Modern Kitchen Trends 2021 – Ideas To Decorate Kitchens

Modern Kitchen Trends 2021 - Ideas To Decorate Kitchens The modern kitchens soon one of the best choices that you have today. A life full of chores and the little time you have at home, many times do not allow you to spend a lot of time in it and dedicate the time it deserves. Technological innovations give us the opportunity to do everything that we did not reach, and in this way be able to dedicate ourselves to other tasks and activities. Let’s see then some of the best photos of modern kitchen trends 2021, with ideas for decorating kitchens, even those that are small kitchens.

The kitchen must be functional, simple, practical and organized but without leaving aside a beautiful design, a space that transmits the warmth of home that we found in those kitchens of past times.

MODERN KITCHENS 2021Modern Kitchen Trends 2021 - Ideas To Decorate Kitchens

If you have not yet decided on the most suitable decoration style for your kitchen, we are going to show you some surprising modern kitchen decoration designs , which will serve as inspiration in the renovation of one of the home spaces that is being modernized the most and updating in recent times. Let’s now look at modern kitchens and some ideas to decorate them.

The design of your kitchen is one of the most important decisions you must make when decorating your home. The reason is simple: you can’t change the style of your kitchen so easily because the appliances require installation and also a plumbing service. Right now, the usual thing is to create a modern kitchen, straight lines, high gloss, stainless steel. If you are not very risky, we recommend that you value white, which is the color that goes out of style the least  and is, in fact, one of the trend colors for 2021 kitchens.

WHITE MODERN KITCHENS 2021Modern Kitchen Trends 2021 - Ideas To Decorate Kitchens

If you have decided to bet on white as we have advised you, nothing like looking at the ideas that we now want to propose to you. Modern kitchens that thanks to white reach incredible heights not only of modernity, but also of elegance and style.

Modern white and gray kitchen : White is one of the main colors in the decoration, especially if you have a small kitchen. This color will help you achieve a very powerful visual effect, and that is that a small kitchen seems much larger.

The white color, in addition to providing a much wider space, helps to increase the reception of light and provides a feeling of cleanliness, these being, together with the spaciousness, the keys to choosing this type of kitchen.

White kitchens continue to be the reference to keep in mind when decorating this space. But be careful, the excess of white color can become somewhat cold. The ideal would be to combine the white color with other bright colors to add some vitality, as we leave you below and that you can see in the gallery of white kitchens if you continue reading.

Modern white and wood kitchen : white can be combined with all possible colors, as it has the virtue of enhancing the colors around it.

If your thing is to be daring, you can use a somewhat vivid or strong color (in furniture or household appliances) or, if you are more classic, you can use it with neutral colors, breaking how boring it can be to use a single white color and providing class and kitchen style, as in the following case, using neutral colored wood.

White, gray, wood and black kitchen : In addition to combining well with all colors, white combines very well with all materials. Wood, granite, vinyl,… are materials that can make perfect combinations with white.

The white kitchens also is suitable for any decorative style of your house. If you opt for a rustic style, the wooden furniture painted in white, combined with flowers or wrought iron accessories. If you are looking for a Nordic air you can use the white color in the lacquered furniture with straight lines. For a more retro style you can combine white stripped wood in combination with glass material and pictures placed on the walls, retro style tiles… as we see in the following image.

Modern minimalist vintage kitchen  : for a more modern or minimalist interior, you can opt for lacquered furniture that has a gloss or matte finish. You can combine this color with aluminum accessories or steel finishes, obtaining a modern result.

The walls can also be in this white color, whether you have a smooth or tiled wall. On the roof it is also successful this color although it should be avoided in soils. For these, it is best to use white but with gray or sand colors.

You can also if you want, choose a completely white kitchen, with wooden floors, and gray appliances.

MODERN COLORED KITCHENS 2021Modern Kitchen Trends 2021 - Ideas To Decorate Kitchens

As many of you know and will have noticed, colors have an effect on us. Now we will see the ideal colors for the kitchen. As you know, in this area of the house we must find a color that transmits calm, to favor creativity and enhance sociability in this environment. We are going to see what are the colors indicated for this effect, but do not think that we will only find colors that are light, or neutral.

Modern kitchen dark gray and dark wood : If you choose to use a range of cold colors such as blue, purple or green, the sensation that you will transmit to the kitchen will be clean, efficient and, above all, serious. These colors give the feeling of professionalism in the kitchen.

Modern yellow kitchen : on the contrary, warm colors such as orange, red or yellow create much more welcoming spaces. With these shades of colors you are going to make your kitchen transmit joy, life and, above all, warmth. With these colors, much is gained in proximity, but security is lost.

Modern kitchen in black and different shades of green : The best option is to combine the colors to achieve a neutral and more successful result. If you combine the colors of the kitchens you are going to achieve the same effect that we have talked about with the two types of colors that we have talked about before (cold and warm colors), a contrast that can be very, very interesting. But with this, we are not saying that you start to combine colors “like crazy”, the ideal would be to use them as we show below.

