Another kitchen with an island and bar height seating, not to mention a full height cabinet help to make this compact kitchen feel more open.

Kitchen w/ Skylight: I find that the colors of a home are best shown in natural light. I love the skylight over the island. It's stylish and iridescently warming.

Brooklyn Rowhouse | Robinson + Grisaru Architecture PC (Photo: Melanie Acevedo) | Archinect

Sliding kitchen cabinet doors with glass panes \ white, light brown and charcoal with marble counter tops and a beautiful wall of windows. home decor and interior decorating ideas.

A Gorgeous Green-Black Paint Color for the Kitchen: Avocado Peel by Martha Stewart | The Kitchn

A Gorgeous Green-Black Paint Color for the Kitchen: Avocado Peel by Martha Stewart

House Call with Los Angeles Jeweler Kathleen Whitaker, Echo Park, Kitchen paint cabinet color avocado peel by martha stewart

Nate Berkus via Domino Magazine

matte black for cabinetry, stainless counter, shelves in laundry room. Domino editors pick the best Nate Berkus interiors that they're inspired by for their own homes. Find the best Nate Berkus interiors on domino.

The look of the kitchen is changing -- already granite countertops and dark wood cabinets are starting to look a little late 90s. If you're thinking of renovating or building a house (or just like looking!), here are five of the top trends for modern kitchens. And the best part? Some of these are things you can do right now, without spending much money at all.

The New Kitchen: 5 Top Trends

Contemporary white and gray kitchen with two-tone cabinets: White upper cabinets and gray lower cabinets paired with light gray countertops and glossy subway tile backsplash.

Brabourne Farm: Love .... (More) Plate Racks

kitchen - love the glossy subway tile and the turquoise plates on the plate rack.