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Kitchen design ideas

There’s lots to consider when you’re planning a new kitchen. You’ll want to make sure you provide enough storage for all your cookware and ingredients, as well as making room for essential appliances and creating plenty of worktop space so you can prepare the food you love. And just as important as those nuts and bolts is how your kitchen looks and feels – as with any room in your home, it should be a space you love using.

A grey kitchen with white tiles and a white worktop

    Cate's Scandi-inspired kitchen design ideas

    Find out how interiors blogger Cate created an open-plan, Scandinavian-style kitchen that's the life and soul of any gathering.

    A large white kitchen with a mix of wood cabinet fronts and kitchen island with built-in hob

      Home tour: Kitchen design ideas for a modern-meets-country space

      Everything has its place in Julia's functional and stylish modern-meets-country kitchen. The secret? Tip-top organisation...

      An aerial view of two side-by-side dark wood dining tables that make a big dining table in a Swedish-style kitchen

        Kitchen design ideas with a Swedish twist

        Take inspiration from Swedish kitchens with these tips to create a more sustainable, inclusive and inviting space to cook and entertain in.

        Black kitchen cupboards with a sink, a metal trolley and utensils stored on rails by a window

          Kitchen design ideas: 6 ways modern appliances can change your life

          From creating a more sociable space to clearing the air after all your delicious cooking, find out how mod-cons can improve the way you use your kitchen.

          A kitchen cabinet with strip lighting attached to the underside.

            Kitchen lighting ideas

            Spark something inspiring in the kitchen with our range of kitchen lights. Whether you use the space for entertaining, eating or simply boiling the kettle, it’s time to put some more lighting options on the menu. Find out how, whatever size kitchen you have.

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            Try the 3D kitchen planner

              Try the 3D kitchen planner

              With small kitchens, size matters! Enter your kitchen's measurements and details to play around with a nifty online version of your exact space.

              Kitchen quick quoter

                Kitchen quick quoter

                Find out what your small kitchen could cost with our quick quotes. Simply select the style you have your eye on and enter your specs to get your 1-minute quote.

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                  Make your small kitchen happen by booking a consultation to get planning advice from IKEA's kitchen experts in-store, online or even in your own home.


                  Whether you prefer an up-to-date, contemporary style or a more characterful, traditional look, it’s easy to design a kitchen that reflects your personality and is a joy to be in. Perhaps you’ll make use of bold colours to bring your kitchen to life, or maybe lighting will help you create a more sociable atmosphere for friends and family to enjoy. Use our design ideas as a starting point for choosing the perfect kitchen for you.