Instead of a formal dining room, many modern homes make use of the kitchen space and add dining features whether it is an island, a bar, or a full dining room to accommodate individual dining or family dining. Even for the smallest kitchen, there is a deep-dining solution. Apart from mealtimes, the kitchen facilitates other activities such as working from home on a computer, children doing homework, and just hanging out with family and friends. We have collected about a dozen modern kitchen designs that we think will surely inspire some of your own kitchen design ideas.
1. Bar Island
The open plan modern house has a full size kitchen with an island bar that opens into the living room.
2. Extended Bar
The extended slats allow four people to eat comfortably while still allowing full islands for workspace.
This sun-filled industrial space offers a beautiful place for family dining complete with a table for six people. Bamboo floors add sparkle to the room.
4. Lovely Feminine
This beautiful feminine kitchen in brilliant pink and white has a small dining room furnished with small modern furnishings.
5. Extremely Compact
This very compact kitchen utilizes one side of the kitchen island to accommodate seating.
6. Still plenty of room
Even with a full size dining table for six people in the middle of the kitchen there is still plenty of room to move freely while preparing food.
7. Meal prep while family
This kitchen allows for meal preparation while family and friends can relax and visit with the chef. Window walls make the room appear larger and flood the room with natural light.