Get the look: 5 kitchen schemes to copy now

First published in 2023's Kitchens & Bathrooms supplement, the House & Garden team has compiled five ideas to replicate in your own house

Looking for ideas on how to plan your kitchen? We've got plenty, whether you're a minimalist, maximalist or master chef.

Mid-century mode

This rich retro scheme by Henri Fitzwilliam-Lay marries warm wood, distinctive furniture and atmospheric colour

Paul Massey
Matthew Hilton, Cross Fixed Walnut Table
Hans J Wegner, CH23 Walnut and Paper Cord Chair, walnut and black
Fiorentina 75 Stainless Steel and Brass Induction Cooker, cobalt blue
Azure Single Lever Kitchen Mixer with Pull Down Spray
Aldeburgh Porcelain Tiles, maple
Berkshire Bronzed Brass Flat Sheet Metal, wax
Jurassic Marble
Georg Jensen Koppel Wave Stainless Steel Bowl
Caipirinha Glass Jug
Henrietta Molinaro, British Fern Cyanotype
Forest Shade, Easycare Kitchen+ Matt Paint
Terence Woodgate, Solid Marble Downlights
Onos Adjustable Pendant Lamp with Side Pull

Colour code

How to capture the eye-catching accents of this Massachusetts kitchen by Reath Design.

Restored Cast Iron and Enamel 2 Oven Aga Cooker, claret
The Kitchen Monobloc Brass Tap
Island Breeze Plate, cream
HAY Rey Lacquered Chair, golden
Abi Ola, Chequerboard Wallpaper
Glazed Lava Stone Work Surface, lavande
Alma Pendant Light
Linspiration Lighting, Dish 3 in 1 Marble Effect Pendant

An eclectic mix

Sarah Vanrenen blends patterns, material and styles for an individual kitchen with characterful personal appeal.

Mike Garlick
Phileas Rechargeable Table Lamp
William IV Bobbin Side Chair
Intense Vine Spread Out
Sarah Vanrenen, Horizon Stripe Green Fabric
Nosere-Yure Elephant Grass Basket
Azteca Embroidered Cushion
Allexton European Oak Flooring
First Light, matt emulsion
Single Lever Sink Mixer with Swivel Spout, soft gold
The Duke Polished Brass Lamp
Beach Hut Card Shade, duck green
Amazon Green Gloss Porcelain Tiles
Combair V6000 60P Aluminium Oven
Connie Table with Coloured Drawer Insert, Capri blue
Storsint Martini Glass

Rustic chic

Simple cabinetry and farmhouse furniture create an inviting feel in designer Thea Speke's own house.

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Antique Elm Monastery Table France, 1860s
Oxford Stone, modern emulsion
Linen Café Curtain with Pleated Top
Still Life With Reflections
Jack Welbourne Small Brushstroke Jug
Cornufé 90 Albertine Range Cooker, stainless steel
Minoan Sink Mixer with Cross Top Handles, chrome
Belgium Oak Brutalist Mid-Century Chairs by De Puydt
Pendant Lamp Svetoch
Aberdovey Shell Cup Pull

Well crafted

A mix of artisan pieces and favourite works are showcased in artist Dan John Anderson's kitchen.

Laure Joliet
Serif Relief Cotton Pulp Artwork, dark grey
Iris Bulbs No.8, by Wayne Pate
Ten Ten Brass Kitchen Bridge Mixer with Levers, silver nickle
Bowland 60 Apron Fronted Sink, biscuit
ICBID-30R Under Counter Refrigerator
Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec, Vases Découpage
Dan John Anderson, Sculptural Seating in Maple
Oeuffice, Tuskan Nero Assoluto Stone, travertine and marble stool
Zeynep Cicim Kilim
Floris Wubben, Striker Table Stoneware with Matte Metallic Glaze