We've said it before: The kitchen is the hardest-working room in the house. This space typically takes center stage in an open-plan midcentury home, often making it the major focus of a renovation. Even if you aren't a big home chef, chances are that updating the kitchen with contemporary appliances and on-trend touches will be your top priority due to the sheer visibility of the room. Below, we've rounded up some midcentury kitchen renovations to serve as inspiration for your upcoming project. Or if you haven't got any major projects on your mind, feel free to indulge in just a bit of architectural eye candy.