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.

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.
Brooklyn
Twenty-nine years after Robert Moses’s death, the mixed legacy of New York’s über–urban planner remains inescapable.
Open Kitchen
A San Francisco architect turns his “inefficiency” kitchen into a modestly scaled and well-lit place to cook, eat, work, and...
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.
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...
A Live-In Kitchen on a Houseboat in Amsterdam
When a couple in Amsterdam decided to upgrade their residence from a small houseboat to a larger one, they sought a design that...
20 Dream Kitchens
The kitchen can often be the main gathering point of a home, so why not make it stand out?
An Updated 1845 Brooklyn Home Hits the Market at $2.95M
Step back in time in this historic Brooklyn residence that has 2,150 square feet of beautifully renovated living spaces, along...
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 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...
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...
A 19th-Century Schoolhouse in Brooklyn Becomes a Classy Apartment
Inspired by the character of their landmarked building from 1873, two Brooklyn-based interior designers celebrate the heritage of...
Rent One of These Stunning Lofts in a Converted Brooklyn Church
Nestled in a 19th-century church and school, these Bushwick apartments feature cathedral ceilings and Gothic details.
This Kitchen Brings It All Together
A modest kitchen addition to a couple’s cottage outside of Brisbane proves that one 376-square-foot room can revive an entire...
10 Best Modern Kitchens
More often than not, the kitchen is the heart of the home—and thus should be just as much livable as it is functional.
Check Out This Brooklyn Hotel's Dramatic Living Wall Installation
Accentuating the lobby of the eco-conscious 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge is a 25-foot, vertical living wall that blends industrial...
A Brooklyn Carriage House Is Revamped With a Penthouse Made From Shipping Containers
On a tree-lined street in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, a former carriage house from the 1930s is now a colorful modern home that...