An open-plan kitchen-diner is a timeless trend. Wooden worktops in the kitchen blend with the dining tabletop to create a sense of flow between the zones
Think carefully when choosing where to place lighting fittings. While overhead lighting can be harsh, struggling to plug in an appliance in a dimly-lit corner isn’t appealing either
Warm wood contrasts beautifully with crisp white cabinets, while touches of fresh pink add a playful touch
Bar stools at a kitchen island will never go unused!
Extend a kitchen island into a handy eating area by adding a table in a similar shade, with a few stools slipped underneath it
Sleek and chic, we reckon this kitchen has produced the fare for many a dinner party
The perfect spot for a quick bowl of cereal before work or school
Snap up glass jars from Ikea and fill with supplies, so you won’t have to rummage through cupboards mid-recipe to find the cake flour
An extractor fan so gorgeous that it doubles as a design feature – we love!
White cabinetry, stainless steel appliances and glossy black seating – here’s one scheme that won’t date
Exposed brick walls, industrial-style units and open shelving combine in this super-cool kitchen
So much more than just a tap… Take your time when it comes to choosing the finishing touches
A farmhouse kitchen in Singapore – you bet! Just add wicker baskets, country-style accessories and a vintage sign or two
Bold citrus cabinetry and walls, together with a quirky tiled floor, give this galley kitchen personality in spades
Give kitchen furniture a new lease of life with a slick of fresh paint
Make use of all available wall space with a shelving unit to display all your crockery and tableware
The bar wall is made of a semi-translucent, pale onyx stone that lights up beautifully
A place for everything, and everything in its place! We love this cosy family kitchen
Well-placed accessories lift even the most neutral of schemes
The no-frills, functional outdoor kitchen holds a party fridge and a food fridge
Whether you own or rent, you’ll be far more inclined to pop on an apron and whip up a top-class evening meal if your kitchen is both functional and stylish. So we’ve traipsed back through all of our readers’ homes and picked out the very best kitchens, crammed with brilliant ideas for sprucing up the heart of your home. You’ll find quick tenant-friendly design tricks, as well as more large-scale solutions for those looking to invest in their property. So go ahead and flick through the gallery above for kitchen inspiration galore!