When it comes to home remodels, there’s one room that’s always on the top of everyone’s list. You know what we’re talking about; we’re talking about the kitchen! Given the amount of interest that everyone that everyone has in cooking, kitchens have become the hot room to remodel in every home. When it comes to new homes… Well, forget about it! If the kitchen’s not first rate, then it’s a home that’s going to sit on the market!
Now, there are a lot of things that go into designing the modern kitchen. Of course, you have to consider practical things, but that’s not what most people are interested in. Instead, they’re interested in the look and feel of the space, particularly when the kitchen is a part of an open-concept living space.
To aid you and others in their quest for the ultimate luxury modern kitchen, we’ve collected these 120 stunning examples. On this list, you’ll find kitchens that do all kinds of things, adopt all kinds of color schemes, and use all kinds of materials to achieve that singular luxurious modern look. So sit back, take a look, and find the inspiration for your own modern luxury kitchen!
1. Bring It Out
Smartly placed recessed lights bring out the natural beauty of the dark hardwoods and white countertops of this kitchen design.
Interesting lines mirror the vaulted ceiling of this kitchen design, adding a level of visual interest.
With the granite countertops doubling as the backsplash in this modern kitchen design a unique look is achieved.
4. New Modern
This beautiful custom luxury modern kitchen design smartly incorporates classic design elements to great effect.
5. Dark Island
With the beautiful white in this kitchen, a dark island is just the thing that’s needed to keep things vibrant.
6. Island Sink
With a luxury custom kitchen, it’s always worth considering the addition of a sink to your center island.
7. Modern Form
This amazing custom kitchen design adopts a modern form while using rustic materials.
One of the most interesting elements of this custom luxury kitchen design is the unique light fixture above the center island.
9. Setting The Tone
While the design of this modern luxury kitchen is decidedly classic, the choice of island stools lends a touch of modernity.
10. Form and Function
While the circular lines of the center island contribute to the visual look of this modern luxury kitchen design, they also add a level of functionality.
11. Hidden Appliances
The cabinetry in this wonderful custom kitchen is astounding, but the glass-front refrigerator is the real standout.
12. White Countertops
While white countertops aren’t a typical choice for kitchen designs, they work well in the modern style.
13. Reflective Red
With reflective red cabinets, this custom luxury modern kitchen design achieves a retro flair that’s quite infectious.
In terms of style and design, take note of how this kitchen incorporates various choices made in the open-concept space around it.
With modern cabinetry, you’ll want to make a solid choice with respect to your backsplash in order to keep things from becoming “sterile”.
If you’re using cabinets that have interesting wood grain, consider making those cabinets glossy – it really makes things pop!
17. Cherry Red
The cherry red stain that’s been used on the cabinets in this custom luxury kitchen is absolutely gorgeous.
18. Frame It!
In order to frame the design of your luxury custom kitchen, make sure you’ve selected the right light fixtures for your island.
19. Blend In
We love the way that the white wall cabinets blend into the look of this custom luxury kitchen.
Just because you might be going minimal with a modern design, that doesn’t mean you should skimp on the décor. Inflect your kitchen with personality!
21. Reflective Black
The reflective black surfaces of this custom luxury kitchen contribute to its imposing vibe.
If you want to add a feminine vibe to your custom modern kitchen, consider using the color purple.
The design of the luxury custom kitchen does a lot in terms of filling the space vertically.
24. Light And Shadow
With the clean lines of modern design, you’ll want to use lights to create interesting shadow patterns.
25. Any Size
It doesn’t matter how much space you have to work with, modern design can always look awesome – even for the smallest of kitchens!
The light wood tones of this custom luxury kitchen help to keep the vibe chill in this open-concept living space.
Surrounded by skylights, the hood over the center island forms the focal point in this modern custom kitchen.
Handle-less cabinets help to keep the look of this modern custom kitchen clean and airy.
29. Wine Not?
If you’ve got a thing for fine wine, then why not incorporate a wine rack into the design of your modern kitchen’s island.
30. Space You Got
When designing a modern custom kitchen for an open-concept space, be sure to consider how it will interact with the shape of the environment.
This amazingly design custom modern kitchen gets a lot of mileage out of its marble backsplash.
32. Under Cabinet
In order to make your modern custom kitchen more useful, consider adding under-cabinet lighting.
33. Glass Countertop
The elevated glass countertop in this modern kitchen preserves work space while adding entertaining space.
34. Why White?
One of the reasons that white is popular in modern kitchen design is that it allows natural light to breathe in the space.
The mixing of multiple materials and colors gives this luxury custom kitchen a lot of character.
