, in their homes. This kitchen is a perfect representation of Japanese philosophy with its black and white backsplash and wooden countertop and bowls. The tiny nook above also contains several buckets of green, giving the kitchen an affinity with nature.
Fern Forest Kitchen
You will feel like you have stepped into a soft fern glade when you walk into this kitchen. The illusion is intensified by the grass green wall paint and the backdrop printed with fern leaves. A hanging lamp is suspended from the ceiling over a round table, giving out a soft glow. This kitchen has a very comfy and relaxing feel.
Country Cottage Kitchen
This kitchen belongs inside a little country cottage. The cozy and compact room is lined on two sides with cabinets, cooking range and a sink. There is a wooden table with the typically country-style, cross-backed chairs. On the right wall, a bunch of beautiful flowers complete the picture of a country cottage.
Aqua Island Kitchen
The beautiful aquamarine colored walls and pale turquoise dining ware give the impression that this kitchen is located inside a sea or ship. The blue color is in beautiful contrast with the rosy peach lamp shades and dark brown wooden flooring.
Wabi Sabi Kitchen
Like the Japanese concept of Wabi Sabi, which embraces imperfections and inconsistencies, this kitchen is also made of light and dark colors as well as both natural and artificial materials. The wooden table with its black runner and white soup bowls are in stark contrast with the sleek white modern countertops and fixtures. This is a kitchen which is beautiful because of its imperfections.
This lovely kitchen offers a juxtaposed effect with its black marble tiling and its pale countertops and fixtures. The black wall tiles provide a dampening effect to the white colors while at the same time their square shape complements the rectangular floor tiles and the sleek lines of the fixtures.
Waves and Wood Kitchen
The beautiful golden color of the wooden fixtures is enhanced by the peacock blue walls, which echo the colors of the still Mediterranean waters. This bright and cheerful kitchen is certainly not lacking of color.
Yin & Yang Kitchen
This is another Japanese-styled kitchen which plays on the colors of Yin and Yang. The black and white rug, black table and black lamps look right at home with the pale golden fixtures and floor. The soft gray textured wall is the perfect accompaniment to the beautiful layout.
Lime & Black Kitchen
This kitchen is made on a narrow strip; however, the perfect arrangement of its fixtures and the beautiful pale lime green colors make it seem much larger and brighter than its original specifications. The beautiful black marble tiles on the backsplash provide a touch of bold to the placid colors.
Feminine Farmhouse Kitchen
This lovely farmhouse styled kitchen is perfectly dolled up for a ladies’ tea party. To the ultra feminine lamps with their lace-styled shades to the printed tea mugs hanging on the wall, this kitchen is the epitome of a feminine farmhouse.
Organic Themed Kitchen
This kitchen encompasses the best elements of nature. The floor, furniture, fixtures and countertops of this lovely, natural-looking kitchen are made of wood. There are also plenty of plants inside the room, positioned on shelves as well as decorated on the dining table. A window near the sink lets in plenty of natural light.
Little China Kitchen
Does it look like you have entered a kitchen in China Town? This stunning kitchen incorporates a lot of elements from the Chinese culture, including the use of red color in the backsplash and hanging Chinese lantern-style lamps. This makes us hungry for some chow-mein.
This traditional and country-styled kitchen looks bright and spacious, thanks to its predominantly white color tones. The colorful knick-knacks on the table as well as the cute pictures on the wall, makes this a perfect place to bring in your guests and socialize.
Soft Neutral Kitchen
Although this kitchen is quite long and narrow, it doesn’t seem that way, thanks to its high walls and creamy white cabinetry units. The floor, which is presented in warm earthy tones, lends a lovely pop of warmth to this cooking area.
Onsen Themed Kitchen
Ever been to a Japanese hot spring sap? This is probably what their kitchen looks like. In the Japanese style, the walls and fixture are made of golden toned wood. The table and chairs are made of extremely dark, almost black, wood, giving the whole kitchen an old Japanese look.
Country Chic Kitchen
This kitchen is suffused with a warm, soft and calming glow from the overhead lamps. The furniture is made of warm-toned wood, while the floor is draped with a rustic-looking rug. The walls are decorated with fresh plants and the shelves are littered with quaint countryside objects, which further accentuate the rustic feeling.
Modern Lights Kitchen
The kitchen has a very contemporary look with mint green fixtures, white bar stools and accents of chrome. But what really catches the attention are the myriad of lights. From the tiny spotlights to the cylindrical, cage-style lamps that light up the room; this kitchen has no shortage of beautiful lighting.
