Kitchen design ideas, inspiration & pictures

  1. Moonstone Quartz Kitchen Countertop in Carmen, Cebu: modern Kitchen by Stone Depot
  2. Sonata Private Residences: modern Kitchen by TG Designing Corner
  3. Need help with your kitchen?
    Need help with your kitchen?
  4. Modular Kitchen - Tagaytay City: modern Kitchen by Stak Modern Kitchens
  5. RT House: modern Kitchen by Living Innovations Design Unlimited, Inc.
  6. Black Galaxy Granite Kitchen Countertop at Greenhills Subdivision in Mandaue City: classic Kitchen by Stone Depot
  7. MG House: modern Kitchen by Living Innovations Design Unlimited, Inc.
  8. Need help with your kitchen?
    Need help with your kitchen?
  9. Mr. & Mrs. P Residence: modern Kitchen by TWINE Interior Design Studio
  10. Diamond Dust Quartz Kitchen Countertop at Guadalupe Village, Davao City: modern Kitchen by Stone Depot
  11. RT House: modern Kitchen by Living Innovations Design Unlimited, Inc.
  12. MG House: modern Kitchen by Living Innovations Design Unlimited, Inc.
  13. II House: tropical Kitchen by Living Innovations Design Unlimited, Inc.
  14. D House: eclectic Kitchen by Living Innovations Design Unlimited, Inc.
  15. Modular Kitchen - Lucena City, Quezon Province: modern Kitchen by Stak Modern Kitchens
  16. Absolute Black Granite Kitchen Countertop in Sunny Hills, Talamban: classic Kitchen by Stone Depot
  17. Casa Allea Kitchen : modern Kitchen by Constantin Design & Build
  18. Marigold Granite Kitchen Countertop in Talamban, Cebu City: classic Kitchen by Stone Depot
  19. Sonata Private Residences: modern Kitchen by TG Designing Corner
  20. Touch of Modern - Laureano Di Trevi Tower 2: modern Kitchen by MVRX Designs
  21. Kitchen Interior Perspective: asian Kitchen by CB.Arch Design Solutions
  22. Absolute Black Granite Kitchen Countertop in Danao City:  Kitchen units by Stone Depot
  23. Rustic Vibe at Azure Urban Residences, Paranaque City: rustic Kitchen by Idear Architectural Design Consultancy
  24. Unit 2 Studio Type Apartment:  Kitchen units by MG Architecture Design Studio
  25. Unit 2 Studio Type Apartment:  Kitchen units by MG Architecture Design Studio
  26. White Sapphire Quartz Kitchen Countertop at the Viridian in Greenhills: classic Kitchen by Stone Depot
  27. White Sapphire Quartz Kitchen Countertop at the Viridian in Greenhills: classic Kitchen by Stone Depot
  28. Modern Minimalist Design: minimalistic Kitchen by E V Design + Architects
  29. Absolute Black Granite Kitchen Countertop in Mandaue City: modern Kitchen by Stone Depot
  30. Absolute Black Granite Kitchen Countertop in Mandaue City: modern Kitchen by Stone Depot
  31. Diamond Dust Quartz Kitchen Countertop at Catalunan Pequeno, Davao City: modern Kitchen by Stone Depot
  32. Diamond Dust Quartz Kitchen Countertop at La Vista Monte, Davao City: modern Kitchen by Stone Depot
  33. Diamond Dust Quartz Kitchen Countertop in Mandaue City: modern Kitchen by Stone Depot

In the Philippines, you would often find yourself getting asked “Kumain ka na?” (which translates to “Have you eaten?”) instead of the conventional “How are you?”. Truth be told, Filipinos, in general, are foodies at heart. If we’re not cooking or eating food, you’ll most likely find us talking about it. This is why the kitchen is such an important part of the Filipino household because this is where our favorite dishes like adobo or sinigang are made and perfected. That’s also the reason why this particular part of the house needs to be nothing short of aces, and, here we answer some of the most common questions to help you achieve your dream kitchen:

What to watch out for regarding your kitchen surface?

When choosing your surfaces, remember that they have a number of different functions. For worktops, food preparation will be the most common activity, so choose materials that are easy to clean and resist becoming chipped or scratched by utensils. Common worktop materials include granite and wood, but steel is also preferred in most homes in the Philippines. Stone materials tend to be ideal when using hot pans and trays – as materials like granite can cope with high temperatures easily. However, hardwoods can add warmth and a natural feel to any design. Why not consider a combination, with granite near the hob and oven, and wood for dining surfaces or around the sink?

What should I consider when buying a kitchen?

The most important consideration when buying one is probably who will be using it. If you are building your own for family use, then ensuring that everyone remains safe will be a vital consideration. Keep worktops out of reach, use anti-slip materials where possible, and design the cabinets so utensils cannot be reached by small hands. Durability is also important. Is it important that surfaces might degrade quickly (but look great at first)? If you intend to restyle yours to suit newer tastes, ensuring durability may not be vital, but for many people a new one is a significant financial investment. And, of course, style is a central factor. Create a space that you will adore by focusing on a style that you love and carrying the design through to the end.

How do I design an open plan kitchen?

Designing an open-plan space is a great way to combine cooking spaces with seating and relaxation areas, and is particularly suited to larger homes. In many open plan kitchenette, the main dining area is set aside from the food preparation area – allowing dinner to be enjoyed away from cooking odours. A good way to create this separation is by installing a breakfast bar between the different zones. It also helps to choose the right décor ideas to fill the empty space – and having attractive, comfortable seating is a central consideration.

How do I find the right kitchen planner?

In the past, anyone seeking a custom-made design for their home had to do everything from scratch or seek professional expertise, which always comes with a cost. If you are designing with specific needs in mind such as wheelchair access or child safety, then you might want to consult an interior designer. However, the ideabook and magazine, as well as free consultation page, from homify provides a way to build DIY spaces to your own specifications, using the finest design talents from around the world. Nowadays, you can use the internet to achieve wonders without bringing in kitchen planners to do the hard work for you.

How to decorate small spaces?

Small kitchens present some potential design challenges. Packing everything into a small space can leave little scope for creative design. However, by using intelligent storage ideas such as integrated appliances and wall mounted cabinets or drawers, it is possible to make the most of even the smallest space. Add some charm to a cramped space with strategically placed flowers or shelves showing off your fine porcelain. Get more worktop space by building U-shaped counters and harness natural light to open up the space via windows where possible. With a little thought, you can achieve miracles in a small space.