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Modern kitchens 

How to plan a modern kitchen layout 

Discover modern kitchen layout ideas and inspiration by reading our guide for how to plan a modern kitchen layout.


Think about your lifestyle 

Before committing to a layout, consider how you will use your kitchen. Open plan is a good choice for hosting guests, whilst a single wall of units gives young children plenty of space to play while adults cook.
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Ask a professional about planning

In order to realise your preferred floorplan, building work may first be necessary. A builder can help you create modern kitchen layout plans that take your existing room into account, and advise on planning permission. 
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Consider size

A sense of space is a key part of creating a modern design. Whether your room is big or small, work around its proportions to maintain an open feel. In a small modern kitchen, a neutral colour palette will make your space light and bright.

Four modern kitchen layout ideas

Make your kitchen feel up to date by drawing inspiration from four of our favourite modern kitchen layout ideas.

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Choose from more than 70 kitchen designs

Discover our kitchens, which can be tailored to suit your home and way of life. Explore our Shaker, Universal and Contemporary collections for inspiration when you are planning a new kitchen.