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.

12 Brilliant Kitchen Backsplash Ideas
A backsplash will protect your kitchen wall against food, water, and those dreaded oil splatters—and an interesting one can...
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.
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...
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...
Clever Concept Tackles Movement Toward Smaller Kitchens
A modular culinary concept addresses the mass movement toward small-space living.
Eric Garcetti's Green Home Remodel
Los Angeles is not all mini-malls and highways.
Eichler Remodel in Burlingame, California
After commissioning Klopf Architecture to design an addition to their ranch-style property more than 10 years ago, a Burlingame,...
10 Homes With Clever Storage Solutions
Need to free up space in your home? Here are some helpful storage ideas that may be quite unexpected.
8 Ways to Refresh and Personalize Your Kitchen
From updating hardware and faucets to layering colors and textures, here are some ideas to kickstart a kitchen makeover that...
Open Kitchen
A San Francisco architect turns his “inefficiency” kitchen into a modestly scaled and well-lit place to cook, eat, work, and...
A Clever Belgian Couple Renovate Their Aging Brick Home
By introducing chic new elements, a Belgian couple takes a gentle approach to transforming a tired house into a vibrant workshop.
This Midcentury-Inspired Tiny House Radiates Clever Design
At just $79,000, this customizable mobile trailer allows you to design the tiny house of your dreams.
A Loft Mezzanine Cleverly Enlarges This Small Beijing Flat
Awkward sloping ceilings are put to good use in this family apartment known as the Starburst House in Beijing, China.
Devising Clever Solutions For a Small San Francisco Loft
A software engineer outfits his tiny apartment with flexible design ideas.
A Tiny Apartment in Slovakia Makes Clever Use of Space
A lesson in efficiency, this flexible, 237-square-foot apartment in Slovakia uses custom-made storage and furniture to its full...
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.
This Custom Tiny Home Has a Clever, Space-Saving Elevator Bed
Tru Form Tiny creates a custom tiny home with a focus on light, meticulous woodwork, and clever, space-saving design.
Clever Creatables
I was zipping about online recently and came across the sustainability-minded Swedes behind the charming product design firm...
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...
An Inventive Melbourne Remodel Greets the Street With a New Garden
Originally built in the 1850s, King Bill by Austin Maynard Architects gains a pocket park and a playful expansion.