These pictures of modern yellow kitchens reveal contemporary cabinets in varying shades of yellow, from bright lemon tones to soft buttery hues. Scroll down to see the full gallery.
Butter yellow cabinets, butcher block countertops, and open shelves give this contemporary kitchen a cozy feel.
Yellow Kitchens: Yellow tends to remind us of sunlight and friendship. From light pale shades of yellow to more saturated hues, nothing quite spells "cheery" like the color yellow! For this reason, yellow kitchens and are some of our favorites in the modern category.
Setting the Mood: The color yellow shines with optimism and imagination. Bright "lemon yellow" tones can add a sense of energy to the typically monochromatic contemporary and modern color palettes. Soft "butter yellow" tones can bring calmer sense of airiness to a kitchen.
Yellow Kitchen Trends: In various shades, yellow can be either trendy or timeless. Brighter tones will tend to be more trendy and energetic, while softer pale yellows are more timeless for a kitchen setting. You'll find several pictures of kitchens featuring yellow cabinets, as either the central color or as a contrasting accent in two-tone kitchens.
Yellow Kitchens - Everyday Use: Yellow cabinets require a moderate level of care and attention. Since dark stains and smudges stand out visually on a light surface, yellow kitchen cabinets may require more frequent gentle cleaning and dusting than wood cabinets. Knowing what to expect in advance can pay off with a lifetime of enjoyment in your modern yellow kitchen.