Whether it's a kitchen remodel or new construction, these images represent the most modern kitchen renovation ideas from designers, architects, builders, and design enthusiasts. Kitchens are the hardest working room in the house. The best modern kitchens have ample work space for cooking, flexible space for family meals and large dinner parties, and efficient kitchen appliances and fixtures. From ideas for kitchen backsplashes and kitchen lighting to smart kitchen storage, here you will find Dwell stories about modern kitchen renovations, tons of images of modern kitchens, as well as information from top kitchen brands selling tiles, appliances, fixtures, sinks, kitchen tools. You'll also see kitchen furniture from kitchen tables, kitchen chairs, dining sets, and bar stools.

This Charming San Francisco Condo Asks $1.7M
High ceilings, hardwood floors, and endless bay windows make this Pacific Heights home an airy sanctuary.
Modern Kitchen Upgrade Ideas From a Danish Design Firm That's Challenging the Kitchen Market
Kitchen remodels can be intimidating, partly because of the myriad of choices and decisions that must be made for both aesthetic...
6 Quick Tips for Maintaining Wood Countertops
Warm, glossy, and earthy, wood countertops are decidedly beautiful, but they do require some upkeep.
12 Brilliant Kitchen Backsplash Ideas
A backsplash will protect your kitchen wall against food, water, and those dreaded oil splatters—and an interesting one can...
9 Great Kitchen Cabinet Ideas
Though kitchen cabinets play the obvious role of storing food goods, dinnerware, and pots and pans, they also have a powerful...
20 Best Modern Kitchen Counters
The kitchen is the heart of your home—so choose a counter that works for your lifestyle and gets the job done the way you want.
6 Marble Alternatives For Your Kitchen Worktops
Bring the sleek, sophisticated look of marble into your kitchen with these cheaper, more durable alternatives.
10 Ways to Solve Storage Problems in Small Spaces
Downsizing your life in order to live small sometimes requires creative ninja moves to find adequate storage.
11 Ways to Create a Modern Mudroom in Your Home
Deciding to have a mudroom in your home could be one of the most important decisions you make, especially if you have a busy...
6 Contemporary Kitchen Trends That Will Last For Years to Come
From appliances and lighting to tiles, cabinetry, and shelving, say hello to six modern kitchen trends that are sure to stand the...
23 Kitchen Countertops That Serve Up Good Design
Whether made of granite, wood, or quartzite, these intriguing modern kitchen countertops will inspire your next home improvement...
6 Simple Ways to Save on Your Kitchen Renovation
Upgrading a kitchen is seldom a cheap endeavor, but you can save yourself a pretty penny by following these tips.
14 Creative Ways to Design With Felt
Along with being an extremely resilient material that's flame-retardant and self-extinguishing, felt can easily be manipulated...
The Top 6 Backsplash Materials to Consider for Your Kitchen Renovation
Whether it's tile, glass, stone, metal, brick, or wood, there's a wide variety of functional backsplash options out there to...
6 Best-Performing Kitchen Appliance Packages for Every Budget
Whatever budget you’re working with for your kitchen renovation, here are the best appliance suites that combine style and...
6 Flooring Options to Consider for Your Next Kitchen Renovation
Let's face it: your kitchen floor probably gets the most action of any of the flooring in your house.
6 Affordable Tile Options to Amp Up Your Kitchen Renovation
Rock your kitchen renovation with these on-trend and on-budget tile options.
60 Kitchen Island Ideas That Serve Up Style and Functionality
These images of our favorite kitchen island ideas are sure to stir up design inspiration with fun, functional features around...
Discuss: What's the Best Idea You've Seen in a Kitchen?
As a multifunctional space, the kitchen is often the setting for innovative design ideas.
6 Integrated Appliances Sure to Make Your Kitchen Super Sleek
If your M.O. is making your kitchen more compact and streamlined, then look no further than these clean-lined options.
6 Modern Homes on Wheels
If you have a nomadic streak and like waking up in a different place every few months, weeks, or even days, then a home on wheels...
13 Modern Bathroom Vanity Ideas
The bathroom vanity is one of the first places most people head to before beginning the day—so, it's a good idea to give some...
The 6 Best Appliances for Your Kitchen Renovation, According to an Expert Design Duo
The founders of Stewart-Schafer, a multidisciplinary architecture and interior design studio, give us their recommendations for...
9 Countertop and Cabinetry Pairings to Take Your Kitchen From Drab to Delicious
Want to elevate your kitchen in a big way? Consider the counters and cabinets.
How to Make Your Tiny Kitchen Feel Huge in 6 Easy Steps
Just because your kitchen is on the smaller side doesn’t mean you can’t make it as efficient and effective as possible.
6 Striking Prefab Homes in Seattle
From a floating home to LEED Platinum-certified dwellings, the Emerald City is a stronghold for eco-conscious prefab housing.
7 Most Eco-Friendly Countertops
We used and abused seven eco-friendly countertops to investigate if they could stand the heat of Dwell’s kitchen.
Open Kitchen
A San Francisco architect turns his “inefficiency” kitchen into a modestly scaled and well-lit place to cook, eat, work, and...
6 Best Dwell UK Apartments
Across the North Atlantic in the United Kingdom, you may spot subtle variations in style when it comes to the architecture and...
Discover 6 Amazing Riverside Homes
Nestled along the banks of rivers throughout the United States, these modern homes take full advantage of their locations in...
This Kitchen Is as Cozy as Your Favorite Coffee Shop—and That’s Exactly the Idea
When their house was in need of a pick-me-up, a London couple turned to the designer of their favorite coffee shop for an...
6 Spectacularly Remote Vacation Rentals
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Art in Residence
Matt Randall, founder and CEO of Twyla, has launched an online space where consumers are freed from the often "disappointing and...
6 Modern Prefabricated Homes That Are Actually Affordable
That’s right—we’ve found stylish, high-quality prefabs that start at $135,000.
6 Eco-Minded Prefab Companies in Seattle
As an environmental leader, Seattle is a hotspot for sustainable prefab home companies.
6 Weather-Ready Prefab Homes in Florida
These prefabricated homes in the Sunshine State are built to withstand harsh conditions.

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