With their minimalist cabinetry, neutral color palettes, and metallic accents, these modern kitchens have a subtle elegance that will never go out of style. A pop of color whether it’s on the furniture, in a bowl of fresh fruit, or in a vase of flowers ensures that these contemporary kitchen designs still feel warm and welcoming, as do big windows that let in the sun, an architectural light fixture, or a piece of bold artwork or decor.
Each of these 70 Cool Modern Apartment Kitchen Decor Ideas from the LivingMarch archives is a lesson in restraint, from a bold Manhattan space by Jamie Drake to a crisp white design in Madrid by Isabel López Quesada. Just a few decorative accessories (and zero clutter) on shelves and countertops let the smart mix of materials and tonight’s dinner shine. Click through to see examples of modern apartment kitchen design that blend style and function for a space that is cutting edge yet inviting.