Two things attract us most as homeowners: budget and luxury. While it may seem contradictory, most human reactions have their inherent contradictions. When we talk specifically about kitchens, functionality comes first. But, who doesn’t like luxury modern kitchen designs!

So, how do you picture a luxury kitchen? Is it a kitchen that costs a ton? Does a luxury kitchen feature superior finishes? Is it more functional than other kitchens or just pretty?

Let’s try and answer all those questions in our next section.

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What Is a Luxury Kitchen?

A modern luxury kitchen is one that:

  • Costs more than the average kitchen
  • Has premium finishes and accessories
  • Is extremely high on functionality
  • Looks beautiful and follows the latest trends

What’s Trending for Luxury Modern Kitchen Designs in 2023-24?

Trending designs for luxury kitchens this year include a lot of out-of-the-box ideas for Indian kitchen setups in terms of materials, finishes, styles and overall functionality. Modern interior design ideas are leaning towards elegant kitchen designs that introduce glass doors, seamless finishes, kitchen islands and more into an Indian luxury kitchen setup. 

Let’s dive into some details!

#1: Dark Colours Say Elegant Luxury Modern Kitchen Designs

Let natural light inside your luxury kitchen to highlight the colours

Using colour to your advantage is trending in 2023, but in a different way than you might think. Introducing darker colours to create a backsplash of tones for your contemporary luxury kitchen can be just the modernised idea you have been looking for. Creating the perfect accent with the simplest of tools is one luxury kitchen design idea you can’t go wrong with.

Additionally, if you can open up your kitchen space to ample natural light, nothing tops that. Look at this ground floor luxury modern kitchen idea with a direct view of a garden. The natural light brightens up the deep dark tones of the kitchen, bringing it all together. 

#2: Seamless Finishes for a Plush Look

Get your kitchen the seamless finish with marble and wood

Create some drama with the finishes in your luxury contemporary kitchen. A custom standard marble finish coordinating beautifully with the wooden finish of the cabinets in the kitchen creates a lovely combination. This is especially true with regard to the contrast it creates with your appliances.

This luxury modern kitchen design elegantly sports a marble-stained wall and an island converted into a personal compact dining area while the wooden finish creates a cohesive style of its own.

#3: Cozy Vibes With a Kitchen Table

Create a cosy vibe by combining two kitchen design styles

A cosy vibe is not only reserved for a personal space like the bedroom. Your modern luxe kitchen can have that too. Pair up the wooden finishes of the flooring and the cabinets with a pastel-coloured hood to create a two-dimensional accentuation of your kitchen.

The top view of the window adds to the beautiful vibe of a modern Indian luxurious household and the statement lights hanging down above the table simply create a striking impact. 

#4: An In-house Wine Cabinet

Nothing speaks luxury like some good wine

One out-of-the-box luxury kitchen design idea is to have a wine cabinet in your kitchen. Custom spaced and styled with a wooden finish that directly contrasts with the whitewashed stylish contemporary interiors of this luxury kitchen, a wine cabinet is a perfect way to to be plush!

Moreover, if you’re going to go with the clutter-free minimalist design for your kitchen like shown in the picture, a wine cabinet is just what you need to add a touch of your own and step out of the typical idea. 

#5: A Bar-like Design with Open Storage and Counter Seating

Throw in some lights over the open storage space for style 

Luxury modern kitchen designs with open storage space and a bar-like setting is always a winner. The best part about open storage space is that it does not necessarily create visual clutter. In fact, if you’re organised enough, the open storage space gives your kitchen quite the visual appeal. Additionally, a counter with dark finishes and bar stools can give you the aesthetic you’re most comfortable in, and isn’t that what designing every space actually means?

#6: Luxury Modern Kitchen Designs That Will Dazzle You

A kitchen designs that exudes luxury and sophistication

Colours play a vital role in creating a modern luxury kitchen. While shades like blue and gold exude luxury, using too much of it will look over-the-top. To avoid this, choose a neutral palette for your kitchen and add gold and blue accents. For some drame, go for patterns on your walls and counters.

#7: An Open Modern Kitchen in Blue Denotes Luxury

The ceiling adds a pop of yellow to this blue kitchen

Homeowners these days generally prefer open kitchens due to the convenience they offer. Additionally, well-designed open kitchens can also improve the aesthetic appeal of your home. For instance, this kitchen in a deep blue colour creates a striking effect. The yellow ceiling and statement lighting add to the overall glam effect.

#8: Modern Luxury Kitchen Ideas With a View

Open shelving makes it easy to find things in a hurry

When it comes to modern kitchen designs, this one screams luxury! While black isn’t a very common choice for Indian kitchens, the use of gold-veined black marble for the breakfast counter and flooring maximises the glam effect. In addition, the open shelving ensures convenience while the floor-to-ceiling windows guarantee you’ll never be bored cooking!

