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 Completely Dysfunctional Nevada Kitchen Becomes Everyone's Favorite Spot for Parties
A luminous new kitchen and dining area bring a 1968 tri-level residence in Reno into the 21st century.
This Kitchen Is as Cozy as Your Favorite Coffee Shop and That's Exactly the Idea
When their house was in need of a pick-me-up, a London couple turned to the designer of their favorite coffee shop for an...
A Former Garage Hosts the Best Parties
A vacation home’s renovated garage fuses art and architecture.
Party-Friendly Apartment in Toronto
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Will Smart Cities Make Life Easier For Everyone?
The Internet of Things has the power to make cities infinitely friendlier for seniors and people with disabilities.
A Designer Completely Transforms a Little 1950s House With $125K
In her first solo project, a young designer remakes a raw 850-square-foot house in Culver City by herself and on a tight budget.
This Light-Filled Cabin in the Netherlands Is Completely Made by Hand
Zecc Architects and Roel van Norel show just what can happen when great minds work together.
Open Kitchen
A San Francisco architect turns his “inefficiency” kitchen into a modestly scaled and well-lit place to cook, eat, work, and...
A Concrete Abode Becomes a Surfer's Paradise
Situated steps from the Costa Rican shore, this weekend retreat prioritizes playtime on the coast.
Traditional Churches Become Modern Homes
Sometimes church congregations move on, perhaps because the building itself is falling apart or it becomes too small.
An English Arts and Crafts Home Becomes Delightfully Modernized
In the rural town of Farnham, England, two interior designers restore a historic property into their own dream home by embracing...
A Detached Garage Becomes a Winning “Granny Pad”
In Seattle, Best Practice Architecture converts a detached garage into a chic, standalone apartment for an aging family member.
10 Open Kitchen Solutions That Will Get Things Cooking
In some sense, the kitchen is the center of the home—a warm, cozy spot where everyone tends to gather.
A Used Cargo Van Becomes a Mobile Studio
Filmmaker Zach Both got creative when it was time for him to hit the road for work last year.
A Remote Prefab in Uruguay Is Completely Self-Sufficient
In a wild, remote setting in Uruguay, a stunning prefabricated retreat provides urban comfort with minimal impact on the...
A 19th-Century Schoolhouse in Brooklyn Becomes a Classy Apartment
Inspired by the character of their landmarked building from 1873, two Brooklyn-based interior designers celebrate the heritage of...
A Dull Stucco Home Becomes a Modern California Oasis
Christian Rice Architects transformed a Spanish-style dud into a lofty, contemporary gem.
Party Down
Congratulations, you’ve decided to throw a party! Not only will you be paying for everyone’s meal and putting undue strain on...
Custom for Everyone
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The Soft Spot
As designers embrace the idea of directing their skills toward doing good in the world, a collective of students and alumni from...