People are doing all kinds of different things with their kitchens these days. More and more, homeowners are reaching for bolder and more outlandish materials, color schemes and layouts than ever before. This is due in no small part to the overall preference for open-concept homes, which dictate that different spaces differentiate themselves from one another.
As with most anything else, though, the classics of kitchen design are the classics for a reason. When it comes to a color scheme that’s going to impart any kitchen space with that classic, luxurious look that most homeowners are after, there’s simply no substitute for white.
While a white kitchen may be a little bit more difficult to “keep clean”, the trade off in terms of maintenance for overall look and feel is almost always worth it. When you have a white kitchen in your home, you have a space that’s instantly going to impress any who set their eyes upon it.
Below, we’ve selected 25 gorgeous white kitchen designs that have been garnering a lot of attention in 2019. We think you’ll see just how beautiful a white kitchen can be, and also how different one white kitchen design can be from the next. If you’re thinking about building a white kitchen in your home, then these are the kitchens you need to see in order to get your inspiration!
It’s easy for an all-white kitchen design to lack a sense of dimension. Note how the grey wall at left solves that issue for this particular design.
In order to add a sense of drama and dimension to an all-white kitchen design, it’s also necessary to make smart use of lighting, but under the cabinets and over the center island.
3. Black Counters
When you make use of black countertops in your white kitchen design, we have to recommend going with the white farmhouse sink. It just works so well.
4. The Island
With white cabinetry, you should think about making use of an island in order to add a sense of contrast to the space. The free-standing wooden one here is just perfect for the design of this white kitchen!
5. Nice Touches
The beautiful wicker barstools, as well as the tile backsplash, add a wonderful sense of charm to this gorgeous and generously sized white kitchen design.
6. Building Luxury
Along with the farmhouse sink, the white marble tile backsplash and white marble countertops impart a wonderful sense of luxury to this white kitchen.
The detailing of the center island of this kitchen design, along with the deeply stained wooden countertop, really make this white kitchen sing.
8. Open Up
You’ve got to love the French doors at the back of this kitchen design, as they really contribute to the wonderful sense of airiness and brightness.
9. Classic Contemporary
The straight lines of this kitchen design add a contemporary flair to its more traditional cabinetry style.
10. Look Down
Adding vibrancy to a white kitchen design can be accomplished in a number of different ways. Check out how the flooring in this example really adds spark to the space.
By making use of grey subway tile for the backsplash, this white kitchen design manages to achieve a great sense of depth and dimension.
12. Stainless Steel
The stainless steel appliances and light fixtures used in this kitchen design are the perfect complement to all of the white.
13. One to the Other
In this open concept home, the white kitchen ties itself into the rest of the living spaces thanks to the deft and subtle use of color.
14. Maintaining Focus
The centerpiece of this space is obviously the tall, beautiful windows. By going with a white color scheme, the focus of the space stays where it should.
15. Globe Lights
When you choose white for your kitchen, it’s often because you want that classic look. Check out how well the globe lights over the center island play into that vibe.
16. Building Depth
This white kitchen design does a wonderful job of building depth and dimension. It all has to do with the washed out color of the hardwood floors and the grey paint and white trim used on the walls.
Here, the white tile backsplash could’ve been too much. However, the use of under-cabinet lights allows shadow to play across the tile, adding spark to the look.
18. Vertical Space
This wonderful white kitchen provides a number of different examples of how best to fill vertical space. For example, check out those stainless steel light fixtures over the island!
19. Blending the Black
Black countertops work wonderfully in white kitchen designs. Check out how this example ties the black countertops into the rest of the space with the greyish-green tile backsplash.
20. The Accent
Who wouldn’t love a huge kitchen like this? Check out how cool those red stools at the center island look in the middle of this space!
You’ve just got to love the dark wood beams that span the top of this white kitchen, especially considering how they tie together with the cabinetry hardware.
22. The Statement
With a white kitchen design, you want to make a style statement somewhere. Here, that statement is made with the deliciously contemporary hanging light fixtures. Just gorgeous!
23. White on White
In an open-concept home, you may want to go with the white-on-white kitchen. It prevents the space from feeling too disjointed.
24. Sense of Space
In a more closed-off space, white can also work quite well. Check out how the white on black color scheme makes this kitchen appear much larger than it actually is.
25. Accept No Substitute
As you’ve seen in the previous examples and as you can see right here, when you want a classic look that’s timeless and luxurious, there’s simply no substitute for a white kitchen design!