Inspiring and minimalistic, modern kitchens have a subtle elegance that will never go out of style. From a refined design in Houston, featuring wooden panels and marble countertops, to a colorful one in the Hamptons, these seven kitchens are a study in contemporary elegance:
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The South is synonymous with home style cooking, and this property will give you everything you need to cook up the best breakfasts, lunches and dinners for your self, your family and your guests. Work up an appetite wandering through the more than 8 acres of gorgeous Houston land outside then head into your modern kitchen to begin cooking. The impeccable design of this kitchen includes a very open floor plan that is perfect for entertaining while you cook, as well as sliding glass doors out onto the property and immaculate wooden walls that play off the aesthetic of the marble countertops.
If you are a cook who likes to know where everything is in the kitchen, and have easy access to all of your tools and ingredients, this is the property for you. The San Francisco estate features modern designs that keep everything in clear sight, with glass cabinet doors revealing all. The high ceilings and interesting take on natural light make this a dream kitchen for a true lover of modern architecture.
High ceilings and wooden planks that accentuate the unique contours of this kitchen make for a very airy and comfortable setting to cook in, and a long bar allows you to keep everyone entertained while preparing your meals in this home. With a ton of ivory colored cabinet space, large windows overlooking the water and a professional-style stove top and oven, you will never run out of room or tools to craft all of your favorite meals.
This property was built in 2014 and spans 4,500 square feet in the interior, boasting so many amenities that it is hard to choose a favorite. From the luxurious back deck with a pool and views of the ocean to a light-filled design compliments of notable architects from New York City, this Bridgehampton property is a stunning masterpiece. The modern kitchen is white and red, featuring plenty of counter space and a view out of the sliding glass doors to see the ocean while you cook.
This Santa Barbara masterpiece features a highly open floor plan that keeps the kitchen and living room linked, all while adding a tremendous amount of natural light. You will be able to prep on one of the marble or stainless steel islands while taking a gander at the television above the fireplace, or simply peer out over the Pacific Ocean through the floor-to-ceiling windows.
Modern designs and architecture are highly common in New York City, and this particular kitchen gives you plenty of room to spread out. With two islands - one possessing a sink and the other a stove top - as well as an in-wall oven and microwave, you will be able to make the best meals in town for all of your guests. What's more, they can take a seat at the bar-styled island and gaze at the city through four massive windows.
In the Southwest, modern architecture and design take a somewhat different form, especially in luxury real estate. This particular property is exemplary in this regard, and features a kitchen suitable for a royal family. With wooden and ivory accents, as well as a floor-to-ceiling window, this modern kitchen will quickly become your favorite room in the house, especially when you enjoy its ergonomic design.