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.

Chef Ludo Lefebvre's Modern Kitchen With Rustic Roots
Hailing from Burgundy, France, chef and television personality Ludo Lefebvre brings a European sensibility to his remodeled...
A Beautifully Renovated Barn House Reveals Rustic Roots in South East England
A modern facelift highlights the heritage of a renovated barn house in the UK.
Modern Kitchen Renovation with Mid-Century Roots
Architect Janet Bloomberg infused a mid-century kitchen with her 21st-century taste to create a whimsical yet thoughtful new...
Merging Old and New With These 10 Modern Renovations in Scotland
The thought of Scottish homes often conjures a vision of stone row houses nestled together on cobblestone streets, rolling green...
25 Memorable Midcentury Modern Kitchen Renovations
We love a good midcentury renovation all the more when stellar kitchen updates are involved.
This 90-Square-Foot Kitchen Feels Airy After a Scandinavian-Style Renovation
L.A.-based design duo Taylor + Taylor juxtaposed board-formed concrete with blond cabinetry and statement tile for a wow worthy...
A Sparkling Kitchen Renovation Hits the Reset Button on an ’80s Home in New York
To accommodate a young family leaving the city, design firm Stewart-Schafer revamps the kitchen and living areas of an outdated...
12 Modern Marvels in New England
New England is one of the oldest, most patriotic regions in the United States.
A Scandinavian-Style Pavilion in England Is Listed For $2.1M
Designed by Danish architect Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen, the Pavilion House in Southwold, Suffolk, comes with a detached annex.
Renovating Old and New in Barcelona
When Cecilia Tham and Yoel Karaso of Habitan Architects bought their first-floor apartment in an 1894 block of the Fort Pienc...
50 Best Midcentury Home Renovations That Honor Their Roots
Saved from demolition, stripped of awkward alterations, and faithfully restored, these rehabbed homes prove how timeless...
Modern Cottage Renovation in Michigan
A sagging ranch house is reborn as a spacious cabin with a soaring roof in Harbert, Michigan.
How to Add a Modern Twist to Any Kitchen Style
It doesn’t always take a full-scale renovation to make a classic kitchen feel more modern.
Modern Rowhouse Renovation in New York
With a little faith and a lot of foresight, Keisha Martin entrusted Laura Briggs and Jonathan Knowles to revitalize a derelict...
10 Renovations Featuring Sensational Kitchens
These spectacular transformations bring the heat.
Modern Sustainable Kitchen Renovation in Pennsylvania
A Bucks County, Pennsylvania, overhaul by Danny Seo relies on American-made goods to forge its identity.
A Couple Bring Scandinavian Simplicity to a Complicated Renovation in L.A.
Vaulted ceilings, meticulous built-ins, and a sense of pared-back restraint help solve the visual identity crisis—and structural...
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.
A Sleek Kitchen Renovation in San Francisco
In a San Francisco kitchen, a sleek series of custom cabinets camouflages an armada of professional features.
An Arctic White Kitchen Renovation in Connecticut
For an architect’s family getaway in Connecticut, the kitchen is no shrinking violet.
Before & After: A Brick Hayloft in England Gets a Breakthrough Renovation
Simon Knight Architects turns a historic building into a contemporary family home by sprucing up its exterior and rejiggering the...
A Modern Cottage Brings Scandinavian Style to the Hills of Scotland
Responding to its stunning location, this cross-laminated timber home near Edinburgh, Scotland, trades the traditional notion of...
A Black Cabin Designed Like a Camera Frames the New England Countryside
Through a viewfinder-esque front door is a wall of windows that capture wooded Vermont surroundings.
Renovating a Modern House in a Historic District
What constitutes good modern design in a historic district? Kansas City architecture firm Kem Studio proposes a solution that...
Modern Lilong House Renovation in Shanghai
Seeking a stronger connection with his adopted city, Edoardo Allegranti revamps a lilong house in China’s bustling municipality.
20 Best Modern Kitchen Counters
The kitchen is the heart of your home—so choose a counter that works for your lifestyle and gets the job done the way you want.
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.
20 Modern Home Eat-in Kitchens
In spaces small or large, an eat-in kitchen is a useful hub for singles and families alike.
16 Best Midcentury Renovations in Austin Celebrating Their Retro Roots
These clever interventions keep Austin weird—in the best way.
An Australian Renovation Gives New Life to Midcentury Style
Take a second look at Nest Architects, an Australian firm featured in our September 2016 renovation issue with this MCM update.
A Renovation Breathes New Life Into a Thatched Cottage in Brittany
A thatched cottage on the French coastline gets a second chance with a stunning renovation that blends past and present.
A Screened Porch Slices Through a Design Duo’s New England Cottage
A New England cottage makes the most of short summers with an innovative indoor/outdoor space.
A New Prefab Company Is Offering a Cluster of Scandinavian-Inspired Cabins Starting at $70K
Latvia’s My Cabin has created three prefab structures—a sauna, an office space, and a home—that can be purchased à la carte, or...
This New Jersey Home’s Scandinavian-Style Refresh Banishes Winter Blues
A remodel by architect Peter Goodhue transforms a dark, cramped residence into an airy place for a young family.
Plant Prefab and Koto Launch New Net-Zero Homes With Scandinavian Style
Sustainable, stylish, and packed with smart tech—the latest LivingHomes are here just in time for Earth Day.

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