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 Remodel Turns a Dark and Choppy House in Melbourne Into a Bright, Flexible Family Home
A 1970s double-brick family home in Doncaster, Melbourne, was dramatically remodeled to take full advantage of scenic views of...
Photo of the Week: Bright White Kitchen With Wood Countertop
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shot of the week.
10 Bright White Cubist Homes Across the Globe
With his use of simplified geometric shapes and white concrete forms, Le Corbusier brought cubism to architecture.
8 Bright and Airy Wood-Paneled Spaces
You may think that paneled walls means dark and dated, but these spaces show that they can be anything but that.
Budget Breakdown: A Tired ‘80s Home in Japan Gets a Bright Remodel For $164K
Additional windows and open shelving help Suita House in Osaka feel airy and modern.
Before & After: A Grand Rapids Kitchen Goes From Dark and Woody to White and Bright
Sarah Sherman Samuel transforms an all-wood kitchen into a designer’s sanctuary filled with standout cabinetry, metal accents,...
This Bright and Airy Backyard Cottage in Los Angeles Feels Like a Cabin in the Woods
Originally an ADU for aging parents, this cottage in Solano Canyon is at once lofty and snug.
This Bright, White Duplex in Lithuania Showcases Art With Amazing Views
Apartment B9 is a top-floor duplex in the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius that looks much larger and loftier than its 1,077 square...
Before & After: A Midcentury Portland Kitchen Gets a Light and Bright Makeover
Crisp, white tile walls and a bold terrazzo-like floor give this kitchen a decorous reboot.
Tired of the All-White Trend? Embrace the Dark Side With These 9 Black Kitchens
When white kitchens have become synonymous with modern homes, why not take another design route? Look to these nine black...
An Architect Turns His Small, Dark Apartment in Buenos Aires Into a Bright and Airy Home
A strategic renovation maximizes a small apartment in Buenos Aires.
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...
Top Tips for Your Kitchen Remodel
From lighting to plumbing, here’s what you should know before you start your next update.
A Radiant Remodel Revitalizes a Dark Seattle Tudor House
An artist takes an unorthodox approach to the renovation of a century-old residence in Seattle.
Bright, Local, and Sustainable: Wood Furniture by Staach
Rochester, New York–based Staach is a furniture design company that is committed to eco-conscious design, from the sustainably...
A Brutalist ’60s Apartment Gets a Bright and Airy Makeover
Architecture firm 27.9 succinctly blends wood elements with concrete to turn a family’s apartment into a home worth hanging onto.
A Bright and Breezy Eichler Hits the Market at $1.45M in California
Calling all Bay Area buyers—grab this beautifully remodeled Eichler home while you still can.
A Prefab House Near Paris Is Designed to Be Bright and Open
This prefabricated home in France was built to embrace the neighborhood.
This Shining Seattle Home Revels in Bright Simplicity
A streamlined material palette and crisp white interiors frame an art-filled home in the Pacific Northwest.
This Rooftop Apartment With a Bright Yellow Staircase Is Sunshine in a Bottle
Minimalist design—and a spot of brilliance—transform a 775-square-foot apartment on Mile End Road in East London.
A Berlin Apartment Breathes Easier With a Light and Bright Revamp
A gut renovation adds a well-appointed sunny kitchen, a spacious master bedroom, additional storage, and luxe upgrades throughout.
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.
A Geodesic Dome Shines With a Light and Bright Makeover
A cheerful, modern update takes a geodesic dome home from dark and outdated to open and airy.
A Bright Red Island Residence Embraces a Linden Tree
On the island of San Miguel in Portugal's Azores archipelago, a vibrant home wraps around a massive linden tree.
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.
Modern Tiny Kitchen Remodel in Sweden
What’s the secret to successfully wedging a kitchen into a 258-square-foot apartment? A visual balancing act.
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,...
An Arctic White Kitchen Renovation in Connecticut
For an architect’s family getaway in Connecticut, the kitchen is no shrinking violet.
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?
Bright Colors and Sleek White Oak Fill This Playful Lake Tahoe Loft
Designer Vicki Simon’s creative brief for a gut renovation she took on in Lake Tahoe’s Squaw Valley came from the homeowners’...
A Brooklyn Loft Renovation Eschews Walls to Keep Things Bright and Flexible
New Affiliates brings subtle definition to the Williamsburg home without taking away from the structure’s cast-iron and brick...
This Stately, Century-Old Craftsman in Oregon Conceals Bright, Youthful Interiors
A renovation by Lever Architecture focused on energy efficiency and well-being infuses a prairie-style home with new life while...
Before & After: A Riverside Cabin in Oregon Gets a Blindingly Bright Renovation
Armed with white primer and an eye for stylish accessories, a Portland-based creative couple revitalize a midcentury retreat on...
A Bright and Shining Addition Connects a ’70s Townhouse to Its Garden
A sunken room offers a clever solution to a large, problematic drop at the back of this UK home.
A Bright Red ADU Anchors a Lot on L.A.’s Westside
With a clever arrangement comprising a cottage and a primary residence, local design firm ORA gives a family outdoor access at...

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