#9: Lighting Can Add a Touch of Luxury

The right colour palette and lighting can make your kitchen look luxurious

The matte black cabinets in this expensive modern kitchen looks striking, especially combined with the pure white island. Additionally, the patterned backsplash and flooring help in adding texture. However, the highlight of this kitchen is the pair of pendant lights above the island, which takes this kitchen from stunning to royal.

#10: Luscious Shades of Brown in This Island Kitchen

This contemporary modern kitchen design exudes luxury

Nothing screams luxury like an island kitchen! Combined with a rich shade like brown and seamless, handleless cabinetry, this modern kitchen is the epitome of luxury.

The Best Luxury Modern Kitchen Designs by Livspace 

#1: Spacious Country-Style Luxury Modern White Kitchen

White is one of the most elegant and luxurious colours you can select for your kitchen

The sleek white cabinets make this one of our favourite luxury modern kitchen designs. This luxury modern white kitchen has cabinets with an expensive membrane finish and the butcher block counter on the island is a striking feature.

#2: Massive Island Kitchen in Wooden Tones and White

Use premium materials for a better finish 

Whether your luxury kitchen is compact or spacious, organising your spaces well, such as the pantry, the island and the primary cooking space, helps you maximise functionality.  Due to the size of this modern luxury small kitchen, it was a challenge to design it as a cohesive unit. But, we did manage to create a stunning look in the end thanks to design continuity. 

#3: Elder-Friendly Grey Kitchen With a Super Functional Island

Make your kitchen functional and classy 

Firstly, do you notice that all the lower cabinets in this kitchen are actually drawers? It’s to ensure that the elderly couple using this kitchen face no problems. Secondly, the island counter of this kitchen is super functional with an induction plate and charging points so that the working couple (also using this kitchen) can have meals while attending meetings.  

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#4: Dark-Coloured Industrial Loft Style Luxury Modern Kitchen

Mix and match textures and finishes 

The heavenly pairing of this brown granite kitchen island with the black finishes of the cabinets is why colours are a trending topic for luxury modern kitchen design ideas. Additionally, the lighting brings the whole industrial mood together creating a cohesive vibe. 

#5: Stunning Blue Island Kitchen With Beachy Vibes

The breezy vibe of the kitchen complements its open layout

This not so over-the-top modern and expensive kitchen still subtly gives off the classy vibe simply by the choice of neutral colours of grey and the style of the blinds. The statement light in the centre works perfectly like a ring light above the kitchen island and the combination of open storage cabinets along with a clutter-free countertop is absolutely stellar. Moreover, the open layout makes the kitchen look larger than it really is. 

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#6: A Hotel-Like Luxury Kitchen Design

Plants add freshness to every room

While simple, this kitchen looks like one out of a hotel simply because of the design, colour palette and lighting. The combination of the neutral colours and warm lighting is something you often see in hotels. Additionally, the overhead rack with the hanging plants creates a fresh and unique addition.

#7: A Bohemian-Style Luxury Kitchen

Fun, Boho vibes in this blue kitchen

Luxury and Bohemian isn’t usually synonymous but this kitchen begs to differ! The Moroccan tiling, vibrant blue cabinets, brick-like backsplash and open shelves give this kitchen a decidedly Bohemian vibe. Additionally, the matte finish of the cabinets, pendant lights and copper handles add a touch of luxury.

#8: Herringbone-Patterned Luxury Modern Kitchen Designs

Gold knobs act as a highlight in this kitchen

If there is one colour that’s always been associated with understated luxury, it’s black. Moroever, this kitchen stands out not only due to the colour but also the unique herringbone pattern on the cabinets. The gold knobs on the cabinets complete the luxurious look.

#9: Pristine Shades of White

A breakfast bar for convenience

For the ones who find black to bold, this luxury modern kitchen design with an island is for you! Pure white lends a striking effect to this kitchen. In addition, white is the best option for small kitchens as it makes the room look spacious.

#10: Spacious Kitchen in Luxurious Hues of Blue

The perfect kitchen where you can cook and dine together with your family

Blue equals royalty and this luxury kitchen is proof! The deep blue colour palette gives this kitchen a glam touch. Additionally, the dining set makes it very convenient to cook and eat.

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How Can Livspace Help You? 

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Disclaimer: All contents of the story are specific to the time of publication. Mentions of costs, budget, materials, finishes, and products from the Livspace catalogue can vary with reference to current rates. Talk to our designer for more details on pricing and availability. 

Please note that the designs showcased within the story are subject to availability and will vary based on the year the homes were designed in. Consult our designers for more details on the latest designs.


1. What Makes a Kitchen Look Luxurious?

The right colours, finishes, materials and lighting can make your kitchen look luxurious.

2. How to Create a Luxury Kitchen?

For a luxury kitchen, choose high-end finishes and rich colours like blue, white, beige and black. Also, don’t skip on lighting.

3. Which Kitchen Arrangement Is Most Popular in Modern Design?

The L-shaped kitchen is the most popular layout.