Small white kitchen with beige details : Of the colors you choose, one should be the main one that serves as the base of the kitchen. Another will go to a secondary situation, being the perfect complement to the main color, and the third will be the most striking color, only used in small brush strokes in the smallest elements of the kitchen.

For this reason, the first two colors must be almost similar or belong to the same color branch, using them for the color of the main kitchen elements such as countertops, appliances, warehouse furniture… The last striking color will be from the range opposite of colors to the one we have used as the main and secondary, and we will use it in small tables, clocks, small appliances,… One of the great advantages of this type of distribution is that when you want to change the style of the kitchen, you will only have than change the most striking elements of the kitchen for another striking color different from the one you had.

Regarding lighting and space, it is important if you have a small or dark kitchen is that you apply light colors in the kitchen such as pastel, lavender, pale pink or ocher tones that have a base of white to transmit clarity and increase the feeling of spaciousness. A clear example:

Conversely, large kitchens may opt for somewhat darker colors. You can combine the striking tones in different planes to create a sense of depth that is more than interesting.

Modern kitchen in red and white : The color red was a trend color for kitchens a few years ago, especially designer kitchens, but the truth is that it seems to be back for modern kitchens in 2021, combining this color with white, to confirm again what we already know, that this is an essential color for this year’s kitchens.

As you see in the photo above, you can choose red for kitchen furniture, while white will be the star on the countertops.

We have only seen some ideas of modern kitchens with different colors, but if you want to see more proposals. These are the colored kitchens that we have in our catalog:

  • Photos with ideas of GRAY KITCHENS
  • RED KITCHENS: Photos to inspire you
  • Photos of WHITE AND GRAY KITCHENS Nordic style
  • PINK KITCHENS that will surprise you

Now we leave you with the photo gallery of modern kitchens in 2021 colors so that you can get some idea of how to put your kitchen, since all of them are going to seem really inspiring.

MODERN KITCHENS WITH ISLAND 2021Modern Kitchen Trends 2021 - Ideas To Decorate Kitchens

If you are thinking of distributing or redecorating your kitchen, do not miss the opportunity to value a modern kitchen design with an island. If you have enough space in your kitchen to place an island, you are in luck, since kitchen islands become a very practical element within it, while transforming the space into a much more modern place thanks to the touches contemporaries that the islands transmit.

To make the right choice of kitchen island and make the most of its potential, the ideal would be for you to follow the advice below:

  • The island must have enough space to be able to circulate around it with total comfort and spaciousness. The ideal distance between the island and the rest of the furniture or furniture is 1 meter, more or less. For this reason, kitchen islands are accessories for large kitchens.
  • The kitchen islands market offers you a great variety of models with different types of functionalities. Remember that your kitchen must be divided into 3 zones (cleaning, storage and cooking).
  • If in the end you choose a kitchen island, try to make one of these 3 areas within the island. In addition, the ideal height to eat in it is usually between 90 cm, more or less, and if you are going to use it as a bar to make an American kitchen, the perfect height would be, more or less, 110 cm. In the market there are islands with adjustable feet that is very important to exchange functions.
  • There are kitchen islands with drawers for storage of the space in which, in addition, you can put your legs. An ideal space to turn this island into a meeting place for family or friends. If you are going to choose the kitchen island for cooking or cooking, you must remember that you have to choose an extractor hood for island kitchen.
  • The lighting plays an important role in this type of modern kitchen with island. This work area must be completely clear and receive enough light to be fully illuminated, trying to avoid areas with some shade. Ideally, the light should be direct, so it would be good to choose an island that has lighting at the top, using small strips of LED lights.
  • Kitchens more islands resistant are those which are made of stainless steel or aluminum laminate. You should avoid the wood, unless you are willing to give oil every two by three or if you suffer from problems that suddenly make the wood darken, stained or stained with moisture.

On the other hand, we recommend that you value the multiple possibilities that an island provides in your kitchen. In addition to having an extra space to cook, the possibilities that an island provides will allow you to have a dining area in your kitchen if you choose one that has a bar section with stools, you can also have those that provide a wider section of storage. That is, there are many options and all are great for your kitchen, you just have to assess what works best for you.

We have already given you the keys to modern kitchens with island 2021, but if you want to be able to find more ideas that are inspiring, we leave you with a photo gallery of modern kitchens with islands so you can see more options on site:

MODERN ITALIAN KITCHENS 2021Modern Kitchen Trends 2021 - Ideas To Decorate Kitchens

Now we go with the modern Italian kitchens. The traditional Italian style kitchens are the best known kitchens in the world thanks to their elegance and charm. These usually project a familiar and, above all, cozy atmosphere that will invite guests to cook and prepare grandma’s recipes, those of a lifetime. Next we leave you Italian kitchen designs with traditional style.


Modern Italian wooden kitchen : as you can see, wood is an element that appears a lot in the designs of Italian kitchens, bringing a rustic style to the kitchen. It is normal that modern Italian cuisine is usually great, and reflects the passion and love that Italians dedicate to pasta and cooking in general, which is why their recipes are so popular throughout the world.


