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.

Bright Renovation of a Tiny Manhattan Apartment
A husband-and-wife architect team transforms a 607-square-foot Manhattan apartment into an open and bright home for two graphic...
Bright Renovation of a 1970s Big Sur Home
Finding undeveloped land in the idyllic Californian city of Carmel-by-the-Sea is next to impossible.
10 Bright and Airy Modern Attic Renovations
If you are looking to add square footage—without a move—an attic renovation can be a fantastic solution.
A Sleek Kitchen Renovation in San Francisco
In a San Francisco kitchen, a sleek series of custom cabinets camouflages an armada of professional features.
A Luminous Renovation in Portugal Creates a Bright and Airy Apartment
An Álvaro Siza-designed apartment in Lisbon undergoes a renovation that results in a more spacious, light-filled interior.
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.
25 Backsplash Ideas For Your Kitchen Renovation
An interesting backsplash can take your kitchen from average to extraordinary.
A Pair of English Barns Hide Unabashedly Bold and Budget-Friendly Minimalist Interiors
Subverting the traditional, conservatively cozy British barn conversion, Carl Turner created a getaway in rural Norfolk for...
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.
Boston Renovation Accents Minimalist White with Rich Felt Murals
In Boston’s South End, a design-savvy couple creates a clean-lined home with a textural surprise.
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.
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.
A Traditional Facade Hides a Light-Filled Renovation in Delaware
Modern additions and a restoration transform a 2,930-square-foot home.
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.
A Pair of Designers Renovate Their Brooklyn Brownstone With a Bright Monochromatic Palette
With a monochromatic makeover, a pair of designers revive a common Brooklyn brownstone apartment.
Hide and Sleep
With the classic Murphy bed as muse, Japanese architect Toshihiko Suzuki transformed a standard Airstream into a versatile small...
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.
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.
An Architect’s Bright and Airy Family Home Thrives Within a Brutalist Concrete Structure
At the family home of an Israeli architect, modern and light-filled interiors enliven a brutalist, raw concrete structure.
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...