More likely than not, you’re considering incorporating a lot of natural wood into any kitchen design you’re considering. That’s why we’ve decided to collect these 81 amazing examples of wood kitchen designs. We’ve included ones that adopt the rustic style with equal regularity as those that are more modern and contemporary. The split makes sense, when you consider that wood is, perhaps the most versatile material there is, especially when it comes to home design.
So, if you’re thinking about redesigning your kitchen, or if you’re planning an entirely new one from scratch, then take a look! These absolutely stunning wood kitchen designs will leave you completely floored, and you’re sure to find plenty of inspiration for an amazing design of your own!
1. Striking Island
In order to create its signature look, this kitchen design uses a dark wood island to contrast the antiqued cabinets around it.
2. Tile Backsplash
This amazing wood kitchen design strikes a balance. The hardware is modern, but the selection of the brick tile backsplash is not.
3. Wood Island Countertop
This is one smart-looking kitchen! But, what really makes the entire design is the oversized wood countertop on the island.
4. Modern Polish
With shiny wooden cabin fronts accented by black sides and granite, this kitchen design has a polished and modern look.
This amazing wood kitchen design is obviously gorgeous, but the built-in desk is the design touch you should be paying attention to.
6. Stone Arches
Wood on wood can get a little boring, so this kitchen design switches things up by incorporating stone arches.
7. Single Line
Check out how well this single-line wood kitchen design works in this yellow open concept space.
8. Artistic Backsplash
If you’d like to really add some luxury and pizzazz to your wood kitchen design, why not consider an artistic backsplash like this?
Note in this kitchen design how well the tile floor accents the modern wooden cabinets.
10. Angled Wood
With the angled wood ceilings stretching high up above and the stone fireplace, this kitchen design has a charm that’s hard to ignore.
Using wood in your kitchen doesn’t mean you have to keep things traditional; take this design for example.
Polished and reflective countertops help to accent the beauty of this tremendously modern wood kitchen design.
Natural wood beauty can be incorporated into a white kitchen design by using wood for your countertops.
One of the coolest touches in this amazing wood kitchen design is the highly functional plate rack over the sink.
In order to add some visual vibrancy to a wood kitchen design, you can paint some cabinets and leave others unpainted.
Dark wood barstools are used in this wood kitchen design to create visual contrast.
17. Tile and Tile
This amazing wood kitchen design uses tile for most of its countertops, with a smoother surfaced used around the sink to increase functionality.
So you want to increase the luxury level of your wood kitchen design? Well, consider adding a chandelier like this one, then!
19. Color, Color
Within this open-concept living space, the wood kitchen design finds visual balance through the use of peach and yellow colors on the wall.
20. Granite on Granite
The dark granite countertops used in this rustic wood kitchen design offer the right amount of contrast.
21. Fixture of Imagination
Here, you can see a kitchen that proves how important it is to consider your light fixtures with dark wood kitchen designs.
Exposed wood beams and a white drape over the door complete the look of this rustic wood kitchen design.
In order to achieve a lush visual quality, this wood kitchen design makes use of deep red stains.
Within a modern and sleek kitchen, you can still incorporate natural wood grains. Check out the island in this example!
25. Glass Fronts
This wood kitchen design manages to achieve a singular look by incorporating a number of glass-front cabinets.
26. Built-In Table
Try to imagine yourself having breakfast at this built-in table within this beautiful wood kitchen design.
27. Color Floors
Balancing out the hues of natural wood can be difficult in a modern kitchen. Check out how this design does so thanks to its tile floors.
28. Modern Maple
Galley kitchens are made for wood cabinets! Check out this design that features rich maple with an attractive backsplash.
29. On the Level
This eclectic and modern wood kitchen design has an elevated breakfast nook area that adjoins the counter.
When it comes to keeping things cheerful in your kitchen, you can’t do better than light natural wood cabinets.
With lower profile wood cabinets present in this kitchen design, the space is balanced by dark crown molding.
Curved edges to the cabinets and countertops give this wood kitchen design a distinctive look.
33. Dark Island
Visual contrast in this beautiful and rustic wood kitchen design is achieved through the black island that mirrors the countertops.
34. Dark Blue
We love how much drama is created in this kitchen design by the dark blue paint used above the cabinets.
35. Grey Wood
The grey wood of the island in this design and the unique barstools really set this rustic wood kitchen design apart.
36. Natural Light
With large windows like this kitchen has, you’d be crazy not to go with a light wood to capture all of that sun!
37. Jet Black
Jet black countertops and wall paint give this wood kitchen a dimensionality that many other design likes.
38. Concrete Choices
When it comes to functionality for your wood kitchen design, polished concrete floors like you see here could be the right choice.