Modern Italian wooden kitchen and matching stools : this is the kitchen model that we see in the photo above. The Ámelie design is from the famous Raffaello Pravato made for the famous Scavolini firm. Different materials appear here, always of very good quality, such as solid wood in the frameworks of the stonework, granite in the countertops and glazed stoneware for masonry.


Modern Italian dark wood kitchen with two levels of table : This kitchen style combines technological elements to help make culinary recipes while maintaining easy maintenance. Being very resistant to shocks, burns, and other typical problems that may arise in the kitchen. This is a kitchen with a very traditional look that has innovative technological elements, as we see in the photo.


Modern Italian retro style kitchen with pastel green furniture : Once again, wood appears as the main element of Italian kitchens, however in this case the finish is lacquered with an aquamarine tone.

The color used is the most appropriate for American vintage kitchens, but it is usually seen a lot today in this type of kitchen. These have been the most common designs of Italian kitchens, now we leave you with a photo gallery of modern Italian kitchen designs.

2021 SMALL MODERN KITCHENSModern Kitchen Trends 2021 - Ideas To Decorate Kitchens

The distribution of the small kitchens  is very important because depending on how you distribute appliances and furniture get gain space. The most used color in small modern kitchens is white, due to its visual effect of appearing to be a larger space, we also enhance light and the feeling of cleanliness.

Modern small retro kitchen with partitions : If the kitchen is not very small we can put a bar or island to open the kitchen to the living room and dining room without having partitions, in this way we will get more spacious spaces. American bars are widely used as spacers in many studios and lofts.

Modern small kitchen with island and tall furniture : Storage space is very important in a small kitchen, cabinets and tall furniture are very important because we can store many things in them.

Modern Minimalist Small Kitchen : The latest craze in small modern kitchen appliances and elements is the use of stainless steel appliances and furniture. Metallic color is usually associated with hygiene and cleanliness, which is why this fashion is so powerful.

In the following gallery you can see more examples of small modern kitchens, with all the ideas for you to decorate your kitchen.

WHAT ARE THE ADVANTAGES OF MODERN KITCHENS?Modern Kitchen Trends 2021 - Ideas To Decorate Kitchens

Today, there are countless different models of modern kitchens. Its popularity has meant that users who want to have one have a wide variety of different colors, models, features and functionalities from which to choose. But, in general, what are the characteristics that make modern kitchens so desirable?


First of all, and how could it be otherwise, it is its innovative design that most attracts the eyes of potential buyers. Currently, the kitchen is no longer a separate space away from the eyes of visitors and is increasingly integrated with the rest of the house, so it has to impress people who see it as much as the rest of the decor. Therefore, the kitchen not only has to fulfill the functions associated with it, but it must also present a style consistent with that of the rest of the house.

Thus, this type of modern kitchen, with its careful design, its gleaming surfaces and its global conception aimed at both being functional and pleasing to the eye, constitute a great option when it comes to conceiving the global decoration of your home.


Modern kitchens also take into account their function as an entertainment space. Continuing with what we have mentioned in the previous lines, the kitchens are no longer spaces dedicated solely to perform functions related to food, but are also places of sociability. Therefore, modern kitchens are also characterized by the presence of functional countertops and outstanding islands with matching stools and chairs that allow cooking, eating and storing different objects in a unified way. In this way, the attention paid by these types of designs to the function of the kitchen as a space for socializing has won the hearts of many people, who have chosen this type of kitchen to incorporate into their home.


Modern kitchen surfaces are often strong and especially easy to clean. With the fast life we currently lead, we are very grateful that one of the dirtiest areas of the house can be cleaned quickly and easily. For this reason, the materials that modern kitchens are usually made of are characterized by being easy to clean and being much more resistant to stains, shocks and humidity than others that feature more traditional design kitchens, such as wood, for example. In this way, modern kitchens not only present a design more in line with current trends, but also adapt to our hectic way of life more easily than other types of models.


The modern style also gives the opportunity to have kitchens with integrated and combined furniture, which makes them perfect for small houses where you have to take advantage of every last possible chink. Modern kitchens are enormously versatile and adaptable, making them ideal options for those homes where lack of space is a major problem. The islands that often replace conventional tables in modern kitchen designs not only increases their storage capacity, but also adds a new place to place appliances that sometimes do not fit in the usual design, such as an oven or a dishwasher.

Likewise, the great variety of existing models adapt to different spaces, being possible to add or remove elements according to the needs of the space without the design suffering, something that does not happen with more traditional styles, which are highly accused of the lack of some main aspects. Finally, modern kitchens are enormously versatile and efficient, being able to provide you, depending on your preferences, from a mobile island that you can set aside to gain space if you wish, to incorporate tactile appliances, passing through the possibilities that they present from a point of view. ecological and thrifty that other types of models cannot give you.

Therefore, its complete adaptation to the needs linked to modern life have made this type of kitchen become the preferred option for an increasing number of people, especially for the youngest.

Quynh Luu Phuong Pham

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