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.

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A dark and outdated kitchen in a 100-year-old Brooklyn townhouse is transformed into a bright and contemporary space with plenty...
Before & After: A Remodel Connects an Isolated Kitchen to the Rest of a Pre-War Brooklyn Apartment
Frederick Tang Architecture makes the most of the available space to simplify and streamline a jumbled pre-war apartment.
A Storage-Saving Salvaged Wood Kitchen in Brooklyn
A couple crafts an ample, but budget-friendly kitchen in Cobble Hill.
Family Home Renovation in Brooklyn
For most homeowners, the goal of renovating is to transform an existing space into an idealized domicile.
A House Grows in Brooklyn
While most people living in the Fort Greene neighborhood of Brooklyn didn’t see much to love about an abandoned, weedy lot...
The Art of Brook&Lyn
In her mid-twenties, Mimi Jung quit her job as a graphic designer to start her own creative studio under the name Brook&Lyn.
An Edible Learning Garden in Brooklyn
New York firm WORKac taps into society’s increased focus on heathy eating with a school’s learning garden.
One of Brooklyn’s Only Single-Family Midcentury Homes Lists for $6.95M
The Brooklyn Heights Merz House, originally home to architects Joseph and Mary Merz, is on sale for the first time since its...
Open Kitchen
A San Francisco architect turns his “inefficiency” kitchen into a modestly scaled and well-lit place to cook, eat, work, and...
10 Unbeatable Brownstone Renovations in Brooklyn
Balancing historic details with modern updates, these renovated Brooklyn brownstones are the stuff of dreams.
On the Waterfront: 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge
When you’re staying at 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge in Brooklyn Bridge Park, it’s difficult to leave your room.
A Budget Friendly Brownstone Renovation in Brooklyn
A family enlists Brooklyn design-build firm MADE to renovate a brownstone using surplus and salvaged materials for a...
7 Brooklyn Row Houses Renovations
The dream of owning a Brooklyn brownstone is just one of many reasons why people make the move to the popular outer borough.
Brooklyn
Twenty-nine years after Robert Moses’s death, the mixed legacy of New York’s über–urban planner remains inescapable.
Top 9 Kitchens of 2020
The nominees for this year’s Dwell Design Awards are the epitome of style and function.
20 Dream Kitchens
The kitchen can often be the main gathering point of a home, so why not make it stand out?
Two Apartments Were Combined into This Inviting Brooklyn Home
In an industrial part of Brooklyn, architect Sarah Zames transforms two unremarkable apartments into one modern space full of...
A Beautifully Restored Brooklyn Brownstone Is Listed at $4M
After a total renovation, a historic home becomes a modern masterpiece while keeping its charm intact.
Two Renovated Carriage Houses in Brooklyn Hit the Market
Starting at $3,350,000, these twin carriage houses in Clinton Hill retain their historic charm while boasting dreamy, minimalist...
Snag This Chic Micro-Flat in Brooklyn For $339K
Just a short stroll from Prospect Park, this newly revamped studio comes with a Murphy bed and a full bath.