Kitchens are the hub of the home and these minimalist kitchens are no different. While streamlined in design, interest and a sense of serenity is created through materials, finishes or layout. These 5 minimalist kitchens are sleek and stylish but still encourage you to cook up a storm while your guests mill around with a glass of wine. There’s space for kids to do their homework or for you to lay out the newspaper and enjoy your morning coffee before the day’s chaos begins.

5 Minimalist kitchens that will inspire you to cook

You’ll be keen to dust off your aprons, open a cookbook and put your cooking skills to the test.

1. Art on show

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Minimalist Kitchen designed by AM Architecture

This monochrome kitchen designed by AM Architecture keeps the owner’s art collection as the main focus. It also maintains continuity throughout the home through the use of honed Melbourne Bluestone on the kitchen’s benchtops and stone seat that runs into the living room before connecting with the courtyard space. While the design is sleek, functionality is maintained through the full wall of cabinetry and a well-considered layout.

2. All about the view

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Minimalist Kitchen designed by Annabelle Chapman Architects

When your home is perched on the cliff top, the view is what you really want to celebrate. Annabelle Chapman Architects have done just that with this minimalist kitchen without compromising on style. The all-white kitchen maintains the coastal aesthetic that runs through the entire home. Texture is added through the timber panelling and warmth through the pale, oak following.

3. Textural warmth

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Minimalist Kitchen designed by Scale Architecture

Clean in design, this minimalist kitchen gains warmth and soul through the use of textural materials. Designed by Scale Architecture, the kitchen’s grain and warming colour tones of the timber joinery together with the subtle grey flecks and movement in the Andorra Limestone lift the feeling within the interior.

4. One palette 

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Minimalist Kitchen designed by Hecker Guthrie

Hecker Guthrie has celebrated a contemporary purist aesthetic in this modern extension. Using Seville Project Stone as the base material, the palette is kept refined and pared back. Custom designed joinery is in complimentary colour tones of white and grey, and attention to detail is given to the stone sculptured basin and powder coated coloured tapware. It’s this bespoke nature that elevates this minimalist kitchen design.

See more of this project here.

5. A nod to the past

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Minimalist Kitchen designed by Thomas Winwood

Architect Thomas Winwood has respectively renovated this 1970’s home to create a contemporary space for the inhabitants while staying true to the modernist design aesthetic. The clever combination of materials including the Abyss Slate Tiles and the timber battened ceiling and joinery, against the crisp white, provides a timeless update in a contemporary manner.