What makes a kitchen a mid century modern kitchen? What should a kitchen have for it to become a mid century kitchen? The answers to these questions is not as hard as one might think. The very first thing to keep in mind for a modern kitchen is the interior colours, do not make the whole kitchen of one colour that is monotonous. Instead go for dual colours and make your kitchen bright. Try and place the kitchen sink in front of a window, enjoy the outside view and the cool natural breezes while washing dishes. Wood countertops, Open shelves. Are also ways to make your kitchen modern.