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.

An Arctic White Kitchen Renovation in Connecticut
For an architect’s family getaway in Connecticut, the kitchen is no shrinking violet.
These 30 White Kitchens Are Anything But Ordinary
More than just a blank slate, these pristine white kitchens expertly use the tried-and-true shade to open up small spaces,...
The Pros and Cons of White Kitchen Cabinets
There's no lack of inspiration online when it comes to airy, white kitchens, but do they really live up to the hype?
A Sleek Kitchen Renovation in San Francisco
In a San Francisco kitchen, a sleek series of custom cabinets camouflages an armada of professional features.
30 Black and White Kitchens That Make a Bold Impression
Black and white kitchens are clean, modern, and anything but boring, as these photos show.
50 Brilliant Backsplash Ideas For Your Kitchen Renovation
From “disco” tile to high-gloss glass, this parade of beautiful backsplashes will help you take your kitchen from average to...
10 Design Tips For Kitchens, According to Expert Renovators
From design concept to installation, these 10 tips will guide you through your next kitchen remodel.
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.
Before & After: A Brooklyn Kitchen Shines After a Much-Needed Renovation
A dark and outdated kitchen in a 100-year-old Brooklyn townhouse is transformed into a bright and contemporary space with plenty...
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...
Chef Scott Pickett’s Renovated Bungalow Stars a Dreamy Kitchen
Reworked for an outdoor connection, this Melbourne residence now centers around a bright, spacious kitchen.
Designed to Disappear: The Case For the Minimal Kitchen
Brought together by a shared heritage in Bauhaus principles, architect Dan Brunn and Bosch carry the torch for simple, clean, and...
7 Stress-Free Ways to Keep Your White Kitchen Spotless
No need to shy away from a brilliant, white kitchen—these pointers will keep your space sparkling clean.
How to Add a Modern Twist to Any Kitchen Style
It doesn’t always take a full-scale renovation to make a classic kitchen feel more modern.
Before & After: A Kitchen and Dining Room Swap Places in This Home Renovation
An Oregon couple taps His Builders to convert their kitchen into the "modern, simple, Scandinavian-inspired" space of their...
How an Instagram-Worthy Kitchen Renovation Comes Alive With the Right Surfaces
A designer with a passion for surface materials explains why she chose Caesarstone quartz for her latest kitchen renovation.
Before & After: Two Masterful Kitchen Renovations by Case Design
An East Coast design-build firm shows us how it's done when it comes to chic kitchen overhauls.
Before & After: Two Game-Changing Kitchen Renovations by a Seattle Studio
SHED Architecture & Design doesn't shy away from the challenge of an extensive kitchen revamp.
25 Epic Kitchen Renovations to Tack to Your Inspiration Board
Before you plunge into your own project, spark some ideas with these exemplary kitchen makeovers.
What's the Most Overlooked Feature When Planning a Kitchen Renovation?
We turned to our panel of Dwell Pros for the answer—here's what they said.