Contemporary & Modern Kitchen Design in MD, DC & Northern VA
Modern Kitchen Design & Cabinetry by Jack Rosen Custom Kitchens
The style and design are the most important elements of designing your kitchen. Modern or contemporary kitchens are your perfect match if you like clean, smooth lines, flat edges, and minimal detailing. Jack Rosen Custom Kitchens’ award-winning designers will transform your existing kitchen into a contemporary or modern space that matches your home.
Modern kitchen remodels and renovations are exceptionally popular in Washington, DC, and the surrounding Maryland and Virginia areas, and for good reason. Modern kitchens are the epitome of sophistication and glamour, and modern design can be seen in hotels and restaurants all over the area. The contemporary designs of modern kitchens look great in any home — from condos and row houses in Washington, DC, to single-family homes in the Maryland suburbs and estates in Northern Virginia.
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What Are the Characteristics of Contemporary & Modern Kitchen Designs?
Modern and contemporary kitchens are two distinct styles — modern kitchens feature design from the modernist movement, and contemporary kitchens are designed using whatever styles are currently popular. Currently, contemporary kitchens have modern elements that feature minimal clutter, clean lines, and streamlined surfaces. They bring in ideas and inspiration from the modernist movement, but today’s modern kitchens can include a few traditional aspects to make the space more livable. Additional characteristics of modern design include:
- Monochromatic color schemes: Simple color schemes that only feature one or two colors are a trademark of the modern design movement. Bright pops of red, yellow, and blue are trending in modern kitchen design, but some modern kitchens use a darker wood for cabinets and white everywhere else.
- Clean, simple lines: You won’t find any detailed curves in modern kitchen design. Most contemporary kitchens you’ll find incorporate a bit of old-world comfort. However, if you’re looking for a strictly modern design, you should avoid any intricate details and go for simple shapes.
- Stainless steel appliances: Most modern and contemporary kitchens feature stainless steel and sometimes white appliances.
- Sleek cabinets and drawer pulls: Modern and contemporary kitchens feature flat-faced cabinets that seem to flush seamlessly with the walls. Overlay slab panel door and drawer fronts are popular and fussy, and hyperdetailed pulls are a “don’t.” Stick with simple and sleek.
If you’re interested in implementing a sleek contemporary or modern kitchen design in your MD, DC, or Northern VA home, contact Jack Rosen Custom Kitchens online or by calling our home remodeling team at 301-363-4064.
Custom Cabinetry for Contemporary & Modern Kitchens
Custom kitchen cabinetry is what will set your kitchen apart from your neighbors. Modern kitchens are extremely popular, so you don’t want your guests to comment that they have the exact same cabinets as you! Having modern kitchen cabinets designed specifically for your space will help eliminate clutter — one of the “dos” of modern and contemporary kitchen design — and streamline your look.
Whether you’re remodeling or renovating your kitchen in Maryland, Northern Virginia, or Washington, DC, having a modern design that is as unique as you will make all the difference in the world. Our designers are experts at transforming your lifestyle, wants, and must-haves into your dream contemporary kitchen. There’s no one better than the Jack Rosen team to interpret your style and personality and work to produce a custom modern kitchen design that will be the pride and joy of your home. The design team remains with you throughout the entire project, making tweaks if unexpected problems come up.
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To view our styles and design work firsthand, visit our showroom in Rockville, Maryland. We’ll be happy to walk through all of our designs and help you find the contemporary or modern kitchen that’s perfect for you.
Modern Kitchen Design FAQs
What are some common trends in modern kitchen design?
Modern kitchen design trends include unique takes on the classic kitchen. Some modern trends that are popping up in kitchen updates include:
- Stark contrasts – Black cabinetry with white countertops and light gray flooring is all the rage right now.
- Curving lines – Circular and oval counters in place of rectangular add pleasing flow to the kitchen.
- Open concept – Open concept kitchens flow seamlessly with the other living areas of the home to make it feel larger and let the cook be part of the action.
What are the most important features of a modern kitchen?
Modern kitchen design focuses on counter space, storage, and overall flow. Maximizing storage by adding drawers and cabinets to every possible area is key, and pantries are often part of a modern kitchen remodel. Kitchen islands can add counter space and additional storage as well. Open designs that provide obvious traffic patterns are growing in popularity.
What are the benefits of an eat-in kitchen?
Adding space to eat inside your kitchen can make it more functional and convenient for your family. An eat-in kitchen also means you can save the dining space for more formal events. Eat-in kitchens also provide a space for the family to hang out and spend time together, doing homework and projects in the same space where meals get prepared.
How is lighting a part of modern kitchen design?
Lighting the kitchen makes it more functional and also improves the overall look of the space. Modern light features can add a sense of artistic merit to the modern kitchen remodel. Sometimes, the light fixture is the primary focus of the design. Under-the-cabinet and recessed lighting can also help make it easier to use the kitchen for daily cooking tasks while seamlessly integrating the light into the design.
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