Cooker hoods just got attitude – these bright buys are 2020's hottest kitchen revamp trend

Need to clear the air? Do it in style with these stand-out coloured cooker hoods

Cooker hood: modern open plan kitchen diner with a green cooker hood and blue handleless cabinets
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The humble cooker hood is a part of the kitchen that all too often goes unnoticed. But can you imagine life without one? It would be steamy, that's for sure, and not in a good way. 

There are so many creative designs around at the moment, from ultra modern flat wall-hung models, to pendant lamp-like domes and even invisible designs that pop up from your countertop. 

It's no secret that we, as a nation, are becoming bolder with colour in our homes, and hurrah(!) the cooker hood is no exception. So don't let it be a wallflower, give power to your cooker hood by choosing a vibrant colour or metallic and clean your air the stylish way.

Check out our edit of the best six designs below – you are welcome. 

For more kitchen ideas, go to our hub page – you'll be spoilt for choice with inspiration.

1. Copper cooker hoods that look like kitchen lighting

modern kitchen with wooden cabinets, green panelling and metallic island hoods

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These island cooker hoods are so elegant, you can be forgiven for thinking they're pendant lights. The warm copper shade brings warmth to the kitchen, whilst the metallic finish helps to bounce light around the room. 

Zalto island hood, £1,362, Caple.

2. A cooker hood that looks like cabinetry

bright colourful with with a matching cooker hood and terrazzo splashback

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Consider your cooker hood right from the start of the design process, so you can incorporate it into the rest of your scheme. Here the cooker hood matches perfectly with the vibrant spearmint cabinets for a cohesive, modern scheme.

Milano Contour Ermine kitchen in spearmint, £3,663 for all these built-in units, Wren.

3. A gorgeously glamorous gold cooker hood

modern shaker kitchen with gold cooker hood and navy island

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Go for modern luxe with a simple gold metallic design.  Choose gold accents throughout your space, such as cabinet detailing, taps and lighting for a kitchen than oozes grown-up glamour. 

RorosHetta brushed brass hood, £1,189, Magnet.

4. A sleek cooker that echoes a contemporary kitchen's style

modern open plan kitchen diner with a green cooker hood and blue handleless cabinets

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This wall-hung design is perfect for smaller kitchens, and it's soft green shade will sit back just nicely in most schemes.

Smart Deco cooker hood, £495, Franke.

5. A metallic lantern that's an extractor fan too

modern kitchen with a black island and large metallic island hood

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Now this is a cooker hood that won't be put in the corner. An architectural masterpiece in itself, it's shape is reminiscent of flower petals and this dark gold finish screams sophistication. 

Belle Plus island hood, £2,395, Faber.

6. A pop of pink to create contrast

colourful kitchen with pink cooker hoods, blue cabinets and pink chairs

(Image credit: Wren)

 A cooker hood any millennial would be proud to own, this pretty and playful design is at the top of our wishlist. Seriously though, who knew a cooker hood could be this cute?

Thalia cooker hood in Cameo pink, from £1,065, Faber. Contour Ermine kitchen in Jelly Bean Matt, £2,469 for all built-in units shown, Wren.

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Amelia Smith
Content Editor

After joining Real Homes as content producer in 2016, Amelia has taken on several different roles and is now content editor. She specializes in style and decorating features and loves nothing more than finding the most beautiful new furniture, fabrics and accessories and sharing them with our readers. As a newbie London renter, Amelia’s loving exploring the big city and mooching around vintage markets to kit out her new home.