Make sure that surfaces in your kitchen are smooth and streamlined. Sinks should be placed well. It would be better to use under-bench sinks so that its edges won't be seen. Cupboards should be installed in a manner that it reaches the ceiling. Make sure that your storage spaces are done in a way that it won't accumulate dust. Do not waste spaces.
Make sure your kitchen is well lighted. You wouldn't want to work in a dark kitchen. You can put up some pendants, halogens and over-bench lights. To create a mood, you may use ceiling lights with dimmers. Whatever you do with your lighting, just be sure to make the area bright especially in work areas. You can use cold flooring for your kitchen. Ceramic tiles, granite and marble can be used. You may also opt for dark flooring if you want as long as your walls are light. Just make sure that your floor color option matches your wall. Make sure your floor is dry all the time to avoid accidents.
There are plenty of options to choose from and eventually, it should depend upon the whole them of the kitchen. This post could help you out. The kitchen table design shown above won an International Design Award in 2009. A Canon EOS 500D captured the view of this kitchen table design. Notice the kitchen table that's been captured by a Canon EOS 7D.