Although hard on the knees, concrete floors can really add to the visual appeal of a modern custom kitchen.
The thin island that runs down the center of this modern custom kitchen is not only attractive; it’s also highly functional.
38. Reddy To Rumble
Here’s another example that demonstrates why bright red can work so well for custom luxury kitchen designs.
39. Dark Island
While using the same color as the rest of the kitchen for the cabinets, the island in this design uses a dark countertop as opposed to a light one.
40. Light In Dark
Given that the open-concept space this kitchen exists in is dark, the designer has selected white as a means of differentiation.
One way to add some vibrancy to your modern custom luxury kitchen is to incorporate sheer drapes.
42. Big Island
When it comes to getting more out of your custom luxury kitchen, the bigger the island the better.
43. Pop Out
The pop out countertop on the island in this kitchen serves as a wonderful place to sit and eat.
44. Get Colorful
This custom luxury modern kitchen design perfectly demonstrates why adding color is so important.
45. Dark and White
With the white countertop and backsplash, the dark cabinets create an interesting look for this kitchen design. Also, check out those lights!
46. Spread Out
Note in this kitchen design how far apart the center island is from the wall counters.
47. Go Pro
If you want to achieve a professional look for your custom luxury kitchen, then always consider steel surfaces.
48. Kitchen Table
The way in which an accent wall has been paired to the kitchen table in this custom design is really cool!
The Tetris-like design of the cabinets in this custom luxury kitchen is quite arresting.
50. Open Pantry
The open pantry of this custom luxury kitchen is quite cool – we just hope the homeowners keep it neat an organized!
51. Classic In Modern
Check out how well the classic design of the light fixtures works within this modern luxury kitchen.
The oval-shaped center island in this modern kitchen is quite unique, and we love the sweeping counter (which complements the island) in the foreground.
53. Straight Lines Only
The clean straight lines of this black and white custom kitchen serve to keep things nice and orderly.
With an L-shaped counter that sticks into an open-concept space, you can do some pretty interesting things – if you want.
55. Low Island
The look of this custom luxury kitchen is completely transformed by the center island, which features lower countertops than the rest of the kitchen.
56. Beige and White
The subtle use of beige in this kitchen adds just enough visual interest to its overall clean, white look.
57. One Thing
Sometimes with a modern luxury custom kitchen, all you need is one décor item – in this case the chandelier – to complete the look.
58. Three-Level Island
The center island of this modern luxury kitchen, which features three levels of countertop, is visually attractive.
59. Hang Around
The hanging light fixtures over the island in this modern custom kitchen help to create a space for it within the open-concept living area with high ceilings.
60. Frosted Glass
The frosted glass cabinets in the front of this custom kitchen’s center island improve the overall look.
61. Subtle Touches
Small things can go a long way in modern design; for example, take a look at that plush area rug beneath the table.
The exposed wood grain of the cabinets works well with the natural environment without this custom kitchen’s walls.
You’ve got to love the way in which the beautiful wood floors in this custom luxury kitchen contribute to the style.
64. No Island
In a smaller luxury custom kitchen, you may wish to have a kitchen table rather than a center island.
The modular look of this custom luxury kitchen design is quite appealing and decidedly modern.
66. Grey and White
With grey cabinets below, this custom luxury modern kitchen uses white wall cabinets and countertops to great effect.
67. Glasses Up
The glass fixture that’s been installed above the center island in this custom kitchen design is an interesting and rewarding choice.
Boards of irregular width contribute to the look of the hardwood floors in this custom luxury kitchen.
The way in which the window above the cabinet has been framed by an arch really increases the appeal of this custom kitchen design.
70. Double Island
If you’re really serious about home cooking, then why wouldn’t you consider a double island in your custom luxury kitchen design?
By affording a premium of floor space, this custom luxury modern kitchen is ideal for entertaining friends and family.
72. Space Age
The Space-Age look of this custom luxury kitchen is achieved through the use of interesting lines and bold colors.
While many will think of U-shaped kitchens first, there’s something to be said for the functionality of U-shaped islands.
74. Orange You Glad?
The use of orange can really give a midcentury vibe to your custom luxury modern kitchen design.
75. Negative Space
To really do something interesting with your custom kitchen design, consider using an interesting color for your kitchen’s negative spaces.
76. The Whole Look
In an open-concept home, the design of your kitchen can really contribute to the overall visual appeal of the space.
The wide design of this custom luxury kitchen creates an imposing feel, which is somewhat softened by the wide lamp on the island.
78. Runner, Runner
If you opt for concrete floors in your custom luxury kitchen, you can use a runner to make things easier on your knees.