Festive Cheer Kitchen
Christmas is the time of cheer, this kitchen is where all the Christmas parties should be celebrated. The stunning kitchen is predominantly made of chrome and wood of different colors. A golden toned wood line the countertops, while the table and chairs are made of a much darker wood. The table has a red, festive runner and the beam is bedecked with twining greens and the 5-pointed star.
Winter Wonder Kitchen
This kitchen has taken inspiration from the white winter season. The chairs are draped in white fur and the same material is displayed on the center of the table. The silver Chinese-lantern styled lamps and the white and grey fixtures further add a cool tint to the room. A Christmas tree with silver baubles stands to one side, perfecting the impression of a snowy night.
Ripple and Gloss Kitchen
This kitchen might feel very simple but it has certain elements that catch the eye. The visually stunning doors of the cabinet have an otherworldly ripple effect in grays and blues. The island counter in the middle of the room has been shined to a high gloss and has a mirror-effect. The vase of white, ruffled flower further enhance the beauty of the kitchen.
Mint Green Kitchen
This kitchen with its earth-toned wooden tables and mint-green fixtures is the perfect place for a family to have a relaxing dinner. The green plant arranged in the middle of the table, coupled with the wooden décor, incorporates nature into the lovely kitchen.
Warm Glow Kitchen
With the steel-grey checked walls and black lamp hanging from the ceiling, you wouldn’t think that a kitchen like that could emit such warmth — but this one does. The beautiful golden color of the wooden floor, as well as the wicker basket and the tiny spot lights on the ceiling, fill the room with a warm, golden glow.
Warm and Romantic Kitchen
This beautiful rustic-style kitchen comes with a golden toned floor and two beautiful lamps with lace. The pink lights from underneath the cabinets give a rosy hue to the room and the tiny vase of red roses on the table makes this kitchen the perfect place for a romantic dinner.
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Old Nippon Kitchen
This kitchen harkens back to the time of shogun age. The wooden table along with the wooden cabinets and fixtures are typical of the Japanese culture. The minimalist design of the room, translates into low clutter is inspired from the Asian culture.
Rainbow Bright Kitchen
At close glance, you will realize that the fixtures, furniture and floor of this kitchen are completely white — but that’s not the first impression you get when you walk into this vibrant room. The center of attention is the rainbow colored rug beneath the table as well as the mango yellow walls. This seems like a fun place for the kiddies.
Brick Backsplash Kitchen
The predominant colors in this room are the golden tones of the floor and the concrete colors of the lamp, fixtures and side wall. But the clean and austere lines of the room are interrupted by the bright red brick-styled backsplash. A small and very charming kitchen with a few Japanese elements mixed in between.
Quaint Country Kitchen
This quaint country-styled kitchen is decorated with a mix of prints. The drapes have a beautiful floral pattern while the floor rug is striped with red and blue shades. A pale wooden table with a vase of cream roses gives this kitchen a rustic charm.
Print and Pattern Kitchen
Like the kitchen before this one, this room has a lot going on with the prints and pattern all over the kitchen. The drapes have a fun floral print while the floor has a unique, colorful wavy pattern. The backsplash is made of rectangular white tiles. Overall, the look is very bohemian and picturesque.
With this checker-board floor and deep crimson Turkish rug, this kitchen is very distinctive from other types of styles. The predominantly white fixtures and furniture prevent the room from looking too cluttered and minimize the effect of the heavy floor patterns. The golden glow from the period-style lamp over the table gives the room a soft glow.
Bamboo & Bonsai Kitchen
Like most Japanese-styled places, this kitchen also gives you the impression of entering a bamboo forest. The pale golden wooden table, walls and countertop are inspired by nature and so are the bowls of plants on the table.
Nature Lover Kitchen
The floor and countertops of this kitchen are made of warm-toned wood. What’s more, the kitchen is bedecked with tiny pots of green plants, filling the place with positive energy. Spot light fixtures on the ceiling fill the room with a warm, sunny glow.
This fun-looking kitchen is so bright and airy, thanks to a window covered by flowing drapes. The backsplash is decorated by a print of colorful townhouses, which lends a splash of color to the white-themed kitchen. This seems to be the perfect place for kids to learn cooking.
Black Elegance Kitchen
The black cabinetry unit with granite counter top takes center stage in this kitchen. Although the floor and walls of the kitchen have a pale ivory white color, the black fixture with its jet black tiled backsplash lends an air of elegance because of its dark color.
Japanese, contemporary-modern or eclectic, we have every kitchen style presented here. Which one works best for you?