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.
16 “Before & After” Kitchen Remodels That Really Cook
While there’s no secret recipe for the perfect kitchen, these renovations showcase myriad solutions for better lighting, storage,...
The 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...
A Crafty Remodel Recasts a Dreary Kitchen as an Inviting Jewel Box
A revised layout, smart sight lines, and an earthy palette turn the back of this Australian home into a relaxing hangout spot.
Colorful, Cutting-Board Plastic Cabinets Feel Surprisingly Rich in This Remodeled Kitchen
This Danish home’s IKEA kitchen gets a fresh look thanks to Muller Van Severen’s inspired pairing of marble and polyethylene.
Interior Designer Stephanie Dyer’s Remodeling Tips for the Kitchen
The Portland, Oregon, designer explains how to approach kitchen renovations both large and small.
Before & After: A Remodeled Chicago Kitchen Channels the Owners’ Commitment to the Arts
The couple behind Threadless eschew boring neutrals for more natural light, plants, and vibrant color in their kitchen remodel.
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...
Before & After: A Thoughtful Kitchen Remodel Balances Flourish and Function in a Portland Victorian
Dyer Studio reshapes a kitchen and mudroom in a 1902 Victorian home in Portland, while keeping its pedigreed character intact.
Clever Concept Tackles Movement Toward Smaller Kitchens
A modular culinary concept addresses the mass movement toward small-space living.
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.
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.
A Clever Window Treatment: Bus Graphics
From an unlikely source comes a clever privacy solution for a pair of prefabbed town houses in Los Angeles.
A Svelte Austin Home Enables Cleverly Compact Living
A net-zero house for a family of five makes the most of its narrow lot with adaptable spaces and frameless floor-to-ceiling...
Eric Garcetti's Green Home Remodel
Los Angeles is not all mini-malls and highways.
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.