The frosted glass on the wall cabinets in this custom luxury kitchen add a level of dimensionality to the look.
80. Up Top!
In this custom luxury kitchen, high shelves above the cabinets are used to add a level of visual interest to the space.
81. Passing By
In a large open-concept space, you can position your custom kitchen is such a way as to create a space for guests to pass by. It’s perfect for entertaining!
82. Stripe of Wood
You’ve got to love the wood cabinets that create a stripe across this custom modern kitchen.
If you have a collection of plate and glassware that you’re proud of, then why not leave those things exposed in your custom luxury kitchen?
84. Stark Minimalism
Bold color choices help to keep the stark minimalism of this custom kitchen design from being too austere.
85. Island Table
With a portion of the center island in this custom kitchen lowered to table height, you’ve got a design that’s perfect for entertaining while cooking!
86. Happy Accidents
While some might be tempted to cover up something like exposed brick in a custom modern kitchen, should you really?
87. Not All Square
The curved end of the countertop in this custom modern kitchen increases functionality and adds to the visual appeal.
88. Touch Of Color
The blue wall cabinets in this small custom luxury kitchen contribute to the space’s sense of brightness.
89. Custom Cabinets
If you get completely custom cabinets, you can do some amazing things! Check out the wine rack in this amazing modern kitchen.
90. One End
The rounded end of this modern custom kitchen’s center island is a perfect place to enjoy a morning cup of Joe.
91. Six Wide
With a center island that can accommodate up to six people at stools, this custom luxury kitchen screams party!
92. To The Dining Room
A counter that opens up to the dining room can make big meals a breeze to serve.
93. Unique Hood
The cylindrical hood over the range in this custom luxury kitchen has an interesting effect on the designs sense of space.
With high ceilings, high-up cabinets with glass fronts fill this custom kitchen’s vertical space.
95. Standing Counter
The standing counter of this small luxury custom kitchen is a perfect place for hosting guests while cooking.
96. Time For Reflection
Using reflective countertops in your custom luxury kitchen can aid in the proliferation of natural light.
The antiqued blue of the kitchen’s island, as well as the light fixtures, contribute to the warmth of this space.
98. Track Lighting
With track lighting in your custom modern luxury kitchen, you can do a lot in terms of creating the right mood.
If you want a subdued vibe for your custom modern kitchen design, be sure to go with muted reds and darker greens.
100. Backsplash Wall
In this custom luxury modern kitchen, the backsplash has been extended up the wall to great effect.
101. Green Accent
The green accent in the white cabinets of this custom luxury kitchen really add some visual pop.
102. Floating Island
You’ve got to love the way that the checkered countertop of this modern kitchen’s floating island works with the overall style.
103. Standing Out
While homeowners will typically go for a kitchen island that stands out subtly, there’s something to be said for one that stands out boldly.
Sloping countertops may not be the most functional thing ever, but there’s no denying that they’re quite attractive.
The monochromatic color scheme of this modern custom luxury kitchen is broken up by the use of shapes.
This custom luxury modern kitchen is another example of how you can do interesting things with the edges of your center island.
107. Color, Shape and Material
If you need an example of a custom luxury modern kitchen that does a lot, check out how this one uses different colors, shapes and materials to great effect.
108. Boxy Color
You’ve got to love the warm look of this custom luxury kitchen that uses square shapes and orange.
109. Big Red
There are a lot of interesting design elements that should draw your attention in this bid red custom kitchen design.
110. Grey Pop
While you may appreciate the grey modernity of this custom kitchen design, note how décor helps to keep things from being too sterile.
111. Draw Attention
If you want to draw attention to the ornate cabinetry of your modern kitchen design, consider using dark hardwood floors.
112. Of Course…
You can always do interesting things with your flooring to contribute to the overall look.
113. Family Oriented
This kitchen design perfectly demonstrates that modern luxury kitchens can still be warm family environments.
114. Powder Blue
Although modern in many ways, the powder blue of this custom kitchen design lends a classic vibe.
115. Nice Table
For a complete look, why not create an amazing kitchen table that mirrors the design of the kitchen itself?
116. Neat Backsplash
This modern custom kitchen achieves its own personality through its yellow and white backsplash.
This modern custom luxury kitchen is an amazing example of why more windows in your kitchen are always a good thing.
118. Blue and White
The blue cabinets that are framed by white in this modern custom kitchen are visually appealing.
119. Well Done!
You’ve got to love the way in which this blue custom luxury kitchen works within this open-concept loft space.
120. Anything You Want
Provided you use your imagination, you can achieve pretty much anything you want with modern kitchen design.