It really can be the small, simple details of kitchen design – tailored to the way that you cook and use the space – that make your space a joy to use. From ergonomic islands to modular cabinets and hidden storage, in this gallery you’ll find hundreds of images from the House & Garden archive. Things to inspire whether you live in a stately home, a small flat or a tiny ancient cottage. Consult our online directory The List where you’ll find specialist kitchen designers, bespoke cabinet makers & joiners, carpenters, interior designers, architects and builders in your area to help you with your project.

Modern White with Wood Floor KitchenSmall Cream KitchenGreen Narrow Galley KitchenElegant Contemporary Country KitchenKitchen with copper cooker hood and worktopNarrow Traditional Cream KitchenWhite kitchen with black crockery Towering Achievement