Modern Kitchens with Color and Character

A modern kitchen with yellow cabinets.

The modern kitchen is all about function and simplicity.  There is a certain edge to the modern kitchen that blends with the open space interiors of today.  To help make your modern kitchen one that stands out, there are numerous ways to include personality and style.  Here are modern kitchens with color and character to inspire you in achieving the ultimate stylish kitchen for your home.

A modern kitchen with colorful cabinets.
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Hardwood floors, molding, a ceiling medallion and bright yellow cabinetry add personal style and character to this kitchen.  Mix modern fixtures and furniture in a traditional space and update the cabinetry for a fresh take on the modern kitchen.

A modern kitchen with a yellow table and chairs, adding color and character.
Colorful modern kitchen (drawhome)

If you have a monochromatic kitchen, adding bursts of color through accessories is a quick fix to add character.

A modern kitchen with a white table and chairs.
Character and color in this modern kitchen (medmagz)

The architecture of a space lends character and unique features to a modern kitchen.  Splashes of bright color come through in cabinetry, countertops and tile.

A modern kitchen with an orange island showcasing color and character.
Modern kitchen is full of character and color (
A modern kitchen with colorful wooden cabinets and counter tops.
Color and unique character mark this modern kitchen (comfortablehomedesign)

Installing interesting patterns of tile gives a kitchen life and unique character.  Add color with coordinating bar stools or chairs.  Install sufficient lighting to bring out the best of your kitchen, as well as to illuminate work spaces.  Modern light fixtures can add spark to a kitchen design.

A kitchen with blue tiled backsplash.
Beautiful blue tile and chairs add color to this modern kitchen (mikkeyhalsted)
A modern kitchen with blue and white chevron tile.
Blue tiles add character and color to this modern kitchen (decoist)

Color blocking and reflective surfaces keep the modern kitchen lively and bright.  Unique bar stools add character.

A modern kitchen with vibrant colors and character.
Pops of color add character to this modern kitchen (interiorsbycolor)

Mix cabinetry styles and colors for variety and interest.  Just one section of glass-fronted cabinets makes a statement in this modern kitchen.

A modern kitchen with vibrant blue cabinets and warm wooden floors.
Blue cabinets give this modern kitchen color (trendir)

Immerse the modern kitchen in color and add beautiful wood cabinetry that highlights the wood grain.  Use frosted glass doors in top cabinets to lighten the space and highlight the dishes inside.

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A modern kitchen with green cabinets and a center island, adding color and character.
Warm wood and green walls give this modern kitchen character (pophomedecor)

Add pops of daring color with wall treatments or tile backsplashes.

A modern white kitchen with vibrant pink lighting and stylish bar stools, adding character and color.
A modern kitchen stands out with pink accents (homecarehelpwanted)
A modern kitchen with pops of red accents and stools.
Bright red tile adds a splash of color to this modern kitchen (decoist)

Create a color montage that takes the modern kitchen up a notch in character.  Use a vibrant tile and take color cues from that to inspire the rest of the room.

A modern kitchen with colorful counter tops.
Pops of color add character to this modern kitchen (HGTV)

Modern kitchens can be sleek and stylish in any color, with the addition of character features and accessories.  Let color lead the way to the kitchen you want; to the kitchen that inspires you to create culinary wonders.


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