Another way that you can add visual interest to a wood kitchen design is by selecting a beautiful mosaic backsplash.
40. Light and Dark
So you want hardwood floors, do you? Well, make sure that they contrast in color from the cabinets!
41. Smooth Operator
Natural wood grains help to make this smooth operating modern kitchen something exceptional.
42. White and Dark
The white walls and ceilings that surround this massive wood kitchen design really make things pop.
If you really want to make a statement with your wood kitchen design, choose a wood that offers an interesting grain.
44. Country Living
Wishing for a kitchen the reminds you of life on the prairie? Then you’re certain to love this amazing wood kitchen design.
If that’s too on the nose, then perhaps you’d prefer an updated country style like this kitchen offers, with its exposed wood beams and light color scheme.
White tile provides the perfect accent to this kitchen design that features dark wood.
Dramatic lighting really helps to bring out the rich, dark stain of this kitchen’s wood cabinets.
Featuring and attractive, black island, this open-concept wood kitchen achieves balance through making the hood black as well.
49. Roll ‘Em Up!
Don’t want to commit to a large island in your wood kitchen design? Consider a rolling unit like this one.
50. Red Accents
In order to come alive, this beautiful Tuscan wood kitchen design makes use of a number of red accents.
51. Island in the Stream
Check out how absolutely beautiful the illuminated wood countertop is in this kitchen design.
If you really want to create a kitchen design that leaves an impression, be sure to play with light and shadow.
Blending a wood kitchen into a more modern and open-concept living space can be difficult. Consider using wainscoting!
54. Stone Front
Though smaller than many other kitchen designs on this list, this look is large, thanks in no small part to the stone front on the island.
55. Two Levels
The functionality of this amazing wood kitchen design is dramatically increased by the elevated counter space on the island.
Carefully consider what décor you’ll be incorporating into your wood kitchen design, as this will help to keep things from looking too plain.
57. Cook Book
One of the smartest design elements in this beautiful wood kitchen is the shelves for cook books in the island.
In this beautiful kitchen that features antiqued white cabinets, the deep-stained cherry countertop of the island is a deft choice.
59. Wood Tones
Here you can see an example of a wood kitchen design that makes use of multiple stains to achieve beauty.
60. Low Hanging
Given how dark this wood kitchen design is, the low-hanging chandelier over the island is miraculous!
Here, you have an example of a light wood kitchen design that makes use of artwork to break up the monotony.
In this open-concept living space, division been the wood kitchen is achieved thanks to a stone wall with wood beams.
In this finished attic space, this beautiful light wood kitchen design is a revelation!
This wood-shaped kitchen adopts a U shape, which allows more than one cook to flex his or her culinary muscles.
65. Flat White
What really sets this wood modern kitchen design apart from others are the flat, white countertops.
66. Accented Deep Greens
With several cabinets and the hood accented in a deep green stain, this wood kitchen design has a lot of charm.
67. Black Granite
This modern, but also rustic, kitchen design achieves a lot of visual interest thanks to its black granite countertops.
68. Wood and Metal
If you appreciate the look of wood and metal together, then you know what to do when it comes to appliances!
For those who plan on entertaining in their kitchen, take note of the island’s shape in this stunning wood kitchen design.
70. Cherry Soda
If you really want to make cherry wood sing in your kitchen design, be sure to make sure those cabinets are well illuminated!
71. Reclaim Your Kitchen
Those who want a singular look for their kitchen designs should strongly consider incorporating reclaimed wood.
72. For Example…
Check out how the recessed lighting in this kitchen design really brings out the deep cherry color of the cabinets.
73. Reclaimed and Modern
Here’s an example of a modern kitchen design that incorporates contemporary elements with things like reclaimed wood beautifully.
74. Low Drawers
The design of this wood modern kitchen could almost be considered an architectural marvel.
75. Home Office
In this small living space, dark stained wood cabinets have been selected for both the kitchen and the home office.
76. Red on Red
With deeply stained red hardwood floors and deeply stained red wood cabinets, this kitchen design breaks things up through the countertops and backsplash.
When attempting to create a rustic vibe for your wood kitchen design, strongly consider antiquing the cabinets.
While it won’t work for every kitchen design, you’ve got to admit that the small stretch of elevated counter with barstool is pretty cool.
79. Table Counter
In this wood kitchen design, the real standout is the circularly shaped (and lower) seating area at the counter.
80. Black and White
A black main countertop and a white island counter top draw the viewer’s eye in this wood kitchen design.
81. All Kinds
It doesn’t matter what style you’re trying to adopt; wood can work with all of them… Even if you’re building a circular kitchen like this!