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.

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...
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...
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.
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...
An Ode to the IKEA Cabinet
Joining the Grecian urn, the much-rhapsodized IKEA cabinet finally gets its poetic due as a heroic ode.
You Can Now Build Your Entire Kitchen with Ikea (Appliances Too!)
IKEA unveils a new, modular kitchen system complete with appliances.
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 to Design a Kitchen That’s Ideal For Entertaining—and Shop Our Picks
Besides being a place for food preparation and cooking, your modern kitchen can be a prime social zone where your friends and...
How to make white work in a kitchen
White has often been seen as a boring ‘non’ colour.
Kaleidoscopic Cabinet
A dazzling display of colored windows wraps the custom-furniture-filled Venice, California, home of architect Lorcan O’Herlihy.
How the Colors in Your Kitchen Affect Your Appetite
The facts surrounding the psychological effects of color on mood and productivity are fairly well known.
How to Buy a Shipping Container
You've decided to join the shipping container revolution.
How to Update a Midcentury Modern Gem
Midcentury completists score the ultimate catch: a 1959 post-and-beam fixer-upper in which to showcase their sprawling collection.
How to Work With an Architect
Use this as a guide to finding the right architect for your new home or renovation—and what to expect during the process.
Show Me How to Hygge
The Danish trend that’s sweeping the nation might not have an English translation, but it offers a unique approach when it comes...
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.
How to choose an IKEA sofa to match your personal interior style
Mid-century, shabby chic, classic elegance or modern contemporary.
How to Decorate With Grey
We love grey. (Also: donuts, sunshine and out pets, but I digress.) Grey done right makes any room feel modern and inviting.
How to Pitch to Dwell
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