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.

9 Great Kitchen Cabinet Ideas
Though kitchen cabinets play the obvious role of storing food goods, dinnerware, and pots and pans, they also have a powerful...
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?
Our Top Picks From IKEA’s Massive Summer Kitchen Sale
From now until July 28, IKEA is chopping 10% off all kitchen products—including the kitchen sink.
Here's How You Can Give Your IKEA Kitchen a Fresh Face on a Tight Budget
Thanks to a new collaboration between Danish design firm Reform and award-winning designer Cecilie Manz, you can revamp your IKEA...
Take a Peek at How IKEA Is Celebrating its 75th Birthday
After 75 years of iconic design, the Swedish furniture megastore is paying homage to the past by relaunching a tight selection of...
Kaleidoscopic Cabinet
A dazzling display of colored windows wraps the custom-furniture-filled Venice, California, home of architect Lorcan O’Herlihy.
Heavy Metal: 15 Kitchens That Rock Metal Cabinets
We’ve taken a shine to metal kitchen cabinets.
These Cabinets Slide, Unfold, and Open to Conquer Kitchen Clutter
In Chapel Hill, a renovated kitchen takes painterly cues from Piet Mondrian.
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.
How to Use Subway Tile to Spruce Up a Kitchen
Ranging from classic to bold, subway tiles are a sure bet when it comes to outfitting your kitchen.
Not Ready For a Prefab House? How About a Prefab Kitchen.
Kitchen systems are a lot like prefab housing: they're designed to be modular but they're endlessly customizable—not that that's...
Create Your Own Modular Hut With a Brilliant Prefabricated Assembly Kit
Inspired by IKEA's mission to provide affordable, well-designed products for the masses, The Backcountry Hut Company has set out...
4 Ways to Revamp Your Kitchen Cabinets For Any Budget
Whether you're starting with IKEA cabinets or something else, there are a number of ways to update your kitchen, no matter the...
5 Key Tips For Picking Out New Kitchen Cabinets
Avoid feeling overwhelmed when selecting new kitchen cabinets by focusing on these five tips.
How IKEA Founder Ingvar Kamprad Built an Empire Out of Swedish Resourcefulness
To create a better everyday life for the many people—such was the vision of Ingvar Kamprad, who founded IKEA when he was only 17.
10 Modern Examples That Show How to Use Marble in the Kitchen
We sometimes muse on marble's staying power, but in the kitchen the material always feels like a natural fit.
How an Instagram-Worthy Kitchen Renovation Comes Alive With the Right Surfaces
A designer with a passion for surface materials explains why she chose Caesarstone quartz for her latest kitchen renovation.
Budget Breakdown: A Denver Kitchen Gets a Beautiful IKEA Makeover For Just $7.8K
A poorly designed kitchen in a 1940s Denver home receives an affordable renovation with IKEA products and DIY touches.
You Can Now Build Your Entire Kitchen with IKEA (Appliances Too!)
IKEA unveils a new, modular kitchen system complete with appliances.
Get a Designer Kitchen on an IKEA Budget With Reform’s New Fronts and Tops
Muller Van Severen, Studio David Thulstrup, and Note Design Studio lend their talents to create captivating new cabinet fronts...
How to Renovate Your Kitchen Cabinets
We’re sharing a few useful projects from “DIY Home Repairs: 100 Fix-It Yourself Projects,” a book by Sarah Beeny, that will help...
Before and After: A Victorian Kitchen Gets a Fresh Look With a Smart IKEA Hack
The couple behind Mix Design Collective open up a cramped kitchen that was so last century—literally.
IKEA’s Plant-Filled “Home of Tomorrow” Champions a Zero-Waste Future
The Swedish furniture giant takes on self-sufficient living with a futuristic show home in Szczecin, Poland.
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.
Recipes for Success: Three Families Tell Us How They Created a Perfect Kitchen
Check out these varying approaches—from a London kitchen’s pitched-timber ceiling to an all-in-one island tucked neatly into a...
How to Build an Affordable America
There are as many solutions to the country’s housing crisis as there are causes. We need them all.
Open Kitchen
A San Francisco architect turns his “inefficiency” kitchen into a modestly scaled and well-lit place to cook, eat, work, and...
How to Submit or Contribute to Dwell
Here are the stories our editors are hunting for, and how to get in touch.
How to Make Your Tiny Kitchen Feel Huge in 6 Easy Steps
Just because your kitchen is on the smaller side doesn’t mean you can’t make it as efficient and effective as possible.
How to Build an Outdoor Shower
There's still enough time this summer to do a little DIY and build an outdoor shower in your yard.
The 3 Types of Range Hoods—and How to Pick the Best One for Your Kitchen
For those who love to cook, the perfect range hood can make all the difference.
How to Build a Floating Home
We spoke with architect Eric Cobb about the process behind building a floating home.
An Ode to the IKEA Cabinet
Joining the Grecian urn, the much-rhapsodized IKEA cabinet finally gets its poetic due as a heroic ode.
How to Choose the Right Pillow
Whether you want something super cushy or firmly flat, we’re here to save you from the tossing and turning uncertainty that comes...
How to Make Fire Cider
This generations-old spicy, sweet, sour concoction can both fight the flu and level-up a cocktail.
Ikea’s Latest Assembly Instructions Help You Upcycle Their Most Popular Products
The flat-pack furniture giant is encouraging people to repurpose old purchases—think birdhouses from salad bowls, and hanging...

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