How to Create A Beautiful Modern Kitchen in 2021

This year, designers are looking to amplify the popular all-white kitchen with other elements including pops of color, innovative appliances, and unexpected accents. Here, we’ve gathered a selection of ideas to get you started on envisioning your ideal kitchen. 

Superb Setup

The Original Kitchen Workstation from The Galley offers an innovative take on cooking and entertaining with a complete culinary system where you can prepare, cook, serve and entertain in one dedicated area. Employing an array of serving boards and stations that can be swapped out and organized to create the setting that best suits your needs, this might just become your favorite accessory. Retail price available upon request. Snaidero, 4110 Ponce de Leon Blvd., 786-662-3850,

Modern Kitchen in 2021

The Right Lights

Inspired by the shape of a cocktail shaker with a chic matte black finish, the unique Kordan chandelier from Kichler Lighting’s élan line would be stunning above a kitchen island or bar area. The lights can be adjusted to be in linear synch or at different heights, making this fixture fully customizable. Retail: $930. Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery, 4199 Ponce de Leon Blvd., 305-507-6221,

Cool Down

Liebherr’s Monolith refrigeration products offer the innovation and high-end finishes that would complete your dream kitchen. Features include a stainless-steel interior, an adjustable InfinityLight system with a night-dimming feature, and the BioFresh-Plus process, which works to optimize your food’s shelf life. Retail: from $4,799. House of Appliances, 2850 Salzedo St., 305-514-0352,

Modern Kitchen in 2021

Bring the Heat

Performing like a traditional wood-fired brick oven, Monogram’s 30” Smart Hearth Oven will immediately amplify your cooking experience. With its preset cooking options and electric heating zones, you’ll be digging into delicious pizza, artisanal bread and whole roasted fish in no time. Not to mention, the brass finish signals total elegance. Retail: from $12,500. Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery, 4199 Ponce de Leon Blvd., 305-507-6221,

Modern Kitchen in 2021

Perfect Pour

Give your at-home bar a major upgrade with Dacor’s 24” Integrated Wine Dispenser, which replaces the brand’s signature WineStationand will be available in both graphite and silver stainless steel in June. With the option to pour a taste, a half glass or a full glass, no wine will be wasted; in fact, you can store up to four bottles for up to 60 days without the loss of freshness, flavor or natural aroma. Retail: $5,999. Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery, 4199 Ponce de Leon Blvd., 305-507-6221,

Oven Ready

Trust us, once you’ve tried cooking on an induction stove, you’ll never want to go back to any other cooktop. It wipes clean, heats up and cools down rapidly, and always looks neat. Paired with the stunning CornuFé 90 Albertine design from the French company La Cornue, it’s basically a dream. The model shown here is in designer Suzanne Kasler’s Roquefort colorway and features a stainless steel handrail and trim, satin chrome accents, and a five-zone cooktop made from ceramic glass. Retail: $10,200. Bell’s Appliances, 3140 Ponce de Leon Blvd., 305-448-2681. 

Modern Kitchen in 2021

Water Works

If you’re designing a contemporary kitchen, The U by Moen Smart Kitchen faucet is a no brainer. This hands-free appliance offers voice control as well as a wave sensor that turns water on or off with a simple flourish. It also dispenses specific amounts of water from one tablespoon to 15 gallons at particular temperatures and syncs with the Moen app to create presets for frequently filled containers. The KURV model in matte black is shown. Retail: from $450. Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery, 4199 Ponce de Leon Blvd., 305-507-6221,

Chill Out

Whether you’re a craft cocktail enthusiast or just a major fan of Sonic Drive-in, GE Profile’s Opal 2.0 Nugget Ice Maker will change the way you enjoy cold drinks. It creates chewable pieces of ice that absorb the flavor of your beverage for a total upgrade. Retail: from $599.95. Williams Sonoma, 350 San Lorenzo Ave. #2005, 305-446-9421,

Modern Kitchen in 2021

Smooth Sailing

Made from over 90 percent natural quartz, Cosentino’s Silestone is both extremely durable and beautiful. The Loft collection is the line’s latest introduction, and the Seaport hue is shown here. Inspired by the weather-worn docks and the peacefulness found in the seaside district of lower Manhattan, the inky material is cement-like, with subtle streaks of white. Retail price available upon request. Pedini Miami, 250 Altara Ave., 305- 505-9257,