In terms of home design, there’s one room that homeowners get more excited about than any other, and that’s the kitchen. From the cabinets and countertops to appliances and hardware, there are so many different design elements to consider. When bringing these elements together, homeowners find that they can achieve pretty much any style and mood that they like.
However, when you choose to go the completely custom route, you can do so much more. That’s what this post is dedicated to. In the next 44 examples, we’re going to be looking at custom kitchens that do some truly unique things. In some cases, they may be ideas that you’ve thought of before. However, we promise there are more than a few surprises on the list. In fact, we’re willing to bet that there are a few design concepts that you’ve never even thougt of before, much less seen.
So, if you’ve got the budget for a completely custom kitchen, and you’re looking for some inspiration, you’ve come to the right place. Take a look at the 44 custom kitchens of all styles that follow, and come up with an awesome custom kitchen concept of your own!
1. Red Charm
Contemporary designs can feel a bit sterile, but a color like red can really add some vibrancy.
2. More Vibrant
If you really want to take things to the next level, you can include interesting patterns or even artwork on the cabinets.
What’s really awesome about this custom kitchen is that it combines a classic look with Craftsman elements.
4. Arching Overhead
There’s a lot to love about the design of this custom kitchen, most especially the arching wood beams overhead.
The steel backsplash used in this smaller custom kitchen is a perfect counterpoint to the greyish countertops and light wood cabinets.
When you’re going completely custom and you have a lot of space, you can do crazy things like this!
In this custom kitchen, a bean-shaped center island draws the eye toward the pack of the room.
An effective way to inflect some personality into the design of your custom kitchen is to use tile for your backsplash.
Against the beautiful Craftsman-style cabinets in this custom kitchen, the aquamarine island with sink really stands out.
If we were the betting sort, then we would bet you’ve never seen a kitchen island that doubles as an aquarium before.
11. The Vibe
The richly grained and dark wood of the cabinets in this custom kitchen create a vibe that’s truly unique.
12. A Stunner
The sweeping lines of this massive custom kitchen are a real stunner. The beautiful doesn’t hurt, either.
13. Tall Height
The thin French door cabinets used in this stunning custom kitchen add a sense of height to the space.
Although it might not be the color for you, one has to admit that the green adds a lushness to this custom kitchen design.
15. Front Row Seats
The way that this custom kitchen is laid out provides front-row seating for guests while the chef is hard at work.
16. Open Up
This small custom kitchen provides open access to the living room in the foreground and the dining room in the background.
17. Big Square
A big square island in the center of the kitchen provides an extensive amount of additional workspace in this custom kitchen.
18. Sink It
The white porcelain sink at the back of this custom kitchen really ups the country vibe that it has.
For this contemporary kitchen, the electric fireplace is just the icing on the cake, because the eat-at island is the real standout.
20. Let There Be Light
If you want to add some aesthetic charm to your custom kitchen, while also making it more functional, consider including under-cabinet lighting.
21. Backsplash To Island
The beige countertops and backsplash in this custom kitchen tie the creamy orange island into the space.
Through understated simplicity, this incredibly contemporary kitchen doesn’t distract from the rustic feel of the overall space.
23. So Neat
The low bar area in the foreground is a totally unique and amazing choice for this custom luxury kitchen.
Reclaimed wood elements really help to increase the rustic vibe of this stunning custom kitchen design.
This custom kitchen is absolutely beautiful on its own, but that stained-glass window really takes things to another level.
26. High Up
Check out how the tall thin doors of the cabinets in this custom kitchen help to accentuate the height of the space.
27. Unique Stools
Why have free-standing stools, when you can actually hang your counter stools from the counter itself?
28. Brown Curtains
With the greyish green walls, the brown curtains over the window work wonderfully in this contemporary custom kitchen.
With under-cabinet and above-cabinet lights, this custom kitchen achieves the impression that the cabinets are actually floating in the air.
30. Lower Counters
If you want to have lower than standard counters in your kitchen, then you’ll need to go the custom route.
31. One To One
Note how the stone archway in the foreground is mirrored in the shape of the cabinets beyond.
Note how this custom kitchen design uses the dark green color to frame its beautiful wood cabinets.
We’re sure you noticed as soon as you looked. How about that totally custom and beautiful center island, huh?
34. Arch To Arch
With two archways stretching out above this custom kitchen, you have to feel that the design is impressive!
35. Nice Light
The unique light fixture hanging over the center island in this all-white kitchen really completes the luxurious feel.
The wrap-around concrete in front of this center island is totally unique and very beautiful against the wood behind it.
37. Another Wrap-Around
In this case, you have a wrap-around countertop that creates a seating area in the center island.
38. Opening Up
With the kitchen island framed by a beautiful chandelier in the foreground, this custom kitchen opens to the rest of the home through a stone archway.
39. Bring It Out
With dark wood cabinets, this kitchen adds brightness through its white granite countertops that are illuminated by under-cabinet lights.
There are a lot of elements in this beautiful custom kitchen that come together to give it artistic flair.
41. Chill Out
The under-counter blue LED lights in this custom kitchen design add a sense of chillness to the vibe.
Unlike the last example, this custom kitchen design uses LED lights beneath a glass island countertop to do something unique.
43. Too Much
If that was too much modernity for you, then perhaps you’ll appreciate the rustic charm of this kitchen design.
44. Have Fun
If you’ve got the budget for a completely custom kitchen, the make sure you make the one of your dreams – and have fun while you’re at it, too!