- by Kathy
Image: Christopher Derrick
The kitchen is the center of the home. It’s where the most activity happens, and it’s where the whole family gathers after a busy, hectic day. It’s where we catch up with each other and allow the worry and stress of the day to melt away. However, if your kitchen is less than inspiring, it might be difficult to relax in the space. While you don’t need a perfectly designed kitchen to feel at peace in your home, it doesn’t hurt. So, if you want to come home to a luxurious kitchen at the end of the day, take a look at some of these spectacular rooms. If they don’t inspire you to redo your kitchen, I don’t know what will.
Image: Kimberly Larzelere
Rich mahogany and luxurious leather come together in this handsome kitchen to create a bold, masculine space fit for a king.
Image: Brian Witteman
An inlaid tile and wood floor along with exquisite tile work behind the stove make this lovely kitchen one to remember.
Image: Lori Carroll
Equipped with plenty of work space and state-of-the-art appliances, this kitchen proves that high function can be beautiful too.
Image: Urrutia Design
A massive professional-grade double range serves as the hub of this grand kitchen. The blue back-splash is a nice touch too.
Image: Locati Architects
Exquisite hand-carved hardwood floors make this clean uncomplicated kitchen feel very warm and inviting.
Image: Anna Marie Fanelli
Sleek and modern, this luxurious kitchen features natural wood tones and just the right amount of color to make this space pop.
Image: Signature Design
Exquisitely ornate, this luxurious kitchen combines intricate cabinetry and impressive stone work to create a space worth bragging about.
Image: Locati Architects
A warm butcher-block island makes this beautiful kitchen feel warm, inviting, and genuine while small accessories add all the right touches.
Image: Hatfield Builders
A unique back-splash creates a visually stunning focal point in this lovely contemporary kitchen.
Image: Stephen Shoup
Mediterranean in style, this exquisite state-of-the-art kitchen boasts fine cabinetry and beautiful mosaic tiles.
Image: Keesee and Associates, Inc.
An impressive hearth crafted from brick and stone draws all eyes to the stunning commercial-grade stove in this beautiful kitchen.
Image: Southside Woodshop
Expertly carved wood and intricate details, such as the braided trim on the cabinets, make this Mediterranean kitchen unforgettable.
Image: Kabinet King
Waterfall counters give this modern kitchen a unique and intriguing look. The concept is also carried out in the design of the center island.
Image: Home Stratosphere
Classically designed, this lovely black-and-white kitchen has a traditional flair that works well in older and modern homes alike.
Image: Selective Kitchen
An awe-inspiring domed ceiling serves as the focal point of this grand kitchen and emphasizes the oval shape of the space.
Image: Heather Hungeling
Futuristic in appeal, this swank kitchen boasts clean lines and the best stainless steel appliances money can buy.
Image: Poggenpohl US Inc
Inspired by gourmet commercial kitchens everywhere, this deluxe kitchen makes great use of wall space with convenient open shelving.
Image: William Piotrowski
Designed with every last detail in mind, this beautiful kitchen proves that great design is in the details.
Image: Kitchen Encounters
By painting the center island a soft blue-gray, the designer of this space ensures that the piece stands out and takes center stage.
Great for entertaining, this indoor/outdoor living space allows for free interaction between guests regardless of where they are.
While a designer kitchen can’t make you a better cook, it can make you feel like the most important cook in the world. From state-of-the-art appliances to fine finishes, gourmet kitchens have it all. And don’t you deserve it all? Of course you do! So, get those creative juices flowing and start designing your dream kitchen today.